Sorry for the hiatus but I am no longer a FIRST YEAR TEACHER ! ( although it’s my forth year as a teacher)
What do I mean?
As a “FIRST YEAR TEACHER” in NYC you basically work towards getting Tenure.
The professional definition of Tenure for Teacher is Under New York State law, appointed teachers achieve tenure after completing a probationary period (usually three years; after 2015-2016 school year it is now four years) and fulfilling all the requirements for the professional certificate. Having tenure means you may not be disciplined or terminated without due process.
In other words Teachers are no longer under the probation period and now have job security.