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Teacher Induction Program (TIP)

The Merced County Office of Education Teacher Induction Program (TIP) is a two-year, individualized, job embedded system of mentoring, support and professional learning that begins in the teacher's first year. All holders of State Bill 2042 preliminary credentials must clear their credentials by participating in an Induction Program. TIP is structured to assist new teachers in the demonstration and application of the knowledge and skills acquired during the teacher preparation experience. ​

Book Appointment

Visit the scheduling page to book an appointment or observation with MCOE Teacher Induction Program (TIP) coordinator.  

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Visit the Teacher Induction Program, participants and mentors to log into necessary portals and review important documents. 

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Program Application

Complete the Teacher Induction Program (TIP) application form to enroll in the two-year mentoring program.

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Professional Learning Opportunities

Participants currently enrolled in TIP have access to classroom focused processes at no additional cost. 

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eLearn is a learning management system that creates engaging and robust distance learning experiences for K-12 learners. 

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Review units by school year  available for new teachers in TIP through UC Merced Extension  Transcripts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For more information on receiving a Clear Credential, please visit the Commission on ​Teacher Credentialing (CTC) website​.​​​​


Heather Woody

Administrative Secretary
(209) 381-5976 ​