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ABRAZO. Welcome New Teachers to Preservice Training. New Employee Orientation August 4-6, 2009. ABRAZO. Embrace, Hug. ABRAZO. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Welcome New Teachers toPreservice TrainingNew Employee Orientation</p><p>August 4-6, 2009*</p></li><li><p>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.</p><p>*</p></li><li><p>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</p><p>*Learn and Have Fun!</p></li><li><p>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</p><p>*</p></li><li><p>Preservice 3-Day Overview Day 1: New Employee Orientation (Part 1)</p><p> Day 2: Waltrip /Westbury HSCurriculum and Instruction Planning Behavior Management Technology Resources</p><p> 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)</p><p>*Program book page ___</p><p>20092010</p><p>Welcome toHouston ISD!</p></li><li><p>LEARNING HAS NO BOUNDARIES</p><p>OUR OBJECTIVES ARE TO:</p><p>Introduce the culture of the district</p><p>Provide an understanding of the Houston ISDits structure, policies, procedures, and expectations</p><p>Identify resources and support structuresNew Employee Orientation</p><p>NEO Sponsors Professional Development Services Sharon Koonce Evelyn Wagner Wright Officer of Leadership Director Human Resources Ann Best Assistant Superintendent of Human Talent</p></li><li><p>WhoIsHISD</p><p>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</p><p>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</p><p>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.</p><p>OUR STUDENTS</p><p>STUDENT ENROLLMENTECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED200,22580.8%ETHNICITYHispanic61.1%African American27.8%White/Asian/Other11.1%SPECIAL PROGRAMSBilingual/ESL28.6%Special Education8.5%Gifted/Talented12.5%</p><p>OUR SCHOOLS 306 campuses Organized across five regions (North, East, South, West, and Central)Profiles available at www.houstonisd.org</p></li><li><p>Regional Superintendent: Adriana Tmez Regional Superintendent:Samuel Sarabia Regional Superintendent: Cynthia WilsonRegional Superintendent: Warner ErvinRegional Superintendent: Barbara ThornhillManager: Deborah Singleton</p></li><li><p>HISD Board of Education 2009</p></li><li><p>Lawrence Marshall</p><p>HISD Board of Education President </p></li><li><p>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</p></li><li><p>Superintendent of SchoolsAbelardo Saavedra </p><p>Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center4400 West 18th StreetHouston, Texas 77092 http://www.houstonisd.org713-556-6000</p></li><li><p>Regional SuperintendentsSouth Region:Warner Ervin</p><p>East Region: Samuel SarabiaCentral Region: Adriana TmezAlternative &amp; Charter Schools Manager: Deborah SingletonNorth Region: Cynthia WilsonWest Region: Barbara Thorton</p></li><li><p>Why DoesHISDExist?</p><p>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.</p><p>To strengthen the social and economic foundation of Houston by assuring its youth the highest quality elementary and secondary education available anywhere.</p><p>PURPOSE</p><p>STRATEGIC INTENTTo earn so much respect from the citizens of Houston that HISD becomes their K12 educational system of choice.</p><p>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</p><p>CORE VALUESSafety Above All ElseStudent Learning is the Main ThingFocus on Results and ExcellenceParents are PartnersCommon Decency</p></li><li><p>How Do I Fit In HISD?</p></li><li><p>Superintendent AdministrationDepartmentsMeMeCustomers View Your View I am HISDI am HISD</p></li><li><p>I am HISDYour Commitment to HISD We expect that you will uphold our district policies on:</p><p>Ethical StandardsConflict of InterestDress CodeQuality Performance</p></li><li><p>What Next?</p><p>ASPIRE www.houstonisd.org/ASPIRE</p><p>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.</p><p>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</p><p>KEY PROGRAMS &amp; INITIATIVES </p><p>KEY PROGRAMS &amp; INITIATIVES </p><p>SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment</p><p>SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND RESOURCES </p><p>www.houstonisd.org </p></li><li><p>EMPLOYEE PORTAL </p></li><li><p>HISD -A GREAT SCHOOL SYSTEM, GETTING BETTER</p></li><li><p>*STUDENT PERFORMANCEHartsfield ElementaryMonica Roach</p></li><li><p>*STUDENT PERFORMANCEWorthing High School ChoirJermaine Cenac</p></li><li><p>NEW TEACHER LEARNING PATHOnline Professional Learning Guide</p><p>*</p></li><li><p>New Teacher Learning PathNTLPWhat is the NTLP? Why is it important?When do we start? </p></li><li><p>What is the NTLP? </p><p> The NTLP stands for </p><p> New Teacher Learning Path</p><p> The NTLP is an online learning path that guides beginning teachers professional development during their induction year. </p></li><li><p>Why is the NTLP important? NTLP helps you </p><p> Identify District resources Keep track of your learning progress Reflect on your learning</p></li><li><p>Why is the NTLP important? NTLP will help you </p><p>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</p></li><li><p>NTLP is accessed:- from HISD website- select ASPIRE PortalMy ASPIRE</p></li><li><p>NTLP is on the ASPIRE PortalMy Learn </p></li><li><p>When do we start? What can I expect?</p><p>You have begun by attending preservice training </p><p>Email (sent in early September) will contain instructions for accessing NTLP.Complete NTLP items </p></li><li><p>NEW TEACHER SUPPORTand MENTORING STRUCTURES*</p></li><li><p>NEW TEACHERLearning Community*</p></li><li><p>NEW TEACHERLearning Community*</p></li><li><p>New Teacher Support Campus Administrators Regional Office Instructional StaffAlternative Certification Program Staff Campus Professional Learning CommunityNew Teacher Learning Community MENTOR Teacher or Buddy</p><p>*</p><p>Sharon KoonceOfficer of Leadership</p><p>713-556-7100http://www.pdserv.orgPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES</p></li><li><p>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.</p><p>Professional Development Services http://pdserv.orgVisit Our Website...</p><p>Professional Development Services http://pdserv.orgOur ABRAZO site forNew Teachers</p><p>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</p></li><li><p>August 4, 2009ANNOUNCEMENTS*</p></li><li><p>August 4, 2009Break-Out Sessions*</p></li><li><p>FEEDBACKOnline Survey* New Teacher Learning Path</p><p>**Have an OPEN MIND for learning</p><p>Network</p><p>Participate fully; Be attentive; Listen actively; Take notes</p><p>ASK Questions</p><p>Maintain a positive learning environment</p><p> Respect learning environment Eliminate distractions (cell phone on vibrate); respect presenter; take care of personal needs</p><p>*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</p><p> Program Guide B: New Employee Orientation Packet C: Curriculum OverviewD: New Teacher Support</p><p> Attendance Tracking form (Back cover) - Will receive an attendance sticker at end of each day - Submit completed form on third day Thursday, August 6 at Reliant Stadium</p><p>Reliant Parking ticket</p><p>Network Security Letter Need a picture ID</p><p>Each day participants will receive important curriculum and planning resources. Bring bag to collect all materials.</p><p>*</p><p>ANNOUNCEMENTS:Ensure participants are in the correct location:Waltrip ALL Secondary, Special Education, Westbury ALL ElementaryHMW - NursesDoris Miller - LibrariansDay 3 - CounselorsTurn to page ___ to see the Days 1 and 2 agendasDay 3: Map to Reliant on page ____***Facts about Houston</p><p>Houston is the fourth most populous city in the nation (trailing only New York, Los Angeles and Chicago), and is the largest in the southern U.S. and Texas. Founded in 1836, the City of Houston has a population of 1.9 million. Houston metro area's population of 4.8 million is 10th largest among U.S. metropolitan statistical areas. Houstonians eat out more than residents of any other city. Houston has more than 11,000 restaurants. Home to 18 Fortune 500 companies and more than 5,000 energy related firms, Houston is considered by many as the Energy Capital of the world. Companies headquarted in Houston include Halliburton, ConocoPhillips, Marathon Oil Corp and Dynegy </p><p>Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, with a local economic impact of $10 billion. More than 52,000 people work within its facilities, which encompass 21 million square feet. Altogether 4.8 million patients visit them each year. </p><p>Houston has the second lowest cost of living among major American cities </p><p>**3735****</p><p>The Houston Independent School District is the largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States. Its schools are dedicated to giving every student the best possible education through an intensive core curriculum and specialized, challenging instructional and career programs. **HISD has long maintained the lowest property tax rate among districts in Harris County and has the second-lowest property tax rate among the 13 largest school districts in Texas.HISD spends nearly 70% of our budget on YOU our employees.*.*.</p><p>Most HISD schools are assigned to one of five regions (North, East, South, West, and Central)with offices located in communities to give students and parents personalized service and immediate assistance. School employees should know what region they belong to. </p><p>Alternative and external charter schools are located throughout the district to provide a menu of schools and programs that meet the needs of students who benefit from a nontraditional educational environment. The district's schools and programs strive to provide quality instruction by utilizing a myriad of strategic interventions and innovative enrichments tailored to meet the unique educational and developmental needs of these students. AnAlternative and Charter Schools Officemanages those types of schools. </p><p>*The Houston Independent School District and the district's Board of Education invite you to explore the many links and resources provided here on this page as well as the entire site. They will help you to learn more about HISD and the many things that the district is doing to give every child in Houston a world-class education.The largest public school system in Texas and the seventh-largest in America, the Houston Independent School District is a national leader in educational achievement, innovation, and reform. The winner of the inaugural Broad Prize for Urban Education, HISD is succeeding in its efforts to increase achievement, accountability, and effectiveness districtwide.HISD policy is set by the nine trustees on the Board of Education. Elected to staggered four-year terms from separate geographic districts, they represent the residents of their individual districts but also serve the larger community as a whole. The trustees are guided by "A Declaration of Beliefs and Visions." Adopted in 1990 and reaffirmed by the board in 2001 and 2004, "Beliefs and Visions" launched a districtwide reform movement dedicated to improving scholastic performance by focusing resources on students and schools and establishing critical decision-making and accountability at the campus level. To maintain student success, HISD has built a number of early-childhood centers throughout the district; is working to raise the graduation rate by creating smaller, more personalized learning communities and carrying out the action plans developed at the district's communitywide "expectation: GRADUATION" summit; and is reguiring sixth- and seventh-grade studentsand all eligible high-school students to take more-demanding Pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement courses.HISD trustees urge every Houstonian to become involved in the district by participating in school board elections and informing themselves of the board's actions (seeInformed Source). It is also important for parents and the general public to become involved at the school level by volunteering time, expertise, and resources. Education is such a big job that HISD can't do it alone; it needs assistance from citizens, businesses, and community organizations that care about the future of Houston's children and the city. Please join HISD's ongoing efforts to prepare Houston's children for successful lives and careers. By doing so, you will help to ensure a brighter future for them and for this great city.Every January the Board of Education elects officers. Lawrence Marshall is the Board President for 2009. Mr. Marshall a former HISD educator was elected to the board in1997.</p><p>The Board of Education is the official policy-making body of the Houston Independent School District. The nine trustees, elected from separate districts, serve staggered four-year terms. The board holds public meetings at 5:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month. The meetings are held in the HISD Board Auditorium, 4400 West 18th Street. Printed agendas are available from the Board...</p></li></ul>

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