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Welcome to the North Coast Beginning Teacher Program!

A quality support system for all beginning teachers and a caring, competent and highly qualified teacher for every child.

The NCBTP is a regional consortium comprised of multiple county offices of education, universities, and over 100 school districts, charter schools, and private schools throughout Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Solano and Sonoma Counties. The NCBTP administers state-approved credential programs and provides support to new and aspiring teachers across our service area. Feel free to Contact us at any time! Click here to learn more about the program.

Enrollment Information for Program Participants

"Be A Teacher" Intern Program

In partnership with Tulare County Office of Education's IMPACT Intern Program, the Sonoma County Office of Education's North Coast School of Education (formerly NCBTP) is offering the new "Be A Teacher" Intern Program.

The "Be A Teacher" Intern Program is an alternative pathway to acquiring a teaching credential. Our teachers are employed as intern teachers during the day and attend credential classes two days a week. Our program combines practical, relevant coursework with on-site support.

If you're interested in learning more, please keep checking our website. Additional Informational Meetings will be held soon. Registration will be available through our website.

Program Overview Booklet

"Be a Teacher" Handbook

Teacher Induction

2015-16 registration for Teacher Induction seminars closed on October 30, 2015. For enrollment questions, please contact our main office at (707) 524-2818.

All Induction Participating Teachers, Support Providers, District Coordinators, and Interns are required to have an NCBTP online account in order to participate. If you already have an account or SCOE login, you will need to update your account information for the new school year.

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