Tuesday, Aug. 1 marked the start of a three-day orientation program for the newest teachers in Gaston County. The Teacher Introduction Program for Success (TIPS) aims to provide a warm welcome, connect new teachers with essential resources, and offer personalized support, as mentioned by TIPS coordinator Celeste Sadler.
Artice Credit: Gaston Gazette
The Gaston Business Association had the honor of participating in Day 1 of the program, alongside of 4 generous sponsors who provided gift bags and door prizes for all the teachers!
Rebecca Fox of Gastonia Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Anthony Gallant of Anthony Gallant State Farm Insurance Agency
Sandra Childers of Truist
Travis Repman of Coldwell Banker Mountain View
With the TIPS program fostering a welcoming environment and providing valuable support, Gaston County's new teachers are well-prepared to embark on their teaching journey when the students' first day of school arrives on Aug. 16.
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