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"The It Factor" What Makes a Great Teacher?

English Language Arts Professional Development Community (PLC)"The It Factor" What Makes a Great Teacher? Holly Thornton The impact a teacher has on students may be profound and lasting. Thus, teacher preparation is grounded in...

Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium 2018

Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium 2018July 21st-July 26th The symposium is geared toward educators, students, and community members and is free and open to the public. The purpose and goal of the Symposium is to provide public and private...

Partnership Information Flow

How does information flow through the Public School Partnership? When there is information to share with Partnership members it may go through several avenues. If you look at the chart below you will see several ways information might get to members...


Formally established in 1987, the Appalachian State University Public School Partnership has as its goal the development of a strong collaborative program among the members of the Partnership. Members have agreed to work closely as equals for the purpose of making educational improvements in areas that are of mutual concern to the Partners. Attention is given to enhancing the preparation of teachers as well as to the continuing professional development of teachers. Shared decision making exists as members work toward educational initiatives and improvements within the Partnership schools.