Novice Teacher

summer 2019 Training dates

Year One Novice Teacher Orientation

July 29 & 30, 2019

Session #: 380792

All teachers entering the classroom as year one novices should attend this training.


Year One Novice Teachers will develop classroom expectations, as well as routines and procedures. Additionally, Year One Novice Teachers will familiarize themselves with the Arkansas Frameworks, district-level curriculum, and lesson planning.

Year Two Novice Teacher Kick-off

July 31, 2019

Session #: 380795

All teachers entering the classroom as year two novices should attend this training.

Year Two Novice Teachers will revisit classroom expectations, as well as routines and procedures, from their first year of teaching. Year Two Novice Teachers will make necessary updates to their classroom syllabus, etc. Additionally, Year Two Novice Teachers will receive support in effective instructional planning.

Year Three Novice Teacher: TESS and PGP Overview

August 1, 2019

Session #: 380799

All teachers entering the classroom as year three novices should attend this training.

Year Three Novice Teachers will receive TESS training. Additionally, Year Three Novice Teachers will complete self-reflection surveys to begin building their PGP.

West Memphis Novice Teachers Years 1, 2, and 3 should register based on the information provided by Dr. Susan Newsom.