To provide a forum for collaboration between the School of Education (SOE) and its education partners to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship for all involved in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP).
EPP Partnership Model
The SOE collaborates with P-12 school partners to design field experiences that reflect diverse settings to ensure that candidates demonstrate their developing effectiveness and positive impact on all students’ learning and development. Field experiences, including technology-enhanced learning opportunities, are structured to have multiple performance-based assessments at key points within the program to demonstrate candidates’ development of the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions, that are associated with a positive impact on the learning and development of all P-12 students.
- Washington DC Fellowship
Mission: To provide a forum for collaboration between the School of Education and its local education partners to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship for all involved.
Directors: Mr. Dani Rule, Principal, Dearington Elementary School for Innovation (Lynchburg, VA) and Dr. Michelle Goodwin, Senior Assistant Dean, SOE
Membership: School personnel from local school systems and SOE Faculty
Mission: To provide a forum for collaboration between the School of Education and its external education partners to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship for all involved in the Educator Preparation Program.
Directors: Dr. Tracey Pritchard, Head of School, Hebron Christian Academy (Dacula, GA)
Membership: School personnel from school systems outside of Central VA and SOE Faculty
Mission: To provide a forum for collaboration between the School of Education and faculty in other departments and schools across the university to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship for all involved in the Educator Preparation Program.
Director: Dr. Andrea Beam
Membership: Secondary Education Content University Faculty
- Advisory Council Meetings
- Teacher Recruitment and Employer Services
Professional Development Courses
Professional development courses are offered at Liberty University on-site and online for K–12 educators. You can use these graduate courses as continuing education credits, to renew your teacher license, or to pursue a master’s degree.
Professional Development Points
All clinical educators receive professional development and are involved in the creation of professional development opportunities on the use of evaluation instruments, professional disposition evaluation of candidates, specific goals/objectives of the clinical experience, and providing feedback.
SOE Placement Training
SOE Placement Training includes:
- Student Teaching and Internship (Handbooks, training videos, stipend information)
- Evaluation Resources (LiveText, edTPA, CPAST)
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