Center for Educator Support

The College of Education (COE) Center for Educator Support (CES) provides professional development for educators in P-12 and university classrooms and to prepare mentor teachers and supervisors to provide equitable access to mentoring, to support the retention of students in teacher preparation programs, and to support the retention of teachers throughout their careers. 

Purpose

The Center for Educator Support provides quality professional development experiences that help all teachers become more confident, capable, and effective practitioners.  


Mission

The mission of the Center for Educator Support is to provide professional growth opportunities with a focus on strengthening teaching and learning. 

Coaching Cycles for Equitable Learning

The Center for Educator Support (CES), University Faculty and Supervisors, and Teachers on Special Assignment (TOSAs) are committed to providing essential support for pre-service teacher candidates through highly effective mentoring processes.

AVID

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a nonprofit that changes lives by helping schools shift to a more equitable, student-centered approach.

Cognitive Coaching Foundation Seminar

Cognitive CoachingSM is a powerful approach to enhancing performance of all school staff members.

Teacher Candidate Support Network

A synergistic, collaborative relationship forms between mentors as a result of their reflection, collegial coaching and goal setting.