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

(2) A reduction in, or elimination of, responsibilities for involvement in non-instructional activities other than induction support.