University Liaison – The University Liaison is the university-based representative who has primary responsibility for facilitating communication between the university and the PDS campus.  The University Liaison works with the Host Teacher to observe and mentor teacher candidates, participates in professional development initiatives on site.  Responsibilities include supporting and conferencing with candidates and engaging with the schools professional development initiatives.

The Liaison Network meets the first Friday of each month during the academic year. Liaisons also prrticipate in Continuous Improvement Summer Work Teams and Liaison Retreats.

Harrison

Big Elm Elementary
Beverly Michael
(304) 367-4274
320 FC
Bridgeport High
Owens, Barbara
(304) 367-4886
328 ED
Liberty High
Reneau, Paul
(304) 367-4148
Lincoln High
Jones, Gwen
(304) 367-4667
341 ED
Lumberport Elementary
Moroose, Don
(304) 367-4128
332 ED
Mountaineer Middle
Reneau, Julie
(304) 367-4507
343 ED
Norwood Elementary
Owens, Barbara
(304) 367-4886
328 ED
Nutter Fort Primary
Kiefer, Kristi
(304) 367-4265
310 FC
Robert C. Byrd High
Yerdon- LA, Jennifer
(304) 367-4756
Simpson Elementary
Webb-Dempsey, Jaci
(304) 367-4272
343 ED
South Harrison High
Webb-Dempsey, Jaci
(304) 367-4272
343 ED
Washington Irving Middle
Owens, Barbara
(304) 367-4886
328 ED

Marion

Barnes Learning Center
Webb-Dempsey, Jaci
(304) 367-4272
349 ED
Barrackville Elementary/Middle
Smith, Sharon
(304) 367-4665
333 ED
Blackshere Elementary
Sidwell, Amy
(304) 367-4509
343 ED
East Dale Elementary
Crislip-Tacy, Carolyn
(304) 367-4143
345 ED
East Fairmont High
Sapp, Budd
(304) 367-4663
313 ED
East Park Elementary
Nickolson, Claudia
(304) 367-4394
347 ED
Fairmont Senior High
Lindstrom, Denise
(304) 367-4824
316 ED
Fairview Elementary
Burnside, Diane
(304) 367-
Jayenne Elementary
Crislip-Tacy, Carolyn
(304) 367-4143
345 ED
Mannington Middle
Sapp, Budd
(304) 367-4663
313 ED
North Marion High
Sapp, Budd
(304) 367-4663
313 ED
Pleasant Valley Elementary
Smith, Sharon
(304) 367-4665
333 ED
West Fairmont Middle
Schwer, Mary Angela
(304) 367-4723
320 JH
White Hall Elementary
Metcalf, Amands
(304) 367-3679
305 CH

Monongalia

Cheat Lake Elementary
Berryhill, Phil
(304) 367-4120
335 ED
Mountaineer Middle
Berryhill, Phil
(304) 367-4120
335 ED
Ridgedale Elementary
Lindstrom, Denise
(304) 367-4824
355 ED

Preston

Bruceton Elementary/Middle
Hemler, Deb
(304) 367-4393
315 HH
West Preston Middle
Jones, Gwen
(304) 367-4667
341 ED

Taylor

Taylor County Middle
Reneau, Julie
(304) 367-4507
343 ED

Wetzel

Hundred High
Dempsey, Van
(304) 367-4241
351 ED
Long Drain
Dempsey, Van
(304) 367-4241
351 ED
Short Line Elementary
Price, Jeremy
(304)-367-3686
315 ED
Valley High School
Price, Jeremy
(304)-367-3686
315 ED

PDS Partnership Governance Participation

  • Attend campus liaison meetings (once per month)
  • Attend Partnership governance meetings as appropriate (Executive Committee)
  • Participate in Partnership-wide activities (professional development, planning activities, celebrations, etc.)
     

Teacher Education Support

  • Field Experience/Clinical Support
    • Student Teacher support: One direct observation per six weeks placement
    • Clinical I and II support: Maintain regular communication with site coordinator
  • Supports Action Research projects, and participates where appropriate as a co-researcher
  • Weekly communication with key PDS leadership at the site (telephone and email: principal, site coordinator, teacher leaders)
    • Teacher education candidate clinical and field experiences
    • Evaluation/Candidate performance issues/updates
  • Communicate with FSU methods-specific faculty  and Partnership Director on performance of Candidates at the sites if problems arise
  • Work with Site Coordinator and Partnership Director to ensure that field experience and clinical evaluations are submitted
     

PDS Site Support

  • Trip to PDS site once every two weeks to talk face-to-face with Principal, Site Coordinator, Teacher Leaders
  • Communicate with Partnership Director on activities with PDS
  • Network with other liaisons to share ideas and activities across sites
     

Faculty Scholarship and Professional Development (optional but desirable)

  • Work with PDS sites and other liaisons to solicit external funding to support professional development, teacher education, and other partnership related activities.
  • Participation in scholarly dissemination of partnership work at state, national and international conferences (supported by available funding)
  • Participation in scholarly dissemination of partnership work through publication where appropriate and tied to faculty interests