A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Accreditation

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A Funny Thing
Happened on the
Way to Accreditation
Living the TI life
Welcome and Introductions
• Dr. Diana Piccolo
• Missouri State University
• Dr. Laurie Edmondson
• Drury University
• Dr. Colleen Hardy
• Evangel University
Transformation Initiative
Teacher Education Alliance
• The over-arching goal of the Teacher Education
Alliance (TEA) is to positively impact student
achievement in partner schools.
• A secondary goal is to identify teacher education
candidates that have a passion for working with
children of poverty and increase their preparedness
to be successful in these schools
Transformation Initiative
Teacher Education Alliance
• The Teacher Education Alliance (TEA) is a
collaboration between
• Springfield Public Schools (SPS),
• Missouri State University,
• Drury University,
• Evangel University,
• Baptist Bible College.
The focus of the
collaboration is
on high-poverty
schools
Partner Institutions
Institution
Classification Total
Enrollment
(2009-2010)
Declared Majors
in Elementary
and Secondary
Education
(2009-2010)
134
Candidates
Admitted to
Teacher
Education
Program
(2009-2010)
62
Expected
Practicum
Candidates,
TEA/Total
(TEA/Total)
(2010-2011)
9/18
Baptist Bible
College
Private, church 556
affiliated
Drury University
Private, liberal
arts, church
affiliated
5100
425
147
20/97
Evangel
University
Private, liberal
arts, churchaffiliated
1850
301
124
20/102
Missouri State
University
Public,
21688
comprehensive
2657
1036
32/535
Transformation Initiative Goals
Teacher Education Alliance
• To support quality teaching and learning within the
partner schools of the Teacher Education Alliance (TEA).
• To address the needs of high-poverty (Title I) schools that
partner with TEA professional preparation programs.
• To contribute to the research base for effective teacher
education, teaching, and student learning.
• To link prior research findings and ongoing TEA research
to school practices and to the TEA professional
preparation programs.
Transformation Initiative
Teacher Education Alliance (TEA) Goals Alignment Chart
Goals
To support quality teaching and
learning within the partner schools
of the Teacher Education Alliance
(TEA).
Activities
*TEA professional learning provided for
candidates each semester
*Collaborative school sites
*Collaborative site candidate interviews
*Collaborative site supervisor
*Collaborative site supervisor handbook
To address the needs of high*Weller Elementary Action Plan
poverty (Title I) schools that partner *Bingham Elementary Action Plan
with TEA professional preparation
programs.
To contribute to the research base
Presentation at AACTE ( Fall 2010)
for effective teacher education,
Presentation at MACTE (Fall 2010)
Presentation at Critical Questions Symposium
teaching, and student learning.
(Fall 2012)
To link prior research findings and
*TEA professional learning provided for
ongoing TEA research to school
candidates each semester
practices and to the TEA
*Cultural Competence Plan-3 year cycle of
professional preparation programs.
speakers addressing differentiation, poverty and
English Language Learners
*Collaborative Professional Development for
first year teachers
*Extended clinical experiences
Research
*Student teacher survey data
*Cooperating teacher survey data
*Candidate feedback from professional
learning sessions
*Student Achievement Data from Weller Elem
*Student Achievement Data-Title I Schools
*Research Brief 1 (Piccolo and Wernli, 2012)
*Research Brief 2 (Piccolo and Chan, 2013)
*Strategy for the Evaluation of Teacher
Education Programs and Projects Intending to
Impact Student Achievement in Title I
Schools: The Case of Teaching Academies
(Sell, 2009)
*Learning to Teach in Title I, High Poverty
Schools: A Content Analysis of Teacher
Candidates’ and School Princp0ials’ Reflections
on the Student Teaching Experience (Sell,
2010)
*Spring 2011 TEA Online Survey: Summary
of Qualitative Data Analysis (Sell, 2009)
In the Beginning. .
• Spring 2009-Initial Collaborative meetings
• 2009-Decision made to pursue Transformation
Initiative with NCATE (CAEP)
2009-2010
• Implementation at 11 school sites
• Secured $25,000 local community grant
• Professional learning plan developed to support
candidates
• Memorandum of Understanding signed with SPS
2010-2011
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•
•
•
•
Research sub-committee created
Additional school sites added to the project
Survey given to candidates during the spring 2011
TEA guidebook created
Panel presentation at Fall NCATE conference
2011-2012
• Collaborative school sites formally added to
program
• Research committee developed survey for
cooperating teachers in addition to continuing
research with candidates
• First onsite NCATE review-MSU
2012-2013
• First research brief published
• Created web based data storage for collaborative use
• NCATE visit for Evangel University
2013-2014
• Second research brief
• Implement co-teaching model for secondary
candidates
• Review guidebook for necessary changes
• Conduct additional research
• NCATE visit for Drury University
Transformation Initiative
Unexpected outcomes
• Collaboration between institutions extended beyond project
• Field experience
• Collaborative professional development for beginning teachers
• Collaboration activities led to a process for working together
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*TEA Guidebook
*TEA Website
*TEA Meeting Minutes
*Data warehouse
Learnings
• Change is constant
• Personnel changes
• Put it in writing
• Write an epic not a short story
• Lack of funding encourages creativity
Questions
Diana Piccolo
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Laurie Edmondson
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Colleen Hardy
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