ERIC Number: ED434079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Development Schools Manual, 1999-00. A George Mason University Fairfax County and Prince William County Public Schools Partnership.
George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA.; Prince William County Public Schools, VA.; Fairfax County Schools, VA.
This manual provides guidance for school and university Professional Development School (PDS) teams about their responsibilities during the summer and academic year of study and internship for Early Childhood or Middle Education licensure. The chapters include the following: "Mission and Priorities of the Graduate School of Education"; "Introduction"; "Assistance with Problem Solving"; "Admission and Retention Requirements"; "The PDS Model for Early Childhood and Middle Education"; "PDS Course Registration Information"; "Summer Employment as Instructional Assistants"; "PDS Placements and Assignment of Supervisors"; "Interns' Experiences During the School Year"; "State Requirements for Student Teaching/Internships"; "Responsibilities of the PDS Team"; "Documentation"; "Grading Policy"; "Special Assistance for Interns"; "The Professional Development Portfolio"; "Internship Regulations"; "BTAP (Beginning Teacher Assistance Program) Competencies and Performance Indicators"; and "Regulations for Licensure in Virginia." The 17 appendixes, which comprise half of the manual, present background information about PDSs and forms which provide assistance in planning and monitoring interns' experiences. (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Beginning Teachers, College Admission, College School Cooperation, Cooperating Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Grading, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Middle Schools, Partnerships in Education, Portfolio Assessment, Preservice Teacher Education, Principals, Professional Development Schools, Student Teacher Supervisors, Student Teachers, Summer Programs, Teacher Certification, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA.; Prince William County Public Schools, VA.; Fairfax County Schools, VA.