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    The first years can be challenging, but you will not walk alone. We are your bridge to a brighter tomorrow. 

    The New Teacher Induction Program is an evolving professional development support that addresses the comprehensive needs of teachers new to our district. Our mentors equip teachers with the latest research, practices, and strategies for engaging and managing students. The NTIP is committed to increasing educator effectiveness, improving instructional quality, and working to achieve equity and excellence in the field of education.

    New Teacher Mentors


    Program Highlights 

    • Dedicated Mentors
    • New Teacher Reception
    • NTI Summer Academy
    • NTI Monthly Cohort Classes
    • New Teacher Spotlight Awards
    • Co-teaching
    • Observation/Feedback
    • Drop-in Sessions
    • Business Community Gift Bags



    Summer Academy 

    The academy gives teachers, new to Wicomico County, an overview of the district's systems and expectations. We also provide support with lesson planning, classroom management, technology implementation, gradebook assistance, and more. All teachers new to Wicomico County Public Schools are encouraged to attend the Summer Academy.


    Academy Schedule

    August 14, 15, 16, 17

    James M. Bennett High School

    9:00   – 3:00

    New Teacher Summer Academy

    August 21

    James M. Bennett High School



    Home School

    8:00   –   9:15

    9:30   – 10:15

    10:30 – 11:30


    New Teacher & Leadership Breakfast


    Understanding Evaluations

    Meet with School Rep

    August 22


    Classroom Set-up


    New Teacher Induction Course (1 credit course)

    The New Teacher Induction Course is a requirement for all teachers new to Wicomico County Public Schools. Teachers receive credit to be used toward their certification renewal.