Programs and information to help new teachers be successful during their first years with your school.
July 11-13 at The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, GA
Providing guidance, support, and the opportunity to practice planning and instructional skills with a small peer group led by an experienced independent school educator.
Participants should have less three years of teaching experience.
July 18-20 at Providence Day School in Charlotte, NC
July 25-27 at the University School of Nashville in Nashville, TN
This asynchronous online course is for experienced public school teachers who are making the move to an independent school.
Participants should have at least three years of teaching experience in a public or charter school setting.
Providing year-long virtual support from experienced independent school educators giving those in their first three years of teaching the space to learn core skills, gain confidence, and improve their practice. Includes both asynchronous learning modules and synchronous cohort-based dialogues facilitated by an experienced educator/mentor.
With fewer young people entering teaching, shockingly high numbers of teachers leaving the field, and teacher shortages in every state in our region, independent schools must be laser-focused on attracting, nourishing, and retaining new talent.
Onboarding new faculty with clear purpose has never been more important. How might schools make newcomers feel welcomed, seen, and respected while planning for success?
There is a significant difference between onboarding and orientation. Most schools have a day or two of orientation, but the onboarding process begins when the job offer is extended and continues throughout the first year of employment.