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Curriculum and Instructional Supports for Teacher Collaboration (Part 2 of Onboarding Series)

Series Course Description: This course is part of a three-part series to explore ways to create a streamlined, informative, and welcoming onboarding process for teachers new to their school. This series will guide participants in establishing or refreshing an existing onboarding or informal mentoring process for new-to-school staff. Additionally, the course discusses ways to increase collaboration with new staff and current staff members at your school. These strategies offer ways to support teachers both at the start of the year or anytime you have a new staff member joins your team. Each part of this course series offers an interview of an in-service teacher or leaders at nonpublic schools.

Objectives for Part Two: Curriculum & Instruction Support:
* Identify where new teachers may need support
* Outline teaching expectations at your school and how they will know if they are succeeding
* Explore examples of teacher collaboration
* Identify how time can be best used for teacher support
* Learn from a panelist about their onboarding experience and tips
* Evaluate what is essential for your school in relation to curriculum and instruction support.

Audience: Leaders, Teacher-Leaders, Mentors, K-12

Time: This course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

Presenters: Rebecca Shea and Karen Martin

Courses in this Series:
Part One: Systems and Structures to Support New & Integrate Current Staff
Part Two: Curriculum & Instructional Supports for Teacher Collaboration
Part Three: Ongoing Support to Promote Teacher Collaboration Year Round

CTLEs Needed?: Yes CTLE Hours: 1.0

  • Resources
  • Resources Needed for Course
  • Part 2: Curriculum & Instructional Supports (60 minutes)
  • WATCH: Series Overview
  • WATCH: Overview
  • DO: Reflect & Share
  • WATCH: Panelist Part 1
  • DO: Reflect & Share
  • WATCH: Pineapple Chart
  • WATCH: Panelist Part 2
  • WATCH: Module Wrap-Up
  • DO: Reflect & Share
  • Course Completion
  • Thank You!
  • Course Evaluation and Feedback
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever