Probationary Teachers

The district requirement for probationary teachers is that you complete 22.5 hours of professional development outside of the contracted day.  These hours are to be completed after July 1 of the current school year.  Probationary teachers are encouraged to complete these hours prior to when teacher tenure and rehire decisions are made in 833 which is typically March-April. 

*Elementary Classroom Teachers are HIGHLY encouraged to complete the Balanced Literacy trainings, these trainings are offered throughout the school year after school and in August as part of Summer Academy.  Courses that are included in the Balanced Literacy Training include:

  • Shared Reading Primary
  • Managing Small Group Reading Instruction
  • Writing Workshop Primary
  • Working with Small Groups
  • Running Records #1
  • Running Records #2