Each August HCS New Teacher Orientation (NTO) that marks the beginning of the Teacher Induction Process for newly-hired staff.


  • Begin to establish positive relationships with HCS staff who provide support and resources.
  • Deepen understanding of effective strategies for creating a positive classroom environment and establishing positive relationships with students that increase student engagement and responsibility.
  • Identify and engage in essential instructional planning and delivery information.

New to Profession and New To HCS teachers will receive information about:

  • Access to resources for curriculum and instruction.
  • Resources and benefits available to HCS employees.
  • Policies and procedures relevant to their professional responsibilities.
NTO 2018 slideshow

There are two Google Classrooms: https://classroom.google.com/

HCS Induction (join code: 3yig9ub)

Everyone join HCS Induction. This highlights information shared in August and will house Convention Content (for brand new teachers)

HCS Orientation (join code: hrsjbc)

ONLY join If you missed components of Aug 13-16 Orientation. You will receive PD points for your completion of certain activities. IF you were there, do not join this classroom!

Google Drive Folders: Access all of your materials from Orientation Week! They are organized by Day:

HCS New Teacher Induction Events Dates 18-19