Hamden Public Schools District Policies

4112.7 - Orientation 

Orientation shall be considered an ongoing process for certified employees new to the school system, with the programs conducted jointly by the central administration and individual schools. 

The program shall assist new teachers in becoming acquainted with, and adjusted to, the community, school district, and school -- including policies of the Board, local and state rules and regulations, including the BEST program, and the instructional program. 

Administrators, coordinators, directors, and experienced staff members may be assigned specific roles in carrying out orientation programs. 

The cooperation and active involvement of all staff members in helping newcomers become adjusted in the district is required by the Board.