Thursday, September 15, 2011

The Mitchell-Scarlett Partnership kicks off its first year

Tags: ball, community engagement, elementary education, k-12, khasnabis, mitchellscarlett, reischl, secondary education, teacher education, teacher education initiative


On September 13, 2011, the Mitchell Scarlett Teaching & Learning Collaborative threw a party to celebrate its inaugural implimentation in the classrooms of the newly combined K-8 campus of Mitchell Elementary School and Scarlett Middle School in Ann Arbor. The U-M School of Education and Ann Arbor Public Schools began this partnership in early 2010 with purposes of improving the education of the students at Mitchell and Scarlett through innovative continuous learning opportunities, while offering U-M teaching interns increased in-the-classroom experience.

In an article posted on the AnnArbor.com website on September 14, 2011, about the kick-off event, Debi Khasnabis and Catherine Hindman Reischl discuss the partnership. The Heritage Newspapers/Ann Arbor Journal, in a September 14, 2011 article, also covered the event, including information from Deborah Ball about the School of Education's long history of collaborating with local schools and teaching Ann Arbor students.

Debi Khasnabis is Chair, Elementary Teacher Education; Clinical Associate Professor

Cathy Hindman Reischl is Clinical Professor

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