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Clarke County Teacher Induction Program

School Division: Clarke County

Number of Students: 2016

Number of Teachers in Division: 176

Name of Teacher Induction Program: Teacher Induction Program for Success (TIPS)

Program Overview:

The Clarke County Public School Teacher Induction Program for Success (TIPS) is a multi-year induction program that focuses on collaborative support at the building-level as well as from the division to foster teacher effectiveness and performance. Over time CCPS has been able to expand the TIPS program by providing funding for an additional day of new teacher trainings, mentor stipends, as well as Lead Mentor compensation. A variety of methods, many of which are listed below, are used to support new teachers and assist them in learning about the values and missions of Clarke County Public Schools.
  • Monthly Division-level Seminars
  • Mentor Training
  • One to one mentorship for first year teachers
  • Lead Mentor model for teachers in second year and beyond as needed
  • Assignment of mentors to those teachers with similar teaching schedules and in the same school


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