HONESDALE — On Tuesday, Aug. 15 five new teachers completed their Wayne Highlands School District orientation in order to begin the new school year.

Those teachers and their assignments are as follows:

• Mrs. Nichole Chulada (Nurse-Damascus Area School),

• Miss Kayla Hack (Agriculture- Honesdale High School)

• Mrs. Rebecca Park (Health Occupations –Honesdale High School)

Mr. Timothy Morgan, Assistant Superintendent stated that the new teacher orientation is a vital part of the Teacher Induction Program.

New teachers are paired with experienced mentor teachers who volunteer from their grade level or content area.

The district provides professional support through mentoring for teachers in their first and second years.

Morgan noted the main purpose of the day is to explain the education philosophies, policies and methods the new teachers will need in providing an exemplary educational program.

Also participating in the orientation were Gregory Frigoletto, Superintendent, Ryan Chulada – Wayne Highlands Education Association, Amanda Kerna – Director of Special Education, Scott miller – District Technology Supervisor.