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By Judith J. Slater, Ruth Ravid

Collaboration in Education establishes a wanted framework for school/university collaborations that may be severe for others wishing to breed and perform those partnerships. The participants discover the weather valuable for sustainable collaboration that allows you to offer a body of reference for others doing this paintings. This quantity can help readers to invite the right kind questions in pondering via school/university collaboration, equivalent to: Does this collaboration make a real swap within the method each one mother or father association operates sooner or later? Does it meet the desires of a extra complicated and altering paintings setting for universities and colleges? Does it influence past the player associations and tell the sector via generating wisdom of use to others? This quantity additionally contains large analyses of ongoing school/university tasks within the usa, Asia and Europe.

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Thus, Growing a Multi-Site Professional Development School 27 representatives of the partner institutions entered the pilot project with positive expectations and a common agenda to improve field experiences. PURPOSES OF THE COLLABORATION The impetus for beginning the Professional Development School Pilot Study began with the work of a task force appointed by the UNI provost. The task force consisted of various stakeholders representing the university, the College of Education, the university laboratory school, the teacher advisory board, and the alumni.

Our vision is to develop environments, instructional strategies, and dispositions that enable professors, teachers, and preservice teachers to work collaboratively to increase P–12 student achievement. Inevitably, continued funding will be a challenge as we move forward. But the direction we have chosen will continue to lead us to productive outcomes if we remain true to the most powerful lessons we have learned during our pilot project. School improvement and teacher education are inseparable: Fostering one inevitably benefits the other.

She offers valuable suggestions for leadership, funding, and institutionalizing successes. Catelli’s story also illuminates the 16 Part I importance of the support of those in power at both the school and the university. The second example of a PDS is provided by Henning, Hawbaker, Lee, and McDonald. They describe a 2-year project involving two community schools and a university where the fi rst year of the project was its pilot year. In order to have buy-in from the stakeholders, a governing committee serving as a power base was formed to steer the development and activities of the project.

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