New Teacher Induction Program
Our focus is to improve student learning by increasing the effectiveness of new teachers.
We offer a comprehensive approach to our program with:
- early orientation sessions
- ongoing professional learning
- well prepared instructional coaches
- one-on-one mentoring
- master teacher visitations
- observational and data collection feedback
Our goals are always to:
- enhance student success
- refine teacher effectiveness
- maintain high teacher retention rate
New Teacher Statistics 2017-2018:
Cecil County Public Schools has welcomed 103 new teachers to our school system to start the 2017-2018 school year to teach or provide services in the following areas:
English Language Arts
English Language Arts BSC
Infants and Toddlers
PK-12 Instructional Coach
Student Services Resource
Building Coordinator for Instruction and Assessment
An additional 40 vacancies were filled via transfers and 4 individuals returned from approved Leave of Absence in 2016-2017.
Our new teachers come to us from 8 different states and 49 different colleges and universities. Maryland provided 56 of our new teachers; Pennsylvania provided 12 and Delaware 30. Other states represented include Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and New York.
University of Delaware 19, Towson University 12, Wilmington University 9, and Salisbury University with 6 provide CCPS with the highest number of alumni this year.
For 31 of our teachers new to the Cecil County Public Schools, this will be the start of their teaching career. For others, 25 have teaching experience ranging from 1 to 5 years, 21 have teaching experience ranging from 6 to 10 years, and 26 have more than 10 years teaching experience.
A review of professional preparation shows that 53 of our new teachers hold bachelor degrees, 48 have earned master degrees, and 2 have earned doctoral degrees. The average GPA of the group is 3.69. 23 (22%) of our new teachers earned a GPA of 3.95 or higher. 19 individuals have a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Questions or comments regarding the CCPS Teacher Induction Program should be sent to Carol England at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your questions will be forwarded to the appropriate staff member that will be able to assist you.