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 PreK-12 Partnerships 

 

SPOTLIGHT

ACTION  
Develop and support Preschool-12 partnerships with Slippery Rock University in order to professionally develop in-service teachers. (AA)

MEASURE 
Assess number of partnerships and degree of involvement.

UPDATE      
First NCATE annual professional development school conference was held on April 25, 2005 for education faculty members to partner with P-12 schools to enhance student learning.  Two new elementary education sites in their first year of development; one in process of developing partnership; nine well developed physical education sites in operation; four professional development sites in operation.
(Fall 2004)

UPDATE  
The second NCATE annual professional development school conference was held in Orlando, Florida, where 12 SRU faculty members attended during the week of April 10.  There are 9 elementary education sites for the NCATE professional development school partnership for Fall 2005, compared with 4 partnerships in ’04: 11 well developed physical education sites in operation, compared with 9 in ’04.
(Fall 2005)

UPDATE  
SRU’s College of Education was invited by NCATE to participate in a PDS summit at NCATE headquarters.  Others in attendance were: Stanford University; Harvard University; University of Florida; Bankstreet College; and the Ohio Department of Education. The first SRU PDS Network Summer Planning week took place in July 2006 at the Village Inn.  Fifteen SRU faculty members, sixteen PDS administrators, and thirty PDS teachers participated. The second NAPDS annual professional development school conference was held in Orlando, Florida, where six SRU faculty members four PDS district level administrators, four PDS teachers, and five SRU teacher candidates attended and presented, during the week of April 10.  The second SRU PDS Network Planning Retreat took place in Greensburg, PA.  Twelve SRU faculty members, fourteen district and building administrators, and eighteen PDS teachers participated. The SRU PDS Network consists of 10 elementary education PDS sites and 4 secondary education PDS sites, with each site also incorporating the special education program into the PDS activity.  This compares with 9 elementary, 0 secondary, and 0 special education infusion in 2005.  Three sites (one elementary, one middle, and one secondary) are being added in the 2007 year. 
(Fall 2006)

UPDATE  
The SRU PDS Network consists of 11 elementary education PDS sites and 5 secondary education PDS sites, with each site also incorporating the special education program into the PDS activity.
(Fall 2007)
 
No submission for 2008

UPDATE 
The SRU PDS Network consists of 11 elementary education PDS sites, with each site also incorporating the special education program into the PDS activity for dual majors. Slippery Rock University, College of Education has established a collaborative with Lawrence County Community Action Program Head Start.
(Fall 2009)

UPDATE 
The SRU PDS Network consists of 19 elementary education PDS sites, with each site also incorporating the special education program into the PDS activity for dual majors. Slippery Rock University, College of Education continues collaborative with Lawrence County Community Action Program Head Start. 
(Fall 2010) 

Elementary Education/Early Childhood Department was awarded a Gate Opener Grant which funded a hybrid distance education course for practitioners who are required to have Early Childhood Education certification as part of their participation in Keystone STARS. Advisement and PRAXIS test support is also provided.
(Fall 2010)