RIVERSIDE – As an associate dean of students at the University of Oregon, Quantrell Willis was building a career in higher education by helping all students succeed in college. When he moved to California, he began exploring the idea of helping more special needs students like his son at an earlier
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The Center for Teacher Innovation (CTI) offers both new and experienced teachers opportunities to advance their careers and grow professionally. We combine a suite of programs with one-to-one coaching from an experienced teaching mentor.
CTI offers a fully-online, job-embedded professional teacher induction program that helps employed teachers clear a California Preliminary General Education or Education Specialist teacher credential.
Our credential services is a CTC-accredited induction program sponsor authorized to submit clear credential recommendations to CTC on behalf of our candidates who complete the general education and/or special education induction program.
CTI offers high-quality professional learning opportunities that improve teaching skills, with a focus on cultivating the educational environments students need to meet their college or career goals and enter a global workforce as successful contributors to society.
The Center for Teacher Innovation is offering an exciting opportunity for educators to examine and improve their equity coaching skills. This two day learning institute will sharpen participants’ coaching skills using an equity focused lens. Induction coaches, instructional coaches, department leads, and site administrators will learn the ways to explore
CTI now offers Level II coursework for those Education Specialists who need to clear a Level I teaching credential. Our program honors the work you have done as a professional, allowing you to document your expertise in the competencies by creating a portfolio of materials demonstrating your knowledge. Check out