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Watchung Hills Regional High School


Professional Development Opportunities

New Educator Orientation

August 28, 29, 30 2018

8:00 AM Room 107 (North Wing of the High School)

For all certified faculty and instructional aides hired between September 1, 2017 and August 21, 2018.  New educator orientation is a three day, comprehensive, professional development program designed to introduce new employees to the WHRHS community and to provide the necessary information and resources needed to begin the school year successfully.  Please refer to your welcome letter for additional details.  If you have not received a letter, please contact Beth Scheiderman at (908) 647-4800 ext. 4918 or

New Educator Orientation Agenda  

Information for Faculty Requesting a Professional Day

  • For Professional Learning Events that have an associated cost (registration fee and/or travel)
  1. Fill out the Professional Day goldenrod form with the registration form and travel information (if you require the approved travel rates please contact the business office)
  2. Register for the event selecting the payment option of payment with a Purchase Order. If there is no option for payment with a Purchase Order please contact Beth Scheiderman in Human Resources for additional information.
  3. Submit the form to the Department Head to request approval, the form will be forwarded to the Substitute Coordinator, Principal, Superintendent, and Business Administrator for further review.
  4. If the request is approved, the form will be returned to you along with further instructions for completing the process.

Please note: Do not pre-pay for any professional day travel, including registration. Professional Learning events that cost more than $150.00 require approval by the Board of Education. Any events that cost $150.00 or less require approval of the Business Administrator and Superintendent. No event is to by paid for before approval for the event has been given. Please allow at least 30 days for the processing of this paperwork; submit requests at least 30 days before the Professional Learning event.