Professional Learning

The Office of Professional Learning provides educators a continuum of support services through multiple professional learning opportunities. From the NISD Residency Program for clinical teachers, to the Red Wagon Mentoring Program for first-year teachers, to Instructional Coaching, to Leader College for teacher leaders, the Professional Learning staff strives to provide high-quality, job-embedded professional learning for all stages of professional growth.

Current employees can learn more on our Employee Connection page

eNgagement Academy
eNgagement Academy offers professional learning opportunities in a collaborative environment to support teachers in providing innovative, high-quality, engaging instruction for diverse learners.
Professional Library
The Northside Professional Library offers professional resources on effective teaching strategies, educational leadership, and developments in all areas of preK-12 education, as well as a parenting collection. The library is open Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00. It is located at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road, San Antonio, TX.
New Teacher Academy
Northside ISD would like to extend a warm welcome to all new teachers joining us for the 2021-2022 school year. Whether you are new to the district or new to teaching, Northside is committed to supporting our new teachers. Our goal is to position you for success in the classroom.
Clinical Teaching
Northside ISD sponsors Clinical Teacher placements for students in universities, as well as to selected alternative certification programs. The Northside ISD Office of Professional Learning must approve all requests for university clinical teacher placements.