Collaborating to prepare new teachers.

Professional Development Schools are innovative partnerships between K-12 schools and university teacher credentialing programs. Teacher candidates work for one or two semesters alongside a veteran cooperating teacher, giving them the same opportunity to connect theory to practice.

The goal of this initiative is to improve and promote high quality learning experiences through the collaborative efforts of school and university faculty.

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Partner Schools

View the list of schools we partner with in our community. Find site coordinators and contact information.

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Our Vision

Our STRIVE vision is integrated into the lives of both students and faculty in the Graduate School of Education.

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Read our FAQ to better understand what a PDS is and how it benefits both new teachers and our partner schools.

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