New Teacher Orientation

We are glad you are part of our fami-LE!

August 1-4, 2016

As a new staff member, you are required to participate in New to Little Elm Teacher Orientation in addition to LEISD Staff In-Service activities. New Teacher Orientation will be the week of August 1st through August 4th.



  • New to District: If you have 3 or more years of previous teaching experience you will be required to attend 3 days of orientation for new staff, August 1-3, 2016
  • New Teachers: If you are a 0-3 year experienced teacher, you will be required to attend ALL 4 days of orientation, August 1-4, 2016



Dress for this week will be business casual (no jeans/no shorts). A light continental breakfast will be served each morning. Lunch will be served on Monday, August 1st; the remaining lunches for this week will be on your own for an hour.

LEISD New Teacher Orientation

Monday, Aug. 1st, 7:45am to Thursday, Aug. 4th, 4:30pm

300 Lobo Lane

Little Elm, TX

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Breakfast will be served at 7:45AM Monday-Wednesday. We will start promptly at 8:15AM. A more detailed schedule will be provided on Monday morning.

Monday, August 1st

  • AM-WELCOME!! Introductions & District Overview
  • Lunch-Meet and Mingle with the LEISD Campus and Support Center Administrators
  • PM-Rigor/Relevance Framework

Tuesday, August 2nd

  • AM-Differentiated Content
  • Lunch- On your Own
  • PM-HR/Benefits/Differentiated Content

Wednesday, August 3rd


  • AM-Time on your home Campus
  • Lunch: On Your Own
  • Google Apps for Education*
Google Apps for Education: Digital Badges

Get your badges NOW! If you would like to get a jump start on this learning, and be excused from the Wednesday afternoon Face-To-Face session, use this link to access the Google Apps Online Modules through Canvas and COMPLETE all 7 Badges.

Thursday, August 4th

New Teacher Academy: Day One


  • 0-3 Year teachers ONLY!

You will be divided into teams to build relationships and network with people who teach where and/or what you teach!

More Learning Opporutnities

This summer we have SO many ways that you can learn with us!! Check out the links below for information on our Summer Learning Summit and GT Professional Learning!
Summer Learning Summit

YOU ARE INVITED! We would love for you to join us for our Annual Summer Learning Summit! Use the link to see the sessions we are offering and build your conference schedule!

Gifted and Talented Professional Learning

If you have questions about the 30 hour initial GT training, or the 6 hour updates that we offer in LEISD, use this link to see all the options!