Home http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02 2016-02-22T17:19:03+00:00 Education Policy Fellowship Program epfp@msu.edu Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Alumni Seminar & Reception 2010-10-09T00:16:35+00:00 2010-10-09T00:16:35+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/217-alumni-seminar-a-reception <center> <h1>Alumni Seminar & Reception</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>May 29, 2002</b> <br /> 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU<br /> </a> Lincoln Room</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b> </b></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Agenda</b> <p>8:30 am Registration</p> <p>9:00 am Welcome & Overview - Michigan EPFP Coordinators</p> <p>10:00 am Keynote Address - Preview of the 2002 Election & Impact on Michigan Government</p> <blockquote>Bill Ballenger, Editor, <a href="http://www.insidemichiganpolitics.com/" target="_blank">Inside Michigan Politics<br /> </a>Audience Questions <p> </p> </blockquote> <p>Break</p> <p>11:30 am Update on IEL Initiatives -</p> <blockquote> <p>Elizabeth Hale (invited), President, Institute for Educational Leadership</p> </blockquote> <p>12:00 Noon - Lunch</p> <p>1:00 pm Experiential Program - Organizational Development Activity</p> <blockquote> <p>Ben Perez and EPFP Alumni Facilitators</p> </blockquote> <p>3:00 pm Wrap-up & Closing Comments</p> <p>3:00 pm Alumni Reception</p> <p>5:00 pm Adjourn</p> <p> </p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>Alumni Seminar & Reception</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>May 29, 2002</b> <br /> 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU<br /> </a> Lincoln Room</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b> </b></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Agenda</b> <p>8:30 am Registration</p> <p>9:00 am Welcome & Overview - Michigan EPFP Coordinators</p> <p>10:00 am Keynote Address - Preview of the 2002 Election & Impact on Michigan Government</p> <blockquote>Bill Ballenger, Editor, <a href="http://www.insidemichiganpolitics.com/" target="_blank">Inside Michigan Politics<br /> </a>Audience Questions <p> </p> </blockquote> <p>Break</p> <p>11:30 am Update on IEL Initiatives -</p> <blockquote> <p>Elizabeth Hale (invited), President, Institute for Educational Leadership</p> </blockquote> <p>12:00 Noon - Lunch</p> <p>1:00 pm Experiential Program - Organizational Development Activity</p> <blockquote> <p>Ben Perez and EPFP Alumni Facilitators</p> </blockquote> <p>3:00 pm Wrap-up & Closing Comments</p> <p>3:00 pm Alumni Reception</p> <p>5:00 pm Adjourn</p> <p> </p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> The Role of the MDE in the Effectiveness of Schools at the Local Level 2010-10-08T23:29:33+00:00 2010-10-08T23:29:33+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/216-the-role-of-the-mde-in-the-effectiveness-of-schools-at-the-local-level <center> <h1>The Role of the MDE in the Effectiveness of Schools at the Local Level</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>May 13, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>During this session the Fellows participating on The Role of the MDE in the Effectiveness of Schools at the Local Level Leadership Learning Team are responsible for planning this seminar.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> <p><b>The Role of the MDE in the Effectiveness of Schools at the Local Level</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b>Nancy Corner, Jim Linsell, Ila Marie Prickett, Dwight Sinila, Pam Wong, Chuck Wilbur</p> <blockquote> <blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>The Role of the MDE in the Effectiveness of Schools at the Local Level</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>May 13, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>During this session the Fellows participating on The Role of the MDE in the Effectiveness of Schools at the Local Level Leadership Learning Team are responsible for planning this seminar.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> <p><b>The Role of the MDE in the Effectiveness of Schools at the Local Level</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b>Nancy Corner, Jim Linsell, Ila Marie Prickett, Dwight Sinila, Pam Wong, Chuck Wilbur</p> <blockquote> <blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> Public vs. Private Leadership 2010-10-08T23:27:53+00:00 2010-10-08T23:27:53+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/215-public-vs-private-leadership <center> <h1>Public vs. Private Leadership</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>April 29, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>During this session the Fellows participating on the Public vs. Private Leadership Learning Team are responsible for planning this seminar.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b> <img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/meet/04_29_1.gif" v:shapes="_x0000_i1025" height="137" width="167" /></b></p> <p><b>Public vs. Private Leadership</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b> Julie Alexander, Candace Cowling, Paula Ganggopadhyay, LaDonna Hill, Denise Myers, Meg Ropp, Cindy Shinsky, Ed Thomas, Jeannie Young</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Outcomes</span></p> <ol> <li>Participants will understand the definition and characteristics of public, private non-profit, and private for-profit sectors. </li> <li>Participants will be able to identify strategies for developing leaders within their organization. </li> <li>Participants will develop a personalized leadership "tool kit" for their use.</li> </ol> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Agenda</span></p> <p>1:00-1:45 p.m. - Introduction and Overview: Public and Private Sector Leadership Styles</p> <blockquote>Julie Alexander, Jeannie Young, Denise Myers</blockquote> <p> </p> <p>1:45-2:00 p.m. - BREAK</p> <p>2:00-3:15 p.m. - Panel Discussion: In the Real World</p> <blockquote>Introduction of the Panel - Paula Gangopadhyay <br /> Moderator: Edward Thomas <br /> Panelists <blockquote>Dr. Sharon E. Banks - Superintendent, Lansing School District <br /> Paula D. Cunningham - President, Lansing Community College <br /> Lance Harris - Vice President/General Manager, Industrial Products Group, GKN Sinter Metals.<br /> Jack Davis - Attorney at Law/President, Lansing School District Board<br /> Candace Cowling - Executive Director, Kent County Child and Family Resource Council</blockquote> Panel Questions <ol> <li>How would you describe your leadership style? </li> <li>How does the culture of your organization impact the leadership style you use? How have you influenced the culture and what benefit has this had on the organization? </li> <li>What do you do to develop leaders within your organizations? </li> <li>Identify one challenge you have faced as a leader in your organization and talk to us about what you did to overcome the challenge?</li> </ol></blockquote> <p>3:15-3:30 p.m. - Audience Questions</p> <p>3:30-3:45 p.m. - BREAK</p> <p>3:45-4:15 p.m. - Video Presentation</p> <blockquote>Cindy Shinsky and LaDonna Hill</blockquote> <p> </p> <p>4:15-4:45 p.m. - Synthesis: Interactive exercises - Your turn to be a LEADER, Toolkit for Successful <br /> Leadership-Paula Gangopadhyay and Meg Ropp</p> <p>4:30-4:45 p.m. - Feedback/Evaluation - LaDonna Hill</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>Public vs. Private Leadership</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>April 29, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>During this session the Fellows participating on the Public vs. Private Leadership Learning Team are responsible for planning this seminar.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b> <img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/meet/04_29_1.gif" v:shapes="_x0000_i1025" height="137" width="167" /></b></p> <p><b>Public vs. Private Leadership</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b> Julie Alexander, Candace Cowling, Paula Ganggopadhyay, LaDonna Hill, Denise Myers, Meg Ropp, Cindy Shinsky, Ed Thomas, Jeannie Young</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Outcomes</span></p> <ol> <li>Participants will understand the definition and characteristics of public, private non-profit, and private for-profit sectors. </li> <li>Participants will be able to identify strategies for developing leaders within their organization. </li> <li>Participants will develop a personalized leadership "tool kit" for their use.</li> </ol> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Agenda</span></p> <p>1:00-1:45 p.m. - Introduction and Overview: Public and Private Sector Leadership Styles</p> <blockquote>Julie Alexander, Jeannie Young, Denise Myers</blockquote> <p> </p> <p>1:45-2:00 p.m. - BREAK</p> <p>2:00-3:15 p.m. - Panel Discussion: In the Real World</p> <blockquote>Introduction of the Panel - Paula Gangopadhyay <br /> Moderator: Edward Thomas <br /> Panelists <blockquote>Dr. Sharon E. Banks - Superintendent, Lansing School District <br /> Paula D. Cunningham - President, Lansing Community College <br /> Lance Harris - Vice President/General Manager, Industrial Products Group, GKN Sinter Metals.<br /> Jack Davis - Attorney at Law/President, Lansing School District Board<br /> Candace Cowling - Executive Director, Kent County Child and Family Resource Council</blockquote> Panel Questions <ol> <li>How would you describe your leadership style? </li> <li>How does the culture of your organization impact the leadership style you use? How have you influenced the culture and what benefit has this had on the organization? </li> <li>What do you do to develop leaders within your organizations? </li> <li>Identify one challenge you have faced as a leader in your organization and talk to us about what you did to overcome the challenge?</li> </ol></blockquote> <p>3:15-3:30 p.m. - Audience Questions</p> <p>3:30-3:45 p.m. - BREAK</p> <p>3:45-4:15 p.m. - Video Presentation</p> <blockquote>Cindy Shinsky and LaDonna Hill</blockquote> <p> </p> <p>4:15-4:45 p.m. - Synthesis: Interactive exercises - Your turn to be a LEADER, Toolkit for Successful <br /> Leadership-Paula Gangopadhyay and Meg Ropp</p> <p>4:30-4:45 p.m. - Feedback/Evaluation - LaDonna Hill</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> Washington Policy Seminar 2010-10-08T23:27:28+00:00 2010-10-08T23:27:28+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/214-washington-policy-seminar49 <div> <p> </p> <p align="center"><b>Washington Policy Seminar</b></p> <p align="center">April 10-13, 2002</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p> </p> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><strong>WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> THURSDAY, APRIL 11</b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> FRIDAY, APRIL 12</b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> SATURDAY, APRIL 13</b></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>1:00 p.m. -- 1:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>WELCOME & ORIENTATION</b></p> <p>Betty Hale and Hunter Moorman, IEL</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>“STATE POLICY LEADERSHIP, REFORM & EQUITY IN EDUCATION TODAY”</b></p> <p>Brenda Welburn, Executive Director, National Assoc. of State Boards of Education</p> <p> </p> <p><b>2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>BREAK</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>“CIVIC RENEWAL AND TRANSNATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY”</b></p> <p>Panel</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>3:45  – 4:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>BREAK </b></p> <p> </p> <p><b>4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.</b></p> <p><b><i>CONCURRENT PANELS</i></b></p> <p><b>(A) “The Making of the <i>No Child Left Behind</i> Act: Reauthorization of ESEA</b></p> <p><b>(B) “Welfare Reform: Recent Results and Next Steps”</b></p> <p> </p> <p><b>5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.</b></p> <p><b>FREE TIME</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>7:30 p.m. -- 9:30 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>OPTIONAL DC-HOST SCAVENGER HUNT</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>9:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>Post-Hunt Celebration </b></p> <p><b>Hosted by MN, MS, and PA Sites</b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.</strong></p> <p>CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</p> <p> </p> <p>7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.</p> <p>NASDSE Fellows Breakfast Meeting</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.</b></p> <p><b>“WASHINGTON FROM THE INSIDE OUT”</b></p> <p>Thomas Mann, Senior Fellow in Government Studies, Brookings Institution</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.</b></p> <p>“THE REALITIES OF POLICY, POLITICS, AND PROCEDURES INSIDE THE U.S. CONGRESS”</p> <p>Paul Rundquist, Senior Analyst, Congressional Research Service</p> <p> </p> <p><b>11:30 a.m. -- 7:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>STATE SITE HILL DAY, DC OFFICE VISITS & SITE DINNERS</b></p> <p> </p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>7:00 p.m. -- 8:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>DESSERT & COFFEE RECEPTION</b></p> <p> </p> <p><b>8:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b><i>THE CAPITOL STEPS</i></b></p> <p>A satirical political review</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p> </p> <p>7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.</p> <p>CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.</b></p> <p>“Observations on Democracy and Government in an Unquiet Time”</p> <p>David S. Broder, The Washington Post</p> <p> </p> <p>9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.</p> <p>BREAK</p> <p> </p> <p>9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.</p> <p>CONCURRENT DIALOGUES</p> <p><b>Technology, Standards-based Reform, Community Schools,</b></p> <p><b>Business/Ed Reform,</b></p> <p><b>Teacher Policy, Demographics</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.</b></p> <p>BREAK</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>11:15 a.m. – Noon</b></p> <p><b>Reflection/Processing</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>12:30 p.m. –  2:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><strong>CONCURRENT LUNCHEON PANELS </strong></p> <p><b>(A) The Media in Public Policy</b></p> <p><b>(B) IDEA Reauthorization</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>2:00 p.m. –  3:30 p.m. </b></p> <p><b>Free Time/Travel </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>3:45 p.m. –  5:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>“3 RING CIRCUS: UNDERSTANDING THE FEDERAL BUDGET”</b></p> <p>Stan Collender, Sr. VP, Fleishman-Hillard</p> <p> </p> <p><b>5:30 p.m. On </b><b>FREE TIME </b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.</b></p> <p><b>CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>8:30 a.m. -- 9:45 a.m.</b></p> <p><b><i>FELLOWS’ DIALOGUES</i></b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.</b></p> <p><b>BREAK</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.</b></p> <p>“So What Does This Mean for Me and My Work?”</p> <p>Expressive Writing and Dialogue</p> <p>Davi Walders EPFP ’80-81</p> <p>Director, Vital Signs Project</p> <p> </p> <p><b>11:45 a.m. -- 12:15 p.m.</b></p> <p>SYNTHESIS, WRAP UP & WPS EVALUATION</p> <p>Betty Hale and Hunter Moorman, IEL</p> <p> </p> <p><b>12:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>ADJOURN</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p> </p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </div> <div> <p> </p> <p align="center"><b>Washington Policy Seminar</b></p> <p align="center">April 10-13, 2002</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p> </p> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><strong>WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> THURSDAY, APRIL 11</b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> FRIDAY, APRIL 12</b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> SATURDAY, APRIL 13</b></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>1:00 p.m. -- 1:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>WELCOME & ORIENTATION</b></p> <p>Betty Hale and Hunter Moorman, IEL</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>“STATE POLICY LEADERSHIP, REFORM & EQUITY IN EDUCATION TODAY”</b></p> <p>Brenda Welburn, Executive Director, National Assoc. of State Boards of Education</p> <p> </p> <p><b>2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>BREAK</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>“CIVIC RENEWAL AND TRANSNATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY”</b></p> <p>Panel</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>3:45  – 4:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>BREAK </b></p> <p> </p> <p><b>4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.</b></p> <p><b><i>CONCURRENT PANELS</i></b></p> <p><b>(A) “The Making of the <i>No Child Left Behind</i> Act: Reauthorization of ESEA</b></p> <p><b>(B) “Welfare Reform: Recent Results and Next Steps”</b></p> <p> </p> <p><b>5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.</b></p> <p><b>FREE TIME</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>7:30 p.m. -- 9:30 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>OPTIONAL DC-HOST SCAVENGER HUNT</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>9:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>Post-Hunt Celebration </b></p> <p><b>Hosted by MN, MS, and PA Sites</b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.</strong></p> <p>CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</p> <p> </p> <p>7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.</p> <p>NASDSE Fellows Breakfast Meeting</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.</b></p> <p><b>“WASHINGTON FROM THE INSIDE OUT”</b></p> <p>Thomas Mann, Senior Fellow in Government Studies, Brookings Institution</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.</b></p> <p>“THE REALITIES OF POLICY, POLITICS, AND PROCEDURES INSIDE THE U.S. CONGRESS”</p> <p>Paul Rundquist, Senior Analyst, Congressional Research Service</p> <p> </p> <p><b>11:30 a.m. -- 7:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>STATE SITE HILL DAY, DC OFFICE VISITS & SITE DINNERS</b></p> <p> </p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>7:00 p.m. -- 8:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>DESSERT & COFFEE RECEPTION</b></p> <p> </p> <p><b>8:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><b><i>THE CAPITOL STEPS</i></b></p> <p>A satirical political review</p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p> </p> <p>7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.</p> <p>CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.</b></p> <p>“Observations on Democracy and Government in an Unquiet Time”</p> <p>David S. Broder, The Washington Post</p> <p> </p> <p>9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.</p> <p>BREAK</p> <p> </p> <p>9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.</p> <p>CONCURRENT DIALOGUES</p> <p><b>Technology, Standards-based Reform, Community Schools,</b></p> <p><b>Business/Ed Reform,</b></p> <p><b>Teacher Policy, Demographics</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.</b></p> <p>BREAK</p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>11:15 a.m. – Noon</b></p> <p><b>Reflection/Processing</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>12:30 p.m. –  2:00 p.m.</b></p> <p><strong>CONCURRENT LUNCHEON PANELS </strong></p> <p><b>(A) The Media in Public Policy</b></p> <p><b>(B) IDEA Reauthorization</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>2:00 p.m. –  3:30 p.m. </b></p> <p><b>Free Time/Travel </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>3:45 p.m. –  5:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>“3 RING CIRCUS: UNDERSTANDING THE FEDERAL BUDGET”</b></p> <p>Stan Collender, Sr. VP, Fleishman-Hillard</p> <p> </p> <p><b>5:30 p.m. On </b><b>FREE TIME </b></p> </td> <td valign="top" width="168"> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.</b></p> <p><b>CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>8:30 a.m. -- 9:45 a.m.</b></p> <p><b><i>FELLOWS’ DIALOGUES</i></b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.</b></p> <p><b>BREAK</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b>10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.</b></p> <p>“So What Does This Mean for Me and My Work?”</p> <p>Expressive Writing and Dialogue</p> <p>Davi Walders EPFP ’80-81</p> <p>Director, Vital Signs Project</p> <p> </p> <p><b>11:45 a.m. -- 12:15 p.m.</b></p> <p>SYNTHESIS, WRAP UP & WPS EVALUATION</p> <p>Betty Hale and Hunter Moorman, IEL</p> <p> </p> <p><b>12:15 p.m.</b></p> <p><b>ADJOURN</b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p><b> </b></p> <p> </p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </div> Problem Solving Simulations 2010-10-08T23:26:59+00:00 2010-10-08T23:26:59+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/213-problem-solving-simulations48 <center> <h1>Problem Solving Simulations</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>April 01, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Ctr., MSU</a></p> <p>The Fellows will experience and discuss specific assessment instruments to better understand and practice the behaviors and skills that contribute to effective group problem solving and decision making in organizations. Through participation in these exercises, individuals experience how certain behaviors can positively or negatively affect the performance of a group working to solve a common problem.</p> <p>Fellows and Coordinators will also review and discuss the agenda for the 2002 Washington Policy Seminar.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>Problem Solving Simulations</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>April 01, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Ctr., MSU</a></p> <p>The Fellows will experience and discuss specific assessment instruments to better understand and practice the behaviors and skills that contribute to effective group problem solving and decision making in organizations. Through participation in these exercises, individuals experience how certain behaviors can positively or negatively affect the performance of a group working to solve a common problem.</p> <p>Fellows and Coordinators will also review and discuss the agenda for the 2002 Washington Policy Seminar.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> Michigan Policy Seminar 2010-10-08T23:24:18+00:00 2010-10-08T23:24:18+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/212-michigan-policy-seminar47 <center> <p><strong>Michigan Policy Seminar</strong></p> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>Wednesday, March 6, 2002</b> <br /> 9:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.<br /> State Capitol Building, Room 404<br /> Lansing, Michigan</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <blockquote> <p> </p> <blockquote> <p><strong>AGENDA</strong></p> <p>9:30 a.m.</p> <p>Welcome and Introductions<br /> Dr. Donald Weatherspoon (EPFP 73-74) <br /> Assistant Superintendent, Michigan Department of Education</p> <p>9:45 – 10:15 a.m.</p> <p>House Democratic Caucus Agenda<br /> State Representative Michael Switalski,<br /> Chair, Democratic Caucus</p> <p>10:15 – 11:00 a.m.</p> <p>The Governor’s Agenda<br /> Scott Jenkins, Governor Engler’s Education Advisor</p> <p>11:00 – 11:45 a.m.</p> <p>House Republican Caucus Agenda<br /> State Representative Wayne Kuipers<br /> Chair, House Education Committee</p> <p>12:00 – 1:15 p.m.</p> <p><b>LUNCH </b>(provided)<b> </b></p> <p>1:30 – 2:15 p.m.</p> <p>The Future of School Funding<br /> State Senator Leon Stille<br /> Chair, Senate Appropriation Subcommittees on Education and School Aid</p> <p> </p> <p>2:15 – 3:00 p.m.</p> <p>Election Reform<br /> State Senator Diane Byrum<br /> Minority Vice Chair, Senate Government Operations Committee</p> <p>3:00 – 4:00 p.m.</p> <p>Forum Wrap-up and Debrief<br /> Fellows and Coordinators</p> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <p><strong>Michigan Policy Seminar</strong></p> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>Wednesday, March 6, 2002</b> <br /> 9:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.<br /> State Capitol Building, Room 404<br /> Lansing, Michigan</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <blockquote> <p> </p> <blockquote> <p><strong>AGENDA</strong></p> <p>9:30 a.m.</p> <p>Welcome and Introductions<br /> Dr. Donald Weatherspoon (EPFP 73-74) <br /> Assistant Superintendent, Michigan Department of Education</p> <p>9:45 – 10:15 a.m.</p> <p>House Democratic Caucus Agenda<br /> State Representative Michael Switalski,<br /> Chair, Democratic Caucus</p> <p>10:15 – 11:00 a.m.</p> <p>The Governor’s Agenda<br /> Scott Jenkins, Governor Engler’s Education Advisor</p> <p>11:00 – 11:45 a.m.</p> <p>House Republican Caucus Agenda<br /> State Representative Wayne Kuipers<br /> Chair, House Education Committee</p> <p>12:00 – 1:15 p.m.</p> <p><b>LUNCH </b>(provided)<b> </b></p> <p>1:30 – 2:15 p.m.</p> <p>The Future of School Funding<br /> State Senator Leon Stille<br /> Chair, Senate Appropriation Subcommittees on Education and School Aid</p> <p> </p> <p>2:15 – 3:00 p.m.</p> <p>Election Reform<br /> State Senator Diane Byrum<br /> Minority Vice Chair, Senate Government Operations Committee</p> <p>3:00 – 4:00 p.m.</p> <p>Forum Wrap-up and Debrief<br /> Fellows and Coordinators</p> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> The Impact of Networking, Partnering & Collaboration 2010-10-08T23:23:49+00:00 2010-10-08T23:23:49+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/211-the-impact-of-networking-partnering-a-collaboration <center> <p><strong>The Impact of Networking, Partnering & Collaboration</strong></p> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>February 11, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>This session will examine the continuum of possible positive relationships connecting individuals and organizations. These range from networking to partnerships to the highest order of interaction, collaboration. The heaviest focus will be on collaboration, given its significance for organizational survival and prosperity in the 21st century.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><br /> <b><br /> The Impact of Networking, Partnering & Collaboration</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b>Elizabeth Bethard, Greg Lantzy, Diane Lincoln, Leo McIntyre, Shannon Pavwoski, John Weiss</p> <p><b><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br /> </span> Program Components</b></p> <ul> <li>Presentation covering definitions and key components</li> <li>Examination of important theories and concepts related to Collaboration <ul> <li>Six Factors of Collaboration (Mattessich & Monsey)</li> <li>The Pain and the Gain (Eagan & Tanzer)</li> <li>The Collaboration Challenge (Austin)</li> </ul> </li> <li>Panel Discussion that involves practitioners from a variety of settings with extensive experience in the area of collaboration.</li> <li>Small group experiential exercises related to the topic. <ul> <li>The first will provide a common experience from which to explore the concepts of networking, partnerships and collaboration.</li> <li>The 2nd will use a case study, The Younger Americans Act, to apply the principles of collaboration to a simulated community situation.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><b>Panel Members</b></p> <blockquote> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Sandy Little</span> - Director of the <i>Head Start State Collaborative Program, </i>1996-present.Ms. Little has been employed by the Family Independence Agency for over 30 years, serving in a number of capacities in the field.  She was a Public Assistance Policy Analyst for 9 years, and received the "1989 Department Specialist of the Year Award".</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Bob Thelen</span> - Director of the <i>Michigan Occupational Information System</i> for the Ingham Intermediate School District.  Bob has been involved in educational leadership for over 30 years.  During the last 10 years he has been heavily involved in economic and career development partnerships, both regionally and state wide. He was an EPFP Fellow in 1988-89).</p> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Shari Miller</span> - Deputy Superintendent for Instruction and Operation, Lansing School District.  Ms. Miller has the assignment of working with numerous community and post secondary groups.  She has served as deputy superintendent for another school district and has experience as a high school administrator and teacher.  She was an EPFP Fellow in 2000-01).</blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <p><strong>The Impact of Networking, Partnering & Collaboration</strong></p> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>February 11, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>This session will examine the continuum of possible positive relationships connecting individuals and organizations. These range from networking to partnerships to the highest order of interaction, collaboration. The heaviest focus will be on collaboration, given its significance for organizational survival and prosperity in the 21st century.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><br /> <b><br /> The Impact of Networking, Partnering & Collaboration</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b>Elizabeth Bethard, Greg Lantzy, Diane Lincoln, Leo McIntyre, Shannon Pavwoski, John Weiss</p> <p><b><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br /> </span> Program Components</b></p> <ul> <li>Presentation covering definitions and key components</li> <li>Examination of important theories and concepts related to Collaboration <ul> <li>Six Factors of Collaboration (Mattessich & Monsey)</li> <li>The Pain and the Gain (Eagan & Tanzer)</li> <li>The Collaboration Challenge (Austin)</li> </ul> </li> <li>Panel Discussion that involves practitioners from a variety of settings with extensive experience in the area of collaboration.</li> <li>Small group experiential exercises related to the topic. <ul> <li>The first will provide a common experience from which to explore the concepts of networking, partnerships and collaboration.</li> <li>The 2nd will use a case study, The Younger Americans Act, to apply the principles of collaboration to a simulated community situation.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><b>Panel Members</b></p> <blockquote> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Sandy Little</span> - Director of the <i>Head Start State Collaborative Program, </i>1996-present.Ms. Little has been employed by the Family Independence Agency for over 30 years, serving in a number of capacities in the field.  She was a Public Assistance Policy Analyst for 9 years, and received the "1989 Department Specialist of the Year Award".</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Bob Thelen</span> - Director of the <i>Michigan Occupational Information System</i> for the Ingham Intermediate School District.  Bob has been involved in educational leadership for over 30 years.  During the last 10 years he has been heavily involved in economic and career development partnerships, both regionally and state wide. He was an EPFP Fellow in 1988-89).</p> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Shari Miller</span> - Deputy Superintendent for Instruction and Operation, Lansing School District.  Ms. Miller has the assignment of working with numerous community and post secondary groups.  She has served as deputy superintendent for another school district and has experience as a high school administrator and teacher.  She was an EPFP Fellow in 2000-01).</blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> Ethics as it Relates to Public Policy, Leadership & Individual Change 2010-10-08T23:20:59+00:00 2010-10-08T23:20:59+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/210-ethics-as-it-relates-to-public-policy-leadership-a-individual-change <center> <h1>Ethics as it Relates to Public Policy, <br /> Leadership & Individual Change</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 28, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>This session will examine the role of ethics and individual change in leadership as it relates to internal and external influences. Implications for public policy makers will be discussed.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> <p><b>Ethics as it Relates to Public Policy, Leadership & Individual Change</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b>Judi Brown Clarke, Jane Jacobs, Fran Loose, Beth Steenwyk, and Jacqueline Wood</p> <p>Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Participants will be asked to complete two activities prior to 1:00. Directions for the activities will be explained during lunch.</p> <p><b>Session A</b> (1:00 - 2:40 pm) Participants will have a <a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/images/stories/files/ethics.ppt"> short presentation</a> on ethics and ethical decision-making. Using the Kidder Decision- making Model, participants will engage in scenario-based activities.</p> <blockquote> <p>1:00 -1:10 pm: Introduction and Overview</p> <p>1:10 - 1:30 pm: Synthesis of "Gallery Walk": Decisions and Their Effect Headlines: What Happens When There is a Moral Vacuum? Changes: Global Changes That Affect Leadership Decisions Of Today</p> <p>1:30 - 2:00 pm: Ethics What are Ethics Importance of Ethics/Why Ethics Are Needed Decision-Making Framework</p> <p>2:00 - 2:40 pm: Activities Guided Practice Group Scenarios/Discussion</p> <p>2:40 - 2:50 pm: Break</p> </blockquote> <p><b>Session B</b> (2:50 - 5:00 pm) Participants will continue group scenarios and activities using a second decision -making model. Following the activities, participants will engage in a presentation/activity that adds two more layers to ethical decision-making: culture and the role of the follower. Session B ends with participants reflecting on individuals undergoing change and its ties to ethics and leadership. The concluding activity asks participants to evaluate the presentation.</p> <blockquote> <p>2:50 - 3:15 pm: Continuation of Group Scenarios</p> <p>3:15 - 4:05 pm: Cultural Competency and Ethical Decision Making Role of Follower and Leader in Ethical Situations</p> <p>4:05 - 4:55 pm: The Individual and Substantive Change</p> <p>4:55 - 5:00 pm: Reflection and Evaluation</p> </blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>Ethics as it Relates to Public Policy, <br /> Leadership & Individual Change</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 28, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>This session will examine the role of ethics and individual change in leadership as it relates to internal and external influences. Implications for public policy makers will be discussed.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> <p><b>Ethics as it Relates to Public Policy, Leadership & Individual Change</b> <b>Learning Team Members<br /> </b>Judi Brown Clarke, Jane Jacobs, Fran Loose, Beth Steenwyk, and Jacqueline Wood</p> <p>Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Participants will be asked to complete two activities prior to 1:00. Directions for the activities will be explained during lunch.</p> <p><b>Session A</b> (1:00 - 2:40 pm) Participants will have a <a href="images/stories/files/ethics.ppt"> short presentation</a> on ethics and ethical decision-making. Using the Kidder Decision- making Model, participants will engage in scenario-based activities.</p> <blockquote> <p>1:00 -1:10 pm: Introduction and Overview</p> <p>1:10 - 1:30 pm: Synthesis of "Gallery Walk": Decisions and Their Effect Headlines: What Happens When There is a Moral Vacuum? Changes: Global Changes That Affect Leadership Decisions Of Today</p> <p>1:30 - 2:00 pm: Ethics What are Ethics Importance of Ethics/Why Ethics Are Needed Decision-Making Framework</p> <p>2:00 - 2:40 pm: Activities Guided Practice Group Scenarios/Discussion</p> <p>2:40 - 2:50 pm: Break</p> </blockquote> <p><b>Session B</b> (2:50 - 5:00 pm) Participants will continue group scenarios and activities using a second decision -making model. Following the activities, participants will engage in a presentation/activity that adds two more layers to ethical decision-making: culture and the role of the follower. Session B ends with participants reflecting on individuals undergoing change and its ties to ethics and leadership. The concluding activity asks participants to evaluate the presentation.</p> <blockquote> <p>2:50 - 3:15 pm: Continuation of Group Scenarios</p> <p>3:15 - 4:05 pm: Cultural Competency and Ethical Decision Making Role of Follower and Leader in Ethical Situations</p> <p>4:05 - 4:55 pm: The Individual and Substantive Change</p> <p>4:55 - 5:00 pm: Reflection and Evaluation</p> </blockquote> <blockquote> <blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> The Role of Think Tanks & Policy Centers The Power of Polling 2010-10-08T23:19:16+00:00 2010-10-08T23:19:16+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/14-current-fellows/meets-archives-01-02/209-the-role-of-think-tanks-a-policy-centers-the-power-of-polling <center> <h1>The Role of Think Tanks & Policy Centers<br /> The Power of Polling</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 07, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>The first part of this session will explore how public policy is shaped by think tanks and other organizations which work at the intersection of research, policy and politics. We will examine the work of both public and private sector organizations and analyze how their reports, studies and information are used by business and political leaders in the policy debate.</p> <p>The second part of this session will examine how public policy is shaped by opinion polling, how organizations sample public opinion, and how business and political leaders use this information in the policy debate. Part of the discussion will focus on exit polling and explore how elections can be "called" prior to the polls closing. We will also examine the results of recent state and national elections and discuss how these elections have impacted relationships between the majority and minority parties in Congress and in the Michigan Legislature.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><br /> <b>Session A Resource Persons:</b></p> <blockquote> <p><b>Mr. John C. Austin</b> <br /> Senior Project Manager<br /> <a href="http://www.publicpolicy.com" target="_blank">Public Policy Associates </a></p> <blockquote> <p>John Austin serves as senior project manager for Public Policy Associates, a national research firm with expertise in a wide variety of areas including economic development, environmental issues, healthcare, education and workforce issues. He has an extensive background in public policy management and consulting, and he is currently serving an 8 year term as an elected member of the Michigan State Board of Education.</p> <p>See his biographical material at <a href="http://www.publicpolicy.com/john.html" target="_blank">http://www.publicpolicy.com/john.html</a></p> </blockquote> <p><b><br /> Dr. David N. Plank</b><br /> Director, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Education Policy Center</span> at <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Michigan State University</span><br /> and Professor, Department of Educational Administration,<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br /> College of Education</span>, <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"> <a href="mailto:dnplank@msu.edu">dnplank@msu.edu</a></span></p> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"> </span> <blockquote> <p>David Plank is Director of the Education Policy Center at Michigan State University and a professor of educational administration specializing in the areas of educational policy and educational finance. He has conducted research and served as a consultant in these areas in the United States, Africa, and Latin America. His research interests focus on the relationship between democratic governance and policy change in educational systems. He is co-investigator on three studies of school choice and school reform in Michigan. The first, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, explores the enactment of competing reform strategies in professional development schools and charter schools. The second, funded by the Spencer Foundation, investigates the ecological effects of expanded opportunities for school choice in metropolitan Lansing. The third, funded by the Michigan Legislature, compares the impacts of school choice in Lansing, Detroit, and Grand Rapids. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.</p> </blockquote> <p><br /> <b>Dr. Carol S. Weissert</b> <br /> Professor of Political Science<br /> Director<br /> <a href="http://ippsr.msu.edu/" target="_blank">Institute for Public Policy & Social Research<br /> </a>321 Berkey Hall<br /> Michigan State University<br /> East Lansing, MI 48824<a href="mailto:weissert@msu.edu"><br /> weissert@msu.edu<br /> </a></p> <blockquote> <p>Carol S. Weissert is professor of political science at Michigan State University and heads MSU's Institute for Public Policy and Social Research. She is also director of MSU's Program in Public Policy and Administration which offers a Masters in Public Administration degree. Prior to coming to Michigan, she worked for several Washington-based state and intergovernmental groups including the National Governors' Association, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. She has published on the implementation of Medicaid, state legislative primary care mandates, and health professions education in journals including Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Health Affairs, Academic Medicine, Journal of Politics, and Publius: The Journal of Federalism. She is co-author of Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy, published in 1996 by Johns Hopkins University Press. A second edition of Governing Health will be available in early spring 2002. She is a field researcher for the State Capacity Project to examine implementation of state welfare reform and Medicaid Managed Care for the Rockefeller Institute, SUNY Albany and edited a book from that project entitled, Learning from the Leaders: Welfare Reform Politics and Policies in the Midwestern States. Her doctorate in political science is from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.</p> </blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> <p><b>Session B Resource Person: </b></p> <blockquote> <p><b>Mr. Ed Sarpolus </b><br /> Vice President<br /> EPIC/MRA<br /> 4710 W. Saginaw<br /> Lansing, MI</p> <blockquote>Ed Sarpolus has played a major role in making EPIC/MRA the most quoted source of survey research in Michigan, as well as a regularly quoted source by national media outlets and publications, particularly on issues of international trade. Major clients include the Detroit Free Press with more than 600,000 daily readers, the Lansing State Journal, Oakland Press, the Flint Journal, as well as most television news outlets in Michigan, including WXYZ- ABC TV-7 in Detroit, ABC TV-12 in Flint, WOOD TV-8 in Grand Rapids, TV-5 in Saginaw, WLNS TV-6 in Lansing and WILX TV-10, also in Lansing. Election day exit polling conducted by EPIC/MRA is not only covered by print media clients, but television coverage of election day survey results covers more than three quarters of Michigan's viewing audience.<br /> <br /> Other EPIC/MRA research on major topics of public interest, as well as election polling results, are regularly covered not only by Michigan media outlets, but also by national outlets. Sarpolus has appeared as a commentator on PBS, CNN World News, Inside Politics-CNN, MSNBC, Nightline, ABC and NBC News. Sarpolus has also been regularly interviewed by Michigan radio stations and NPR, quoted in most major national publications including Time, U.S. News and World Report, Business Week, the Washington Post, New York Times, Boston Globe and the National Journal. EPIC/MRA research results and commentary by Sarpolus has also been a regular contributor to the Polling Report, The Hotline, and Congress Daily. Finally, because of his extensive experience on trade issues, Sarpolus has been a featured speaker for groups such as the Council on Foreign Relations and Consumers for World Trade.</blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>The Role of Think Tanks & Policy Centers<br /> The Power of Polling</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 07, 2002</b> <br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> <p>The first part of this session will explore how public policy is shaped by think tanks and other organizations which work at the intersection of research, policy and politics. We will examine the work of both public and private sector organizations and analyze how their reports, studies and information are used by business and political leaders in the policy debate.</p> <p>The second part of this session will examine how public policy is shaped by opinion polling, how organizations sample public opinion, and how business and political leaders use this information in the policy debate. Part of the discussion will focus on exit polling and explore how elections can be "called" prior to the polls closing. We will also examine the results of recent state and national elections and discuss how these elections have impacted relationships between the majority and minority parties in Congress and in the Michigan Legislature.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><br /> <b>Session A Resource Persons:</b></p> <blockquote> <p><b>Mr. John C. Austin</b> <br /> Senior Project Manager<br /> <a href="http://www.publicpolicy.com" target="_blank">Public Policy Associates </a></p> <blockquote> <p>John Austin serves as senior project manager for Public Policy Associates, a national research firm with expertise in a wide variety of areas including economic development, environmental issues, healthcare, education and workforce issues. He has an extensive background in public policy management and consulting, and he is currently serving an 8 year term as an elected member of the Michigan State Board of Education.</p> <p>See his biographical material at <a href="http://www.publicpolicy.com/john.html" target="_blank">http://www.publicpolicy.com/john.html</a></p> </blockquote> <p><b><br /> Dr. David N. Plank</b><br /> Director, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Education Policy Center</span> at <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Michigan State University</span><br /> and Professor, Department of Educational Administration,<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><br /> College of Education</span>, <br /> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"> <a href="mailto:dnplank@msu.edu">dnplank@msu.edu</a></span></p> <span style="text-decoration: underline;"> </span> <blockquote> <p>David Plank is Director of the Education Policy Center at Michigan State University and a professor of educational administration specializing in the areas of educational policy and educational finance. He has conducted research and served as a consultant in these areas in the United States, Africa, and Latin America. His research interests focus on the relationship between democratic governance and policy change in educational systems. He is co-investigator on three studies of school choice and school reform in Michigan. The first, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, explores the enactment of competing reform strategies in professional development schools and charter schools. The second, funded by the Spencer Foundation, investigates the ecological effects of expanded opportunities for school choice in metropolitan Lansing. The third, funded by the Michigan Legislature, compares the impacts of school choice in Lansing, Detroit, and Grand Rapids. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.</p> </blockquote> <p><br /> <b>Dr. Carol S. Weissert</b> <br /> Professor of Political Science<br /> Director<br /> <a href="http://ippsr.msu.edu/" target="_blank">Institute for Public Policy & Social Research<br /> </a>321 Berkey Hall<br /> Michigan State University<br /> East Lansing, MI 48824<a href="mailto:weissert@msu.edu"><br /> weissert@msu.edu<br /> </a></p> <blockquote> <p>Carol S. Weissert is professor of political science at Michigan State University and heads MSU's Institute for Public Policy and Social Research. She is also director of MSU's Program in Public Policy and Administration which offers a Masters in Public Administration degree. Prior to coming to Michigan, she worked for several Washington-based state and intergovernmental groups including the National Governors' Association, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. She has published on the implementation of Medicaid, state legislative primary care mandates, and health professions education in journals including Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Health Affairs, Academic Medicine, Journal of Politics, and Publius: The Journal of Federalism. She is co-author of Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy, published in 1996 by Johns Hopkins University Press. A second edition of Governing Health will be available in early spring 2002. She is a field researcher for the State Capacity Project to examine implementation of state welfare reform and Medicaid Managed Care for the Rockefeller Institute, SUNY Albany and edited a book from that project entitled, Learning from the Leaders: Welfare Reform Politics and Policies in the Midwestern States. Her doctorate in political science is from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.</p> </blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> <p><b>Session B Resource Person: </b></p> <blockquote> <p><b>Mr. Ed Sarpolus </b><br /> Vice President<br /> EPIC/MRA<br /> 4710 W. Saginaw<br /> Lansing, MI</p> <blockquote>Ed Sarpolus has played a major role in making EPIC/MRA the most quoted source of survey research in Michigan, as well as a regularly quoted source by national media outlets and publications, particularly on issues of international trade. Major clients include the Detroit Free Press with more than 600,000 daily readers, the Lansing State Journal, Oakland Press, the Flint Journal, as well as most television news outlets in Michigan, including WXYZ- ABC TV-7 in Detroit, ABC TV-12 in Flint, WOOD TV-8 in Grand Rapids, TV-5 in Saginaw, WLNS TV-6 in Lansing and WILX TV-10, also in Lansing. Election day exit polling conducted by EPIC/MRA is not only covered by print media clients, but television coverage of election day survey results covers more than three quarters of Michigan's viewing audience.<br /> <br /> Other EPIC/MRA research on major topics of public interest, as well as election polling results, are regularly covered not only by Michigan media outlets, but also by national outlets. Sarpolus has appeared as a commentator on PBS, CNN World News, Inside Politics-CNN, MSNBC, Nightline, ABC and NBC News. Sarpolus has also been regularly interviewed by Michigan radio stations and NPR, quoted in most major national publications including Time, U.S. News and World Report, Business Week, the Washington Post, New York Times, Boston Globe and the National Journal. EPIC/MRA research results and commentary by Sarpolus has also been a regular contributor to the Polling Report, The Hotline, and Congress Daily. Finally, because of his extensive experience on trade issues, Sarpolus has been a featured speaker for groups such as the Council on Foreign Relations and Consumers for World Trade.</blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28:mi-epfp-monthly-meetings-2001-02&catid=8">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p>