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2019 Clinical Practice Fellow Symposium

Deadline to apply to be a Clinical Practice Fellow is September 1, 2018.

Are you interested in clinical practice?

Come be a part of a community of educators who are interested in solving real issues and challenges related to developing school-university partnerships and integrating clinical practice as part of educator preparation programs. You are encouraged to apply to be a Clinical Practice Fellow at the 2019 ATE Annual Meeting!

Who are Clinical Practice Fellows?

ATE Clinical Practice Fellows are a group of teacher educators, PK-12 school personnel, and clinical field coordinators who have a strong research interest in clinical practice. Clinical Practice Fellows are selected through a competitive application process.

What do Clinical Practice Fellows do?

Clinical Practice Fellows attend a national pre-conference symposium at ATE beginning the evening of Saturday, February 16th, 2019, and ending by noon on Monday, February 18th, 2019. During the Clinical Practice Fellows symposium, Clinical Fellows and their partners network with one another, share research interests, and hear from some of the top scholars in clinical practice as they engage in a national dialogue about “turning teacher education upside down” and putting clinical practice at the center of teacher education!   

What is the theme of 2019 Clinical Practice Fellows?

This year’s Clinical Fellows Symposium theme, Re-Imagining Clinically-Based Teacher Education Programs, will be action-oriented and designed to bring clinical fellows together to work on challenges they face in their context. Together, we can re-think the nature of our clinical practices, re-imagine the link between methods and clinical experiences, and re-conceive authentic, sustainable partnerships that support rich clinical experiences. 

Who should attend?

Returning Clinical Fellows

We welcome and encourage past clinical fellows to participate and share their work from the previous year. Former clinical fellows should submit their intent to attend the 2019 Clinical Fellows Symposium by completing this form.

New Clinical Fellows

We invite teacher educators in all stages of their careers to participate. We especially encourage doctoral students, early career faculty members, and University clinical field coordinators to apply. We strongly encourage all Clinical Fellows to bring a school-based teacher educator (mentor teacher, principal, teacher leader, etc.) to the conference to serve as a “thought-partner” throughout the symposium and conference activities. You are encouraged to explore funding for a Clinical Practice Partner through your dean’s office.

How to apply?

For new clinical fellows, the application process is competitive, but simple.  Your application will be reviewed along with proposals for the conference and you will be notified by October 1 of your acceptance.  

To apply, you will need to prepare the following before completing the application:

        • A brief statement as to why you are applying to be an ATE Clinical Practice Fellow, no more than 150 words.
        • A description of how you are thinking about “Re-Imagining Clinical Practice” and what you hope to learn/take away from the ATE Clinical Practice Session, no more than 200 words.
        • A brief bio, no more than 100 words.
The deadline for applying is September 1, 2018.

Please reach out to the Co-Chairs for the symposium with any questions.

  
 Kathryn Will-Dubyak
 Annie Grugel

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