Jody Barker serves the School of Education and Human Development as the Coordinator of Clinical Teacher Education within the Office of Partnerships. She works to support the broader efforts of Initial Teacher Preparation as our pathways continue to expand, deepen our district-level collaborative structures across the continuum of educator development, and provide professional learning and supports for clinical teachers. Jody comes to us with tremendous leadership and practitioner experience across the new teacher continuum. She has served as a classroom teacher, mentor teacher, teacher leader and instructional coach. Most recently, she served as the district-wide Induction Coordinator in Jeffco Public Schools, where she also collaborated closely with the SEHD as the district liaison for our Jeffco PDS Partnership, helping us to build structures and systems for teacher preparation and continuous renewal.