Members to NAGC can receive three publications -- Parenting for Gifted Children, Teaching for High Potential, and the academic journal, Gifted Child Quarterly. All are available through the mail and online.
Major Duties: General summary:- Coach pre-service teachers, serve as a liaison between the University and the school districts. Major duties:- Builds and maintains relationships with public schools. Serves as a liaison for school district personnel and University faculty, staff and students. Visits and observes residents in the field to provide appropriate support through the residency program. - Collaborates with faculty, community partners and teacher candidates in graduate program to place students in clinical experiences in partner schools. Tracks all placements for assigned programs. Registers and clears candidates for pre-internship and final-internship experiences. Communicates concerns with advisors and faculty.- Supports grant leadership team in implementing federal grant policies and procedures, and communication protocols. - Assists the unit director in preparing teacher candidates for clinical experiences through classroom visits, orientations, professional development, observations and interventions throughout their professional program. May teach or co-teach final internship seminar.- Assists with all clinical experience application processes, including processing pre-internship and internship applications through the comprehensive data management system and providing relative statistical and analytical reports.- Provides training, development and evaluation of school partners and clinical instructors. Conducts and organizes relevant workshops and training for students.
Minimum Qualifications: - Master's degree in related field from an accredited institution.- Five year's relevant experience. - Teaching experience in urban schools. - Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.- Experience coaching and supporting pre-service or new teachers. - Deep understanding of elementary curriculum and instruction.
Internal Number: 352_57715
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.
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