Pennsylvania Department of Education
Teacher Induction Report
Entity: Purchase Line SD
Teacher Induction Planning Participants
Goals and Competencies
The Purchase Line School District complies with Pennsylvania Department of Education regulations in developing and maintaining an induction plan for first-year faculty members and others new to the district. PLSD Board of Education Policy Number 433 calls for this compliance in reference to The State Board of Education Title 22 Rules and Regulations governing New Teacher Induction Programs.
District Induction Council
In accordance with PDE Induction Plan Guidelines, the Superintendent of Schools or superintendent's designee will serve as Induction Coordinator and form a District Induction Council, which is responsible for the development and operation of the induction program.
The council must include teacher or educational specialist representations, or both, chosen by teachers and educational specialists and must include administrative representatives chosen by administrative personnel. Teacher preparation programs may also be represented on the council.
The Professional Education Committee can serve as the District Induction Council if it meets the membership requirements. The size of the council is determined locally.
Building Induction Teams
Also according to PDE Induction Plan Guidelines, the Building Induction Teams should include the principal, mentors, inductees, and other support people as needed.
The principal of each school should: organize building orientation activities, including a thorough introduction to the school and staff, policies and procedures, and students; facilitate the mentor-inductee relationship; ensure reasonable working conditions; and formally evaluate inductees. Other administrators or support people can provide job specific help to teachers and/or specialists.
of the programs are to provide the finest teaching and learning experience
possible to every pupil through the support of new teachers and those new
to the district.
Induction Council is committed to a standing meeting schedule at least
twice annually, including meetings at the start of the school
year and at the end of the school year. The council also interacts through
other means, like electronic mail and traditional memos or the use of the
district's inter-office and intra-building mail system to disseminate or share
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