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Katy Independent School District

Professional Learning

New Hire Highlights

Recommendations for Teachers New to Katy ISD

Teachers new to Katy ISD are welcome and encouraged to attend summer professional development. Teachers may choose from available sessions based on needs and instructional assignment. However, the following training opportunities are especially encouraged for new hires. 


Project CRISS (2 days)
July 18-19 / 8:00AM-4:00PM

Introduction to Love and Logic 
June 18 /  8:00AM-4:00PM

Introduction to Love and Logic 
August 1 /  8:00AM-4:00PM

Elementary Language Arts/Social Studies

K-5 Units of Study Basics of Reading & Writing – Level 1 
June 5-7  (3 Days) / 9:00AM-3:00PM each day
Nuts and Bolts of Reading and Writing Workshop
July 25-26  / 9:00AM-3:00PM each day

K-5 Literacy City
June 19-21 / 9:00AM-3:00PM each day

Elementary Math/Science

K-2 Picture Perfect STEAM in AM/Choice sessions in PM
June 12 or July 24 / 8:00AM-4:00PM

3-5 Picture Perfect STEAM in AM/Choice sessions in PM
June 13 or July 25 / 8:00AM-4:00PM

July 9-10 / 8:00AM-4:00PM each day

July 11-12 / 8:00AM-4:00PM each day

3-5 enVision/STEMScopes
July 26 / 8:00AM-11:30AM

K-2 enVision/STEMScopes
July 26 / 12:30PM-4:00PM


​​​New Teacher Technology Orientation 
August 1 / 8:00AM-4:00PM

Creating Assessments in Aware at iCamp
Canvas at iCamp (requires a Katy ISD login)
Google Drive at iCamp
Office365 at iCamp
SMART at iCamp
iPads at iCamp
Chromebooks at iCamp


RTI Strategies in the Secondary Math Classroom
June 26th / 8:00AM–11:00 AM 

Rational Numbers in JH Math Interventions
June 26th / 12:00PM–3:00PM 
July 12th / 8:00AM–11:00AM 

Kickoff of Growth Mindset Book Study in Canvas
July 10th / 8:00 AM–11:00AM

Imagine Math (TTM) in the JH and HS Math Classroom
July 12th / 12:00PM–3:00PM 

Closing the Distance (presented by Region 4)
6th Grade: July 24th 8:00AM–3:00 PM  
7th Grade: July 25th /  8:00AM–3:00PM 
8th Grade: July 26th / 8:00AM–3:00PM  
Algebra: July 25th / 8:00AM–3:00PM   

Gifted and Talented

30 Initial Hours of GT Training 
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GT Summer Series Updates 
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