Regional Professional Development School Mission Statement

The mission of the RPDS to provide a learning community to improve practice and enhance student achievement in Pre-K-12 public schools. The RPDS provides professional development for classroom teachers and Salisbury University faculty. The Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies partners with seven counties to provide preparation for prospective teachers enrolled in early childhood, elementary, secondary and K-12 programs in physical education, music, ESOL and TESOL at Salisbury University.

SU Earns Exemplary NAPDS 'Professional Development School Achievement'  Award

PDS Award Winners 

Salisbury University has earned national recognition for its collaborative partnerships with Mardela Middle and High School (MMHS).

The University was honored with the 2015 Exemplary Professional Development School (PDS) Achievement Award from the National Association of Professional Development Schools (NAPDS). Only six campuses across the country were honored. SU is the only non-research one university to earn national recognition for its PDS partnerships at the elementary, middle and high school levels.  Read more...