New Employee Orientation Information
Directions to Orientation
Orientation is located at the Winston Salem Forsyth County Administrative Center located at 475 Corporate Square Drive, Winston Salem, NC 27105. Orientation takes place on the 3rd floor in the 340 Corridor. You will receive more information about orientation when you are officially hired into a position.
Orientation lasts approximately 3 hours. At the conclusion of orientation you will receive directions to the drug testing center. You must complete your drug testing on the day of your orientation.
Employee Social Media Guidelines - Suggested guidelines and regulations for anyone participating in social media. These guidelines are meant to highlight best practices and social media use with district policy and procedure.
Resources to Review
Contact:HR RepresentativePhone: 336.748.4079Fax: 336.661.6536
Information to Complete Before Orientation
Before attending Orientation, please review the material below. Please download, print, and complete the forms prior to attending Orientation. These forms can also be found in your new employee checklist which is accessible from your online application by clicking on the My HR Docs tab.
Complete sections A, C, and D. You may leave blank the box entitled "Membership ID" in section A - Print and bring with you to Orientation. This form only applies to individuals who have retired from North Carolina state employment.
This form only applies to individuals who have worked as a state employee or for another school district within North Carolina.
What to Bring
- Voided check (for Payroll purposes)
- Copy of transcripts
- Copy of Teaching License
- IDs - Pick one of the following:
- Driver's License and a social security card
- Driver's License and a birth certificate
NCDPI Lateral Entry Program: Professional Development for New Teachers: First Days
Welcome to NCDPI's Professional Development for Excellence in Teaching series. This self-contained web pages will be downloaded to your Windows or Macintosh computer and then access via the Launch page. The series consists of self-directed professional development modules, each targeting a specific area of focus for improving professional knowledge and skills. Each module is independent of the others and is housed in the self-contained web pages folder that you should have downloaded. Modules were designed to satisfy CEU requirements and include documentation forms and activities for submission to the appropriate personnel within each LEA. Suggestions for using these modules are located in the How to Use this Module section.
The series of modules was developed as a collaboration effort between the Public Schools of North Carolina and the Center for School Leadership Development under the guidance of Dr. Karen Gerringer. The series was produced by LEARN North Carolina, the teacher outreach program at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education. Each CD may be copied at no cost and shared with North Carolina educators. To begin this module.
To download the Lateral Entry 10-Day Orientation web pages have been compressed into a single .zip file stored on our WSFCS Google Drive. Please do the following:
- Click on the following link WSFCS_LE_10-Day-Orientation.zip. Be sure the file opens in Google Chrome.
- A new browser tab will open allowing you to download this file from our Google Drive. Click on the button in the top right-hand corner to download-button the file to your local hard drive. This button will look like a down-arrow with a line under it.
- The downloaded file will appear on a gray bar at the bottom left of your browser window. Do not click the file itself. Instead, click on the arrow beside the file name and choose "Show in Folder."
- In your Downloads folder (the folder that opens), right-click on the zipped folder named "WSFS_LE_10-Day-Orientation" and choose Extract All (unzip). Click Extract on the box that pops up.
- Look in your Downloads folder again when this finishes extracting, and find the folder named "WSFCS_LE_10-Day-Orientation" that looks like a plain folder and does not have a zipper on the icon. Double-click to open.
- When you then open the folder inside named "WSFCS_LE_10-Day-Orientation" you'll find an HTML document called "Launch." Simply double-click on this file and it will open in your web browser. You may then commence the training.
Information to be aware
- Intranet/E-mail - Due to security, you will be unable to access your email and the WS/FCS intranet until the first day that you report on site. Please note you are not an official employee of the district until you have attended orientation and completed your drug testing.