BTSP

  •  UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (UCPS)

    BEGINNING TEACHER SUPPORT PROGRAM

    Dr. Lillian G. Rorie

    Director of Human Resources Support Services

    lillian.rorie@ucps.k12.nc.us 

     

    Support for Beginning Teachers during Teleworking Days

     

    Licensure FAQ Due to COVID-19/School Closures

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dGxyilsTucwbEvkSk_H-6l__yW8gfksoaVixcZ3BooM/edit

     

     BT Support Coordinators

    Meet your customer-friendly Beginning Teacher Support Coordinators...

    From left to right: Mrs. Julie Kohlbrenner, Ms. Christy Scott, Dr. Adriane Mingo

    Delivering support that is...

     "Personal, Positive, Professional"

     

     HR Beginning Teacher Support Section

    BT Support Assignments

     NCDPI Beginning Teacher Support Website 

    Article by Dr. Kim Chinnis and Dr. Elenia Daniels (UCPS Principals)

    Supporting and Empowering Beginning Teachers through Aligned Resources

     

    NC Public Schools Article February 2019 

      SBE Policy TCED-016 Beginning Teacher Support

     Timelines for Evaluation Procedures 2020-2021

     

    Union County Public Schools Beginning Teacher Support Program

    The Beginning Teacher Support Program is a state-mandated three-year induction program designed to support beginning teachers. The program is structured so that the experiences of beginning teachers are positive and focused on the knowledge, skills, and dispositions associated with effective teaching. The support program's platform is aligned with the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and the North Carolina Educator Effectiveness System with targeted support from mentors within the school's Professional Learning Community (PLC). To assure that beginning teachers have a supportive work climate, each school is requested  to develop a Site-based Beginning Teacher Support Plan that is aligned with the UCPS Beginning Teacher Support Program District Plan.

                                                                                        

    The Beginning Teacher Timetable

    Timetable

     Year 1

     The beginning teacher:

    • Is assigned a mentor
    • Is provided an orientation
    • Completes the initial, mid-year, and end-of-year  Professional Development Plan by the established timelines with the signature of the mentor and administrator
    • Is observed on the NC Teacher Evaluation System at least three times by an administrator and once by a peer observer according to established timelines (See UCPS 2020-2021 Timelines for Evaluation Procedures.)
    • Receives a summary evaluation by the principal according to the established timelines  
    • Completes an Optimum Working Conditions Consent Form for any extra-curricular activities.
    • Attends professional development activities required/prescribed by the district/school
    • Signs the Mentor Timelines/Checklists on a quarterly basis.
    • Submits First-Year Beginning Teacher Files to the Canvas Course according to established timelines.

     Year 2

     The beginning teacher:

    • Continues to have a mentor
    • Is provided an orientation
    • Completes the initial, mid-year, and end-of-year  Professional Development Plan by the established timelines with the signature of the mentor and administrator
    • Is observed on the NC Teacher Evaluation System at least three times by an administrator and once by a peer observer according to established timelines  (See UCPS 2020-2021 Timelines for Evaluation Procedures.)
    • Receives a summary evaluation by the principal according to the established timelines 
    • Completes an Optimum Working Conditions Consent Form for any extra-curricular activities.
    • Attends professional development activities required/prescribed by the district/school
    • Signs the Mentor Timelines/Checklists on a quarterly basis.
    • Submits Second-Year Interim Requirements Files to the Canvas Course according to established timelines.        

    Year 3

    The beginning teacher:

    • Continues to have a mentor teacher
    • Is provided an orientation
    • Completes the initial, mid-year, and end-of-year  Professional Development Plan by the established timelines with the signature of the mentor and administrator
    • Is observed on the NC Teacher Evaluation System at least three times by an administrator and once by a peer observer according to established timelines  (See UCPS 2020-2021 Timelines for Evaluation Procedures.)
    • Receives a summary evaluation by the principal according to the established timelines  
    • Completes an Optimum Working Conditions Consent Form for any extra-curricular activities.
    • Attends professional development activities required/prescribed by the district/school
    • Signs the Mentor Timelines/Checklists on a quarterly basis.
    • Submits the Third-Year Cumulative File to the Canvas Course according to established timelines.

    Note: The Third-Year Cumulative File initiates the process for converting the Initial License to the Continuing License.

      RESOURCES

    Resources

     

    UCPS BT Support Plan

    BT-Mentor Support Facilitator Survival Packet

     Alternative Licensure Ten-Day Professional Development Form

     

    NCDPI Educator Resources 

    NC New Teacher Support Program 

    NC Regional Education Facilitators

     Licensure Support Services

     Regional Alternative Licensing Center, Charlotte, NC

     Beginning Teacher Support Site-Based Plans 

     NC Mentor Program Manual

     

    BEGINNING TEACHER NEWSLETTERS

    BT Newsletter October 2019

    BT Newsletter April 2019

    BT Newsletter March 2019

    BT Newsletter February 2019

    BT Newsletter January 2019

    BT Newsletter December 2018

    BT Newsletter November 2018

    BT Newsletter October 2018

    BT Newsletter November 2019

    BT Newsletter December 2019

    BT Newsletter January 2020

    BT Newsletter March 2020

     

    BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICY MANUAL

    UCPS BOE Policy Manual

     

    SUBSTITUTE PROGRAM

    Mrs. Elaine Cox, HR Support Specialist/ Substitute System Operator

    Mrs. Elaine Cox, HR Support Specialist/ Substitute System Operator

    Substitute Program Website

     

    NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION

    National Board Certification Website

      

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    SNAPSHOTS OF BT SUPPORT ACTIVITIES

    Snapshot

    HR BEGINNING TEACHER (BT) SUPPORT SESSIONS 

    Scott BT Support BT Support- Elementary and Secondary

     Ms. Christy Scott, BT Support District Facilitator, provides an overview of beginning teacher support systems.

      

    Lateral Entry Support Session  BT Continuum

    Mrs. Julie Kohlbrenner provides information on course requirements (left) and the Beginning Teacher Continuum (right).

    Beginning Teacher Continuum  

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      Dr. Adriane Mingo presents resources for effective classroom management.

     

    BT Support Session  V.G. Snippet

    Ms. Vriginia Gutierrez shares requirements for converting an Initial License to a Continuing License.

      

    BT-MENTOR SUPPORT FACILITATOR MEETING WITH GUEST PRESENTER, DR. KAROL MCNEIL-HORTON

     BTMSF Meeting  BTMSF

     

    TBTMSF3  BTMSF Roles

    Our AWESOME Beginning Teacher-Mentor Support Facilitators (BTMSF) 

     

    Dr. McNeil-Horton BT-MENTOR SUPPORT FACILITATOR MEETING

    Dr. Karol McNeil-Horton, NCDPI Southwest Region Education Facilitator, and Dr. Lillian G. Rorie

                              

     

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