New Teachers - Welcome to Volusia County Schools!
Welcome to Volusia County Schools and the Empowering Educators for Excellence (E3) program. E3, Volusia's new teacher induction program, is designed to support all new teachers to our district. The Office of Professional Learning is excited to be an integral part in developing our teachers into effective educators. This website will provide information about the program and its requirements.
Our goals are to build a strong instructional foundation that will positively impact your students, and to empower and grow powerful new teachers in Volusia County!
What are the E3 program requirements?
E3 is a two year program for the novice teacher, a one year program for the experienced teacher new to Volusia County Schools, and a one year program for teachers returning to Volusia County Schools with two or more years break in service.
The first year of the E3 prorgram is called E3 Year 1 (E3Y1).
Who participates in the E3 program?
Why the E3 Program?
Requirement #1 - Pre-service Training (three days of training that occurs in August - a 24 credit hour requirement)
Pre-service for 2015-16 - August 11, 12, 13 at Mainland High, 7:30-3:30
Requirement #2 - Professional Learning Institutes (PLIs) - (an 8 credit hour requirement)
Mentoring RequirementsAll E3 Y1 teachers will have a "Teacher Partner" assigned to them by a school administrator. The Teacher Partner is a non-compensated position and is a colleague willing to assist the new teacher with school specific information.
Who is my E3 support team?
Novice Teacher – first year of teaching
Experienced Teacher –new to Volusia County Schools
How do I monitor my progress?
Contact Information for E3 Year 1 (E3Y1)
Jeremy Blinn, Extension 20553 ORMiriam Gaylord, Office Specialist, Extension 20552
Jeremy Blinn, Extension 20553 OR
Miriam Gaylord, Office Specialist, Extension 20552
Contact Information for E3 Year 2 (E3Y2)
Meg Roa, Extension 20548 ORMiriam Gaylord, Office Specialist, Extension 20552
Meg Roa, Extension 20548 OR