Professional Learning Day
Site Coordinator Forms
PDS Partner Applications
Mark Your Calendar! Professional Learning Day Conference
A PDS Professional Learning Day for partnership teachers
hosting Fall 2010 interns, site coordinators with interns in school, and
Date: Friday, October 22,
8:00am - 3:30pm
With district approval, interns substitute for teachers at
Site Coordinator Forms
Information about site seminars and access to the site
seminar survey form can be found on the PDS Web site under Current Participants - Site Coordinator section
(User name: pds;
Fall 2010 Submission Due Date: E-mail completed site
seminars survey form on or before Friday, December 3, 2010, to
PDS Partner Applications
Site coordinators; please remind all of your PDS
partnership teachers to once again complete their online PDS Partnership
Application in order to update their record in our database with their
information current to the new academic year. If they do not
remember their user name and password to login to the application, please
Link to PDS Partnership Application
PDS site coordinators and partnerships teachers hosting an
intern for the current academic year are extended library privileges at
the UNCW Randall Library for the entire year. You will be issued a
"Library Privilege Card" the first time you use the services at
All public teachers may come to the WCE Library and sign
up for an "Area Teacher Card." This card gives teachers
access to their resources.
Your experience is needed! Register today as an eMentor!
Interested in National Board Certification? Attend a
FREE information session on Tuesday, October 5th at 5pm in the WCE, room
Eligible to RENEW your National Board Certification?
Find out more information by clicking here.
For more details about any of these programs, contact
Somer Lewis, Teacher-In-Residence, at 910-962-7669 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Catapano, PDS Director
Watson College of Education
601 South college Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5991
A Message from
Dr. Susan Catapano, PDS Director...
We are very excited about Coaching Connections,
our newly designed e-mail newsletter for Site Coordinators! We feel this regular communication will
strengthen our partnership and provide you with important information that
will make your role easier. We welcome
your feedback. If you have any
suggestions or information that needs to be shared, please let us know.
We want this to be a way to support you and say thank you for all you do!
Fall PDS Site
Coordinator Meeting ~ 9/10/10
We had six partnership districts represented, with 46
participants in attendance on Friday, September 10th! This meeting
afforded the opportunity for us to discuss the Watson College of Education
resources that are available to our partners (Betty Holden Stike
Educational Laboratory, Curriculum Materials Center, Assistive Technology
Demonstration and Lending Site, National Board Certification) and discuss
school professional development needs.
Participants completed the following survey to give us
feedback on how we can support you.
If you did not make the meeting, click below to complete the
Link: PDS Partner Survey
The agenda and handouts from the meeting can be found on
the PDS Web site under Current Participants - Site Coordinator/
Administrators sections (User name: pds; Password: participants).
Online Training Module - Now Available!
Training to become a PDS partner will now be done through
our NEW online "PDS Orientation Training." This training
consists of five modules that can be completed at one sitting or done
over a period of time convenient to the participant. Modules
include: Introduction, Adult Learning and Cognitive Coaching, Supporting
Interns, and Wrapping it Up. The final step in the training process
is completing the PDS Partnership Application. A certificate for 10 hours (1 CEU) of
professional development will be issued upon completion.
Administrators may e-mail email@example.com throughout the
year the name and e-mail address of teachers/administrators at their
school that want to enter our partnership. A user name and password
to access the training program will be created and e-mailed directly to
the person. The training program will be available throughout the
PDS Web Site
Your On-line Connection!
The PDS web site can be a great asset to your role as site
coordinator! Let us know if there is more that we might include. The link
to our PDS web site: http://www.uncw.edu/ed/pds/index.html.
Section Highlights: Click on links going down the left
side of the main page to be directed to that section of information.
Current Participants: Access materials relating
specifically to a PDS role (partnership teacher, site coordinator,
administrator, supervisor & WCE faculty, system key contact). Select
a role and enter User name: pds; Password: participants.
News & Events: Listing of upcoming PDS events including training
dates, professional learning days, and awards as well as various
calendars (PDS events calendar, university and school system combined
calendar, school calendars, testing calendars).
PDS Partners: Directions to partner sites (schools & central
offices) and listing of districts and schools, key contacts, principals
and site coordinators, and district superintendents.
Resources & Links: Source of professional learning
event materials, PDS preparation materials & tools, and links to
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and they will show themselves great. Ralph Waldo Emerson