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 Spring Partner School Districts

Donegal School District  https://www.donegalsd.org/en-US 

Ephrata Area School District  https://easdpa.org/

Manheim Central School District  https://www.manheimcentral.org/

Palmyra Area School District  https://www.pasd.us/

Pequea Valley School District  https://www.pequeavalley.org/ 

 

EMEE PDS FALL PARTNER SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Conestoga Valley School District  https://www.conestogavalley.org/

ELANCO School District  https://www.elanco.org/

Hempfield School District  https://www.hempfieldsd.org/

Lampeter-Strasburg School District  https://www.l-spioneers.org/Schools/

Manheim Township School District  https://www.mtwp.net/

Penn Manor School District  https://www.pennmanor.net/

York Suburban School District  https://www.yssd.org/ 

PDS APPLICATION

Please complete this form by March 4th, 2022, so we can make the correct matches between you and potential mentor teachers for interviews: https://forms.office.com/r/eLe2Y2f5VZ

You need to be signed into your MU Office 365 account to be able to complete this survey.

For Information on the EMEE PDS program contact:

Dr. Aileen Hower
Assistant Professor - Department of Early, Middle & Exceptional Education
2021/2022 Coordinator - EMEE Professional Development School (PDS)
Aileen.Hower@millersville.edu