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Penn State University - State College Area School District

PreK-4 Professional Development School Partnership

Middle School Partnership, Grades 4-8

 

slice_pdsIntroPhoto.jpgThe Pennsylvania State University - State College Area School District K-8 Professional Development Schools (PDS) is a collaborative program involving preservice teachers, veteran teachers, administrators, and university faculty working together to accomplish four goals, referred to as the "4 Es."

  • Enhance the educational experiences of all children.

  • Ensure high quality inductions of new teachers into our professions.

  • Engage in furthering our own professional growth as teachers and teacher educators of all children.

  • Educate the next generation of teacher educators.

 

Latest News and Upcoming Events

  • Penn State is the new home for the PA PDS Network
  • Welcome to our new PDS Building Principal: Mr.  Zach Wynkoop, Radio Park
  • Welcome Deirdre Bauer to her new role as  K-6 Curriculum DIrector
  • Read about our 2011-12 Awards
  • PDS National Conference March 27 to 30, Las Vegas
  • Fall Literacy Training for Interns: Monday December 16th at Grays Woods
  • Fall Semester Culmination: Wednesday December 18 at Grays Woods
  • 2014 Inquiry Conference May 3, 2014, Mount Nittany Middle School

 

Preapplications for the Pk-4 2014-15 PDS year will be accepted between October 14th and December 13th. Look here for the link to the preapplication.

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