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March 5, 2024

New Teacher Induction Checklist

As new teachers join your district or organization, it’s vital to provide them with the information, training, resources, and support they need for success. This induction checklist is designed to cover essential aspects of onboarding, including information distribution, targeted training, resource access, and ongoing support.

This checklist is flexible, allowing easy customization to meet the unique needs of each school or teacher. Whether used as a standalone guide or as a foundation for additional content, the checklist ensures a smooth and effective onboarding process, contributing to the success of our educational community.

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Induction Checklist

As new teachers onboard with your district or organization, it’s important to ensure they have the information, training, resources, and support needed for success. Use this induction checklist and/or add to it.

Induction Checklist ItemComplete
Employment Paperwork Completed with Human Resources
Human Resources New Employee Training (pay, time off, substitute process, benefits, etc.)
Introductions to District, Building, and Instructional Leaders
School District Tour
Assigned Building Tour w/ Lead Administrative Assistant
Classroom Keys and School Building Security Information Provided
Technology and Classroom Inventory
Multiple Opportunities to Meet and Build Relationships with Mentors, Grade Level/Department Leads
Review Building Level Positive Behavior Supports and Discipline Policies
Classroom Organized and Decorated for Open House
First Week of Lessons Planned
Access to School Calendar and Daily Building Schedule
Development of Classroom Schedule
Class or Case Management Lists Provided
Meetings with Case Managers of Students Needing Additional Support (ELs, students with disabilities, etc.
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