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'Watch, Listen, Play, Create' Emphasizes Music and Movement in Early Childhood

Buffalo State is hosting an international convention that explores how young children engage in music and movement expression—and provides an opportunity for them to do so.

Sponsored by the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association (ECMMA), the 2018 professional development


IPDS Featured in SUNY Newsletter

The International Professional Development Schools Consortium was featured prominently in The SUNY Applied Learning Newsletter, The Umbrella Issue 5. Check it out!

Now Hiring Students: Academic Success Office

The Academic Success area is now accepting applications for Peer Mentors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders for 2018-19.  The online applications will be available until May 31st, 2018 and phone interviews and hiring will occur in June 2018.  Positions begin in late August 2018. Brief position descriptions follow, and additional position details and online applications can be found at:

New PDS Faculty Publication!

Doing PDS: Stories and Strategies from Successful Clinically Rich Practice was recently published as a volume in the Information Age Publishing (IAP) book series, Research in Professional Development Schools. The book, which is a compilation of articles meant to share the skills, knowledge, and examples of evidence-based practice of Buffalo State’s PDS, offers ideas for how teacher education and professional development might be re-conceptualized and re-energized. Doing PDS was edited by Elementary Education and Reading faculty Keli Garas-York, associate professor, Pixita del Prado Hill, professor, Leslie Day, former assistant chair for undergraduate programs, Kim Truesdell, professor emeritus, and associate professor of Creative Studies, Susan Keller-Mathers. Doing PDS can be purchased online.

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