PDS Executive Council

Fall 2022 September 9, 2022 SMSD Administration Office

Breakfast and Conversations

Agenda

  • Welcome & Intro
  • Updates 
  • Additional PDSs
  • Brainstorming
  • Vision for PDS
  • Teacher Preparation
  • PDS CS course visits (in-person and Zoom)
  • PDS practicum and student teaching options

Please Tell Us....

Share what is happening in your building and the struggles you are experiencing

  • Staffing
  • Adults
  • Learners
  • Community

Possibilities

  • More connection to PDSs
  • KU Liaison visits (how often)
  • Early field experiences (visits, teacher interviews, working with students)
  • Assist with academics (literacy nights, math bowls, talent shows, 
  • How can we help (Teachers/students)

Brainstorming

Proposed Solutions

  • Building liaison (PDS)

    • Student teachers
    • Clinical supervisors 
  • Monthly meetings
  • Provide feedback
  • Identify a PDS Liaison for your building

State of PDS

Decreasing numbers

  • 2017 – 46 student teachers
  • 2018 – 55 student teachers
  • 2019 – 46 student teachers
  • 2020 – 28 student teachers
  • 2021 – 25 student teachers
  • 2022 – 18 student teachers
  • 2023 - unknown

Example: in spring of 2017, 46 applied for the 2027-2018 school year.

Important Dates

See the PDS Calendar