PDS Goals

The UNC Charlotte Professional Development School Network has goals focused on:  

  1. The exemplary preparation of pre-service teachers and other school-based educators (e.g., counselors and administrators) to positively impact teaching and learning in diverse P-12 schools.
  2. Enhancing professional development of beginning and experienced teachers and other school-based educators that will improve teaching and student learning in diverse P-12 schools.
  3. Engaging in applied inquiry in P-12 schools that will improve practice and student learning.
  4. Providing teaching candidates with rich and diverse learning experiences that promote knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning.
  5. Supporting the retention rate of new and veteran teachers in all educational settings.