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Project GLOBAL Competence

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Project GLOBAL Competence is a brand-new, 3-year project focused on redesigning the vision for Multiple Subject (MS) Global Competence in teacher education. It parallels the US PREP Framework and California Global 2030 Initiative.


In partnership with San Marcos Unified School District and Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District, Project GLOBAL Competence is working to

  • double the number of bilingual teachers,
  • triple the number of graduating seniors with a Seal of Biliteracy, and
  • quadruple the number of dual language programs in our area!

What is Project GLOBAL Competence?

GLOBAL stands for:

Global Learning Opportunities in Bilingual And Leading Inquiry

California's Global Competency relates to:

  1. the capacity for teacher candidates and students to investigate the world beyond their immediate environment,
  2. recognize different perspectives,
  3. communicate in multiple languages, and
  4. take action to improve conditions.

As part of this project, two themed Global Competence cohorts will be developed: Dual Language Education and Inquiry Based Learning. 

The MS redesign will provide high-quality professional development that includes a curriculum relatable to real-world learning. The teacher preparation project for our credential program will focus on clinical practice, since our current model begins with 8 weeks of methods courses followed by 8 weeks of clinical practice.

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Our goal is to balance the coursework with fieldwork application during a 16-week (year-long) model. This transformative redesign will include cultural and linguistic connections, cross-disciplinary collaborations, and building professional capacity through continuous improvement (e.g., program design, clinical practice, curriculum, pedagogy).

Save the Date

Introductory Meeting: Wednesday, September 16th at 3PM

Zoom Meeting Link

Contact

Dr. Christiane Wood
Dr. Ingrid Flores
Dr. Ana Hernandez

Project Global Competence Site Coordinators:
San Marcos Unified School District: Jon Centofranchi
Valley Center Pauma Unified School District: Martha Richardson

iEARN-Orillas

Knowing Our Students; Knowing Ourselves

Future Teacher Global Learning Network

International Partners

  • Paraguay
  • Belarus
  • Argentina
 

 

Save the Date: Wednesday, September 16, 3PM

Sept 16 meeting, 3pmJoin us to learn more about Project GLOBAL Competence and how we're working with two multiple subject cohorts this year! Representatives from US PREP will also be in attendance to provide you with an overview of the coalition and our partnership.

Wednesday, September 16 at 3 PM

Zoom Meeting Link

  • Goals of the Project

    1. Transform the one-year Post Baccalaureate Multiple Subject (elementary) Teacher Credential Program (through two themed Global Competence cohorts; Dual Language Education and Inquiry Base Learning)
    2. Increase teacher preparedness through a focus on clinical practice
    3. Strengthen partnerships with K-12 school districts (Principals, CTs, OSLs)
    4. Identify, address, and interrupt patterns of inequity within our own instructional practices using Improvement Science methodology.
    5. Purposeful emphasis on clinical practice experiences for teacher candidates
    6. Integrate principles of diversity and inclusion within coursework, teaching, and clinical experiences
    7. Develop and implement high-quality, innovative and practice-based curriculum and program delivery.
    8. Balance credential program coursework with fieldwork application during a 16-week (year-long model).
    9. Double the number of bilingual teachers, triple the number of graduating seniors with a Seal of Biliteracy, quadruple the number of dual language programs (in our service area)
    10. Develop global competence in teacher education through
      • investigation of the world beyond their immediate environment
      • the ability to recognize different perspectives,
      • communication in multiple languages
      • taking action to improve conditions
    11. Build professional capacity through continuous improvement (e.g., program design, clinical practice, curriculum, pedagogy, and teacher educator professional development).
    12. Sustain a high-quality teacher educator program by
      • Ongoing evaluation and internal review of the redesigned MS program to refine and revise areas of needed improvement.
      • Use existing tools and data sources (e.g. CSU Dashboard, EdQ), new surveys as well as tools provided by US Prep coaching personnel.
      • Collect data on teacher candidate impact, teacher graduate impact.
    13. Refine teacher candidate recruitment processes