The primary goal of the Faculty Site Coordinator (FSC) is to coordinate the work of student teachers, faculty, and clinical educators, eliminating the silos traditionally established in university-based teacher preparation programs. While some coaching or co-teaching is part of the job, the primary responsibility is to communicate and coordinate. The FSC will work from a school campus (3-5 schools), generally spending one day a week in each school with a day spent on the University's campus supporting the work of the Office of School and Community Partnerships. The responsibilities of the FSC are as follows: Work closely with the Lead Clinical Educator, principal, and Assistant Dean of the Office of School and Community Partnerships to select the Clinical Educators (CEs). Work with approximately 35-40 teacher candidates each semester. These candidates include those in the student teaching semester and those in the first semester of the yearlong internship. Hold an orientation for all CEs in their schools. Hold an orientation for all candidates in their schools, sharing how they will coordinate the work and how will support and assess the candidates. Conduct performance assessments (i.e. CPAST) of all student teachers in their schools. Conduct
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