New Teacher Academy

Welcome New Teachers

Northside Independent School District would like to extend a warm welcome to all new teachers joining us for the 2022-2023 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.

New Teacher Academy 2022 Overview

Monday, August 8th

Tuesday, August 9th

Day 1 of New Teacher Academy is split between Home Campuses (Elementary morning and Secondary afternoon) and Brandeis High School (Elementary afternoon and Secondary morning).   

Day 2 of New Teacher Academy will take place at Brandeis High School. 

 

 

Elementary

Monday, August 8

Elementary

Tuesday, August 9 

8:00-11:00

Morning at Home Campus

You will begin your day at the campus where you have been hired to teach 

 

11:00-12:00

Travel from Home Campus to Brandeis HS

 

12:00-1:30

Brandeis HS Cafeteria

Welcome Lunch with Superintendent and Board

 

1:30-3:30

Brandeis HS

Special Education The NISD Way session for all teachers

8:00-8:30

Brandeis HS Cafeteria*

Address from Elementary C&I Assistant Superintendent

 

8:30-11:30

Content Sessions 

 

11:30-1:00

Lunch on Your Own

 

1:00-3:30

Brandeis HS

Social Emotional Behavioral Session

 

*SE Co-teach, ECSE/ECC, ALE/AU, BMC & Speech Language Pathologist sessions will be at the Northside Activity Center  

Extended New Teacher training for Special Education teachers will take place Wednesday-Friday at the Northside Activity Center.

Contact Susanna Timm and Susanne Bridges for information on the T-F Special Education sessions.

Secondary

Monday, August 8

Secondary

Tuesday, August 9 

8:00-9:30

Brandeis HS Cafeteria

Welcome Breakfast with Superintendent and Board

 

9:30-11:30

Brandeis HS

Special Education The NISD Way session for all teachers

 

11:30-12:30

Lunch on Your Own

Travel to your Home Campus

 

12:30-3:30

Afternoon at Home Campus

You will end your day at the campus where you have been hired to teach 

8:00-8:30

Brandeis HS Auditorium*

Address from Secondary C&I Assistant Superintendents

Elementary Fine Arts & Elementary PE will attend the Elementary C&I Address in the Brandeis Cafeteria

 

8:30-11:30

Content Sessions 

 

11:30-1:00

Lunch on Your Own

 

1:00-3:30

Brandeis HS

Content Sessions Continue

 

*SE Co-teach, ALE/AU, BMC & Speech Language Pathologist sessions will be at the Northside Activity Center  

Extended New Teacher training for Special Education teachers will take place Wednesday-Friday at the Northside Activity Center.

Contact Susanna Timm and Susanne Bridges for information on the T-F Special Education sessions.

 

On Tuesday, August 9th all Special Education Co-teach, ECSE/ECC, ALE/AU, BMC & Speech Language Pathologist sessions will be held at the Northside Activity Center - 7001 Culebra Rd., San Antonio TX 78238.

Extended New Teacher training for Special Education teachers will take place Wednesday, August 10th-Friday, August 12th at the Northside Activity Center.

Contact Susanna Timm or Susanne Bridges for information on the Tuesday-Friday Special Education sessions.

 

Texas Teacher Evaluation & Support System (T-TESS) Orientation is required for beginning teachers, teachers new to Texas, or teachers who have never been appraised with the T-TESS instrument.

 

If you are required to attend T-TESS training please plan to attend ONE of the following virtual sessions:

Wed. Aug. 10, 2022 8:30am - 3:30pm
Sat. Aug. 13, 2022 8:30am - 3:30pm

Training materials and session registration information will be distributed at New Teacher Academy on Day 1 and Day 2.

 

Who should attend T-TESS Training?

CURRENT SITUATION DO I NEED T-TESS?
This is my first year teaching. YES
I have never been appraised using T-TESS. YES
I was appraised using T-TESS within the last three years in another district. NO
I worked out of state or in another school district and we used another appraisal instrument. YES
I took a break from teaching for four years, but was appraised using T-TESS. YES

 

Please contact Patricia Zamora (patricia.zamora@nisd.net) for more information.

 

Louis D. Brandeis High School

13011 Kyle Seale Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78249