Posted January 30, 2020 by Ashley Washburn
Faculty and staff from Lincoln Public Schools and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will meet March 19 to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with K-12 and university partnerships.
“Pathways to Successful Faculty-Teacher Partnerships” is 3-5 p.m. in the Nebraska Union’s Platte River Room, 1400 R St. Faculty interested in proposing teacher collaborations or outreach as part of grant-funded work should plan to attend. Registration is required.
Partnerships between K-12 educators and university faculty are excellent vehicles to advance the broader societal impacts of research. Speakers will share:
- Advice for partnering with K-12 schools such as LPS.
- Examples of successful partnerships between LPS and UNL.
- Insight around planning for teacher professional development.
- Recommendations and resources for evaluating K-12 partnerships.
The event also will include dedicated time for informal networking. Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, contact Nathan Meier, assistant vice chancellor for research, 402-472-3902.