YES Prep Public Schools

New to Blue

New to Blue exists to offer rigorous and relevant training, along with aligned campus support, in order to increase teacher effectiveness and propel teachers’ classrooms to new levels.

YES Prep intentionally recruits experienced teachers, known as New to Blue teachers, who already have proven success in the classroom and are ready to multiply their impact at YES Prep. In order help with the transition to YES Prep, all experienced, certified teachers new to YES Prep participate in a specialized summer onboarding process specifically targeted to experienced teachers.

Experienced teachers seeking certification will complete certification through the Teaching Excellence program.

New To Blue Experience

Immediate Impact

Through high-impact, customized professional learning opportunities, participants in New to Blue are able to see personal and student growth accelerated in Year One at YES Prep.

Collaborative Commitment

Since its inception, New to Blue was designed as a way to tangibly invest in our talent. It's an investment in the future, for both our teachers and our students. 

The time commitment for New to Blue teachers demonstrates YES Prep's investment in teachers and a teacher's investment in our students.