Latham Clinical Schools Network Benefits Students

The 20th anniversary of the Latham Clinical Schools Network

  • Started with nine school system partners in 1996-97, when state teacher education programs were restructured from a 10-week student teaching requirement to a yearlong senior year experience
  • In 2017: 43 school systems
  • On average, 480 ECU student teachers are placed in schools each year<
  • About 9,600 students have participated since the network began 20 years ago
  • Named for career educators and ECU alumni (the late) Walter and Daisy Carson Latham of Bethel