New Certified Employees

We welcome you as a part of the certified staff of the Boise School District. Our goal is to ensure seamless, stress-free onboarding into employment as a certified staff member. To assist with this goal, we have provided the requirements for new certified staff members below. Please review each of the sections below, complete the necessary steps, and once finished, contact the Human Resources Department to schedule an appointment to turn in your required paperwork and complete the remainder of the hiring process. If you have questions, please contact us by phone at 208-854-4074 (option 2) or via email at

New Certified Employee Checklist.pdf


Use the Checklist for New Certified Employees to ensure you meet all the necessary new employee requirements.

Official Documents

IMPORTANT: The following documents must be hand-delivered or mailed to the Human Resources Department.

  • Current Idaho Credential (no photocopies)

  • Official University and College Transcripts (no photocopies)

    • We need the original transcript(s) from your college or university for any undergraduate or graduate work completed.
      Note: if you have opened the envelope we will still accept as official transcript(s)

    • Official electronic transcripts are acceptable. Please send to

Prior Employment Forms

Verification of Service

    • This fillable/printable form is only for new employees who have certified experience in another school district

    • Please complete this form and distribute to all prior schools districts

Verification of Service - Nurse/SLP

    • This fillable/printable form is only for new employees who have Nurse or Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) experience at a prior employer

    • Please complete this form and distribute to all prior employers

Sick Leave Transfer Request Form

    • This form is to transfer sick leave from your previous Idaho School District only

    • Please complete this form and distribute to prior school district only

Additional Documents & Forms

Optional Documents & Forms

Schedule and Appointment with the Certified Office

Once you have completed all requirements outlined above,

  • Please call Human Resources at 208-854-4074 (option 2) to schedule your appointment to turn in all required materials

  • Review the Professional Development information in the next section

Please note the following when you come to your appointment:

  • You will be photographed for your District ID badge

  • You may be fingerprinted for the FBI Criminal Background Check (if applicable)

Induction Program for New to District Certified Staff

The Boise School District and the Boise Education Association are continuously striving to provide the highest possible quality of education. We recognize that for students to be successful, our district must support the teachers, counselors, social workers, psychologists, nurses and other certified educators to increase their efficacy and agency. You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of experienced Mentor Leaders who have mastered their craft, are dedicated to promoting excellence in the teaching profession and have interest in working closely with colleagues to improve the quality of their instruction. Throughout the year, you will be invited to participate in rich, meaningful learning opportunities to help you be successful. The following documents will provide you with the next steps. Thank you for choosing the Boise School District.

ND requirements 2022-23 & Welcome & Orientation Dates

For Certified Employees New to District

NP Requirements 2022-23 Welcome & Orientation Dates

For Certified Employees New to Profession

What's Next?

Once you have completed all requirements and met with Human Resources, please be aware of the following:

  • Benefited employees (.5 FTE or greater) will receive an email from the Benefits Department to enroll

  • You will receive login information for Aesop, the District's Substitute Placement and Absence Management system

  • You will be provided with a District Email (offered through Google Apps for Education) and District computer network login

Click here to access our Account Login resource page!