• New Teacher Summer
  • Stipend Pay for NTS
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Resources
  • New Teacher Academy
  • Information Technology
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    Click here to chat with the New Teacher Academy Concierge!

    Our goal is to prepare you for a successful 2021-2022 school year, starting with New Teacher Academy (NTA). 

    During NTA you will be introduced to HISD processes, resources and expectations, including a variety of choice sessions designed with your needs in mind.

    Make the most of your New Teacher Academy (NTA) experience by pre-selecting your choice sessions for the week using the virtual conference platform – SCHED

    1. Download the SCHED app -OR- visit the link (HISDNewTeacherAcademy2021.Sched.com) from your computer, tablet or mobile device. 

    2. Once you have the app downloaded start pre-selecting your choice sessions for next week. Also click HERE to open the "How to Access Courses in Sched" guide for step by step instructions for next week.

    3. Click HERE to open and view the 2021 New Teacher Academy Conference Guide.



    On the Sched conference app, you can:

    • Review available choice sessions* to plan your New Teacher Academy week
    • Download session materials
    • Learn about your presenters
    • Find out more about NTA Sponsors 

    *Session "seating" is on a first come, fisrt servce basis.


    During New Teacher Academy week, August 9th – 13th you can visit our New Teacher Academy Support Concierge.

    There you can speak with New Teacher Academy staff and get your questions answered, from Human Resources questions to NTA session questions. 



    Monday, August 9th - Welcome to Your Campus

    Campus Orientation (face to face) - your invitation, including start time, will come directly from your Campus Induction Coordinator (CIC) (Strand B) (CLICK HERE TO FIND YOUR CIC)

    Tuesday, August 10th - Welcome to Houston ISD

    "Meet Superintendent House" get to know our new Superintendent and his Cabinet during a virtual experience. (CLICK HERE TO VIEW PREVIOUSLY RECORDED EVENT)

    HISD Best Practices: First Days of School virtual session, facilitated by the Mentor of Instruction for New Teachers (MINT) Teacher Leaders (designed for novice teachers) (Strand B) (Find courses on Sched)

    HISD Best Practices: Designing with Technology in Mind new teachers will explore different technology applications (MS Office 365, Google), digital classroom management, HUB basics and learning. (Strand B) (Find courses on Sched)

    Scholastic Literacy by 3, Day 1 REQUIRED for all K-3 ELA, SLA and self-contained teachers (Strand B) (Find courses on Sched)

    Wednesday, August 11th - Houston ISD Best Practices

    New Employee Orientation* and required Teacher Appraisal and Development System* initial training (also offered throughout the summer) (Strand A) (Register HERE)

    HISD Best Practices: Effective Practice Summit opportunities to unpack HISD's Instructional Practice Rubric using targeted instructional strategies. (Strand B) CLICK HERE TO BEGIN SELF PACED COURSES. (Find courses on Sched)

    * For those who did not complete prior to New Teacher Academy week.

    Thursday, August 12th - Navigating HISD Curriculum

    Introduction to HISD Curriculum: Learn about the grade leve/content curriculum platform, including an exemplar Model Lesson and deconstruct the Model Lesson using the TEKS (Strand C) (Find courses on Sched)

    Friday, August 13th - Houston ISD Priorities

    HISD Best Practices: Department Choice Sessions includes multiple virtual offerings from departments throughout the district (Strand B) CLICK HERE TO BEGIN SELF PACED COURSES. (Find courses on Sched)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I complete TADS training?

  • What is New Teacher Academy?

  • Is New Teacher Academy just for new teachers?

  • I have signed up for NTA August 9-13, but what is next?

  • Will I be paid for attending New Teacher Academy?

  • Which sessions fulfill the requirement for Strand B?

  • How will attendance be taken during NTA?

  • How do I find my employee ID (EID) number?

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