2022-23 Induction Conference

All new instructional hires joining Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) for the 2022-23 school year are required to attend a three-day Division-wide Induction Conference.

This year's conference kicks off with a full-day session on August 10 at Forest Park High School (FPHS). This includes all new instructional hires, career switchers, and PARTICIPATE teachers. August 11 will consist of school-based orientation and induction at the employee's assigned school/work location. The conference concludes on August 12 at Forest Park High School with a full-day session for instructional hires new to the teaching profession, and a half-day session for educators with prior teaching experience.

Conference Agenda and Overview

Location

Forest Park High School
15721 Forest Park Dr.
Woodbridge, VA 22193

Schedule

  • August 10: Full-day division-wide induction at Forest Park High School (FPHS) for all new instructional hires
  • August 11: School-based orientation and induction at assigned school/work location for all new instructional hires
  • August 12:
    • Instructional hires new to the teaching profession: Full-day at FPHS
    • Instructional hires with prior teaching experience: Half-day at FPHS (report at 11:50 a.m.). These educators will spend the morning at their assigned school/work location.

Details

Wednesday, August 10: Full-Day Induction at FPHS

Day one includes a welcome session including a panel of experts and content sessions. Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, August 11: School-Based Orientation

Day two takes place at individual schools, during which the Lead Mentor and school administrators share school-based information. The Professional Learning Department provides school-based orientation guidelines.

Friday, August 12: Induction at FPHS

Day three provides professional learning in alignment with the PWCS Strategic Plan and focused supports for educators with varying levels of teaching experience. This will include specific content areas and topics relevant to the needs of new educators. Instructional hires new to the teaching profession will attend a full-day session. Instructional hires with prior teaching experience will report at 11:50 a.m.

Contact

Please contact Eric Worcester, supervisor of talent, growth, and development, at worcesew@pwcs.edu with questions.