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 https://www.hempfieldsd.org
Conestoga Valley School District https://www.conestogavalley.org/
ELANCO School District https://www.elanco.org
Lampeter-Strasburg School District https://www.l-spioneers.org/
Manheim Township School District https://www.mtwp.net/
Penn Manor School District https://pennmanor.net
York Suburban School District www.yssd.org
2020 - 2021 Timeline
CHECK THIS WEBSITE ON A REGULAR BASIS FOR UPDATES ON PDS INTERVIEW INFORMATION
April 16, 2020 - Please check your Millersville email regularly in the upcoming days for PDS virtual interview information. I will be sending you information about the virtual interview process and your unique list of six to ten mentor teachers who will be contacting you to schedule virtual PDS interviews.
Dr. Kimberly Heislshorn
March 30, 2020 - Due to COVID -19, our Professional Development School (PDS) interviews have been put on hold for right now. When we, along with our school partners, have further information, I will keep you informed by posting updates on our EMEE Homepage under PDS and reaching out directly by email once the logistics are finalized.
Dr. Kimberly Heilshorn
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)