Codesigning and Coteaching Graduate Courses: A Complementary Approach to Training

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,2
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. consider how to model effective instruction and school psychology practice within graduate courses.
  2. plan for collaborative coteaching relationships between faculty and graduate students.
  3. identify expectations, needs, and professional goals of teaching team members.


Developing efficient methods to promote the professional skills of the next generation of school psychology practitioners and trainers is essential to expanding our field and addressing the current school psychologist shortage. This practitioner conversation, designed for coteaching partners and individuals interested in getting started, will discuss how to utilize a collaborative coteaching approach to promote content-specific expertise, knowledge of effective pedagogy, and supportive mentoring relationships between faculty and graduate teaching assistants.



Madison M. Weist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Caroline Racine Gilles, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison


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