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What does PDS stand for?

PDS stands for Professional Development School

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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The program, a collaboration of West Virginia University (WVU) and 30 professional development schools, helps address next Generation Science Standards, notes Dr.
The bill also requires the use of funds to conduct at least one 3-week summer institute each year; train the leadership teams to provide in-service training for teachers in the professional development schools established; provide support services to such professional development schools including the establishment of a national network of individuals to assist in teacher education programs in professional development schools; consulting assistance in the design and implementation of teacher education; and monthly newsletters or other methods of communicating useful information.
Finally, we take a look at the professional development schools (PDS) model, which emphasizes a collaborative approach to creating friendly and supportive environments for teachers, and sends a proactive message to students, teachers, families, administrators, policymakers, and education advocacy groups.
Topics included shared governance, professional development schools, inclusion, induction, special education, literacy, reading adoptions, adolescence literature, teacher preparation, and social justice.