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OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AWARDS GRANT
OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami University's School of Education and Allied
Professions has been awarded a $270,664 grant from the Ohio Department of
Education to provide training for implementation of new state licensure
The project, "Entry Year Programs for Partnership and Beginning-Year
Teachers," is one of only 17 selected from 56 proposals.
Dr. David Killian, chair and professor of teacher education, is the project
director. He says that as many as 34 Southwest Ohio schools could participate
in the program, which incorporates performance assessment of beginning teachers
and for mentoring teachers.
The project includes Pathwise training for first-year teacher mentors and the
training of Praxis III assessors, drawn from the ranks of teachers and
administrators selected from Miami's partnership schools and Miami faculty.
Middletown City School District will be the fiscal agent for the grant.