•  New Teacher Academy

Welcome


  • Welcome to Dallas ISD! The Journey Starts Here with New Teacher Academy (NTA) for all Teachers, Librarians/Media Specialists, Speech Therapists, and Speech Assistants new to their roles or new to the district in 2024

    Four days are added to your work calendar, including the 3-day 2024 New Teacher Academy and two additional "half-day" professional development sessions.

    WHO ATTENDS NEW TEACHER ACADEMY?*


    The following groups attend the 2024 NTA:
    • Newly hired 2024-2025 school year teachers, librarians/media specialists, speech therapists, and speech assistants who complete their hiring appointment and receive an official start date on or before July 31, 2024.
    • Teachers who started teaching with Dallas ISD in Spring 2024.

    *Some campuses under specialized programs may have alternate concurrent training. Teachers should follow the direction of their school administration team on which events to attend.

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*

    Date

    Time

    Title

    Location

    Additional Information

    July 15 & 16, 2024 &
    July 22 - 25, 2024

    By Appointment

    Laptop Pickup

    By Appointment

    For new teachers who complete their hiring appointment before July 25.

    July 29, 2024

    All Day

    Campus Day

     

    Your Campus

    Campus Orientation

    Your campus administration will inform you of the schedule of activities and report time.

    July 30, 2024

    8 AM - 4 PM

    Content Day

    David W. Carter High School
    1819 W Wheatland Rd

    Dallas, TX 75232

    Curriculum Training with Academic Services

    Report to David W. Carter High School by 8 AM. Click here for details: NTA Participant Guide

    Light Breakfast and Lunch are Provided

    July 31, 2024

    9 AM - 12 Noon 

    Kickoff Day

    AT&T Performing Arts Center - Winspear Opera House

    2403 Flora St

    Dallas, TX 75201

    District Kickoff Program & Department Resource Fair

    Report to the Winspear Opera House between 7:30 and 8:30 AM. The program begins promptly at 9:00 AM.

     

    Light Breakfast and Lunch are Provided

    1 PM - 3 PM

    DOI & Novice Teacher Training

     

    AT&T Performing Arts Center - Winspear Opera House

    2403 Flora St

    Dallas, TX 75201

     

    DOI & Novice Teacher Training

    • Professionalism in the Classroom
    • Creating Calm in the Classroom

    Experienced Teachers Release to Campus

     

    Your Campus

    Teachers with 3+ years of creditable teaching experience in Texas may report to their campus for the afternoon, or other location, as instructed by their school administration team.

    September 19, 2024

    4:30 - 8:00 PM

    Novice Teacher* Training with Academic Services

     

    Sessions are differentiated by Region/Vertical Team and years of experience as a teacher.

    Check DallasISD.org/PDL for details.

    February 20, 2025

    4:30 - 8:00 PM

    Novice Teacher* Training with Academic Services

     

    Sessions are differentiated by Region/Vertical Team and years of experience as a teacher.

    Check DallasISD.org/PDL for details.

    *Dallas ISD defines Novice teachers as anyone in their first or second year of teaching in Texas.

Next Steps


  • Step 1

     

    Attend your Hiring Appointment with your Staffing Specialist.  You and your Staffing Specialist must complete all steps of your hiring process to receive your Employee ID Number (EID) and a District email address.

    Commit your EID and email address (EAD) to memory!

    Step 2

     

    Log in to your District email at Portal.DallasISD.org and click the Outlook icon. Set a daily habit of checking your new work email.

     

    Step 3

     

    Watch for an email from NewTeachers@DallasISD.org. You will need this email to: 1) Register for NTA and 2) Sign up for laptop pickup.

     

    Step 4

     

    Continue checking your email for information and reminders throughout the summer. We'll send plenty of details before and during NTA. 

     

    • You MUST complete your Hiring Appointment and be placed as Hire-Hired by the HCM Staffing team to receive an invitation to NTA.
    • Once placed into Hire-Hired status, new teachers will be urged to register for New Teacher Academy.

To-Do


    • Mark your calendar with 2024 NTA dates and locations.
    • Make sure Dallas ISD has your updated personal email address. We will email you at the address you used to apply for your position until your official start date. 
    • Add NewTeachers@DallasISD.org to your safe senders list.
    • When you receive emails, check for action items. You need to register for NTA and sign up for laptop pickup.
    • Want more information about Dallas ISD? Check out DallasISD.org/Onboarding.
    • To find out more about Dallas ISD professional learning, visit DallasISD.org/PDL.
    • Check out which Vertical Team and Region your school is in here.
    • Keep checking your email and this page for updates, including important upcoming dates & times, NTA registration information, and helpful new teacher resources! 

    Questions?


    Email NewTeachers@DallasISD.org - we're here to help!