• Leveraging the Clinical Practice Model to Merge Theory With Practice

  • "My number-one goal is to have both schools not be able to imagine not having this partnership," says Master Practitioner Rick Mitchell of Butler University’s relationship with Indianapolis’ Pike High School. Instructor Cathy Hargrove says the partners’ shared vision and belief system drive faculty to be invested just as much in the work they’re doing in the schools as in the work on the university campus. Professor Shelly Furuness lauds the benefits of Butler’s close partnerships with Pike as well as Shortridge High School, which enable candidates to collaborate deeply with mentors on application of theory in live classroom settings.