Welcome to   (your school name) Home of the  (your mascot name) Insert a picture of your school
Facts about   (your school and school number) <ul><li>____ School was built in ___ and renovated in_____. </li></ul><ul><l...
More Facts <ul><li>Our student population is approximately ______. </li></ul><ul><li>We have ___ freshmen, ___ sophomores,...
Introducing the Administration <ul><li>Principal— (insert name) </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Principal(s)— (insert name(s))...
More people to know <ul><li>Suggested list:  </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Coaches </li></ul><ul><li>Textbook Chair </li...
Introducing your PDF <ul><li>PDF Stands for:  Professional Development Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Your PDF is your scho...
Let’s answer some frequently asked questions.
School Hours <ul><li>Teacher work hours are _____ </li></ul><ul><li>You have a duty-free lunch period of approximately ___...
Early Release Days <ul><li>Designed for teacher training. </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled by the School Board and DTU and occu...
Planning Days <ul><li>Planning days are whole days that are dedicated to teacher training and completing end-of-semester d...
Leave Days <ul><li>Sick Days </li></ul><ul><li>You are given four days of sick leave at the beginning of each school year....
TDE Days <ul><li>Temporary Duty Elsewhere (TDE) is considered regular service and no charge is made against your leave tim...
Reporting Absences from Work <ul><li>All absences, including those on planning days, must be reported to  </li></ul><ul><l...
Pay Day <ul><li>First paycheck (no deductions) will be  (insert date). </li></ul><ul><li>Second paycheck (deductions) will...
Classroom Equipment <ul><li>Examples:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>File cabinet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul>...
E-mail and Computer Network Access <ul><li>First you must have an employee number (PIN #).  </li></ul><ul><li>Check with y...
Teacher Laptops and Training <ul><li>Contact the School Technology Coach  (insert name)  to learn the availability of a la...
Classroom Supplies <ul><li>Insert your school’s policy for obtaining classroom supplies. </li></ul>
Textbooks and Teacher’s Manuals <ul><li>____ is in charge of textbooks. </li></ul><ul><li>Student texts are located ______...
Copies <ul><li>(Insert your school’s policy for making copies.) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep copies to a minimum. Use class sets...
Teacher Lead Money <ul><li>Each teacher receives $200. </li></ul><ul><li>It must be spent on classroom items. </li></ul><u...
Teacher Supply Depot <ul><li>Items, free of charge to teachers with IDs, are donated from various local businesses. </li><...
Dressing for Work <ul><li>You should dress professionally at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>If you can be mistaken for a stu...
Other Teacher Duties <ul><li>Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Day </li></ul><ul><li>Team-Up </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorin...
School Mail and Forms <ul><li>You will have a personal “school mailbox” located in _______. </li></ul><ul><li>You may send...
Registering for Workshops <ul><li>The Schultz Center for  </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>http...
Blackboard <ul><li>http://schultzcenter.blackboard.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard may be used in various workshops fo...
Schedules and Procedures <ul><li>List the items pertinent to your school. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bell schedule </li></ul></...
Report Cards and Progress Reports <ul><li>Report cards are given out after each 9-week period.  </li></ul><ul><li>Progress...
Suggestions for additional slides <ul><li>Classroom keys  </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty parking </li></ul><ul><li>Signing in a...
Suggestions for additional slides <ul><li>Setting up classroom phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Using personal cell phones. </li><...
Suggestions for additional slides <ul><li>Lockers will be assigned ______. Students may visit lockers_______. </li></ul><u...
School-wide Rituals and Routines <ul><li>Suggestions for slides:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Morning and afternoon announcemen...
Welcome!!! <ul><li>We are so glad to have you  as a member of our team at  (insert school name here). </li></ul><ul><li>Do...
Let’s tour our school.
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    1. 1. Welcome to (your school name) Home of the (your mascot name) Insert a picture of your school
    2. 2. Facts about (your school and school number) <ul><li>____ School was built in ___ and renovated in_____. </li></ul><ul><li>Our school mascot is a ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Our school colors are ___ and ___. </li></ul><ul><li>We have __administrators, __teachers, __ guidance counselors, __clerical, __custodial and __cafeteria workers. </li></ul>
    3. 3. More Facts <ul><li>Our student population is approximately ______. </li></ul><ul><li>We have ___ freshmen, ___ sophomores, ___ juniors and ___ seniors. (K, 1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd , 4 th , 5 th ) </li></ul><ul><li>We have approximately ___ ESOL students representing ___ countries and ___ languages . </li></ul>
    4. 4. Introducing the Administration <ul><li>Principal— (insert name) </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Principal(s)— (insert name(s)) </li></ul>
    5. 5. More people to know <ul><li>Suggested list: </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional Coaches </li></ul><ul><li>Textbook Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Department Chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic Director </li></ul><ul><li>Media Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Art Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Music Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance Counselors </li></ul>
    6. 6. Introducing your PDF <ul><li>PDF Stands for: Professional Development Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Your PDF is your school-based contact person for the TIP program </li></ul><ul><li>PDF contact information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Room: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail: </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Let’s answer some frequently asked questions.
    8. 8. School Hours <ul><li>Teacher work hours are _____ </li></ul><ul><li>You have a duty-free lunch period of approximately ____ minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>You may also have additional duties. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Early Release Days <ul><li>Designed for teacher training. </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled by the School Board and DTU and occur on Wednesdays (bi-weekly). </li></ul><ul><li>We are on a modified bell schedule and students leave campus at ___. Teachers are required to stay until ___. </li></ul><ul><li>DCPS School Calendar </li></ul>
    10. 10. Planning Days <ul><li>Planning days are whole days that are dedicated to teacher training and completing end-of-semester duties. </li></ul><ul><li>We have five pre-planning days, two post-planning days and three mid-year planning days. </li></ul><ul><li>DCPS School Calendar </li></ul>
    11. 11. Leave Days <ul><li>Sick Days </li></ul><ul><li>You are given four days of sick leave at the beginning of each school year. </li></ul><ul><li>One additional day of sick leave is accrued each month (September to February). </li></ul><ul><li>They are cumulative from year to year. </li></ul><ul><li>They can be used for yourself or an immediate relative. </li></ul><ul><li>Sick leave longer than five days must be verified by a doctor’s statement. </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Days </li></ul><ul><li>You may use six of your sick leave days for personal reasons. </li></ul><ul><li>Personal leave reasons shall not create an undue hardship for your school. </li></ul><ul><li>They should be requested in advance if possible. </li></ul>
    12. 12. TDE Days <ul><li>Temporary Duty Elsewhere (TDE) is considered regular service and no charge is made against your leave time. </li></ul><ul><li>TDE may include district workshops, training, observation of model classrooms, and various other work-related activities </li></ul><ul><li>Request for TDE should be made in advance and must be approved by the principal. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Reporting Absences from Work <ul><li>All absences, including those on planning days, must be reported to </li></ul><ul><li>Kelly Services Educational Staffing 1-800-942-3767 . </li></ul><ul><li>Absences may also be reported on the web at www.kellyeducationalstaffing.com . At the top, click U. S., and then click on KASS Login and follow the instructions. (You will need your ID # and PIN #.) </li></ul><ul><li>If the emergency occurs after 6 A.M., call the school at (insert school phone number) as well as Kelly Services. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Pay Day <ul><li>First paycheck (no deductions) will be (insert date). </li></ul><ul><li>Second paycheck (deductions) will be (insert date). </li></ul><ul><li>You are paid bi-weekly. </li></ul><ul><li>Check stubs are only available online at: www.myezstub.com . </li></ul><ul><li>There will be no pay over the summer unless you arrange it! </li></ul>
    15. 15. Classroom Equipment <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>File cabinet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overhead projector/Elmo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact (insert name) for equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Schultz Center Lending Library: 904-348-7116 </li></ul>
    16. 16. E-mail and Computer Network Access <ul><li>First you must have an employee number (PIN #). </li></ul><ul><li>Check with your technology person (insert name) to sign the Duval County Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). </li></ul><ul><li>DCPS Technology Division will create your e-mail account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample e-mail address: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually your last name followed by your first initial but common names may have a number after the initial </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Teacher Laptops and Training <ul><li>Contact the School Technology Coach (insert name) to learn the availability of a laptop. </li></ul><ul><li>Computer training is available through the Schultz Center. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Classroom Supplies <ul><li>Insert your school’s policy for obtaining classroom supplies. </li></ul>
    19. 19. Textbooks and Teacher’s Manuals <ul><li>____ is in charge of textbooks. </li></ul><ul><li>Student texts are located _______. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s manuals and guides are located _______. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers are responsible for their textbook inventory. </li></ul><ul><li>Each student must sign a textbook checkout form. </li></ul>
    20. 20. Copies <ul><li>(Insert your school’s policy for making copies.) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep copies to a minimum. Use class sets if possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Large quantities may be ordered through District Printing (Bulls Bay). </li></ul><ul><li>Remember copyright laws. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Teacher Lead Money <ul><li>Each teacher receives $200. </li></ul><ul><li>It must be spent on classroom items. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep receipts in case of an audit. </li></ul>
    22. 22. Teacher Supply Depot <ul><li>Items, free of charge to teachers with IDs, are donated from various local businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>The Teacher Supply Depot is open one day per month. Watch for announcements. </li></ul><ul><li>Each teacher is allowed to carry out three (3) bags of items. </li></ul>
    23. 23. Dressing for Work <ul><li>You should dress professionally at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>If you can be mistaken for a student, reconsider the clothes you are wearing. </li></ul>
    24. 24. Other Teacher Duties <ul><li>Elementary </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Day </li></ul><ul><li>Team-Up </li></ul><ul><li>Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>PTA </li></ul><ul><li>Safety Patrols </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Service Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Homecoming </li></ul><ul><li>Prom </li></ul><ul><li>Pageants </li></ul><ul><li>Cheerleading </li></ul><ul><li>Course Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Team-Up </li></ul>
    25. 25. School Mail and Forms <ul><li>You will have a personal “school mailbox” located in _______. </li></ul><ul><li>You may send school-related mail throughout the district in school mail. The mail bag is located ____. </li></ul><ul><li>Forms (leave forms, field trip requests, parent contact logs, etc.) are located ________. </li></ul>
    26. 26. Registering for Workshops <ul><li>The Schultz Center for </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.schultzcenter.org / </li></ul><ul><li>User ID for the Schultz is your personnel number. </li></ul><ul><li>Your pin number is your RC (school number) plus the last four digits of your personnel number. </li></ul>
    27. 27. Blackboard <ul><li>http://schultzcenter.blackboard.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard may be used in various workshops for assignments or follow-up. </li></ul><ul><li>Your login name will be your DCPS e-mail login. </li></ul><ul><li>Your password will be password. Once you are in the site, you may change your password. </li></ul>
    28. 28. Schedules and Procedures <ul><li>List the items pertinent to your school. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bell schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lunch schedule and procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire/tornado drill procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Code Red and Code Yellow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone list </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dismissal procedures </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Report Cards and Progress Reports <ul><li>Report cards are given out after each 9-week period. </li></ul><ul><li>Progress reports are given out in mid-semester. (Adjust for your school’s policy) </li></ul><ul><li>DCPS calendar for semester dates </li></ul><ul><li>Report cards are given out after each 9-week period. </li></ul><ul><li>Progress reports are given out in mid-semester. (Adjust for your school’s policy) </li></ul><ul><li>DCPS calendar for semester dates </li></ul>
    30. 30. Suggestions for additional slides <ul><li>Classroom keys </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty parking </li></ul><ul><li>Signing in and out </li></ul><ul><li>Planning period </li></ul><ul><li>Daily bulletin/announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Substitute folders </li></ul>
    31. 31. Suggestions for additional slides <ul><li>Setting up classroom phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Using personal cell phones. </li></ul><ul><li>Showing videos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>must be for academic enrichment, not reward or entertainment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>must be rated “G” or have parent permission. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Requesting custodial services </li></ul>
    32. 32. Suggestions for additional slides <ul><li>Lockers will be assigned ______. Students may visit lockers_______. </li></ul><ul><li>Hall passes must be used whenever a student is in the hall. </li></ul><ul><li>Media passes will be provided by _____. </li></ul><ul><li>If a student is sick, follow school’s policy. </li></ul><ul><li>Never leave your students unattended. If you must leave, call the office for someone to come and monitor your room. </li></ul>
    33. 33. School-wide Rituals and Routines <ul><li>Suggestions for slides: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Morning and afternoon announcements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dismissal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Morning attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student and faculty IDs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cell phones, book bags, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    34. 34. Welcome!!! <ul><li>We are so glad to have you as a member of our team at (insert school name here). </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t hesitate to ask us for help. We are here to support you! </li></ul>
    35. 35. Let’s tour our school.

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