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The Michigan Education Policy Fellowship Program and The Education Policy Center at Michigan State University are pleased to invite you to the Annual EPFP Alumni Seminar on Thursday, May 22, 2003, at the MSU Kellogg Conference and Hotel Center, Big Ten Room C.

 

Agenda

 

8:30 a.m. Registration

 

9:30 a.m. Welcome & Introductions, Dan Schultz, Co-Coordinator, Michigan EPFP

David Plank, Co-Director, The Education Policy Center at MSU

 

9:45 a.m. Setting the Policy Context, David Plank

 

10:15 a.m. Break

 

10:30 a.m. Introduction of Speaker: Jacquelyn Thompson, Co-Coordinator, Michigan EPFP
Keynote Address: Nannette Bowler, Director, Michigan Family Independence Agency

 

11:45 a.m. Recognition & Presentation of the Institute for Educational Leadership's 2003 National Leadership Awards to:

  • Nannette Bowler (EPFP 1992-93) Director, Michigan Family Independence Agency
  • Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94) Director, Office of K-12 Outreach,

College of Education, Michigan State University

  • Jacquelyn Thompson (EPFP 1992-93), Director of Special Education & Early Intervention Services, Michigan Department of Education

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch

 

1:00 p.m.      Introduction of Speaker: Argelio "Ben" Perez, Co-Coordinator, Michigan EPFP
Keynote Address: David Hollister, Director, Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services

 

2:30 p.m. Break

 

2:45 p.m. Discussion: The New Policy Landscape & Implications for the Future

 

4:00 p.m. Alumni Reception (Cash Bar)

6:00 p.m. Adjourn

Leadership in Continuous Improvement Systems

May 12, 2003
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Center, MSU

The Fellows participating on the Leadership in Continuous Improvement Systems Learning Team are responsible for planning this seminar.

 

Leadership in Continuous Improvement Systems
Sara Aeschbach, Sylvia Buie, Kathy Brown, Barry Duckham, Broderick Boxley, Diane Holley, Jane Swanson

1:00 – 1:10     Overview and Introduction Kathy Brown, Diane Holley, Broderick Boxley

1:10 – 2:45     Leadership for Continuous School Improvement Dr. Lawrence W. Lezotte, Ph.D.

2:45 – 3:00     Break

3:00 – 3:15     Q & A for Dr. Lezotte

3:15 - 4:20     Panel Discussion: Leadership in Continuous Improvement Systems

Introduction of the Panel: Barry Duckham
Panelists:

  • William Patrick- Director, Office of Professional Development- Michigan Family Independence Agency
  • Nancy Colflesh, Ph.D., Colflesh & Associates, Educational & Organizational Consultant
  • Robert Bee, former Director of Child Welfare Licensing, Michigan Department of Social Services

4:20 – 4:30     Feedback/Evaluation

 

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Technology Trends: Impacts on Society, Education & Policy

April 28, 2003
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Center, MSU

The Fellows participating on the Technology Trends: Impacts on Society, Education & Policy Learning Team are responsible for planning this seminar.

 

Technology Trends: Impacts on Society, Education & Policy
Andrew Henry, Sue Schwartz, Mave Coxon, Mark Urban-Lurain

The Learning Team has used the book CODE and Other Laws of Cyberspace by Lawrence Lessig (Basic Books, 1999) as an organizing framework to explore how technology trends impact our personal and professional lives. Drawing specifically on Chapter 7 "What Things Regulate" the team members and a panel of experts will explore four key constraints: Market Forces, Norms, Policy and Laws, and Architecture that provide a model of regulation. The design and development of the Michigan Virtual High School (MVHS) is used as a case study to explore these constraints in greater depth. See the PowerPoint presentation for additional information.

Agenda

  1. Introduction & Overview of "The Regulation Model" - Andrew Henry
  2. Overview of the Michigan Virtual High School - Jamey Fitzpatrick
    Regulator 1. Policy, Laws & Implementation: MVHS as a Case Study

     

  3. Introduction to Regulator 2. Architecture - Sue Schwartz
    Architecture: Needs & Constraints of Online Learning - Barbara Beckmeyer
  4. Break
  5. Introduction to Regulator 3. Norms - Mark Urban-Lurain
    Norms - Economics, Efficiency, Effectiveness & Sustainability - Patrick Dickson
  6. Introduction to Regulator 4. Market - Mave Coxon
    Market - Student Reactions to Online Courses - Deb Overbey
  7. Group Discussion & Questions

     

Resource Persons:

Mr. Jamey Fitzpatrick (EPFP 1990-91)
Vice President, Development & Education Policy
Michigan Virtual University
3101 Technology Parkway, Suite G
Lansing, MI 48910
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Jamey Fitzpatrick has served as a catalyst for change and a champion of innovation in public education. As both an education and technology policy specialist, Mr. Fitzpatrick works with corporations, granting agencies and foundations to enhance MVU fund development activities and to guide educational policy development. Since joining MVU in 1998, Jamey has lead two major statewide initiatives. He planned, organized and lead the implementation of the largest teacher-based deployment of technology in the U.S. Known as the Teacher Technology Initiative (TTI), this $106 million program equipped nearly 90,000 Michigan K-12 educators with a personal computer, software, remote Internet access and Web-based professional development. Jamey has also led the initial design and development of the Michigan Virtual High School (MVHS) project. Since 2000, over 7,800 students have enrolled in online high school courses in Michigan schools.Another 55,000 students have taken advantage of one or more of the MVHS online tools. Jamey served as the director of technology for the Michigan Department of Education, where he was the lead architect of the state’s 1998 technology plan. Jamey also worked for Saginaw Intermediate School District as a REMC Director and in the private sector for Pitney Bowes Corporation. Mr. Fitzpatrick serves on the Board of Directors of Trustees for Olivet College in Olivet, Michigan.

Barbara Truitt Beckmeyer
eProducer & New Media Specialist
Virtual University Design and Technology Group
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48823
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Barbara Beckmeyer has been involved with the creation and delivery of online education since 1997 through the Virtual University, Michigan State University. Working with one of the nation’s first experimental models for developing methods of using technology to help facilitate learning proved to be addictive. The ongoing challenges continue as technology advances. Barbara teaches at Lansing Community College, and has been involved as an instructor with both K.L.I.C.K, (Kids learning in Computer Klubhouses), a Federally funded program through the Department of Education at MSU and the Dimensions program developed by the Ingham Intermediate School District Office of Talent Development. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and is working towards her Master’s degree in Digital Media Arts and Technology.

Dr. Patrick Dickson
Professor, College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48823
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Patrick Dickson is a professor of educational psychology with interests in human development, multimedia learning environments, and cross-cultural research. His teaching and research activities focus on applying lifespan developmental perspectives to the design of new learning environments. He is also exploring how the Internet can be used to create links among students and teachers around the world, as well as links between schools and out-of-school settings, including homes and science museums. His areas of expertise include Asia, cross-cultural and international uses of technology, curriculum applications of technology, educational technology and planning, the impact of technology on teaching and learning.

Ms. Debra Overbey
High School Library/Media Specialist
Stockbridge Community Schools
Stockbridge, MI 49285
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Debra Overbey is one of the Michigan Virtual High School “cyberpioneers,” who began teaching Developing Web Pages in the first semester of MVHS. She has been active in promoting technology in education since introducing the first microcomputer to Stockbridge Community Schools in 1982. She is the Stockbridge High School Library/Media Specialist which involves administration of the media center as well as coordinating the school district’s Internet services, Web site maintenance, technology planning and professional developing, network and hardware maintenance and serving as the liaison for regional technology activity. She has also worked with Merit Network where she collected and reviewed technology-related Web sites for the Michigan Teachers Network site.

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Washington Policy Seminar

April 6-9, 2003

 

DRAFT AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE (2/17/03)

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 6

MONDAY, APRIL 7

TUESDAY, APRIL 8

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

1:00 p.m. -- 1:30 p.m.

WELCOME & ORIENTATION

Betty Hale and Hunter Moorman, IEL

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

“WASHINGTON FROM THE INSIDE OUT”

Norm Ornstein

Senior Resident Scholar

American Enterprise Institute

 

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

BREAK

2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

DEMOGRAPHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY

Harold “Bud” Hodgkinson

Director, Center for Demographic Policy, IEL

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

BREAK

 

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Cross-Site Teams

 

5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

FREE TIME

7:30 p.m. -- 9:30 p.m.

OPTIONAL DC-HOST SCAVENGER HUNT

9:00 p.m.

Post-Hunt Celebration

 

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

“CONGRESSIONAL INSIGHT—PART I”

Marty Wiseman

Director, Stennis Institute of Government

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

BREAK

 

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

CONCURRENT PANELS

(A) HEA Reauthorization

(B) IDEA Reauthorization

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

BREAK

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Cross-Site Teams

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

LUNCHEON

“Leadership in the Information Age”

Harlan Cleveland*

 

2:00 p.m. –  3:00 p.m.

CONCURRENT DIALOGUES

3:00 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.

Free Time/Travel

3:30 p.m. –  5:30 p.m.

“HOUSTON, WE HAVE A BUDGET!”

Stan Collender

Senior Vice President

Fleishman-Hillard

 

5:30 p.m. on

FREE TIME

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

“CONGRESSIONAL INSIGHT—PART II”

Marty Wiseman

Director, Stennis Institute of Government

 

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

BREAK

 

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

“POLICY, POLITICS, AND PROCEDURES INSIDE THE U.S. CONGRESS”

Judy Schneider

Senior Analyst, Congressional Research Service

 

11:00 a.m. -- 7:00 p.m.

STATE SITE HILL DAY, DC OFFICE VISITS & SITE DINNERS

 

7:00 p.m. -- 8:00 p.m.

DESSERT & COFFEE RECEPTION

 

8:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m.

THE CAPITOL STEPS

A satirical political review

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:00 a.m. -- 9:30 a.m.

“ELLEN SCHALL ON THE CASE”

Ellen Schall*

Dean, Robert F. Wagner School of Public Policy, NYU

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

BREAK

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CONCURRENT PANELS 

(A) “No Child Left Behind,” Approved State Plans, & Implementation Leadership

(B) “Welfare Reform ‘03: Recent Results and Next Steps”

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

FELLOWS’ SYNTHESIS AND WRAP-UP

 

12:00 Noon – 12:15 p.m.

CLOSING & WPS EVALUATION

Betty Hale and Hunter Moorman, IEL

 

12:15 p.m.

ADJOURN

*Invited

 

Problem Solving Simulations

March 31, 2003
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Ctr., MSU

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.

Fellows and Coordinators will also review and discuss the agenda for the 2003 Washington Policy Seminar.

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