Professional Development School

The mission of the Murray State University Professional Development School model is to create a strong collaborative program between district and University faculty committed to developing exemplary teacher and improving p-12 learning. Teacher Quality Insitute implemented this program 

Click here for the Professional Development School Pilot Information Booklet.

2016-2017 Participants

Browning Springs Middle School

Principal: Jason Clark

Assistant Principal: Wendy Eaves

School-Based Educators: Katie Vaught (Math) & Tonya Epley (Social Studies)

Murray State Teacher Candidate: Mathew Blackwell

Murray Middle School

Principal: Bob Horne

Assistant Principal: Mark English

School-Based Educators: Suzanne Armstrong, Beth Myers, & Chris Merfeld

Murray State Teacher Candidate: Heather Vieitez & Emily Gooch

Mayfield Middle School

Principal: Kim Reed

Assistant Principal: Kelly Stinson

School-Based Educator: Heather Hopwood & Ashley Collins

Murray State Teacher Candidates: Grace Harris

Paducah Middle School

Principal: Stacy Overlin

Assistant Principal: Patrick Sadler & Allene Houston Jones

School-Based Educator: Terica Gaines & Rachel Morgan

Murray State Teacher Candidates: Dan Adams

Clark Elementary

Principal: Steve Ybarzabel

Assistant Principal: Erin Sauders

School-Based Educator: Liz Leneave, Mitzi Collins, Nick Dietrich, Jenny Roberts, & Jenneifer Thompson

Murray State Teacher Candidates: Alyssa Harris, Darian Helton, Keri Hicks, Taylor Hobbs, & Jo Anne Koster Harwell