Our Vision: Foster continuous learning through Community University School Partnerships.

Our Mission: Strengthen our shared realization of professional education standards.

Through Impact Partnerships, CUSP works to fulfill both the mission statement of the College of Education and WCSD's Vision for Core Instructional Practice.

    Vision UNR College of Education Dean Kenneth Coll is committed to strengthening a shared realization of professional education standards.  Mission The College of education: Prepares well-qualified educators, human development specialists, counselors, administrators, and other professionals to address critical community needs; Conducts original research and scholarship to improve the knowledge base in professional practice and policy; Engages with the state, local school districts, and communities through outreach and reciprocal partnerships to strengthen social, educational, and economic well-being of all Nevada Citizens, including children; and Cultivates professionals who are culturally competent, locally relevant, and globally aware.

 

 

Vision
UNR College of Education Dean Kenneth Coll is committed to strengthening a shared realization of professional education standards.

 Mission
The College of education:
Prepares well-qualified educators, human development specialists, counselors, administrators, and other professionals to address critical community needs;

Conducts original research and scholarship to improve the knowledge base in professional practice and policy;

Engages with the state, local school districts, and communities through outreach and reciprocal partnerships to strengthen social, educational, and economic well-being of all Nevada Citizens, including children;

and Cultivates professionals who are culturally competent, locally relevant, and globally aware.

Vision As a courageous, innovative leader in education, Washoe County School District (WCSD) will be one of the nation’s top performing school districts, graduating all students college- and highly-skilled career ready. Mission To create an education system where all students achieve academic success, develop personal and civic responsibility, and achieve college and career-readiness for the 21st century. VISION FOR CORE INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICE:   Fundamental I: Core Curriculum and Instruction Fundamental II:  Inclusive Practice Fundamental III: Climate and Engagement Fundamental IV:  Multi-Tiered System of Support

Vision
As a courageous, innovative leader in education, Washoe County School District (WCSD) will be one of the nation’s top performing school districts, graduating all students college- and highly-skilled career ready.

Mission
To create an education system where all students achieve academic success, develop personal and civic responsibility, and achieve college and career-readiness for the 21st century.

VISION FOR CORE INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICE:

 

Fundamental I: Core Curriculum and Instruction
Fundamental II:  Inclusive Practice
Fundamental III: Climate and Engagement
Fundamental IV:  Multi-Tiered System of Support

 

What does CUSP stand for?  Community University School Partnerships.

What is CUSP's Mission?  Creating a shared vision of all professional education standards (NVACS, PSEL, Teacher Leader Model Standards, NEPF, LearningForward.org Professional Learning Standards).

What does CUSP do?  It provides a framework to share our combined resources and levels of expertise to help build effective ways for our students and teachers to be effective in meeting the Nevada Academic Content Standards. 

How is this accomplished? Through small impact team meetings between the College of Education, Washoe Country School District, and interested community members, CUSP provides tools and implementation strategies to facilitate cooperation and meaningful conversation for both educators and students.

Who is leading CUSP?  Everybody contributes.  That is the beauty of CUSP.  


 

Collective Impact

We are focused on educational reform that  have the highest influential impact on our school--university learning community.  We are organized into impact teams made up of committed individual who are passionate about finding ways to be effective in integrating the Nevada Academic Content Standards into our curriculum in our schools and in our teacher education programs.  

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