Supporting student achievement by providing professional development for all teachers and leaders through innovation, experimentation, and collaboration.

New Teacher Symposiums:

· 2 full professional learning days prior to the start of the school year to all teachers new to SLPS.  (Stipend provided)

· 2 additional full professional learning days during school year for essential skills. (Sub provided)

SHINE: Monthly support  to include 7 after-school sessions  throughout the year.  Providing on-going   relevant support to new teachers.  (Stipend provided)

Individual Teacher Support: includes classroom visits, Skype support, and tiered coaching.

General Knowledge Tutoring: Provides free tutoring to teachers in math, reading, and/or essay portions of the GK Test. Multiple sessions throughout the year will be available.

Mentors: Mentors assigned to support new  teachers. Mentors training provided to ensure effective mentor/mentee relationships.

New Teacher Orientations: Provided monthly for any new teachers hired throughout the year as their introduction to SLPS.  (Sub provided)


Teacher Development


Leadership Development


Events in September 2018

  • Labor Day - Holiday for All
  • Fall Holiday - Holiday for All
  • Early Release Day - FC Choice