Participation in the North Carolina Beginning Teacher Support Program (BTSP):
- All teachers who hold an initial license are required to participate in a three year induction period with a formal orientation, mentor support, observations, and evaluation.
- Teachers in a permanent, full-time position with six months of employment (at teacher pay).
- Out-of-State & Out-of-County Teachers are classified as a BT 1s.
(Note: Change in status may occur, pending the receipt of induction program records from preceding state/country and recommendation from current principal and BTSP staff).
- Interim & part-time teachers are not required to participate in the BTSP. However, there may be exceptions on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Beginning Teacher Support Specialist should you have any questions.