Department of Early, Middle & Exceptional Education Professional Development Program (PDS)

PDS Mission Statement

The mission of the Millersville University Early, Middle, and Exceptional Education Professional Development Program along with our district professional development schools is to work towards the followings goals:

  • To enrich the educational experiences of all children.
  • To provide a high quality introduction into the profession of education for new teachers.
  • To further our own professional growth as school and university based teachers and teacher educators.
  • To conduct work with all school partners in ways that are unbiased, fair, and just for everyone in the school community. PDS partnerships provide safe environments where all students can learn, all students are comfortable, and all students are secure and physically, emotionally, and intellectually out of harm’s way.

EMEE PDS Partner School Districts

Hempfield School District

Penn Manor School District

York Suburban School District

2018-19 Timeline

For all students taking ERCH/MDLV Professional Block II in Fall 2018 then Student Teaching in Spring 2019.

All I need to know about EMEE's PDS including timeline:

Submit the following 2018 Fall PDS application 

For Information on the EMEE PDS program contact:

Dr. Kimberly Heilshorn
Associate Professor - Department of Early, Middle & Exceptional Education
Coordinator - EMEE Professional Development School (PDS)