Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26, All day
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Nov. 27, All day
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Thanksgiving Break
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Nov. 30, All day

WBB vs. Georgetown
Nov. 23, 02:00 pm
MBB vs. Rider
Nov. 24, 07:00 pm
Volleyball vs. West Virginia
Nov. 26, 06:00 pm
WBB vs. Iona
Nov. 26, 08:00 pm
Volleyball vs. Oklahoma
Nov. 29, 12:00 pm

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Time / Location / Notes

8/11/14 Student Teaching Orientation
Elementary and UEC
JRP 150 – 8:30 – Noon JRP 150
PDS students – 11:30 – noon JRP 201
Week of

August 11

First day of Fall Student Teaching Student Interns report when schools do
9/18/14 PDS Executive Council Meeting KU Edwards Campus – 8:30am – noon
BEST building – room 335
10/13-10/14 KU Fall Break Student Teachers/Practicums follow their
school schedule not the KU fall break.
10/17/14 Last Day of Fall Student Teaching  
10/20/14 PDS Kick-Off Event Starside Elementary  4:30pm – 6:00pm
Light dinner will be served
All Schools and spring interns invited.
10/23/14 First Day for spring visits PDS spring placements report to schools
11/5/14 Education Career Day Lawrence KU Union – 12:30-3:00pm
PDS students to attend this function
11/6/14 PDS Executive Council Meeting De Soto USD 232 Board Office
8:30am – noon
12/12/14 Last day of Fall Semester classes Last day for PDS Interns at spring schools
1/4/15 Spring assignments start (anticipated) All PDS students report to their schools
the first day back as teachers do.
2/19/15 PDS Executive Council Meeting KU Edwards Campus- 8:30am – noon
BEST building – room 335
3/3/15 KU Education Interview Day Lawrence KU Union – all students excused
from student teaching to attend interviews
3/16-3/22 KU Spring Break PDS students follow school/district spring break
4/09/15 PDS Executive Council Meeting Lawrence – KU Continuing Ed. Bldg.
8:30am- noon
5/1/15 KU Interns last day at PDS sites Spring interns complete student teaching

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Joseph NovakDr. Joe Novak
PDS Director

Joseph R. Pearson 426

Nicole SingletonDr. Nicole Singleton
PDS Coordinator

Joseph R. Pearson 349

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