Partnerships for new teacher learning: A guide for universities and school districts

| May 4, 2011

Title: Partnerships for new teacher learning : A guide for universities and school districts

Authors: Stephen Fletcher, Anne Watkins, Janet Gless, Tomasita Villarreal-Carman

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Call Number: LB1738 .P37 2011

From the Publisher:

This practical book will help school districts and teacher education departments create and sustain effective partnerships to support teacher development.  The authors–supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation–worked with school districts and universities on collaborating to improve pre- and inservice training for teachers.  In this how-to guide, they share lessons learned and discuss the steps in the process, including who should form and lead a partnership, how to create a common purpose across institutions, how to evaluate progress, how to sustain it as personnel and resources change, and the role of the community.

About the Authors:

Stephen Fletcher is faculty assistant researcher in the division of social sciences, Anne Watkins is senior director, Janet Gless is associate director, andTomasita Villarreal-Carman is senior program consultant, all at the New Teacher Center, a national organization dedicated to improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders.

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