Staff

The staff at Morse consists of 71 certificated teachers, 6 counselors, 29 paraprofessionals, 19 classified staff, three other staff (nurse, psychologist) and three administrators (one principal and two vice principals). Certificated teachers, counselors, and administrators are highly qualified.

 

Certificated Staff Qualifications and Certifications

 

Qualifications and Certifications

2011-2012

National Board Certification

3

Vocational Educators

7

Post Graduate Education (Masters)

73

Post Graduate (Doctorate)

2

Interns/Student Teachers

2

Master Teachers

3

District Gifted (GATE)

24

Bilingual

9

Staff Demographics

Morse has a culturally diverse staff. The gender balance and the ethnicity of the certificated staff have not changed significantly over the years, although there was a large retirement three years ago, and 18 new teachers were hired following a golden handshake the district offered senior staff.

 

Staff Demographics

2011-2012

African American

21

White

73

Asian

14

Male

40

Female

68

 

Staff Experience

Morse boasts a highly qualified teaching staff. Additionally, Morse is proud to host student teachers and has great rapport with university programs looking to mentor the future generation of teachers.

 

Morse High Report

School

Code

Avg Years of Service

Avg Years in District

# First Year Staff

# Second Year Staff

Morse High

3734654

14.2

12.5

0

3

 

 

Staff Development

Staff members are encouraged to participate in professional development. Some teachers request extra workshops for personal growth, while others participate in training to learn innovative strategies. Professional development is regularly scheduled.

 

Staff Development

2011-2012

Attendance and Participation

152

Staff Lead (Weds. and Dept. Meetings)

19

Staff Participation in Extra Programs

100