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The National Association for Professional Development Schools advances the education profession by providing leadership, advocacy and support to sustain professional development schools as learning communities that improve student learning, prepare educators through clinical practice, provide reciprocal professional development, and conduct shared inquiry.

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Call for Manuscripts

Call for Manuscripts

Call for Manuscripts School-University Partnerships Online, Themed Issue to be published in September 2021 “Re-Envisioning School University Partnerships with Anti-Racism at the Center”  In Spring 2020, COVID-19 changed the landscape of education. From kindergarten to...

NAPDS VIRTUAL CoffeeEDU!

NAPDS VIRTUAL CoffeeEDU!

JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL CoffeeEDU! Who:      NAPDS Conference and Events Committee What:     NAPDS Virtual CoffeeEDU  When:    Thursday, October 22th, 4:00PM-5:00PM EST Where:  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER What is a CoffeeEDU? CoffeeEDUs are 60-minute, informal professional...

Multiple Calls for Manuscripts

Multiple Calls for Manuscripts

Multiple Calls for Manuscripts: PDS Partners: Bridging Research to Practice Please consider submitting a manuscript for publication in an upcoming issue of PDS Partners: Bridging Research to Practice. We have multiple opportunities for you to share your experiences in...

From the NAPDS President

Dr. Lorri Sapp

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Our hope is that here you will find valuable information to support your pursuit of high quality, mutual partnerships between universities and PK-12 schools.  To that end, the National Association for Professional Development Schools seeks to provide through its website and other media…

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