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Welcome to the New York City Department of Education! New York City’s 1,700 schools serve more than 1.1 million students. Over 75,000 teachers work in classrooms across the city, all for our overarching goal: to put our students on a path for success in college and careers.
Navigating a new organization can be challenging, especially when you're focused on getting off to a good start in the classroom. This page offers some useful resources to help make your first days, weeks, and months successful. Below, you'll find links to web pages and webinars with useful information about getting started as an NYCDOE employee, your pay and benefits as a New York City teacher, and resources for success in the classroom. You'll also find links to key initiatives and other resources to help you find your footing.
Again, congratulations and welcome!
New Teacher Toolkit (PDF)
Information about getting started in your new school, your benefits and pay, and resources for a successful first year.
New Teacher HR Orientation Webinar
Things you need to know to get started. Topics include applying for benefits, setting up email and accessing Employee Self-Service (ESS).
Mentor Orientation Webinar for First Year Teachers
Learn more about the DOE's mentoring program, including what to expect and information about your role in the mentoring relationship.
Information on school-based mentoring.
Advance: Teacher Evaluation and Development
Learn more about
, New York City's new system of teacher evaluation and development.
Advance Intranet Page
Tools and resources to support educators in implementing
DOE login required.
The Common Core Library
Learn more about the Common Core standards and how they are being implemented in New York City.
More Resources for New Teachers
Includes Web sites, books, discussion groups, and more.
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