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Who is a J-D Teacher?

A Jamesville-DeWitt teacher…

  • Is a life-long learner who comes to school everyday with the attitude that they will learn as much as they teach, and welcome the knowledge.
  • Is a proud member of the school community and an active participant in the District’s direction for the future.
  • Is a person who celebrates diversity and incorporates it into lessons that will enrich the learning environment.
  • Sees every student as an individual.
  • Is passionate about the learning process and sees teaching as a art, a skill and an opportunity to have a positive influence on students, colleagues and the community in general.
  • Gets excited over the prospect of change.
  • Comes to the table with an open mind, prepared to offer thoughtful suggestions and positive commentary.
  • Works in a district that has strong community support and understands what it takes to keep that support going.
  • Is part of a team, cheering and supporting fellow teammates.
  • Is someone who insists on being part of a district that sets, and meets, high standards.
  • Goes home at night knowing that they somehow made a difference that day– and that it was appreciated.

NYS Teaching Requirements



Dr. Peter Smith, Superintendent

P.O. Box 606
DeWitt, NY 13214

Phone: (315) 445-8300

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