Teacher preparation programs and universities work with candidates in diverse school settings. How can you ensure that faculty, field supervisors, cooperating teachers, and other support are aligned on your program’s definition of great teaching? Join this conversation with Point Loma University faculty to learn what they’ve done to provide aligned and evidence-based feedback to candidates.
Jill Hamilton-Bunch is the associate dean of Teacher Education at PLNU and is the director of the Bakersfield campus. She joined the PLNU faculty full time in 2002 after serving many years in the public school system. She began her career in Delano, California, as an English Language Development (ELD) teacher, academic coach, and program leader before coming to the university. Her research interests include the preparation of teachers to serve English learners and performance quality indicators in the teaching of ELD.