Welcome New Employees!

  • This website introduces you to the Fargo Public Schools’ organization and steers you through the orientation and onboarding process. As a valuable member of our team, we want you to have the information and resources you need to get off to a great start in your new position - Welcome New Teachers Letter.

    As a new employee, you will need to go to Human Resources to start the employment process.  Here are the initial steps to becoming a FPS employee:

    Step One: What to bring to Human Resouces
     - Social Security Card (Payroll Verification of Name)
     - Identification for I-9 Form (Acceptable Documents List - See Page 9)
     - Voided Check or Savings Deposit (Required for Direct Deposit)
     - North Dakota Teaching License (Professional Teaching Staff Only)

    Step Two: To be completed at Human Resources
     (Located at 700 7th Street South in Fargo)
     - Form W-4
     - Form I-9
     - Background Check/Finger Printing
     - Salary Installment Sheet (Professional Teaching Staff Only)
     - Take Picture ID, receive Employee Identification Card, obtain access to employee portal and Kickup Registration

    Step Three: Register for New Employee Training Sessions
     (Professional Teaching Staff Only)

    • New Hire Orientation (Pre-K-12 Certified Staff) – Choose one two-day event:  July 13&14 or August 3&4
      • Complete paperwork for employment and learn about technology resources in the district.
      • Learn overview of curricular programming and district initiatives.
    • Restorative Practices (Pre-K-5 Certified Staff) – August 8 (half day)
    • Classroom Management & Engagement – Catalyst (K-12 Certified Staff)  – specific August dates depending on role
    • Classroom Management - Systems & Routines (K-12 Teachers with 3 years or less teaching) – August 16
    • Elementary Curriculum Training- Literacy & Math (K-5 Certified Staff) – August 8(half day), 9-11   

    Register ASAP and access additional information on our New Hire Dashboard.

    Step Four: Accessing the Employee Portal
     (Access from home after receiving your login and password)
     - Click the Employee Portal button at the top of this page
     - Login: username@fargo.k12.nd.us