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Welcome New Teachers toPreservice TrainingNew Employee Orientation
August 4-6, 2009*
Embrace, HugThe mission of HISD New Teacher Program is to support quality teaching by providing ongoing, proven practices of induction which supports successful student learning.
PRESERVICE EXPECTATIONS Have an OPEN MIND for learning Network Participate fully; Listen actively ; Take notes ASK Questions Maintain a positive learning environment Respect learning environment
*Learn and Have Fun!
MATERIALS ABRAZO bag Program Guide B: New Employee Orientation C: Curriculum Overview D: New Teacher Support Attendance Tracking form (Back cover) Reliant Parking tickets (Day 2) Network Security Letter
Preservice 3-Day Overview Day 1: New Employee Orientation (Part 1)
Day 2: Waltrip /Westbury HSCurriculum and Instruction Planning Behavior Management Technology Resources
Day 3: Reliant StadiumPark in Orange Lot (Bring Parking pass)Registration Hall E 9:00 AMExhibitors/Benefits Lab/HRWelcome Luncheon Hall CRegional Breakout and NEO (Part 2)
*Program book page ___
Welcome toHouston ISD!
LEARNING HAS NO BOUNDARIES
OUR OBJECTIVES ARE TO:
Introduce the culture of the district
Provide an understanding of the Houston ISDits structure, policies, procedures, and expectations
Identify resources and support structuresNew Employee Orientation
NEO Sponsors Professional Development Services Sharon Koonce Evelyn Wagner Wright Officer of Leadership Director Human Resources Ann Best Assistant Superintendent of Human Talent
HISD is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh largest in the United States.HISD is among the largest employers in Houston, with approximately 29,000 full- and part-time employees.In 2008, more than 1,200 volunteers visited 1,741 homes and many HISD students re-enrolled in school.DEMOGRAPHICS
HISD AS A BUISNESSCorporate headquarters: Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (W. 18th Street)Offices: Nearly 300 stores (schools)Employees: Over 29,000 employees serving customers Budget: Over $1.5 billionCustomers: Over 200,000 customers daily (students)Customized services: Personalized instruction
HISD AS A BUISNESSCompetition: Private and Charter SchoolsShareholders: Parents, Community, and Business LeadersBoard of Directors: Board of EducationBottom line: College- and career-ready studentsPerformance metrics: Workforce-ready Students, Academic Achievement, Financial, Efficiency, Customer Satisfaction, etc.
STUDENT ENROLLMENTECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED200,22580.8%ETHNICITYHispanic61.1%African American27.8%White/Asian/Other11.1%SPECIAL PROGRAMSBilingual/ESL28.6%Special Education8.5%Gifted/Talented12.5%
OUR SCHOOLS 306 campuses Organized across five regions (North, East, South, West, and Central)Profiles available at www.houstonisd.org
Regional Superintendent: Adriana Tmez Regional Superintendent:Samuel Sarabia Regional Superintendent: Cynthia WilsonRegional Superintendent: Warner ErvinRegional Superintendent: Barbara ThornhillManager: Deborah Singleton
HISD Board of Education 2009
HISD Board of Education President
District IIDistrict VIIIDistrict III District VIIDistrict IDistrict VDistrict VIDistrict IXDistrict IVCarol Mims GallowayDianne JohnsonPaula M. HarrisLawrence MarshallNatasha M. KamraniGreg MeyersDiana DavilaManuel Rodriguez, Jr.Harvin C. Moore
Superintendent of SchoolsAbelardo Saavedra
Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center4400 West 18th StreetHouston, Texas 77092 http://www.houstonisd.org713-556-6000
Regional SuperintendentsSouth Region:Warner Ervin
East Region: Samuel SarabiaCentral Region: Adriana TmezAlternative & Charter Schools Manager: Deborah SingletonNorth Region: Cynthia WilsonWest Region: Barbara Thorton
Declaration of Beliefs and VisionsA new educational structure is required that: Ais built on the relationship between the teacher and the student;is focused on performance, not compliance;requires a common core of academic subjects for all students.
To strengthen the social and economic foundation of Houston by assuring its youth the highest quality elementary and secondary education available anywhere.
STRATEGIC INTENTTo earn so much respect from the citizens of Houston that HISD becomes their K12 educational system of choice.
Goal 1: Increase Student AchievementBOARD/DISTRICT GOALSGoal 2: Provide a Safe Environment Goal 6: Provide Facilities-to-Standard ProgramGoal 3: Increase Management EfficiencyGoal 4: Improve Public Support and Confidence in SchoolsGoal 5: Create a Positive District Culture
CORE VALUESSafety Above All ElseStudent Learning is the Main ThingFocus on Results and ExcellenceParents are PartnersCommon Decency
How Do I Fit In HISD?
Superintendent AdministrationDepartmentsMeMeCustomers View Your View I am HISDI am HISD
I am HISDYour Commitment to HISD We expect that you will uphold our district policies on:
Ethical StandardsConflict of InterestDress CodeQuality Performance
New Teacher Learning Path Check out New Teacher Learning Path on the HISD ASPIRE PortalTake ASPIRELearn course: Employee Orientation Training: I am HISD Course ET0001Log in to the HISD ASPIRE portal at www.houstonisd.org/ASPIRE. Click My Learn under My ASPIRE and then Enroll in Learning.
SIGNIFICANT NEXT STEPSMeet 20 people at your schoolMeet your campus Mentor or BuddyConnect with ABRAZO Learning CommunityComplete all online courses on NTLPAttend PDAS TrainingComplete Benefits
KEY PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES
KEY PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES
SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES
HISD -A GREAT SCHOOL SYSTEM, GETTING BETTER
*STUDENT PERFORMANCEHartsfield ElementaryMonica Roach
*STUDENT PERFORMANCEWorthing High School ChoirJermaine Cenac
NEW TEACHER LEARNING PATHOnline Professional Learning Guide
New Teacher Learning PathNTLPWhat is the NTLP? Why is it important?When do we start?
What is the NTLP?
The NTLP stands for
New Teacher Learning Path
The NTLP is an online learning path that guides beginning teachers professional development during their induction year.
Why is the NTLP important? NTLP helps you
Identify District resources Keep track of your learning progress Reflect on your learning
Why is the NTLP important? NTLP will help you
Develop a common language, professional vocabulary, and knowledge across HISDParticipate in collaborative conversations about how to meet the needs of all HISD studentsProvide HISD with information about how teachers are navigating through their professional learning and growth to be effective educators in HISD
NTLP is accessed:- from HISD website- select ASPIRE PortalMy ASPIRE
NTLP is on the ASPIRE PortalMy Learn
When do we start? What can I expect?
You have begun by attending preservice training
Email (sent in early September) will contain instructions for accessing NTLP.Complete NTLP items
NEW TEACHER SUPPORTand MENTORING STRUCTURES*
NEW TEACHERLearning Community*
NEW TEACHERLearning Community*
New Teacher Support Campus Administrators Regional Office Instructional StaffAlternative Certification Program Staff Campus Professional Learning CommunityNew Teacher Learning Community MENTOR Teacher or Buddy
Sharon KoonceOfficer of Leadership
713-556-7100http://www.pdserv.orgPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
New Employee OrientationNew Teacher InductionAlternative Certification Program (HACP)Curriculum and InstructionIMPACT II ITTSOrganizational DevelopmentTeacher LeadershipLeadership DevelopmentDIVISIONS OF PDS* Some are free and some are fee-for-service.
Professional Development Services http://pdserv.orgVisit Our Website...
Professional Development Services http://pdserv.orgOur ABRAZO site forNew Teachers
PDS will assist teachers with:District requirement of 45 professional development hours (minimum) per school yearTeachers participate in five professional development daysTeacher Inservice DaysRecord hours on the Professional Development Attendance form or online e-TRAIN transcript
August 4, 2009ANNOUNCEMENTS*
August 4, 2009Break-Out Sessions*
FEEDBACKOnline Survey* New Teacher Learning Path
**Have an OPEN MIND for learning
Participate fully; Be attentive; Listen actively; Take notes
Maintain a positive learning environment
Respect learning environment Eliminate distractions (cell phone on vibrate); respect presenter; take care of personal needs
*ABRAZO bag - Pen/Highlighter Will need all three days; Keep in your bag - Post-it notes Will need all three days; Keep in your bag - Bring your bag each day
Program Guide B: New Employee Orientation Packet C: Curriculum OverviewD: New Teacher Support
Attendance Tracking form (Back cover) - Will receive an attendance sticker at end of each day - Submit completed form on third day