Checklist for Beginning Teachers

  • 1st – Sign your contract. Return ALL forms to human resources.
  • 2nd – Attend Orientation. You cannot be entered into the HCPS system until you have attended orientation, submitted all forms, and completed all requirements. This would also include items such as fingerprinting and having your TB test read.
  • 3rd – Contact your school based Instructional Technology Resource Teacher-secondary (click on the Staff Development Office link to find his or her e-mail address) or your Principal-elementary to get your new computer after human resources has entered you into the system.
  • 4th - Find out who your mentor is and ask questions!
  • 5th – Attend the new teacher academy and training sessions with your ITRT and Department chair.

Elementary Teachers- New Teacher Academy Evaluation

Secondary Teachers- New Teacher Academy Evaluation

HCPS MENTOR PROGRAM
Each of you has been assigned a mentor or a buddy to help you through your first year as an HCPS teacher. The mentor coordinator at your school will be meeting with you this week and scheduling monthly training sessions to assist you as well. Contact your mentor coordinator to find out who your mentor is.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE MENTOR WEBSITE.

ERO (Electronic Registrar Online)
ERO is the system HCPS teachers use to register for county-wide staff development classes, new teacher academy, and site-base classes.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE SITE.


New teachers must be added to the HR database, the technology database, and their school before they can use ero. Before HR can enter new teachers into their system, teachers must have completed orientation, and all HR requirements for employment.

Your login will be the same as your email user name and password. Click the links below for information on how to use ERO.

ERO Information

For additional information, contact Carolyn Hunter in the office of Staff Development- 652-3677

TSIPs
The state of Virginia requires all new and new-to-HCPS teachers to complete TSIPs- Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel.
- If you graduated from a Virginia college or University with a degree in education after December 1998, you do not have to complete TSIPs- they were built into your educational program.
- If you are transferring to Henrico from anther county or state, you must provide proof of completion of the TSIPs to be exempt from this process.
- Ask your staff development planner or ITRT for clarification if you need help.
Click the links below for additional information and forms.

TSIP Website
TSIP Sign Off Sheet

Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel


Submission Forms:
Website Evaluation       
Software Review    
Lesson Plan Form 
Copyright Training Online Course

RELICENSURE
Staff Development assists all HCPS teachers in the relicensure process. Click the links below for additional information and sample forms.

Relicensure Website

License Renewal Process
Relicensure Guidelines

SD2 Tips Sheet
SD2 Sample
Individualized Renewal Record (IRR) Sample

For additional information, contact James Coleman in the office of Staff Development- 652-3679

TECHNOLOGY TRAINING WEBSITE FOR NEW TEACHERS
This site has been created for all teachers. It is a one stop shop for technology training materials. You may also wish to visit the Henrico 21 site for lesson ideas!

TECH TIPS

HENRICO 21

 

TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

Secondary teachers receive 7 hours of technology training in their home schools during new teacher week.

Elementary Teachers receive 3 hours of technology training during New Teacher Academy on Tuesday. An additional 3 hours of training will be available on Friday morning or Friday afternoon, August 23, 2013. This training is not required but highly recommended. Registration will be during New Teacher Academy. Click on the link below to access information about this training opportunity.

OPTIONAL ELEMENTARY TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

Click here to go to HCPS Website