Purpose of NTU: To provide quality professional development to teachers new to CSISD with a focus on research-based best practices while cultivating our district vision and philosophy of Success...Each Life...Each Day...Each Hour.
Once you've set up your Eduphoria account, you can sign up for any of the sessions found in Eduphoria/Strive. For specific information related to Eduphoria, please click or tap here.
***Note that all teachers hired to CSISD must attend, New Teacher University, NTU. You can sign up for NTU by clicking or tapping on the following links:
- NTU Day 1 First Year Teacher Academy (Required for First Year Teachers Only)
- NTU Day 2 Required Campus Orientation Day
- NTU Day 3 Required District Orientation Day
- NTU Day 4 Optional Technology Day
- NTU Day 5 Optional Work in Your Room Day
Whether you are an experienced administrator or teacher or if you are new to the profession, CSISD offers a dynamic, diverse and supportive environment tailored to individual needs and optimal teaching and learning.
New Teacher University includes comprehensive, year-long support in small, experience-specific cohorts. In August, new teachers to CSISD will attend a two and a half day orientation with a focus on social-emotional learning, instruction and technology. The district also continues to provide support and just-in-time training for new employees throughout the year.
At the core of CSISD are the skills, knowledge, passion, and talent of our people. New Teacher University is the first step in ensuring that all of our new employees have the support they need so that their individual skills, knowledge, passion and talent shine each and every day for our students.
∙ Welcome new staff to the district
∙ Articulate the expectations and culture of the district
∙ Communicate common vocabulary utilized in the district
∙ Offer support when requested by a new teacher
∙ Ensure that new teachers feel valued
∙ Set a foundation of necessary information for new teachers to be successful in the
Implementation of district initiatives
∙ Support the bonding of new teachers, NTU Teacher Leaders, and Central Office personnel
∙ Introduce district initiatives and emphasis
∙ Ease anxiety in the new work environment