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Clinical Partnerships


Our EPP Partnership Program

Purpose Statement
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.

Quality Assurance

2018 CAEP Annual Reporting Measures


Meet Our EPP Partnership Team

Dr. Deanna Keith
Interim Dean
dlkeith@liberty.edu
(434) 582-2417

Dr. Kevin Struble
Associate Dean
kdstruble@liberty.edu
(434) 592-4343

Dr. Michelle Goodwin
Sr. Assistant Dean, Residential Programs and Licensure
mbgoodwin@liberty.edu
(434) 582-2265

Miranda Arnold
Coordinator of Local Field Experiences
mlarnold@liberty.edu
(434) 592-5055

Carmolee Hager
Director of External Field Experiences
cpatt2@liberty.edu
(434) 582-7928

 
 
 

Regional EPP Partnership Centers

  • Jamaica
  • Washington DC Fellowship

EPP Partner Advisory Councils

Community Advisory Council
Global Advisory Council
Secondary Advisory Council

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

Community Advisory Council Minutes

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

Global Advisory Council Minutes

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


EPP Partner Events


EPP Partner Resources

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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Contact

SOEpartners@liberty.edu