Office of Educational Partnerships

Office of Educational Partnerships

Professional Development Schools

The School of Education and Human Services at Canisius College prides itself in establishing high quality, mutually beneficial partnerships with area schools. Our students are professionally prepared for initial and advanced certification under the guidance and mentorship of teachers and administrators in our partner schools.

The partner schools listed below have developed formal structures identified by the National Association of Professional Development Schools as essential. Learn more about the nine essential elements of a PDS.

To learn more about one of the specific Canisius College Professional Development Schools and their initiatives, click on the name of the school.

Charles A. Lindbergh Elementary School

Sweet Home Middle and High Schools

Tapestry Charter School

For more information about partnering with Canisius College, contact Nancy Wallace, Ph.D., Director of School and Community Partnerships at