A unique service we offer at Towson University Center for Professional Studies (CPS) is video production. Initially, this may seem like an odd service to provide for a team that specializes in workforce development training. However, video production does fit seamlessly with our other services.
In the third installment of my on-going series of blog posts (1, 2) about Towson University’s university-community partnerships, I’m going to explore professional development and training. Professional development and training takes many forms at Towson University. It ranges from working with a government agency to
Finding quality child care is one of the most important decisions working parents of pre-k children can make. Finding the right fit comes with many questions. Many of which center around “where.” Should it be near home? Work? Or near another child’s school? To help
Sometimes the events I love planning the most are the ones that happen every year. I’ve already built a relationship with the client, I know how they want the room set-up and what food they like, and honestly, there just aren’t that many surprises. The
The Race to the Top (RTTT) grant has come to an end (see CAIRE and the Race to the Top and Evaluating the Implementation and Utilization of the Race to the Top Projects). This project has been a part of the Center for Application and
In past blog posts I’ve introduced what CAIRE is doing to support RTTT and discussed the how we are evaluating the implementation and utilization of the projects. In this post I wanted to share the perspective of a “freshly minted” graduate who has recently joined
Year One Reflection and Moving Forward Back in January we filled you in on our exciting new project with Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), where we were tasked to develop webinars for Maryland teachers that follow up on the content they were exposed to
In my previous blog CAIRE and Race to the Top, I provided an overview of what CAIRE means, who is involved with it, and how it relates to Race to the Top (RTTT). CAIRE‘s main function is to independently evaluate 54 distinct but interrelated projects.
Building Bridges Across Campus: Dr. Ray Lorion, Dean of the College of Education and Dr. Daraius Irani, Executive Director, RESI
This blog series “Partnerships Across Campus” gives you — our partners, collaborators, and clients — an inside perspective on how the professional outreach staff within TU’s applied research and outreach centers work and collaborate with Towson University faculty. I have been working for the Regional
TU Center for Professional Studies selected to support Maryland’s teachers in mastering the Maryland Common Core State Curriculum
As the largest producer of teachers and the go-to resource for teacher professional development and education, we are naturally involved in many aspects of the Race to the Top program. One new initiative is the Educator Effectiveness Academies (EEAs), which support teacher development in the