About NEO 2024

New Educator Orientation (NEO) is the kick-off event of the HCPSS Teacher Induction Program. This event is for new hires, including those with experience, who are all strongly encouraged to attend. NEO will be held at Guilford Park High School.

Event Details:

August 12-14 (8:00 - 3:00 - In-Person) All newly hired teachers (general, special and alternative education), related service providers and teachers of the visually impaired and hard of hearing, school counselors, school psychologists, social workers, mental health therapists, as well as GT Resource and Instructional Technology teachers new to the position are strongly encouraged to attend.

Registration Link: August 12-14 - All General and Special Education Staff

New Educator Orientation Schedule at a Glance

Attendees will receive a daily stipend of $100 per day for attending.

At New Educator Orientation (NEO), new hires will:

  • Begin to establish positive relationships with HCPSS staff who provide support and resources
  • Deepen understanding of effective strategies for creating a positive classroom environment and establishing positive relationships with students
  • Identify and explore in best practices for their program area
  • Become aware of the HCPSS commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

August 7: (8:00 - 3:30 - In-Person): All new special education, related service providers, and teachers of the visually impaired and hard of hearing are strongly encouraged to attend. Details will be shared with new hires by Department of Special Education staff. These designated staff groups can also register for the Aug. 12-14 event.

Registration link: August 7th - Special Education Staff Only

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