WELCOME TO Teacher & Special Services Provider INDUCTION & MENTORING PROGRAM

  • Induction seeks to empower each Inductee to profoundly impact their world through continuous professional learning, confidential mentoring/coaching, and collaboration.
    CSSD11 Induction is a state-approved and state-mandated program for Initial Licensed Teachers and Special Services Providers who choose to apply for a Professional license through the Colorado Department of Education (CDE).  A prospective Inductee must:
    • Currently possess an Initial Colorado License (Teacher or Special Services Provider)
      • Not Eligible: Statement of Eligibility, Interim Authorization, or Alternative License, etc.
    • Have Active Employment Status: Must be employed in a public, charter, private school, or Head Start program within CSSD11 boundaries, working with students
      • Eligible: FTE/Contract status  (full or part-time)
      • May Be Eligible: Temporary Worker status  (ie: Substitute Teachers and some Interventionists)

    Furthermore, the Induction Program is a school-year-long, 3 D11 Increment credit course which provides professional learning, mentoring/coaching, and assignments to deepen knowledge and skills.  Induction strives to develop graduates who are: academically ready learners, continuous learners, empowered citizens, skilled communicators, innovative problem solvers, healthy and balanced learners, critical thinkers, and empathetic collaborators.  

    We welcome those with a mindset of growth to apply. 

    Please email all inquiries to Wendy Swearingen, Induction Coordinator.  

    Partnering with you,

    Wendy Swearingen, Induction Coordinator; wendy.swearingen@d11.org; Kris Siebers, Induction Coach

    Linda Sanders, Director Professional Development; linda.sanders2@d11.org

    (For Principal/Administrator Induction - Pikes Peak Leadership Academy - contact Linda Sanders)