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Katy Independent School District

Professional Learning

Prepare to Launch Your Legacy - 2018

This page provides information on new teacher and new hire training for the Summer of 2018 and the start of the 2018-2019 school year. 

 Katy ISD is committed to ongoing professional learning that supports staff members in acquiring and maintaining skills necessary to support the teaching and learning process.

Launch Your Legacy Week for New Hires 

Launch Your Legacy Week provides foundational training for new teachers and teachers new to Katy ISD. 

Launch Your Legacy: New TeachersRecommended for New Teachers (New to the profession- experienced teachers new to Katy also welcome.) 
Monday, July 30 - 
Tuesday, July 31
Education Service Center
New Teacher Technology Academy
Recommended for New Teachers and New to District Wednesday, August 1 
Tompkins High School 
New Teacher District Orientation
 Required for New Teachers and New to DistrictThursday, August 2
To be Announced
New Teacher Campus Orientation
Required for New Teachers and New to DistrictFriday, August 3 
Campus Hours
Assigned Campus

Summer Professional Development 

New hires are encouraged to attend professional development sessions during the summer. 

Accessing and Registering for Professional Development 

Teachers in Katy ISD access professional development opportunities through Eduphoria Workshop . New hires may request access to Eduphoria

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. Time and location information is available in Eduphoria Workshop

June T-TESS OrientationJuly T-TESS OrientationAugust T-TESS Orientation
Tuesday, June 5
Wednesday, June 6
Thursday, June 14
Tuesday, June 19
Tuesday, June 26
Tuesday, July 10
Thursday, July 19
Tuesday, July 31
Monday, August 6

Transferring CPE Hours 

Professional development credit hours may be transferred from previous districts if records were stored in Eduphoria. To transfer hours, contact previous district for a .wxe file from Eduphoria. Email the file and request for transfer of hours to Candace Jorgensen


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It is the policy of Katy ISD not to discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, religion, color, gender, age, or national origin
in its educational programs and/or activities, including career and technology programs, nor in its employment practices
and to provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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