• Unifying the Profession Through Clinical Partnerships

  • In this video from the Research-to-Practice Spotlight Series, Dean Renée Middleton and Director of Professional Development School Partnerships Marcy Kiefer Kennedy of Ohio University’s Patton College of Education discuss the mutual benefits of their clinical practice partnerships. This spotlight focuses on the importance of collaboration for the implementation of these programs. Middleton explains that by truly committing to what clinical practice means, institutions learn to work collaboratively and lose their territorial stigmas. Kennedy says the relationship between faculty at Ohio University and teachers/administration at the PK-12 partner schools is vital in being able to carry out the clinical practice program. Both professionals agree that what affects higher education affects PK-12 and vice [more]