HPISD New Teacher Academy


Professional Learning Philosophy

The District’s Professional Learning Program supports professional growth for all employees based upon diagnosed needs of professional goals as they relate to the Board, campus, and program goals. The program’s purpose is to ensure professional growth for improving job performance and organizational development that ultimately results in student achievement.

Supporting the Newest Educators for the Future.

New Employee Orientation - August 9 - 12

All teachers new to the district are required to attend four days of inservice prior to the return of the continuing teachers. Topics will include Campus Orientations, Technology Training and time with you mentor. There will also be overviews of
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Assessment, Skilled Assessor
  • Designer of Instruction
  • Profile of the Educator for the Future
  • Profile of the Learner for the Future

Ongoing training and support throughout the year.

Save the Dates - Sessions will be held at MIS/HPMS

  • October 3
  • November 7
  • January 9
  • February 6
  • March 6

Topics include
  • Designer and Facilitator of Learning
  • Using Scales and Assessment
  • Academically Prepared Instruction

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