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Falls Church City Teacher Induction Program

School Division: Falls Church City

Number of Students: 2676

Number of Teachers in Division: 239

Name of Teacher Induction Program:

Program Overview:

The FCCPS program includes the following components:
  • Week-long teacher orientation (week before school starts). The orientation includes an overview of the FCCPS division and the professional development activities for new teachers to be held during the year; and, meetings with immediate supervisors and curriculum, instructional and resource teachers.
  • Teacher Induction Program is a three-year program offering teachers in their first three years an opportunity to network.
  • Mentors. All new teachers are provided a mentor and mentors receive training
  • "Workshop Wednesdays" are offered to all teachers with a focus on topics that will benefit new teachers. Topics include differentiation, response to intervention, IB learner profile, understanding by design, assessment, interpreting data, and classroom management among others. Topics were compiled in consultation with mentors, beginning teachers, and administration.
  • Evaluation of the program is provided with surveys and data collected by the ACFU Education Foundation program evaluator.

 
 

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