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Article by four local educators published in newsletter of National Association for Professional Development Schools.
CONTACT: Cynthia Gissy, acting chair of Education Division, 304-424-8259.
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An article written by four local educators has been published in the most recent issue of PDS Partners, the official newsletter of the National Association for Professional Development Schools.
"Taking A Chance with Action Research" was co-written by Cynthia Kelley, West Virginia University at Parkersburg professor of education; Cynthia Gissy, acting chair of the college's Education Division and associate professor of education; and D. Keith Enoch, principal and Esther Lauderman, assistant principal, both at Williamstown Elementary School.
The article describes a research initiative involving teacher candidates at WVU Parkersburg and in-service teachers at Williamstown Elementary.
The NAPDS includes more than 1,000 educators in more than 40 states and five counties involved in promoting the development of collaborative public school/higher education/community relationships.
WVU Parkersburg offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. The Parkersburg campus is the only community college in West Virginia accredited to offer bachelor's degrees.