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1 Human Resources New Teacher Orientation
                               Welcome to Jefferson County Public Schools! Presented by JCPS Human Resources

2 Organizational Structure

3 The Board of Education Standing (l to r): Debbie Wesslund, Dist 3
Joseph Hardesty, Dist 4 Stephen Imhoff, Vice Chair, Dist 2 Larry Hujo, Dist 7 Seated (l to r): Linda Duncan, Dist 5 Diane Porter, Chair, Dist 1 Carol Ann Haddad, Dist 6

4 Operations – Research & Planning Principals , School Administrators
District Leaders Board of Education Superintendent Cabinet Members Curriculum & Instruction – Community Relations Diversity, Equity & Poverty – Financial Services - Operations – Research & Planning Principals , School Administrators and YOU!

5 District Vision All JCPS students graduate prepared to reach their full potential and contribute to our society throughout life.

6 District Mission To provide relevant, comprehensive, quality instruction in order to educate, prepare, and inspire our students to learn

7 Core Values - These values guide our work:
Our students are cared for and treated as if they are our own Children learn differently What happens in the classroom matters the most The differences of each are assets of the whole

8 Core Values - Continued
High-quality teaching is the most powerful tool for helping students reach high standards Leadership and innovation are essential to prepare students for their future Talents are resources are used wisely to benefit students

9 Core Values - Continued
Partnerships among schools, families, and community are important for the health and well-being of our students. Adults model integrity, respect, creativity, and accountability.

10 Interesting facts and statistics about JCPS.

11 Jefferson County Public Schools
29th largest school district in the U.S. 100,287 students 14,156 employees 6,199 teachers 929 buses on the road every school day morning

12 155 schools and learning centers
89 elementary schools 23 middle schools 18 high schools 25 learning centers and special schools

13 In our schools ………….. Per Pupil expenditure - $12,890
13,000 classroom computers 60,000 student addresses 3,873 school/business partnerships

14 Diversity is our Strength

15 Different Languages Spoken by JCPS Students

16 Outstanding Instructional Programs

17 Early Childhood Education
4,800 pre-school students Full-Day Kindergarten classes A nationally recognized Head Start program Our EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION program continues to thrive, serving more than 4,800 children. We are committed to providing children of all economic levels with this Jump Start on learning, but we remain concerned that lack of funding from the State or other sources prevents us from expanding these services to all who need it.

18 Opportunities Traditional Schools e-School Magnet Schools
Liberal Arts Curriculum Honors Programs Language Immersion Montessori Education

19 “A Place for Every Child”
Suspension Truancy Off-site Program (STOP) Teenage Parent Program (TAPP) Buechel Metropolitan High School Kennedy Metropolitan Middle School Jefferson County High School State Agency Schools A Place for Every Child Our Alternative Schools have served more than 10,000 students (10,375), which include such programs as: STOP-Suspension Truancy Off-site Program for middle and high school suspensions (3693 students) State Agency Schools (3758 students) Great Onyx (36 students) and Whitney Young (62 students) Liberty High-alternative instruction (373 students) Breckinridge Metropolitan High-post-adjudicated youth (82 students) Jefferson County High-high school dropouts (1140 students) Kennedy Metropolitan-middle school (drugs, weapons, assaults) (250 students) Buechel Metropolitan-high school (drugs, weapons, assaults) (276 students) TAPP-Teenage Pregnancy Program (525 students) Liberty High School Breckinridge Metropolitan High N O E X P U L S I O N S

20 Things to know as a new teacher. . .

21 A Teacher’s School Year is 187 Days
                                                                                A Teacher’s School Year is 187 Days

22 A Teacher’s School Year
175 Student Days 8 Professional Development Days 4 Paid Holidays

23 Leave Days Paid Sick Leave (white card) 10 days per year
Personal Leave (yellow card) 3 days per year Emergency Leave 2 days per year

24 Compensation Additional college hours Previous teaching experience
Salary Placement Based on rank and/or degree Additional college hours Previous teaching experience Military experience Additional Opportunities Coaching, Sponsor or Department Head Extended School Services

25 HR must receive verification from university stating completion of
Plus 15 HR must receive verification from university stating completion of 15 hours toward the next rank

26 Pay Day!!! First payday for 2012-13 is August 31, 2012
Every other Friday… Pay Day! 26-week pay plan distributes earnings equally over 26 pay periods Teachers receive checks during the summer (escrow) Electronic pay advice sent via JCPS Direct Deposit

27 Remember Your Hire Date
Reasons for remembering your hire date: transfer seniority, it’s on all of your notification forms, KTRS, etc.

28 Jefferson County Teacher’s Association
JCTA 1941 Bishop Lane Louisville, KY (502)

29 Report all absences to the Substitute Center and to your school principal or designee!

30 Meeting Highly Qualified Requirements
No Child Left Behind guidelines require teachers of core academic subjects to be Highly Qualified (HQ) Core academics are defined as: Elementary Grades K-5, English, Reading, Writing, Language Arts, Mathematics, Art, Science (each area), Music, Foreign Language, Civics and Government (Political Science), Economics, History, Geography, (Social Studies)

31 Highly Qualified (con’t)
In order to be Highly Qualified a teacher must: Hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree, Hold full Kentucky certification, Demonstrate competency in EACH of the core academic subjects taught.

32 Highly Qualified (con’t)
Teachers of special education students and students with limited English proficiency must meet HQ requirements for each content area in which they deliver initial instruction or collaborate with a teacher who is HQ in the content area.

33 Highly Qualified (con’t)
A teacher may be deemed Highly Qualified by: Passing the PRAXIS content test, Demonstrating a minimum of thirty hours in the content area on college transcripts, or Completing the HOUSSE Calculator on the KY Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) website.

34 Contact person for Highly Qualified questions
Harriett Dawson, Certification Specialist and LEAD/HQ Coordinator

35 Professional Development
Full time teachers are required to obtain a minimum 24 hours of professional development each school year.

36 PD Bits and Pieces The first day of school is (6) hours of PD
Not all PD sessions offer stipends Register on PD Central

37 GHEENS ACADEMY Professional Library Curriculum Resource Center
Content Area Specialists On-line PD Offerings PD site

38 JCPS Publications

39 JCPS website –
JCPS & me Web Mail District Resources What’s New School Calendar Salary Schedules School Profiles PD Central

40 Getting to JCPS & Me

41 JCPS & Me Login Check paystub Leave requests Self-Service
Current benefits Transfers (April) Under JCPS & Me, teachers can : Access payroll information Obtain many forms (retirement, resignation, leave requests, etc.) Apply for transfers (spring) Access information about benefits/Open Enrollment JCPS webmail can be accessed from home or remotely. Some of the district resources for teachers on this site are Core Content Guide - All you need to know about the Core Content Guides. Cultural Consortium Guide - A guide of cultural-resource representatives who meet to create, coordinate, promote, and review cultural programs in area schools. Core Content Item Bank- Teachers can design assessments with useful, classroom specific results using standards based open response and multiple choice questions. And MUCH more! What’s New!

42 Important Contact Information and Resources

43 Teacher Certification Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) 100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor Frankfort, KY (502) or

44 First Year Teachers And the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program (KTIP) Contact: Dr. Geneva Price VanHoose Education Center 3332 Newburg Road Louisville, KY Phone: (502) Fax: (502)

45 Kentucky Teacher’s Retirement System
KTRS 479 Versailles Road Frankfort, KY Phone: (502) Fax: (502) Toll-Free: (800)

46 Contact info for HR Specialists Deborah (Debbie) Buck High School Specialist – Anthony (Tony) Moore Middle School Specialist – Dr. Aimee Webb Elementary School Specialist – Dr. Geneva Price Specialist for KTIP, BEST mentors – Harriett Dawson Specialist for Certification, Highly Qualified –

47 Questions?


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