Co-teaching Specialists Training and Workshops
As we ramp up our readiness to roll out co-teaching for pre-service clinical experiences in elementary education and some secondary and K-12 licensure programs this Fall 2011, we're preparing ~30 TERI Partner Network specialists to deliver professional development and support the new model at PDS and CCS sites. Twelve new co-teaching specialists completed the two day workshop on May 2-3, 2011. While the second new group of fifteen co-teaching specialists is completing training on June 15-16, the first twelve co-teaching specialists will be meeting to collaboratively design the first "Pairs Workshops" to be provided at school/district sites to the cooperating teachers and UMN-TC teacher candidates.
Specialists may choose to attend (either the afternoon of August 25 or the morning of August 26th) the Co-teaching Foundations workshop presented by Nancy Bacharach and Teresa Heck to UMN-TC teacher candidates, cooperating teachers and university supervisors. The event, hosted by TERI at the elementary education program's opening workshop week, will serve as our kick off to the co-teaching model in elementary PDS and CCS school sites.