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TERI Partner Network Day, December 7, 2012

On December 7th, 2012 CEHD and the EDRC hosted a TERI Partner Network Day. A Keynote Panel consisting of David Law (Assistant Superintendent, White Bear Lake), Michael Bradley (Principal, Minneapolis), Marsha Baisch (Interim Director, St. Paul), Amy Corrigan (Teacher & District Liaison, East Metro Integration District), and Stacy Ernst (TERI School Partner Network Coordinator, UMN-TC) discussed the subject "Year Three: Deepening our Collaborative Work in the Partner Network.

The 130 attendees also participated in a variety of breakout groups with a wide range of topics:

  • Mentoring with Co-teaching: Cooperating teachers' and University Supervisor's experiences and feedback
  • Reciprocal Relationships - Working sessions to improve clinical placement processes & communication in preparation for 2013-14
  • Getting Connected: Recruitment and Employment Pathways in Partnership
  • Caught in the Middle: TERI liaison, University supervisors, Cooperating teachers as Clinical Faculty in the Hybrid space
  • Voices from the field: Cultural Liaison perspectives on practices leading to over-representation of African American children in suspension, expulsion, and special education
  • Teacher Performance Assessments: The edTPA and common assessments for all UMN-TC teacher candidates
  • We need tutors! We need field placements! How to engage the U's students for Service-Learning in P-12 settings
  • What's this about a"Guarantee?" - Mentoring in the Induction Continuum: New Teacher Support in TERI

December 7th Full Description and Agenda

NCATE/MNBOT Visit CEHD and Meet with Partner Schools

As part of the 2012 NCATE accreditation visit to the University of Minnesota and the College of Education and Human Development in November 2012, members from the both NCATE and MNBOT made a trip to Earle Brown Elementary and Roosevelt High School to witness our school partnerships in practice.

Thank you to Earle Brown and Roosevelt for hosting the examiners.

November 2nd Career Services & Support Event

Event purpose:

  • Connect directly with our school partners regarding recruitment, marketing, and employment strategies
  • Showcase CEHD's employment services, supports, and interview space available for schools and districts
  • Learn more about our distrcit partners' recruitment and employment needs, and
  • Highlight CEHD's faculty, program expectations, students' experiences/assessments, service learning, recruitment, iPads, and more.

Attendees:

  • CEHD faculty and program coordinators
  • Minneapolis Public schools (Six Human Resource personnel)
  • Brooklyn Center Public Schools (the superintendent's assistant)
  • Columbia Heights Public Schools (two principals and an HR staff member)
  • White Bear Lake Area Schools (The HR director and staff members)
  • East Metro Integration District (The superintendent and both principals)
  • St. Paul Public Schools (Five HR recruitment/employment advisers)
  • EDRC Staff
  • The Dean's Senior Management Team

Two informative tools that were presented were:

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Angie Soderberg - Coordinator, Student/Professional Service

September Co-teaching Workshops Underway

TERI Partner Network Co-teaching specialists offering face to face workshops at PDS school sites. New online workshops are also available to district partners beginning August 2012. District partners are invited to contact Stacy Ernst (sernst@umn.edu) for more details.

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Misty Sato, TERI Director and EDRC Executive Director, spoke to education writers at the Ready to Teach: Rethinking Routes to the Classroom event. Photo includes: Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford University; Mistilina Sato, University of Minnesota; Mari Koerner, Arizona State University; Teresa Heck, St. Cloud University; in panel moderated by Claudio Sanchez, NPR.

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East Metro Integration District site team meeting underway with CEHD faculty at TERI Partner Network Crosswinds, Summer 2012.

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Many PDS site faculty met to discuss placements and partnership possibilities for 2012-2013.

Great Lesson Three: Ways of Being Human

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