Governor's School Leadership Academy - Induction Support Leader Program


GSLA is now accepting sign ups for the Induction Support Leader program. 

This year, thanks to continued support from the Governor's Office and the Georgia Legislature, we will again be able to offer this program at no cost to districts. BUT, space is extremely limited this year, so Don’t Wait – Apply Now!

– Application Window Closes on May 20 –

The GSLA Induction Support Leader program provides targeted professional learning, workshop-designed interactive sessions, and coaching training to those at the school/district-level/RESA who support induction-level teachers. Participants will have access to on-demand learning modules to support them as they develop resources and program components to support their induction-level teachers.

Refer to this document for detailed schedule and program information.

Participants should be educators who:

  • currently responsible for supporting/training induction-level teachers at their school or district, or
  • district or school representatives charged with establishing new teacher induction program or working with GaTAPP, or
  • RESA-based staff responsible for GaTAPP, Professional Learning, or other programming that supports induction-level teachers.



Program Description

This program is designed as a model to provide targeted professional learning and coaching training to those who support induction-level teachers as an effort to address the Governor’s priority of investing in educators to improve retention rates of highly effective teachers in Georgia.

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will have the opportunity to engage with other leaders to review and practice implementing GSLA Teacher Academy content, discuss problems of practice, apply content to their context, and explore impact of coaching on teaching practice.
  • In turn, leaders are expected to utilize the content and provide appropriate support to induction-level teachers in their respective districts, schools, or RESA.
  • Through this process, leaders will support induction-level teachers to connect theory and research with their practice; to explore and apply high-leverage strategies; and to develop effective and efficient systems of instruction to increase their impact on student achievement.

Program Experience

  • Intended for those at the school, district, or RESA (GaTAPP) who are responsible for supporting induction-level teachers
  • Participants may apply or be referred to the program by school, district, or RESA
  • Monthly synchronous virtual meetings with GSLA moderator to workshop around specific topics
  • Option to add induction-level teachers to GSLA Induction Teacher Support
  • Monthly virtual peer group coaching options
  • Monthly individual coaching options for individual areas of need or growth
  • Access to GSLA Teacher Academy Community events

Program Expectations

Participating Induction Support Leaders

  • Participate and actively engage in professional learning sessions.
  • Utilize the program content and related resources to support induction-level teachers at the school- or district-level, or RESA.
  • Engage in coaching support sessions with the GSLA coach and peers.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Must complete and submit application to the program
  • Must be working in a Georgia public school (K-12) or district, or
  • Serve as a GaTAPP coordinator at a district or RESA, or
  • Be responsible for supporting induction-level teachers at a Georgia public school (K-12) or district, RESA, or credited EPP.

Watch the video below to hear what participants say about the GSLA Induction Leader Support Program:

Contact Program Manager, Teacher Development & Retention, Governor's School Leadership Academy

Kimberly Creagh