Center for Professional Practice

Hawkins Hall 303, 410-704-2567
Director: M. Lynn Brown

The Center for Professional Practice (CPP) is a resource and service office located in the College of Education. CPP works with all educator preparation programs at Towson University. The major purpose of the center is to assist programs in placing teacher candidates in a variety of settings for field experiences and internships and to develop, support and sustain Professional Development Schools.

Specific operations include:

  • facilitate school system placements – field experiences and internships
  • develop and monitor Professional Development Schools and Memos of Understanding with partner school districts
  • orient teacher candidates prior to internships
  • maintain communication between schools, school districts, agencies and university educator preparation programs
  • coordinate Teacher Recruitment Fairs with TU Career Center
  • provide support as requested to Open Houses and TU4U for College of Education