Professor engaged in conversation with students in the classroom

A number of organizations, networks, and clearinghouses provide information about PDS partnerships. They include:

(Maryland mandates PDSs and supports a statewide network that has adapted the NCATE PDS Standards and Handbook for Assessment of PDSs. Maryland hosts a national PDS conference in the spring)

At the present time, NCATE does not facilitate PDS site visits or train visitors. However, NCATE encourages the use of the assessment process by others.