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 participate in Continuous Improvement Summer Work Teams and Liaison Retreats.

Barnes Learning Center
Marion County
Ross, Susan
(304) 367-4279
314 CH
Barrackville Elementary/Middle
Marion County
Smith, Sharon
(304) 367-4665
333 ED
Big Elm Elementary
Harrison County
Beverly Michael
(304) 367-4274
347 ED
Blackshere Elementary
Marion County
Noland, Jason
(304) 367-3686
315 ED
Bridgeport High
Harrison County
Owens, Barbara
(304) 367-4886
328 ED
Bruceton Elementary/Middle
Preston County
Hemler, Deb
(304) 367-4393
315 HH
Cheat Lake Elementary
Monongalia County
Burnside, Diane
(304) 641-0719
East Dale Elementary
Marion County
Crislip-Tacy, Carolyn
(304) 367-4241
352 ED
East Fairmont High
Marion County
Sapp, Budd
(304) 367-4663
313 ED
East Park Elementary
Marion County
Ross, Susan
(304) 367-4279
314 CH
Fairmont Senior High
Marion County
Kiefer, Kristi
(304) 367-4265
309 CH
Fairview Elementary
Marion County
Burnside, Diane
(304) 641-0719
Jayenne Elementary
Marion County
Crislip-Tacy, Carolyn
(304) 367-4241
352 ED
Liberty High
Harrison County
TBA
Lincoln High
Harrison County
Michael, Beverly
(304) 367-4274
347 ED
Lumberport Elementary
Harrison County
Moroose, Don
(304) 367-4128
332 ED
Mannington Middle
Marion County
Sapp, Budd
(304) 367-4663
313 ED
Monongah Elementary
Marion County
Moroose, Don
(304) 367-4128
3332 ED
Monongah Middle
Marion County
Moroose, Don
(304) 367-4128
332 ED
Mountaineer Middle
Monongalia County
Reneau, Julie
(304) 367-4507
355 ED
Mountaineer Middle
Monongalia County
Sidwell, Amy
(304) 367-4509
348 ED
Mountaineer Middle
Monongalia County
Pittman, Pamela
(304)-367-4272
354 ED
North Marion High
Marion County
Sapp, Budd
(304) 367-4663
313 ED
Norwood Elementary
Harrison County
Owens, Barbara
(304) 367-4886
328 ED
Nutter Fort Intermediate
Harrison County
Kiefer, Kristi
(304)-367-4265
309 CH
Nutter Fort Primary
Harrison County
Kiefer, Kristi
(304) 367-4265
309 CH
Pleasant Valley Elementary
Marion County
Smith, Sharon
(304) 367-4665
333 ED
Ridgedale Elementary
Monongalia County
Sidwell, Amy
(304) 367-4509
348 ED
Robert C. Byrd High
Harrison County
Yerdon-LeJeune, Jennifer
(304) 367-4756
314 WH
Simpson Elementary
Harrison County
Noland, Jason
(304) 367-3686
315 ED
South Harrison High
Harrison County
Burnside, Diane
(304) 641-0719
Taylor County Middle
Taylor County
Reneau, Julie
(304) 367-4507
355 ED
Washington Irving Middle
Harrison County
Owens, Barbara
(304) 367-4886
328 ED
West Fairmont Middle
Marion County
Matthews, James
(304) 367-4780
308 JH
West Preston Middle
Preston County
Hemler, Deb
(304) 367-4393
315 HH
White Hall Elementary
Marion County
Metcalf, Amanda
(304) 333-3679
312 CH

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