BCPS to welcome newest educators at annual New Teacher Orientation

Three-day activity to introduce more than 400 new teachers to school system   

What: Baltimore County Public Schools will hold its annual New Teacher Orientation program – “Success from the Start”– to welcome hundreds of teachers new to Baltimore County’s classrooms. The three-day introduction to the school system welcomes new teachers and orients them to BCPS, facets of curriculum, assessment and other aspects of teaching in Baltimore County.  The high-energy event also features special guest speakers and school-based professional growth activities.

When: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily from Tuesday, August 12, through Thursday, August 14, 2014   

Where: Tuesday, August 12, and Thursday, August 14:

Perry Hall High School, 4601 Ebenezer Road, Perry Hall

Directions: From the Beltway (I-695), take Exit 32 (Belair Road) north. Follow Belair Road to Ebenezer Road and turn right onto Ebenezer. Follow Ebenezer Road to Perry Hall High School on the right. Parking is limited.


Wednesday, August 13:

Teachers will be engaged in professional development activities at their assigned home schools.

Background:  For the first and last days of the orientation, teachers will attend sessions on specialized curriculum, classroom management and other topics. On the second day, teachers will participate in day-long professional growth activities at their assigned schools.