Professional Learning Information for New Hires
All New Hires must attend a New Hire Induction Meeting with Human Resources. Visit the Human Resources website for more information.
Welcome to Katy ISD! The following actions will help ensure a smooth and successful start to your professional learning experiences in Katy ISD.
1. Access Eduphoria Workshop to find and register for professional development.
Before receiving a Katy ISD Login: Click here to request a temporary login. You will receive your temporary login through email. Using a temporary login, go to http://www.schoolobjects.com to log in and register for courses as a guest. The following video will show you how to register in Eduphoria Workshop using a guest account: Registering with a guest account.
After receiving a Katy ISD Login: Go to www.eduphoria.katyisd.org to complete profile setup in Eduphoria. Use a Katy ISD computer for your first login. Use category icons to browse for courses, or use the search feature to find specific course titles. Click “Register” in the top-left corner to register for a class.
2. Attend or send proof of T-TESS Teacher Orientation.
T-TESS Teacher Orientation is required for all teachers. New hires who have not received T-TESS Orientation will select one of the following Summer T-TESS training opportunities. New hires who completed T-TESS Orientation in a previous district will send certificates of T-TESS training to Nicole Zwahr, Professional Learning Coordinator. Register in Eduphoria Workshop.
Summer Training Dates for T-TESS Orientation
- Thursday, June 6 (1:00PM–4:30PM)
- Tuesday, June 11 (8:30AM–11:30AM)
- Thursday, June 13 (1:00PM–4:30PM)
- Tuesday, June 25 (1:00PM–4:30PM)
- Tuesday, July 9 (1:00PM–4:30PM)
- Thursday, July 11 (1:00PM–4:30PM)
- Wednesday, July 17 (8:30AM–11:30AM)
3. Transfer CPE Hours from Previous District
Professional development credit hours may be transferred from previous districts if records were stored in Eduphoria. To transfer hours, contact the previous district for a .wxe file from Eduphoria. Email the file and request for transfer of hours to Candace Jorgensen .
4. Complete Mandatory Training in Eduphoria Workshop
All Katy ISD Employees are required to complete Mandatory Training.
Use the direct links to Eduphoria courses below by clicking the link or copy/pasting the link into Google Chrome. If you are prompted to login, use the username and password you use to log into the computer.
Mandatory Training for Campus and ESC Staff (Valid only for the 2018-2019 school year.)
Mandatory Training for Operations Division (Valid only for the 2018-2019 school year.)