FSU Representation at ATE and NAPDS

May 16, 2023 2:17 PM



In March, a team represented Frostburg State University and the Garrett County Public Schools at two conferences in Jacksonville, Florida, including the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS) national conference and the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Meeting. Dr. Jodi Eirich, Dr. Jane Wildesen, Mrs. Kimberly Weimer, and Ms. Haylee Morton led a concurrent session titled The Transition from Pre-Service to In-Service Teaching and the Need for Induction programs at the NAPDS conferenceThe session focused on the robust induction experience that resulted from the Maryland Accelerates partnership between FSU and GCPS. At the same conference, Dr. Eirich and Ms. Morton facilitated a one-hour practitioner -based workshop titled Socratic Seminar: A Tool for Discussing Anti-Racist Teaching. A team comprised of Dr. Eirich, Mrs. Weimer, Ms. Morton, and Mrs. Annika Many facilitated a round table discussion at ATE titled Relationship Building through Diverse Feedback Methods. Dr. Williams and Mrs. Kimberly Weimer also led a Round Table titled Utilizing Innovative Teacher Residency Models to Prepare and Support Teachers for High-Need Schools.