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Teacher Induction Programs (TIP)

The second element of teacher support is the Teacher Induction Programs. This program is designed to support and assist first- and second-year teachers with preliminary multiple- and single-subject credentials earn the professional clear credential. Candidates for the Teacher Induction Programs are distinguished from Intern program candidates by their having completed the professional preparation for the preliminary teaching credential.

The Tulare County Teacher Induction Programs currently include over 260 first- and second-year teachers and nearly 150 mentors who work closely together in 30 school districts from throughout Tulare County. The Tulare County Teacher Induction Programs are approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to recommend teachers who complete the induction process for the Professional Clear Credential. TIP staff members and their contact information are listed below. Please contact any staff member for more information.




Tulare County Office of Education
Teacher Induction Programs
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 730-2955



Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 737-4378

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