The Education Department of Roanoke College and a rotation of area schools have established a partnership to strengthen PreK-12 education and to enhance the preparation of pre-service teachers.
Roanoke College and Partner Schools focus on:
- Clinical Experience and Work
- Professional Development
- Curriculum Development
Goals of the partnership
- Roanoke College and Partner Schools, through clinical experiences and professional development, will share a commitment to the preparation and continual education of quality teachers.
- Roanoke College and Partner Schools will share a commitment to the development and implementation of curriculum, including pedagogy, content, process, and product.
- Roanoke College and Partner Schools will impact their shared educational community through voluntary and professional service acts.
Dr. Leslie Murrill, associate professor of education at Roanoke College, was awarded the 2009 Virginia Association of Colleges of Education's Instructional Leadership Award at the annual Association of Teacher Educators in Virginia Annual Conference.