• UTEP Resident Parameters

    Residents as Substitute Teachers Logistics:

    • Days Per Week: Residents will substitute one day per week.
    • Day of the Week for Substitute Teaching: Assigned resident substitute teaching day is Friday.
    • Start Date: Fall start residents will begin substitute teaching week 5.  The first four Fridays they will observe classrooms in which they could substitute.  Spring start residents will begin substitute teaching week 5.  The first four Fridays they will observe classrooms in which they could substitute. 
    • Location: Assigned campus
    • District Based Professional Development: Residents will attend job embedded professional development (anything during the work day will be compensated)  and can attend optional after school and summer training professional development.
      • Parent nights: (residency expectation) 
      • All staff development days: (residency expectation)
      • Saturday Work Days: (Voluntary)
    • Campus Based Professional Development: Residents will attend campus-based professional development
    • Additional Training and Support:  The following additional training and support will be offered.
      • Office hours: Before or after school on a rotating basis. Residents will not be pulled from residency for office hours.
      • GT Training: Residents will still be offered GT training with a deadline. Yvonne will communicate deadlines to SIte Coordinators. Fall Start: August to December and Spring Start: January to May
      • Substitute Training: Full day and substitute sessions for the first four weeks.
      • Special Education Department: Will support the sub-training for all residents. May go observe classrooms.
    • Mentor Teacher Training: Mentor teachers will attend UTEP's Mentor Teacher training, where they are trained in co-teaching approaches.
    • Absences from Residency: Residents will report absences to Site Coordinators. Residents can miss up to two days per semester.  They can make up days through intercession, Saturday School, etc. and record their make-up day in a shared google document. *Anything over 5 hours will be considered a full day. (Make-up days must be with students). Please note that, paid make-up days have not been established, but more information will be forthcoming.
    • Communication: Residents will not communicate directly with Human Resources Yvonne will be the primary communicator for HR Processes.

    Expectations After Graduation: Residents will work within the district until the last day of school. Structure after graduation will remain the same:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Residents can attend on Wednesdays voluntarily or to “make-up” absences throughout the year.