Home http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07 2016-02-22T17:19:51+00:00 Education Policy Fellowship Program epfp@msu.edu Joomla! - Open Source Content Management 2007 Alumni Seminar & Reception 2010-09-13T20:11:55+00:00 2010-09-13T20:11:55+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/103-2007-alumni-seminar-a-reception <center> <h1>2007 Alumni Seminar & Reception</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>June 18, 2007</b><br /> 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h1>Agenda</h1> <table border="0" cellpadding="5"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top">11:30 a.m.</td> <td>Registration</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">12:00 p.m.</td> <td>Lunch</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1:00 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Welcome & Introductions</p> <blockquote> <p>Dan Schultz, Co-Coordinator, Michigan EPFP</p> <p>Sharif Shakrani, Co-Director, The Education Policy Center at MSU</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1:15 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Discussion of the Applications & Implications of the 2006-20016</p> <blockquote> <p>Map of Future Forces Affecting Education<br /> Nancy Taylor, Senior Policy Officer, KnowledgeWorks Foundation</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2:45 p.m.</td> <td>Break</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">3:00 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Remarks on the Publication of “A Primer on Public Policy”</p> <blockquote> <p>David C. Hollister, President & CEO, Prima Civitas Foundation</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">3:30 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Update on IEL and National EPFP Plans for the Future</p> <blockquote> <p>Douglas Brattebo, National Director, EPFP, Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC</p> <p>Presentation of the EPFP Distinguished Service Award to Argelio Ben Perez</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">4:00 p.m.</td> <td>Overview of the October 2007 EPFP MSU Study Tour to China</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">4:30 p.m.</td> <td>Alumni Reception (Cash Bar)</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">6:00 p.m.</td> <td>Adjourn</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Seminar Agenda Highlights</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>This year's EPFP Seminar keynote speaker will be Nancy Taylor, Senior Policy Officer with the KnowledgeWorks Foundation.  The KnowledgeWorks Foundation and the Institute for the Future have developed an innovative “2006-2016 Map of Future Forces Affecting Education” that is being used as a strategic planning tool by educators and policy makers across the U.S.  Nancy Taylor will help us help understand the complexity of the Map and facilitate a discussion on how it can be applied to the work of K-12 school districts, colleges and universities, state government agencies and nonprofit organizations.  All Alumni Seminar attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the “2006-2016 Map of Future Forces Affecting Education.”  <br /> <br /> In June 2007 the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) will be publishing “A Primer on Public Policy” authored by former Mayor of Lansing and former State Representative David C. Hollister. The "Primer" will compile his keen insights into the policy making process and his recipe for social change. Now serving as President and CEO of the Prima Civitas Foundation, David Hollister has been a key policy expert and resource for the Michigan EPFP over the past 25 years.  His message continues to influence and impact the thinking of each EPFP class.  David Hollister will join us to discuss this important milestone and all Alumni Seminar attendees will receive a complimentary copy of “A Primer on Public Policy.”</p> <p>Dr. Douglas Brattebo, the new National Director of the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) will provide a briefing on new IEL initiatives and an update on the growth and expansion of the EPFP into several new states.  Doug joined the IEL in September 2005 and this will be his first "official visit" to Michigan.  Prior to joining IEL, Doug served as an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, from August 1999-August 2005, where he taught Honors Introduction to American Government, The American Presidency and the Executive Branch, and a Seminar on the Democratic Peace.</p> <p>In April 2007 IEL announced that the EPFP and IEL will co-sponsor with Michigan State University’s College of Education and The U.S. China Center for Research on Educational Excellence an International Study Tour to China from October 18-28, 2007. This Study Tour is open to past and present EPFP members and friends of the EPFP and IEL.  Participants on the Study tour will visit Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai.  Additional information on special briefings with Chinese education officials, school tours and cultural visits will be provided. Registration materials and information regarding the Study Tour itinerary will be available and discussed at the Alumni Seminar.</p> <p>In 2006, the Michigan EPFP became formally affiliated with The Education Policy Center at MSU. The Education Policy Center is a university-wide policy center that advances the research and education goals of MSU through its work with multiple programs and colleges across the university. The affiliation between the Michigan EPFP and the EPC at MSU provides a stronger intellectual base for the Michigan EPFP and a framework for exploring policy issues in greater depth.  This new partnership relationship will be highlighted.</p> <p>The 2007 Michigan EPFP Alumni Seminar and Reception is co-sponsored with The Education Policy Seminar at MSU and the MSU College of Education’s Office of K-12 Outreach.</p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Resources:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/images/stories/files/Nancy_Taylor%27s_MSU_Presentation[1].ppt">KnowledgeFoundation Map of the Future PowerPoint</a></p> </blockquote> <p> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"> </p> </center> <center> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>2007 Alumni Seminar & Reception</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>June 18, 2007</b><br /> 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.<br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h1>Agenda</h1> <table border="0" cellpadding="5"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top">11:30 a.m.</td> <td>Registration</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">12:00 p.m.</td> <td>Lunch</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1:00 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Welcome & Introductions</p> <blockquote> <p>Dan Schultz, Co-Coordinator, Michigan EPFP</p> <p>Sharif Shakrani, Co-Director, The Education Policy Center at MSU</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1:15 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Discussion of the Applications & Implications of the 2006-20016</p> <blockquote> <p>Map of Future Forces Affecting Education<br /> Nancy Taylor, Senior Policy Officer, KnowledgeWorks Foundation</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2:45 p.m.</td> <td>Break</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">3:00 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Remarks on the Publication of “A Primer on Public Policy”</p> <blockquote> <p>David C. Hollister, President & CEO, Prima Civitas Foundation</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">3:30 p.m.</td> <td> <p>Update on IEL and National EPFP Plans for the Future</p> <blockquote> <p>Douglas Brattebo, National Director, EPFP, Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC</p> <p>Presentation of the EPFP Distinguished Service Award to Argelio Ben Perez</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">4:00 p.m.</td> <td>Overview of the October 2007 EPFP MSU Study Tour to China</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">4:30 p.m.</td> <td>Alumni Reception (Cash Bar)</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">6:00 p.m.</td> <td>Adjourn</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Seminar Agenda Highlights</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>This year's EPFP Seminar keynote speaker will be Nancy Taylor, Senior Policy Officer with the KnowledgeWorks Foundation.  The KnowledgeWorks Foundation and the Institute for the Future have developed an innovative “2006-2016 Map of Future Forces Affecting Education” that is being used as a strategic planning tool by educators and policy makers across the U.S.  Nancy Taylor will help us help understand the complexity of the Map and facilitate a discussion on how it can be applied to the work of K-12 school districts, colleges and universities, state government agencies and nonprofit organizations.  All Alumni Seminar attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the “2006-2016 Map of Future Forces Affecting Education.”  <br /> <br /> In June 2007 the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) will be publishing “A Primer on Public Policy” authored by former Mayor of Lansing and former State Representative David C. Hollister. The "Primer" will compile his keen insights into the policy making process and his recipe for social change. Now serving as President and CEO of the Prima Civitas Foundation, David Hollister has been a key policy expert and resource for the Michigan EPFP over the past 25 years.  His message continues to influence and impact the thinking of each EPFP class.  David Hollister will join us to discuss this important milestone and all Alumni Seminar attendees will receive a complimentary copy of “A Primer on Public Policy.”</p> <p>Dr. Douglas Brattebo, the new National Director of the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP) will provide a briefing on new IEL initiatives and an update on the growth and expansion of the EPFP into several new states.  Doug joined the IEL in September 2005 and this will be his first "official visit" to Michigan.  Prior to joining IEL, Doug served as an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, from August 1999-August 2005, where he taught Honors Introduction to American Government, The American Presidency and the Executive Branch, and a Seminar on the Democratic Peace.</p> <p>In April 2007 IEL announced that the EPFP and IEL will co-sponsor with Michigan State University’s College of Education and The U.S. China Center for Research on Educational Excellence an International Study Tour to China from October 18-28, 2007. This Study Tour is open to past and present EPFP members and friends of the EPFP and IEL.  Participants on the Study tour will visit Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai.  Additional information on special briefings with Chinese education officials, school tours and cultural visits will be provided. Registration materials and information regarding the Study Tour itinerary will be available and discussed at the Alumni Seminar.</p> <p>In 2006, the Michigan EPFP became formally affiliated with The Education Policy Center at MSU. The Education Policy Center is a university-wide policy center that advances the research and education goals of MSU through its work with multiple programs and colleges across the university. The affiliation between the Michigan EPFP and the EPC at MSU provides a stronger intellectual base for the Michigan EPFP and a framework for exploring policy issues in greater depth.  This new partnership relationship will be highlighted.</p> <p>The 2007 Michigan EPFP Alumni Seminar and Reception is co-sponsored with The Education Policy Seminar at MSU and the MSU College of Education’s Office of K-12 Outreach.</p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Resources:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p><a href="images/stories/files/Nancy_Taylor%27s_MSU_Presentation[1].ppt">KnowledgeFoundation Map of the Future PowerPoint</a></p> </blockquote> <p> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"> </p> </center> <center> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> Reflecting on the Process of Education Reform 2010-09-13T20:11:20+00:00 2010-09-13T20:11:20+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/102-reflecting-on-the-process-of-education-reform <center> <center> <h1><strong>Reflecting on the Process of Education Reform</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td><center> <div align="center"> <p align="center"><strong>May 7, 2007</strong><br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. <br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU </a><br /> <br /></p> </div> </center></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>During this seminar the Fellows will look back at Michigan's High School Reform initiative a year after its formal adoption, and reflect on the process and the impact of these key Michigan Department of Education (MDE), State Board of Education and legislative policy actions.  The participants will examine the process of policy development, policy adoption and policy implementation and the steps that led to the adoption and roll out of the Michigan Merit Curriculum.  This will serve as the backdrop for a discussion of the policy implications of the recommendations being developed by the MDE's current Teacher Preparation Policy Study Group.  The goal for the day will be to achieve a better understanding of the connections and relationships between these two significant policy reform initiatives.<br /> <br /> <strong>Resource Persons:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>Yvonne Caamal Canul  (EPFP 1990-91)<br /> Director<br /> Office of School Improvement<br /> Michigan Department of Education<br /> Canuly [at] michigan.gov <br /> <br /> <br /> David M. Osta  (EPFP 2006-07)<br /> Education Consultant/Research Associate <br /> Michigan Department of Education<br /> OstaD [at] michigan.gov</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p align="left"><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> <center> <center> <h1><strong>Reflecting on the Process of Education Reform</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td><center> <div align="center"> <p align="center"><strong>May 7, 2007</strong><br /> 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. <br /> <a href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/" target="_blank">Kellogg Center, MSU </a><br /> <br /></p> </div> </center></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>During this seminar the Fellows will look back at Michigan's High School Reform initiative a year after its formal adoption, and reflect on the process and the impact of these key Michigan Department of Education (MDE), State Board of Education and legislative policy actions.  The participants will examine the process of policy development, policy adoption and policy implementation and the steps that led to the adoption and roll out of the Michigan Merit Curriculum.  This will serve as the backdrop for a discussion of the policy implications of the recommendations being developed by the MDE's current Teacher Preparation Policy Study Group.  The goal for the day will be to achieve a better understanding of the connections and relationships between these two significant policy reform initiatives.<br /> <br /> <strong>Resource Persons:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>Yvonne Caamal Canul  (EPFP 1990-91)<br /> Director<br /> Office of School Improvement<br /> Michigan Department of Education<br /> Canuly [at] michigan.gov <br /> <br /> <br /> David M. Osta  (EPFP 2006-07)<br /> Education Consultant/Research Associate <br /> Michigan Department of Education<br /> OstaD [at] michigan.gov</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p align="left"><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> Washington Policy Seminar 2010-09-13T20:10:38+00:00 2010-09-13T20:10:38+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/101-washington-policy-seminar <center> <h1><strong>Washington</strong><strong> Policy Seminar</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p align="center"><b>April 18-21, 2007</b></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table height="1391" width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE</strong> <table border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="4" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="25%"><strong> WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 </strong></td> <td valign="top" width="25%"><strong>THURSDAY, APRIL 19 </strong></td> <td valign="top" width="26%"><strong> FRIDAY, APRIL 20 </strong></td> <td valign="top" width="24%"><strong> SATURDAY, APRIL 21 </strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p align="left"><strong>12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. </strong><br /> <strong>WELCOME & ORIENTATION</strong> <br /> Betty Hale and Doug Brattebo, IEL</p> <p align="left"><strong>1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.</strong><br /> “CONGRESSIONAL INSIGHT:  PART I”<br /> Marty Wiseman<br /> Director, Stennis Institute of Government<br /> Jeff Markham<br /> Research Analyst, Stennis Institute of Government<br /> Molly Clark<br /> Itawamba Community College</p> <p><strong>2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“CONGRESSIONAL INSIGHT:  PART II”</strong></p> <p><strong>4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>COFFEE BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>NCLB KEYNOTE SESSION:  “BEYOND NCLB, WHAT WILL IT TAKE?”</strong><br /> Roy Barnes, Former Governor of Georgia, Chair of IEL Board, Co-Chairman of Commission on NCLB<br /> Michael Petrilli, Vice President for National Programs & Policy, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation<br /> Cindy Brown, Director of Education Policy, Center for American Progress</p> <p><strong>6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>FREE TIME AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN</strong></p> <p><strong>7:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>OPTIONAL DC HOSTED SCAVENGER HUNT</strong></p> <p><strong>9:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>Post-Hunt Celebration </strong><br /> <strong>Hospitality Suite</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p align="left"><strong>8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.<br /> CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST </strong></p> <p><strong>9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.</strong><br /> “POLICY, POLITICS, AND PROCEDURES INSIDE THE U.S. CONGRESS”<br /> Judy Schneider<br /> Senior Analyst, Congressional Research Service</p> <p><strong>10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.</strong><br /> <em>“</em><strong>THE POLITICAL LAND-SCAPE AND THE 2008 ELECTION”</strong><br /> Charles Cook <br /> Publisher, The Cook Political Report*</p> <p><strong>11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>STATE SITE HILL DAY, DC OFFICE VISITS & SITE DINNERS</strong></p> <p><strong>7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>DESSERT & COFFEE RECEPTION</strong></p> <p><strong>8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>THE CAPITOL STEPS</strong><br /> A satirical political review</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <h2>7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</h2> <p><strong>8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“THE MALTESE BUDGET”</strong> <br /> Stan Collender <br /> Managing Director, Washington DC Office, Qorvis Communications</p> <p><strong>9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. </strong><br /> <strong>“EDUCATION POLICY-MAKING INSIDE THE BELTWAY”</strong><br /> Frederick Hess <br /> Director, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute</p> <p><strong>11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>CONCURRENT SESSIONS** </strong></p> <p><strong>12:30p.m. – 1:45 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>LUNCH</strong></p> <p><strong>1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. </strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong> “GLOBALIZATION, ECONOMIC COMPETITIVE-NESS, AND EDUCATION REFORM”</strong><br /> Marc Tucker<br /> President, National Center on<br /> Education and the Economy</p> <p><strong>3:15 p.m. on</strong><br /> <strong>FREE TIME</strong></p> <p align="left"> </p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p align="left"><strong>7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>CONTINENTALs BREAKFAST</strong></p> <p><strong>8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“WHY MAKING EDUCATION POLICY IS SO COMPLEX IN WASHINGTON, DC”</strong><br /> Clifford Janey<br /> Superintendent, DC Public Schools</p> <p><strong>9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“DEMOGRAPHIC REALITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES”</strong><br /> Bud Hodgkinson <br /> Director, Center for Demographic Policy, IEL</p> <p><strong>10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. </strong><br /> <strong>FELLOWS’ SYNTHESIS & WRAP-UP </strong> <br /> Betty Hale and Doug Brattebo, IEL</p> <p><strong>11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>SITE WPS DEBRIEFING</strong></p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p>* - invited<br /> ** - see next page for the list of panelists</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Washington Policy Seminar </strong><br /> <strong>Concurrent Sessions</strong><br /> <strong>Friday, April 20 </strong><br /> <strong>11:15 AM – 12:30 PM</strong></p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">A. Getting a Head Start: Early Childhood Education</span></strong><br /> <strong>Danielle Gonzales</strong>, Deputy State Program Director, Pre-K Now<br /> <strong>Joan Lombardi</strong>, President, The Children’s Project*<br /> <strong>Maurice Sykes</strong>, Executive Director, Early Childhood Leadership Institute, University of the District Columbia</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">B. Minding the Gap: Defining Achievement</span></strong><br /> <strong>Linda Bacon</strong>, Human and Civil Rights Department, National Education Association <br /> <strong>Stephanie Robinson</strong>, Principal Partner, Education Trust*<br /> <strong>Robert Smith</strong>, Superintendent, Arlington County Public Schools</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">C. Accountability: Higher Standards for Higher Education</span></strong><br /> <strong>Leonard Haynes</strong>, Director, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education<br /> <strong>Patricia McAllister</strong>, Director of Federal Relations and Public Affairs, Council of Graduate Schools<br /> <strong>Michael Usdan</strong>, Senior Fellow, IEL</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">D. Shaping the Debate: The Media and Education Policy</span></strong><br /> <strong>Ann Bradley</strong>, Associate Managing Editor, Education Week<br /> <strong>Noel Epstein</strong>, Former Education Editor of the Washington Post<br /> <strong>Denise Slaughter</strong>, Director of Communications, IEL</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">E. Community and School Partnerships: Policy and Practice</span></strong><br /> <strong>Amy Berg</strong>, Research Director, Coalition of Community Schools, IEL<br /> <strong>Sheri Deboe Johnson</strong>, Programs Director, National PTA<br /> <strong>Bela Shah</strong>, Senior Program Associate, Institute for Youth, Education and Families, National League of Cities</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">F. Federal Education Policy: The Intersection of IDEA and NCLB</span></strong><br /> <strong>Katy Neas</strong>, Director of Congressional Affairs, Easter Seals<br /> <strong>Nancy Reder</strong>, Deputy Executive Director, National Association of State Directors of Special Education<br /> <strong>Beth Foley</strong>, Policy Specialist, National Education Association</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">G. Secondary School Reform: A Primary Concern</span></strong><br /> <strong>Bethany Little</strong>, Vice President for Policy and Federal Advocacy, Alliance for Excellent Education<br /> <strong>Daniel Gohl, </strong>Principal, McKinley Technology High School, District of Columbia Public Schools<br /> <strong>Angela Hernandez-Marshall</strong>, Project Director, Council of Chief State School Officers</p> <p><strong><a href="http://grandwashington.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp" target="_blank">Grand Hyatt Washington</a></strong><br /> 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001 <br /> 202-582-1234 or 1-800-233-1234<br /> Reservations must be made by March 16, 2007.<br /> The room rate for singles and doubles is $249.00.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1><strong>Washington</strong><strong> Policy Seminar</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p align="center"><b>April 18-21, 2007</b></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <center> <table height="1391" width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE</strong> <table border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="4" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top" width="25%"><strong> WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 </strong></td> <td valign="top" width="25%"><strong>THURSDAY, APRIL 19 </strong></td> <td valign="top" width="26%"><strong> FRIDAY, APRIL 20 </strong></td> <td valign="top" width="24%"><strong> SATURDAY, APRIL 21 </strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p align="left"><strong>12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. </strong><br /> <strong>WELCOME & ORIENTATION</strong> <br /> Betty Hale and Doug Brattebo, IEL</p> <p align="left"><strong>1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.</strong><br /> “CONGRESSIONAL INSIGHT:  PART I”<br /> Marty Wiseman<br /> Director, Stennis Institute of Government<br /> Jeff Markham<br /> Research Analyst, Stennis Institute of Government<br /> Molly Clark<br /> Itawamba Community College</p> <p><strong>2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“CONGRESSIONAL INSIGHT:  PART II”</strong></p> <p><strong>4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>COFFEE BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>4:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>NCLB KEYNOTE SESSION:  “BEYOND NCLB, WHAT WILL IT TAKE?”</strong><br /> Roy Barnes, Former Governor of Georgia, Chair of IEL Board, Co-Chairman of Commission on NCLB<br /> Michael Petrilli, Vice President for National Programs & Policy, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation<br /> Cindy Brown, Director of Education Policy, Center for American Progress</p> <p><strong>6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>FREE TIME AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN</strong></p> <p><strong>7:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>OPTIONAL DC HOSTED SCAVENGER HUNT</strong></p> <p><strong>9:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>Post-Hunt Celebration </strong><br /> <strong>Hospitality Suite</strong></p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p align="left"><strong>8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.<br /> CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST </strong></p> <p><strong>9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.</strong><br /> “POLICY, POLITICS, AND PROCEDURES INSIDE THE U.S. CONGRESS”<br /> Judy Schneider<br /> Senior Analyst, Congressional Research Service</p> <p><strong>10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.</strong><br /> <em>“</em><strong>THE POLITICAL LAND-SCAPE AND THE 2008 ELECTION”</strong><br /> Charles Cook <br /> Publisher, The Cook Political Report*</p> <p><strong>11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>STATE SITE HILL DAY, DC OFFICE VISITS & SITE DINNERS</strong></p> <p><strong>7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>DESSERT & COFFEE RECEPTION</strong></p> <p><strong>8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>THE CAPITOL STEPS</strong><br /> A satirical political review</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <h2>7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST</h2> <p><strong>8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“THE MALTESE BUDGET”</strong> <br /> Stan Collender <br /> Managing Director, Washington DC Office, Qorvis Communications</p> <p><strong>9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. </strong><br /> <strong>“EDUCATION POLICY-MAKING INSIDE THE BELTWAY”</strong><br /> Frederick Hess <br /> Director, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute</p> <p><strong>11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>CONCURRENT SESSIONS** </strong></p> <p><strong>12:30p.m. – 1:45 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>LUNCH</strong></p> <p><strong>1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. </strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong> “GLOBALIZATION, ECONOMIC COMPETITIVE-NESS, AND EDUCATION REFORM”</strong><br /> Marc Tucker<br /> President, National Center on<br /> Education and the Economy</p> <p><strong>3:15 p.m. on</strong><br /> <strong>FREE TIME</strong></p> <p align="left"> </p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p align="left"><strong>7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>CONTINENTALs BREAKFAST</strong></p> <p><strong>8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“WHY MAKING EDUCATION POLICY IS SO COMPLEX IN WASHINGTON, DC”</strong><br /> Clifford Janey<br /> Superintendent, DC Public Schools</p> <p><strong>9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>BREAK</strong></p> <p><strong>9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.</strong><br /> <strong>“DEMOGRAPHIC REALITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES”</strong><br /> Bud Hodgkinson <br /> Director, Center for Demographic Policy, IEL</p> <p><strong>10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. </strong><br /> <strong>FELLOWS’ SYNTHESIS & WRAP-UP </strong> <br /> Betty Hale and Doug Brattebo, IEL</p> <p><strong>11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.</strong><br /> <strong>SITE WPS DEBRIEFING</strong></p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p>* - invited<br /> ** - see next page for the list of panelists</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Washington Policy Seminar </strong><br /> <strong>Concurrent Sessions</strong><br /> <strong>Friday, April 20 </strong><br /> <strong>11:15 AM – 12:30 PM</strong></p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">A. Getting a Head Start: Early Childhood Education</span></strong><br /> <strong>Danielle Gonzales</strong>, Deputy State Program Director, Pre-K Now<br /> <strong>Joan Lombardi</strong>, President, The Children’s Project*<br /> <strong>Maurice Sykes</strong>, Executive Director, Early Childhood Leadership Institute, University of the District Columbia</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">B. Minding the Gap: Defining Achievement</span></strong><br /> <strong>Linda Bacon</strong>, Human and Civil Rights Department, National Education Association <br /> <strong>Stephanie Robinson</strong>, Principal Partner, Education Trust*<br /> <strong>Robert Smith</strong>, Superintendent, Arlington County Public Schools</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">C. Accountability: Higher Standards for Higher Education</span></strong><br /> <strong>Leonard Haynes</strong>, Director, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education<br /> <strong>Patricia McAllister</strong>, Director of Federal Relations and Public Affairs, Council of Graduate Schools<br /> <strong>Michael Usdan</strong>, Senior Fellow, IEL</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">D. Shaping the Debate: The Media and Education Policy</span></strong><br /> <strong>Ann Bradley</strong>, Associate Managing Editor, Education Week<br /> <strong>Noel Epstein</strong>, Former Education Editor of the Washington Post<br /> <strong>Denise Slaughter</strong>, Director of Communications, IEL</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">E. Community and School Partnerships: Policy and Practice</span></strong><br /> <strong>Amy Berg</strong>, Research Director, Coalition of Community Schools, IEL<br /> <strong>Sheri Deboe Johnson</strong>, Programs Director, National PTA<br /> <strong>Bela Shah</strong>, Senior Program Associate, Institute for Youth, Education and Families, National League of Cities</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">F. Federal Education Policy: The Intersection of IDEA and NCLB</span></strong><br /> <strong>Katy Neas</strong>, Director of Congressional Affairs, Easter Seals<br /> <strong>Nancy Reder</strong>, Deputy Executive Director, National Association of State Directors of Special Education<br /> <strong>Beth Foley</strong>, Policy Specialist, National Education Association</p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">G. Secondary School Reform: A Primary Concern</span></strong><br /> <strong>Bethany Little</strong>, Vice President for Policy and Federal Advocacy, Alliance for Excellent Education<br /> <strong>Daniel Gohl, </strong>Principal, McKinley Technology High School, District of Columbia Public Schools<br /> <strong>Angela Hernandez-Marshall</strong>, Project Director, Council of Chief State School Officers</p> <p><strong><a href="http://grandwashington.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp" target="_blank">Grand Hyatt Washington</a></strong><br /> 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001 <br /> 202-582-1234 or 1-800-233-1234<br /> Reservations must be made by March 16, 2007.<br /> The room rate for singles and doubles is $249.00.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> Michigan Policy Seminar 2010-09-13T20:09:53+00:00 2010-09-13T20:09:53+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/100-michigan-policy-seminar16 <center> <center> <strong>Michigan Policy Seminar</strong> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td><center> <div align="center"> <p align="center"><strong>State Capitol</strong><br /> Room 405<br /> Tuesday, March 20, 2007<br /> 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.<br /> <br /></p> </div> </center></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><b>Agenda</b></p> <blockquote> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="5"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top">9:00 – 9:05 AM</td> <td>Welcome and Overview<br /> Michigan EPFP Coordinators</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">9:05 – 10:00 AM</td> <td>How the Budget Impacts Policy Priorities and Goals<br /> Robbie Jameson<br /> Director, Office of Education and Infrastructure<br /> Office of the State Budget<br /> Department of Management and Budget</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">10:00 – 11:00 AM</td> <td> <p>The Governor’s Policy Initiatives<br /> Chuck Wilbur<br /> Senior Advisor for Education and Communication<br /> Office of Governor Jennifer M. Granholm</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">11:00 – 11:30 AM</td> <td>The Honorable Wayne Kuipers<br /> Michigan State Senator<br /> Chair of the Senate Education Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">11:30 – 11:45</td> <td>Break</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">11:45 -12:15 PM</td> <td> <p>The Honorable John Moolenaar<br /> Michigan State Representative<br /> Minority Chair of the House Education Committee</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">12:15 – 12:30</td> <td>The Honorable John Gleason<br /> Michigan State Senator<br /> Minority Member of the Senate Education Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">12:30 – 1:15 PM</td> <td>The Honorable Tim Melton<br /> Michigan State Representative<br /> Chair of the House Education Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1:15 – 2:00 PM</td> <td>Lunch</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2:00 – 2:45 PM</td> <td>The Honorable Irma Clark-Coleman<br /> Michigan State Senator<br /> Minority Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2:45 – 3:30 PM</td> <td> <p>Kathryn Summers-Coty<br /> Chief Analyst<br /> Senate Fiscal Agency</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">3:30 - 4:00 PM</td> <td>Forum Wrap-up & Adjourn</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p align="left"><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> <center> <center> <strong>Michigan Policy Seminar</strong> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td><center> <div align="center"> <p align="center"><strong>State Capitol</strong><br /> Room 405<br /> Tuesday, March 20, 2007<br /> 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.<br /> <br /></p> </div> </center></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </center> <center> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><b>Agenda</b></p> <blockquote> <table border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="5"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top">9:00 – 9:05 AM</td> <td>Welcome and Overview<br /> Michigan EPFP Coordinators</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">9:05 – 10:00 AM</td> <td>How the Budget Impacts Policy Priorities and Goals<br /> Robbie Jameson<br /> Director, Office of Education and Infrastructure<br /> Office of the State Budget<br /> Department of Management and Budget</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">10:00 – 11:00 AM</td> <td> <p>The Governor’s Policy Initiatives<br /> Chuck Wilbur<br /> Senior Advisor for Education and Communication<br /> Office of Governor Jennifer M. Granholm</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">11:00 – 11:30 AM</td> <td>The Honorable Wayne Kuipers<br /> Michigan State Senator<br /> Chair of the Senate Education Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">11:30 – 11:45</td> <td>Break</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">11:45 -12:15 PM</td> <td> <p>The Honorable John Moolenaar<br /> Michigan State Representative<br /> Minority Chair of the House Education Committee</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">12:15 – 12:30</td> <td>The Honorable John Gleason<br /> Michigan State Senator<br /> Minority Member of the Senate Education Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">12:30 – 1:15 PM</td> <td>The Honorable Tim Melton<br /> Michigan State Representative<br /> Chair of the House Education Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">1:15 – 2:00 PM</td> <td>Lunch</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2:00 – 2:45 PM</td> <td>The Honorable Irma Clark-Coleman<br /> Michigan State Senator<br /> Minority Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee</td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">2:45 – 3:30 PM</td> <td> <p>Kathryn Summers-Coty<br /> Chief Analyst<br /> Senate Fiscal Agency</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top">3:30 - 4:00 PM</td> <td>Forum Wrap-up & Adjourn</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p align="left"><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> Education in the Age of Globalization 2010-09-13T20:09:16+00:00 2010-09-13T20:09:16+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/99-education-in-the-age-of-globalization15 <center> <h1>Education in the Age of Globalization</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="style1"><center> <div align="center"> <p><strong>March 12, 2007<br /> </strong>12:00 pm - 5:00 pm <br /> <a title="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg" href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> </div> </center></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style1"> </p> </center> <center class="style1"> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p class="style4"><strong>Resource Person: Yong Zhao </strong></p> <blockquote> <table border="0" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="style4"><strong>Yong Zhao, Ph.D.</strong><br /> University Distinguished Professor <br /> Educational Psychology and Educational Technology <br /> Director, Center for Teaching and Technology <br /> Director, US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence <br /> College of Education <br /> Michigan State University <br /> 115D Erickson Hall <br /> East Lansing , MI 48824 <br /> Phone: 517-353-4325 <br /> Web: <a href="http://zhao.educ.msu.edu/" target="_blank">http://zhao.educ.msu.edu</a></td> <td class="style3"><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/yong.jpg" alt="Dr. Yong Zhao" height="186" width="200" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Yong Zhao is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, where he also serves as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Technology as well as the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence. He holds a BA from Sichuan International Studies University, an A.M and Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined the faculty at Michigan State University in 1996 after working at Willamette University, Hamilton College, and Colgate University as a specialist in technology and language education. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Education. Zhao ’s research interests include diffusion of innovations, teacher adoption of technology, computer-assisted language learning, globalization and education, and international and comparative education. Zhao has published extensively in these areas. His articles have appeared in American Educational Research Journal, Teachers College Record and other international scholarly journals. He has published seven books in China and the US. He has developed and managed numerous network-based learning environments and educational web sites. He received the 2003 Raymond B. Catell Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association for his significant contribution to research in education. Zhao has extensive international experiences. He has consulted with government and educational agencies and spoken on educational issues in many countries including Chile, China, England, Ireland, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. He is currently leading the Education Research Group of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) education network (EDNET). His current work focuses on the impact of globalization on education and the integration of Eastern and Western educational practices. Dr. Zhao serves on editorial boards for numerous scholarly journals, including <em>Educational Researcher, theInternational Journal of Educational Technology, and</em> the <em>Journal of Language Learning and Technology.</em></p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p class="style1" align="left"><strong><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></strong></p> <center> <h1>Education in the Age of Globalization</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="style1"><center> <div align="center"> <p><strong>March 12, 2007<br /> </strong>12:00 pm - 5:00 pm <br /> <a title="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg" href="http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg">Kellogg Center, MSU</a></p> </div> </center></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style1"> </p> </center> <center class="style1"> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p class="style4"><strong>Resource Person: Yong Zhao </strong></p> <blockquote> <table border="0" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="style4"><strong>Yong Zhao, Ph.D.</strong><br /> University Distinguished Professor <br /> Educational Psychology and Educational Technology <br /> Director, Center for Teaching and Technology <br /> Director, US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence <br /> College of Education <br /> Michigan State University <br /> 115D Erickson Hall <br /> East Lansing , MI 48824 <br /> Phone: 517-353-4325 <br /> Web: <a href="http://zhao.educ.msu.edu/" target="_blank">http://zhao.educ.msu.edu</a></td> <td class="style3"><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/yong.jpg" alt="Dr. Yong Zhao" height="186" width="200" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Yong Zhao is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, where he also serves as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Technology as well as the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence. He holds a BA from Sichuan International Studies University, an A.M and Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined the faculty at Michigan State University in 1996 after working at Willamette University, Hamilton College, and Colgate University as a specialist in technology and language education. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Education. Zhao ’s research interests include diffusion of innovations, teacher adoption of technology, computer-assisted language learning, globalization and education, and international and comparative education. Zhao has published extensively in these areas. His articles have appeared in American Educational Research Journal, Teachers College Record and other international scholarly journals. He has published seven books in China and the US. He has developed and managed numerous network-based learning environments and educational web sites. He received the 2003 Raymond B. Catell Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association for his significant contribution to research in education. Zhao has extensive international experiences. He has consulted with government and educational agencies and spoken on educational issues in many countries including Chile, China, England, Ireland, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. He is currently leading the Education Research Group of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) education network (EDNET). His current work focuses on the impact of globalization on education and the integration of Eastern and Western educational practices. Dr. Zhao serves on editorial boards for numerous scholarly journals, including <em>Educational Researcher, theInternational Journal of Educational Technology, and</em> the <em>Journal of Language Learning and Technology.</em></p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <p class="style1" align="left"><strong><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></strong></p> Fiscal Accountability and School Consolidation 2010-09-13T20:07:47+00:00 2010-09-13T20:07:47+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/98-fiscal-accountability-and-school-consolidation <center> <h1><strong>Fiscal Accountability and School Consolidation</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center">February 26, 2007<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>"It is widely accepted that education is the key to economic prosperity" (MSBO, 1/31/07)  yet Michigan's school districts are facing the prospect of significant budget reductions and new demands for fiscal accountability.  As both public and private sector organizations struggle to maintain programs and services in these challenging economic times, state expenditures for K-12 education once again seem to be at the center of the policy debate.  Various proposals are currently being advanced to restructure school districts in an attempt to reduce overall operating expenditures. This session will explore several issues involving fiscal accountability and proposals to restructure the state's educational delivery system. We will explore as many aspects of "consolidation" as possible, including program and school district consolidation.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="left"><strong>Resource Person: </strong><strong> </strong></p> <blockquote> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="218"><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/tomwhite.jpg" alt="[]" height="215" width="211" /></td> <td valign="bottom" width="217">Thomas White  (EPFP 1989-90)<br /> Executive Director<br /> Michigan School Business Officials<br /> 1001 Centennial Way, Suite 200<br /> Lansing, MI 48917<br /> twhite [at] msbo.org</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Tom White is the Executive Director of the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO). MSBO is a professional organization for school managers who work in the non-curricular aspects of a school district, primarily in the areas of finance, accounting, payroll, purchasing, facilities, technology, transportation and food services. Before coming to MSBO Tom worked for 9 years as the Director of Government Relations for the Michigan Association of School Boards. Prior to that he spent 9 years as a labor negotiator, negotiating more than 100 contracts with school employee groups over his career. He has also taught at a community college and worked in the field of medical economics. Tom is currently on several boards: he is vice-president of the Clinton County Regional Education Services Agency and president of the Michigan Institute for Educational Management Board of Directors. He is also a member of the following: the Michigan Liquid Asset Fund (an investment pool in excess of $1 billion), the School Employers Trust Property Casualty Fund, the Education Alliance of Michigan, and the Michigan Schools Energy Cooperative.  Tom has a M.A. degree from Michigan State University in Labor and Industrial Relations and a B.A. degree in social science. He completed two years of post graduate work in business at the University of Oregon.</p> <p><strong>"Technology Innovation & Economies of Scale."</strong></p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/jfitzpatrick.jpg" alt="[]" height="130" width="114" /></td> <td valign="bottom"> <p>Jamey Fitzpatrick (EPFP 1990-91)<br /> President & CEO<br /> Michigan Virtual University<br /> 3101 Technology Blvd., Suite G<br /> Lansing, MI 48910 <br /> jfitz [at] mivu.org</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Jamey Fitzpatrick has served as a catalyst for change and a champion of innovation in public education.  As both an education and technology policy advocate, Mr. Fitzpatrick provides executive leadership for Michigan Virtual University, a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.  Since joining MVU in 1998, Jamey has led two major statewide initiatives. <br /> He led the initial design and development of the Michigan Virtual High School (MVHS) project, one of the largest virtual high schools in the United States.  Since 2000, over 26,000 students have enrolled in online high school courses through MVHS.  Another 150,000 students have taken advantage of one or more of the MVHS online test preparation tools. He has also planned, organized and led 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 served as the Director of Educational 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 Trustees for Olivet College in Olivet, Michigan, and as Vice President of the Michigan 4-H Foundation Board.  In addition, in 2006, Jamey received the International Society for Technology in Education “Making It Happen” Award which recognizes leaders at the national level for their commitment to educational technology innovation.<strong><br /> </strong></p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="185"><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/scorsone2006.jpg" alt="[]" height="240" width="180" /></td> <td valign="bottom" width="247"> <p>Eric A. Scorsone, Ph.D.<br /> Extension Specialist<br /> State and Local Government Program <br /> Department of Agricultural Economics<br /> 213-D Agriculture Hall<br /> Michigan State University<br /> East Lansing, MI <br /> (517) 353-9460<br /> scorsone [at] msu.edu</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Dr. Eric Scorsone is an Extension Specialist and faculty member for State & Local Government located in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Michigan State University.  Prior to coming to Michigan, Dr. Scorsone served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Director of Kentucky Rural Health Works at the University of Kentucky, Economist for the Colorado Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budget and as Senior Economist for the City of Aurora, Colorado.  He received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Colorado State University in Local Public Finance and an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University.  For his undergraduate training, he received a B.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago.  Dr. Scorsone’s extension and outreach education work focuses on assisting communities in the areas of state and local public finance, local government service delivery, intergovernmental agreements and strategic planning.  Dr. Scorsone provides formal training to county, city and township officials in the areas of intergovernmental cooperation, public finance & budgeting and general government.  Dr. Scorsone has also worked on international development projects in Macedonia, Indonesia and Thailand.</p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Resource Materials:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>January 31, 2007, <a href="http://www.msbo.org/pdf/2007/PressRel-BudgetShortfall.pdf" target="_blank">MSBO recent survey reveals one of five districts could be in deficit if Legislature implements proration</a></p> <p>"<a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/images/stories/files/home%20rule.ppt">A Macro View: Home Rule, State Affairs and School Consolidation</a>" PowerPoint presentation by Eric A. Scorsone, Ph.D.</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> <center> <h1><strong>Fiscal Accountability and School Consolidation</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center">February 26, 2007<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>"It is widely accepted that education is the key to economic prosperity" (MSBO, 1/31/07)  yet Michigan's school districts are facing the prospect of significant budget reductions and new demands for fiscal accountability.  As both public and private sector organizations struggle to maintain programs and services in these challenging economic times, state expenditures for K-12 education once again seem to be at the center of the policy debate.  Various proposals are currently being advanced to restructure school districts in an attempt to reduce overall operating expenditures. This session will explore several issues involving fiscal accountability and proposals to restructure the state's educational delivery system. We will explore as many aspects of "consolidation" as possible, including program and school district consolidation.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="left"><strong>Resource Person: </strong><strong> </strong></p> <blockquote> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="218"><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/tomwhite.jpg" alt="[]" height="215" width="211" /></td> <td valign="bottom" width="217">Thomas White  (EPFP 1989-90)<br /> Executive Director<br /> Michigan School Business Officials<br /> 1001 Centennial Way, Suite 200<br /> Lansing, MI 48917<br /> twhite [at] msbo.org</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Tom White is the Executive Director of the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO). MSBO is a professional organization for school managers who work in the non-curricular aspects of a school district, primarily in the areas of finance, accounting, payroll, purchasing, facilities, technology, transportation and food services. Before coming to MSBO Tom worked for 9 years as the Director of Government Relations for the Michigan Association of School Boards. Prior to that he spent 9 years as a labor negotiator, negotiating more than 100 contracts with school employee groups over his career. He has also taught at a community college and worked in the field of medical economics. Tom is currently on several boards: he is vice-president of the Clinton County Regional Education Services Agency and president of the Michigan Institute for Educational Management Board of Directors. He is also a member of the following: the Michigan Liquid Asset Fund (an investment pool in excess of $1 billion), the School Employers Trust Property Casualty Fund, the Education Alliance of Michigan, and the Michigan Schools Energy Cooperative.  Tom has a M.A. degree from Michigan State University in Labor and Industrial Relations and a B.A. degree in social science. He completed two years of post graduate work in business at the University of Oregon.</p> <p><strong>"Technology Innovation & Economies of Scale."</strong></p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/jfitzpatrick.jpg" alt="[]" height="130" width="114" /></td> <td valign="bottom"> <p>Jamey Fitzpatrick (EPFP 1990-91)<br /> President & CEO<br /> Michigan Virtual University<br /> 3101 Technology Blvd., Suite G<br /> Lansing, MI 48910 <br /> jfitz [at] mivu.org</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Jamey Fitzpatrick has served as a catalyst for change and a champion of innovation in public education.  As both an education and technology policy advocate, Mr. Fitzpatrick provides executive leadership for Michigan Virtual University, a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.  Since joining MVU in 1998, Jamey has led two major statewide initiatives. <br /> He led the initial design and development of the Michigan Virtual High School (MVHS) project, one of the largest virtual high schools in the United States.  Since 2000, over 26,000 students have enrolled in online high school courses through MVHS.  Another 150,000 students have taken advantage of one or more of the MVHS online test preparation tools. He has also planned, organized and led 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 served as the Director of Educational 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 Trustees for Olivet College in Olivet, Michigan, and as Vice President of the Michigan 4-H Foundation Board.  In addition, in 2006, Jamey received the International Society for Technology in Education “Making It Happen” Award which recognizes leaders at the national level for their commitment to educational technology innovation.<strong><br /> </strong></p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="185"><img src="http://www.educ.msu.edu/epfp/pix/scorsone2006.jpg" alt="[]" height="240" width="180" /></td> <td valign="bottom" width="247"> <p>Eric A. Scorsone, Ph.D.<br /> Extension Specialist<br /> State and Local Government Program <br /> Department of Agricultural Economics<br /> 213-D Agriculture Hall<br /> Michigan State University<br /> East Lansing, MI <br /> (517) 353-9460<br /> scorsone [at] msu.edu</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>Dr. Eric Scorsone is an Extension Specialist and faculty member for State & Local Government located in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Michigan State University.  Prior to coming to Michigan, Dr. Scorsone served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Director of Kentucky Rural Health Works at the University of Kentucky, Economist for the Colorado Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budget and as Senior Economist for the City of Aurora, Colorado.  He received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Colorado State University in Local Public Finance and an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University.  For his undergraduate training, he received a B.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago.  Dr. Scorsone’s extension and outreach education work focuses on assisting communities in the areas of state and local public finance, local government service delivery, intergovernmental agreements and strategic planning.  Dr. Scorsone provides formal training to county, city and township officials in the areas of intergovernmental cooperation, public finance & budgeting and general government.  Dr. Scorsone has also worked on international development projects in Macedonia, Indonesia and Thailand.</p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Resource Materials:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>January 31, 2007, <a href="http://www.msbo.org/pdf/2007/PressRel-BudgetShortfall.pdf" target="_blank">MSBO recent survey reveals one of five districts could be in deficit if Legislature implements proration</a></p> <p>"<a href="images/stories/files/home%20rule.ppt">A Macro View: Home Rule, State Affairs and School Consolidation</a>" PowerPoint presentation by Eric A. Scorsone, Ph.D.</p> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> School Funding & Michigan's Fiscal Deficit 2010-09-13T20:05:59+00:00 2010-09-13T20:05:59+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/97-school-funding-a-michigans-fiscal-deficit <center> <h1><strong>School Funding & Michigan's Fiscal Deficit</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center">February 5, 2007<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 seminar we will review the structure of the Michigan tax system, examine some of the reasons behind the state's current fiscal deficit, and explore the major challenges facing state leaders, especially the funding of public schools.  Over the next several months Michigan's elected leaders must replace the Single Business Tax that expires on December 31, 2007.  Replacement tax proposals are being advocated by various public and private sector groups and the debate over which formula will stimulate business and economic growth in Michigan has begun.  This seminar will provide a context for the Fellows to consider the components of these tax proposals and their potential impact on school funding in Michigan.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="left"><strong>Resource Person: </strong></p> <blockquote> <p>David Arsen, Ph.D.<br /> Professor of Educational Administration<br /> College of Education<br /> 408 Erickson Hall<br /> Michigan State University<br /> East Lansing, MI 48824<br /> (517) 432-2276 <br /> arsen [at] msu.edu<br /> <br /> Dr. David Arsen is a professor of Educational Administration in the College of Education at Michigan State University (MSU). A Michigan native, he received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, and went on to earn his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Throughout his career, Dr. Arsen has devoted his teaching and research to applied public policy analysis, with specialization in public finance and state and local economic development.  He taught at Barnard College, Columbia University before returning to Michigan to take a position in MSU's James Madison College where he led the development of the Political Economy Program.  Dr. Arsen joined MSU's College of Education in 2001 where his current research focuses on educational finance, school choice and education policy.</p> <blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> <center> <h1><strong>School Funding & Michigan's Fiscal Deficit</strong></h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center">February 5, 2007<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 seminar we will review the structure of the Michigan tax system, examine some of the reasons behind the state's current fiscal deficit, and explore the major challenges facing state leaders, especially the funding of public schools.  Over the next several months Michigan's elected leaders must replace the Single Business Tax that expires on December 31, 2007.  Replacement tax proposals are being advocated by various public and private sector groups and the debate over which formula will stimulate business and economic growth in Michigan has begun.  This seminar will provide a context for the Fellows to consider the components of these tax proposals and their potential impact on school funding in Michigan.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="left"><strong>Resource Person: </strong></p> <blockquote> <p>David Arsen, Ph.D.<br /> Professor of Educational Administration<br /> College of Education<br /> 408 Erickson Hall<br /> Michigan State University<br /> East Lansing, MI 48824<br /> (517) 432-2276 <br /> arsen [at] msu.edu<br /> <br /> Dr. David Arsen is a professor of Educational Administration in the College of Education at Michigan State University (MSU). A Michigan native, he received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, and went on to earn his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Throughout his career, Dr. Arsen has devoted his teaching and research to applied public policy analysis, with specialization in public finance and state and local economic development.  He taught at Barnard College, Columbia University before returning to Michigan to take a position in MSU's James Madison College where he led the development of the Political Economy Program.  Dr. Arsen joined MSU's College of Education in 2001 where his current research focuses on educational finance, school choice and education policy.</p> <blockquote> <p> </p> </blockquote> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> The Reauthorization of the NCLB Legislation 2010-09-13T20:04:26+00:00 2010-09-13T20:04:26+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/96-the-reauthorization-of-the-nclb-legislation <center> <h1>The Reauthorization of the NCLB Legislation</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 22, 2007</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>In a previous EPFP seminar the Fellows began discussing the proposed reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation and the policy implications of this highly anticipated national education reform initiative.  This seminar will examine the impact of the current NCLB Act from multiple perspectives and explore how existing problems and concerns may be addressed through the policy making process. Reauthorization of the NCLB legislation is anticipated in 2007.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><strong>Part A:  The Tortured Path of Data Through Policy and Politics<br /> <br /> Resource Person: </strong></p> <blockquote> <p><a href="mailto:RoppM@michigan.gov">RoppM@michigan.gov</a></p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Part B:  Strategies for Informing Policy Makers<br /> <br /> Resource Person: </strong></p> <blockquote> <p><a href="mailto:shakrani@msu.edu">shakrani@msu.edu</a></p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Resource Materials:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>"<a href="http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k_v88/k0610jen.htm">Ten Big Effects of the No Child Left Behind Act on Public Schools</a>" by Jack Jennings and Diane Stark Rentner, Phi Delta Kappan, October 2006.</p> <p>"<a href="http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k_v88/k0701hes.htm" target="_blank">NCLB and the Competitiveness Agenda: Happy Collaboration or a Collision Course?</a>"  by Frederick M. Hess and Andrew J. Rotherman, Phi Delta Kappan, January 2007.</p> <p>"<a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/images/stories/files/EPFP07.01.22.ppt">The Tortured Path of Data Through Policy and Politics</a><strong>"</strong> PowerPoint presentation by Magaret Ropp, Ph.D.</p> <div> <div></div> <div></div> <div></div> </div> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> <center> <h1>The Reauthorization of the NCLB Legislation</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 22, 2007</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>In a previous EPFP seminar the Fellows began discussing the proposed reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation and the policy implications of this highly anticipated national education reform initiative.  This seminar will examine the impact of the current NCLB Act from multiple perspectives and explore how existing problems and concerns may be addressed through the policy making process. Reauthorization of the NCLB legislation is anticipated in 2007.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p> </p> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><strong>Part A:  The Tortured Path of Data Through Policy and Politics<br /> <br /> Resource Person: </strong></p> <blockquote> <p><a href="mailto:RoppM@michigan.gov">RoppM@michigan.gov</a></p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Part B:  Strategies for Informing Policy Makers<br /> <br /> Resource Person: </strong></p> <blockquote> <p><a href="mailto:shakrani@msu.edu">shakrani@msu.edu</a></p> </blockquote> <p><strong>Resource Materials:</strong></p> <blockquote> <p>"<a href="http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k_v88/k0610jen.htm">Ten Big Effects of the No Child Left Behind Act on Public Schools</a>" by Jack Jennings and Diane Stark Rentner, Phi Delta Kappan, October 2006.</p> <p>"<a href="http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k_v88/k0701hes.htm" target="_blank">NCLB and the Competitiveness Agenda: Happy Collaboration or a Collision Course?</a>"  by Frederick M. Hess and Andrew J. Rotherman, Phi Delta Kappan, January 2007.</p> <p>"<a href="images/stories/files/EPFP07.01.22.ppt">The Tortured Path of Data Through Policy and Politics</a><strong>"</strong> PowerPoint presentation by Magaret Ropp, Ph.D.</p> <div> <div></div> <div></div> <div></div> </div> </blockquote> </td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> </center> The Power of Polling 2010-09-13T20:03:15+00:00 2010-09-13T20:03:15+00:00 http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/19-current-fellows/meets-archives-06-07/95-the-power-of-polling14 <center> <h1>The Power of Polling</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 08, 2007</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 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.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> <p><strong>Mr. Ed Sarpolus</strong> <br /> Vice President<br /> EPIC/MRA<br /> 4710 W. Saginaw<br /> Lansing, MI<br /> (517) 886-0860</p> <dl> <dd>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 /> </dd> <dd>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. </dd> </dl></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"> </p> </center> <center> </center> <p><b><a href="http://epfp.educ.msu.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p> <center> <h1>The Power of Polling</h1> </center> <center> <table border="1" cellpadding="12" width="50%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p align="center"><b>January 08, 2007</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 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.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table width="85%"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p> </p> <p><strong>Mr. Ed Sarpolus</strong> <br /> Vice President<br /> EPIC/MRA<br /> 4710 W. Saginaw<br /> Lansing, MI<br /> (517) 886-0860</p> <dl> <dd>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 /> </dd> <dd>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. </dd> </dl></td> </tr> <tr> <td></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="left"> </p> </center> <center> </center> <p><b><a href="index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22%3Ami-epfp-monthly-meetings-2006-07&catid=8&Itemid=5">Back to the Monthly Meetings Calendar</a></b></p>