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New teachers walked the red carpet as they were welcomed to 27J Schools

In true Hollywood-glam style, 200 new teachers and staff members coming to work in 27J schools walked the red carpet today to kick off their new teacher orientation and training. 

New teachers received the grand welcome as they were showered with small gifts, advice, goodies and tools to help them be successful right from the start of their school year. 

No red carpet event would be complete without photos, videos and interviews with the new teacher stars. “We are so proud of this year’s new teachers,” Will Pierce, 27J’s Chief Academic Officer, said. “That’s why we literally roll out the red carpet for them.” 

Red carpet recipients told others they’ve never felt so welcomed and excited to be joining their school’s new team. Many said they’ve never had such an experience and it most certainly was an exciting and invigorating way to start a new school year.

The teachers and staff new to the district will go through a 5-day training which will include a full tour of their new school and time to meet directly with their new principal to learn more about the school, their shared goals, the school’s traditions and its history.