• Clinical Partnerships at UNLV: An Overview

  • The College of Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) offers its educator candidates clinical experiences through a variety of partnerships, which also support other students, faculty, and members of the local education community in what Dean Kim Metcalf describes as a “natural laboratory” environment. A partnership with the Clark County School District, cultivated over the past decade, thrives through deliberate and open communication across both formal and informal channels. The latest outgrowth of this partnership is a new initiative for research and clinical experience in Paradise Elementary School. Another long-standing partnership is with the inclusive preschool on campus, which serves the wider community and provides learning opportunities for both [more]