Dr. John Kellogg, Superintendent of Westerville City Schools, addresses new teachers.
More than 100 teachers who are new to the Westerville City School District gathered in the Media Center at Westerville Central High School on August 6 and 7 for an orientation session hosted by the Office of Human Resources. The district received some 3,500 applications for positions that are now filled.
They were greeted by Dr. John Kellogg, Superintendent; and Tracy Davidson, President of the Westerville City Schools Board of Education. Throughout the course of the event, the group heard from a number of speakers who addressed topics including E-mail/Intranet, Web Pages and Social Media; Payroll and Benefits/AESOP; Employee Insurance; Employee Benefits; Custodial Services; Special Education; Curriculum and Instruction; Power Teacher/Power School; and Instructional Technology. At the half-day session on Friday morning, topics included My Ed Portal – LPDC and IPDP; the Resident Educator Program; Tech Support Login; and a review of the Westerville Education Association Master Contract, conducted by Rhonda Gilpin, WEA President, and Zach Wilkerson teacher representative.