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13a.07.01.00.htm 13A.07.01.00. Title 13A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Subtitle 07 SCHOOL PERSONNEL Chapter 01 Comprehensive Teacher Induction Program Authority: Education Article, ยง2-205(c) 5-206-1, and 6-202(b) Annotated Code of Maryland
13a.07.01.01.htm 13A.07.01.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to a comprehensive induction program for new teachers. The purpose of this regulation is to provide guidance for local school systems to establish a high quality induction program that addresses critical professional learning needs of new teachers, improves instructional quality, and helps inductees achieve success in their initial assignments, resulting in improved student learning and higher retention in the profession. The induction program that e
13a.07.01.02.htm 13A.07.01.02. 02 Incorporation by Reference.. In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference:. A. Maryland Teacher Professional Development Standards;. B. Maryland Teacher Professional Development Planning Guide (updated November 2008). C. Maryland Teacher Professional Development Evaluation Guide, October 2008..
13a.07.01.03.htm 13A.07.01.03. 03 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Mentee" means a public school teacher who is the recipient of the services of a mentor.. 2) "Mentor" means an individual who possesses the attributes set forth in Regulation .06 of this chapter.3) "New teacher" means a teacher who is:. a) New to the profession; or. b) A veteran who is new to the district..
13a.07.01.04.htm 13A.07.01.04. 04 General Requirements.. A. Each local school system shall establish and maintain a comprehensive induction program for all new teachers.B. The comprehensive induction program shall be designed to provide participating teachers with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in their classrooms and schools to enable them to stay in the profession.C. The content and structure of the comprehensive induction program shall be aligned with the Maryland Teacher Professional D
13a.07.01.05.htm 13A.07.01.05. 05 Participation in the Comprehensive Induction Program.. A. All teachers new to the profession shall participate in all induction activities until they receive tenure. Veteran teachers, in their first year of teaching in the district, shall participate in induction activities.B. To the extent practicable given staffing and fiscal concerns, local school systems shall consider the following options for first-year teachers:1) A reduction in the teaching schedule; and.
13a.07.01.06.htm 13A.07.01.06. 06 Mentoring Component of the Comprehensive Induction Program.. A. A local school system shall establish a mentoring program as part of its Comprehensive Induction Program.B. A local school system shall establish a cadre of full-time or part-time mentors to support teachers during their comprehensive induction period.C. To the extent practicable given staffing and fiscal concerns, local school systems shall establish the maximum ratio of mentors to mentees in the c
13a.07.01.07.htm 13A.07.01.07. 07 Evaluation of the Comprehensive Induction Program.. Local school systems shall evaluate the effectiveness of the comprehensive induction program and shall use the Maryland Teacher Professional Development Evaluation Guide, October 2008, as a resource for developing an evaluation model.
13a.07.01.08.htm 13A.07.01.08. 08 Date of Compliance.. Local school systems shall be in full compliance with this chapter by July 1, 2011..
13a.07.01.09.htm 13A.07.01.09. 09 Reporting Requirements.. A. Local school systems shall include their comprehensive induction program report in their Bridge to Excellence Master Plan Annual Update to the Maryland State Department of Education.B. This report shall include:. 1) A description of the mentoring program;. 2) Data, including the number of probationary teachers and the number of mentors who have been assigned; and3) How they have measured the effectiveness of the program..
13a.07.01.9999.htm 13A.07.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date: November 26, 1968. Revised October, 1971; September 1, 1975. Amended effective July 1, 1974 (2:1 Md. R. 15) and August 18, 1976 (3:17 Md. R. 916). Regulation .01G amended effective May 29, 1981 (8:11 Md. R. 975). Regulation .01G amended as an emergency provision effective July 1, 1982 (9:13 Md. R. 1348) adopted permanently effective August 30, 1982 (9:17 Md. R. 1709)Regulation .01N amended effective April 4, 1988 (15:7 Md. R. 852).
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