Teachers welcomed to district
HONESDALE — On Wednesday, August 17th, the Wayne Highlands School District conducted its annual New Teacher Day as part of the District’s Induction Program. Mr. Timothy Morgan, District Assistant Superintendent, stated that the New Teacher Orientation is a vital part of the Teacher Induction Program.
New teachers are paired with experienced mentor teachers who volunteer from their grade level or content area.
The district provides professional support through mentoring for teachers in their first and second years.
Mr. Morgan noted that the main purpose of the day is to explain the educational philosophies, policies and methods the new teachers will need in providing an exemplary educational program.
Also participating in the orientation were: Mr. Gregory Frigoletto, District Superintendent; Ms. Kimberly Skinner, Wayne Highlands Education Association; Mrs. Amanda Kerna, Director of Special Education, and Mr. Scott Miller, Director of Technology.