Policy 402.02

Employee Orientation and Teacher Mentor Program

All employees must know their role and duties. The employee’s immediate supervisor shall provide the new employee with a review of the employee’s responsibilities and duties. All employees involved in child care, custody or control responsibilities shall be given instruction in the handling of emergency situations which might arise in the course of the employee’s work.

The Board recognizes the need to orient and mentor all teachers and administrators new to the district. The administration is hereby directed to prepare and conduct appropriate orientation sessions of reasonable length for all new and transferred employees. The administration shall also create and implement a mentor program to provide professional development and support for teachers new to the district.

Leg Reference:

Approved: July 13, 1992
Revised: September 1999
Revised: April 11, 2005