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The numbers are sobering: 44% of teachers resign their post in their first five years

That would be an alarming statistic at any time. At a time when many U.S. K-12 schools report a revolving door at key staff and leadership positions, a process for continuous employee onboarding is fundamental.

You need teachers and staff to hit the ground running, but getting them up to speed and engaged in your mission quickly is hard to do. 

In this use case, you’ll learn how U.S. K-12 school district leaders can use LaunchPad from RocketPD to onboard new teachers and staff and get them quickly into the flow on key strategic priorities.

Onboard new staff and get them quickly up to speed on their role in relation to key organizational priorities and/or job functions.

Amid historically high staff turnover, K-12 school districts struggle to onboard new employees and get them quickly up to speed on key strategic priorities. That delay results in lost time — and, in some cases, total initiative failure. 

School districts use LaunchPad from RocketPD to get new teachers and staff quickly up to speed and aligned on key strategic initiatives and directives.

  • Short video-based courses provide a convenient way to align staff around important strategic initiatives, including family engagement, leadership communications, culture and more. 
  • Each video-based course features three key lessons with a practical outcome.
  • Downloadable workbooks provide opportunities for self-reflection and job-embedded application of key concepts.
  • Self-paced courses enable educators to easily start and stop lessons and toggle between topics, according to interest level and/or other professional responsibilities.
  • Certificates of completion allow educators to proudly share and display their accomplishments.

K-12 school district leaders choose LaunchPad from RocketPD over the competition for four key reasons:

  • Self-paced video library gives teachers and staff easy access to a range of compelling topics, including family engagement, teacher supervision, blended learning, transformational leadership, school communications, adult wellness and more.
  • Each topic is taught by a recognized K-12 industry leader that team members know and respect.
  • Short video-based courses make it easy for educators to access practical professional enrichment at a pace and schedule that works for them.
  • Low cost annual subscription means school districts can offer LaunchPad as a fringe benefit to staff, furthering the organization’s commitment to professional growth.

Library of video-based courses helps school district leaders achieve the following key results: 

  • Demonstrated organization-wide commitment to professional growth
  • Voluntary and individualized exploration of strategic priorities and/or professional passions among teachers and staff
  • Measurable Increase overall staff engagement
  • Promotes creative discussions and/or applications of key concepts and ideas

Netflix + MasterClass’ for K-12 teachers & staff
There is a reason only 29% of educators say they get what they need out of the training they receive at school.

Faced with historic learning gaps for students and rising employee attrition, K-12 schools need to support the career development and passions of their most committed teachers and staff.

LaunchPad from RocketPD is your virtual professional learning library. An annual subscription gets your team convenient access to a growing selection of video-based mini-courses on the topics that matter, delivered by some of the biggest names in K-12 education.

Each mini-course includes:

  • A video introduction from the thought leader
  • 3 key video lessons with practical outcomes
  • A downloadable course workbook
  • A “So, what’s next?” section
  • A shareable Certificate of Completion

Available topics include: Family Engagement, Teacher Supervision, Coaching and Evaluation, School Communications, Transformational School Leadership, Blended Learning, Reading Instruction, School Culture and Inclusion, Adult Well-Being and more, with new content added every quarter.

To learn more about how your district can use LaunchPad from RocketPD to generate internal buy-in and support for critical K-12 school district strategic initiatives, visit or email us at [email protected] and ask for a FREE demonstration of this use case.

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