Dr. Patty Kohler-Evans has been recognized as a Strategic Instructional Model (SIM) Professional Development Leader, the highest level of SIM professional development, in both Learning Strategies and Content Enhancement Routines. She also received the micro-credential as a Preservice Professional Developer.
A Preservice Content Enhancement professional developer (PDer) has actively participated in approximately 30 hours of instruction and learning experiences at KUCRL. During that time, the PDer engaged in experiences important to effectively implementing the components of SIM. The KUCRL recognizes that the PDer often has experienced a high degree of professional preparation, demonstrated skills in teacher preparation, and faces demands that differ from the in-service level.
For more information on SIM, please visit the SIM website.