Seven Ways to Ensure Multi-Directionality in School-University Partnerships

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This article provides seven ways to ensure multi-directionality in school-university partnerships. Authors provide suggestions for inviting school-based teacher educators, sometimes called clinical educators, to participate in college/university spaces. They include changing terminology, providing teaching opportunities for school-based faculty in university settings, assisting admission processes, establishing schools as clinical committees to strengthen feedback, appointing lead teachers, collaborative writing and research, and supervising teacher candidates.