• THE IMPORTANCE OF PARTNERSHIP

    Preparing Teachers, Serving Students

    A Rich History

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell has a long history of partnering with the Bartlett Community Partnership School. “When the Lowell Normal School opened to train teachers in 1897 it was required to establish a training school where the aspiring teachers might observe and practice their newly acquired teaching skills. The Bartlett School, one of Lowell's newest and finest, made twenty-seven rooms available. The principal of the school, Cyrus A. Durgin, later became the Normal School's second principal (1908 - 1915).” (www.uml.edu/education) The Bartlett School remained the primary site for student teaching practicum for many decades. The partnership took on a new dimension in 2005, when the Demonstration School (a Lowell Public School housed at the Graduate School of Education), merged with the City Magnet School and the Bartlett School to become ....

    THE BARTLETT COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP SCHOOL

    For the last 10 years, UMass Lowell faculty have worked with teachers and students at BCPS. Much of the partnership work helps UML to better prepare new teachers, while at the same time positively impacting the learning of Bartlett students.

    Fall 2015 Partnership Metrics

    • 15 PROGRAMS
    • 17 UML FACULTY AND STAFF*
    • 77 UML STUDENTS
    • 26 TEACHERS*
    • 443 STUDENTS* 

    Current and Past Partnership Programs

    3rd Grade - COLONIAL HISTORY

    PreK - JUMPSTART

    5th - 8th Grade - PROMOTING SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY: AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

    5th Grade - UTEACH MATH TUTORS

    3rd - 5th Grade - UTEACH STEP 1 STEM INQUIRY APPROACH

    3rd and 4th Grade -  TSONGAS INDUSTRIAL HISTORY CENTER: AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

    5th and 6th Grade - TECHNOLOGY IN MUSIC EDUCATION

    5th and 7th Grade - GENERAL MUSIC METHODS I 

    5th - 8th Grade - CAMBODIAN CULTURAL PROJECT

    5th - 8th Grade - A MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER-SCHOOL PILOT PROGRAM INTEGRATING COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND MUSIC EDUCATION

    3rd and 4th Grade - ENGINEERING EDUCATION OUTREACH: AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM