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The Pros & Cons of the Initiative to Establish a Part-Time Legislature 

February 10, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Center, MSU

The topic for the first part of the agenda will be an EPFP group discussion exploring the pros and cons of the initiative to establish a part-time legislature in Michigan.  The second part of the program is a continuation of the discussion to develop and refine this year's EPFP Learning Teams and topics.

Resource Material

NCSL – National Conference of State Legislatures

http://www.ncsl.org/research/about-state-legislatures/full-and-part-time-legislatures.aspx

 

The Committee to “Restore Michigan’s Part-Time Legislature” Submits Proposed Ballot Language

http://www.parttimemi.com/

 

WKAR’s Off the Record Program – Interview from January 24, 2014

http://wkar.org/post/record-january-24-2014-4331?nopop=1

 

Committee to “Restore Michigan’s Part-Time Legislature

http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/01/michigan_part_time_legislature_ballot.html

 

Michigan Radio – Part-time Michigan Legislature could mean more power for bureaucrats and lobbyists - December 13, 2013

http://michiganradio.org/post/part-time-michigan-legislature-could-mean-more-power-bureaucrats-and-lobbyists

 

Part-time Michigan Legislature Ballot Drive Moves Ahead

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140206/POLITICS02/302060134/0/politics/Part-time-Michigan-Legislature-ballot-drive-moves-ahead

 

Map of states with full and part-time legislatures

http://ncsl.typepad.com/the_thicket/2013/02/full-time-or-part-time-legislature-which-is-better.html

 

 

 

 

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The Role of Local Control in Public Policy

December 8, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Center, MSU

During this seminar the Fellows will have an opportunity to examine the historical roots of the home rule and local control policies that continue to exercise such a force in our state.

 Resource Person

scorsone eric  Dr. Eric Scorsone
  Work Group Leader and Faculty Member
  Public Policy and Land Use Work Group
  Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics & MSUE Greening Michigan Institute
  College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  Michigan State University

Our policy expert for this discussion is Dr. Eric Scorsone, a faculty member in MSU's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Previously Eric served as Senior Economist for the Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency. His academic experience includes development of award winning extension programs as an Assistant Extension Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky in the areas of rural health economics and economic development. He also served as an Economist for the Colorado Governor's Office of State Planning and Budget and as a Senior Economist for the City of Aurora, Colorado. He received his Ph.D. in State and Local Public Finance from Colorado State University. He received his Master's degree from Michigan State University and a B.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago. He has also worked on international development projects in Thailand, Macedonia and Indonesia and has taught at the University of Bologna, Italy and University of Valencia, Spain in public performance management. He has published in State and Local Government Review, Growth and Change, Journal of Appalachian Studies, Economic Development Quarterly, Journal of Federal Studies, Public Money and Management and International Review of Administrative Sciences. Dr. Scorsone is from Saginaw, MI and currently resides in DeWitt, MI.

 

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The Role of Local Control in Public Policy

January 4, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Center, MSU

During this seminar the Fellows will have an opportunity to examine the historical roots of the home rule and local control policies that continue to exercise such a force in our state. During the second part of the program we will examine the role of MSU’s Land Policy Institute, some current and future public and private land use challenges in Michigan, recommendations related to school siting and healthy communities, and some examples of land use policy conflicts involving local control.

 Resource Person

scorsone eric  Dr. Eric Scorsone
  Work Group Leader and Faculty Member
  Public Policy and Land Use Work Group
  Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics & MSUE Greening Michigan Institute
  College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  Michigan State University
 

Our policy expert for this discussion is Dr. Eric Scorsone, a faculty member in MSU's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Previously Eric served as Senior Economist for the Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency. His academic experience includes development of award winning extension programs as an Assistant Extension Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky in the areas of rural health economics and economic development. He also served as an Economist for the Colorado Governor's Office of State Planning and Budget and as a Senior Economist for the City of Aurora, Colorado. He received his Ph.D. in State and Local Public Finance from Colorado State University. He received his Master's degree from Michigan State University and a B.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago. He has also worked on international development projects in Thailand, Macedonia and Indonesia and has taught at the University of Bologna, Italy and University of Valencia, Spain in public performance management. He has published in State and Local Government Review, Growth and Change, Journal of Appalachian Studies, Economic Development Quarterly, Journal of Federal Studies, Public Money and Management and International Review of Administrative Sciences. Dr. Scorsone is from Saginaw, MI and currently resides in DeWitt, MI.

 

WyckoffDr.Mark A. Wychoff,
Michigan State University Professor; Senior Associate Director,
Land Policy Institute; and
Director, Planning & Zoning Center at MSU Land Policy Institute
 

Mark A. Wyckoff is a driving force in the outreach services of the Planning & Zoning Center and the Land Policy Institute. He has more than 30 years of applied planning experience in Michigan at the state, regional, and local level, with most of it as a private consultant. Mark has also been an assistant professor of urban planning at MSU at various times, teaching both graduate and undergraduate students. He has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University. Mark co-edited a book, published in 2011, entitled School Siting and Healthy Communities: Why Where We Invest in School Facilities Matters. The Land Policy Institute seeks to make a positive difference in addressing current and future public and private land use challenges in Michigan, the Midwest and beyond, through three focus areas (Placemaking & Regional Prosperity, Land & Planning and Land-Based Resources). The LPI works in partnership with groups on campus and outside of the university on research, outreach and education initiatives that enrich community, economic and family life through the development of effective land use policies, strategies and best practices.

 

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Michigan EPFP Current Fellows:  2011-2012

Bell_T

Mr. Thom Bell

Higher Education Consultant
Office of Professional Preparation Services
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
bellt1 [at] mi.gov
(517) 574-0301

Sponsor: Dr. Flora Jenkins and Dr. John VanWagoner (EPFP 2008-09)  


Besinger_D

 Ms. Donna M. Besinger

Office Manager
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
besing [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Broderick_B

 Mr. Brian D. Broderick, J.D.

Executive Director
Michigan Association of Non-public Schools
510 S. Capitol
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 372-9315
BBroderick [at] m-a-n-s.org

Sponsor: Rev. John McCracken

 


Chugh_A

Ms. Anupam Chugh

Instructional Technology Consultant
Instructional Services
Wayne RESA
33500 Van Born Road
Wayne, MI 48184
(734) 334-1500
chugha [at] resa.net

Sponsor: Judy Bonne and Sue Schwartz (EPFP 2002-03), REMC Association of Michigan


Cole_N

 Noel E. Cole

Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator
Office of Early Childhood Education & Family Services
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-6354
colen [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor: Dr. Lindy Buch (EPFP 2000-01)


Cook_S

 Ms. Sarah J. Cook, CPA

Director of Finance
Michigan Virtual University
3101 Technology Blvd., Suite G
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 324-5356
scook [at] mivu.org

Sponsor: Jamey Fitzpatrick (EPFP 1990-91)


Dionne_G

 Mr. Gregg B. Dionne


Alternative Education Consultant
Office of Education Improvement & Innovation
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-7576
DionneG [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor: Carol Easlick (EPFP 2005-06)


Docks_M

 Ms. Marcia D. Docks

Content Management Specialist
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
docks [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Fernanders_J

 Ms. Jane D. Fernanders

Chief Financial Officer
Black Family Development Inc.
2995 East Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 758-0150
jfernanders [at] blackfamilydevelopment.org

Sponsor: Alice G. Thompson and The Skillman Foundation


Flennaugh_T

 Terry K. Flennaugh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-9337
flennaug [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Suzanne Wilson and Dr. Avner Segall


Fort_R

 Mr. Ross Fort, Jr.

Legislative Analyst
Office of State & Federal Relations
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-1948
FortR [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor: Lisa Hansknecht


Galbraith_L

Ms. Lisa M. Galbraith

Outreach Specialist
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
galbrai8 [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Garry_V

Vanessa B. Garry, Ph.D.

Program Development Specialist
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
garryvan [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Head_M

Ms. Mary L. Head

Departmental Analyst
Office of Education Improvement & Innovation
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-3442
headm1 [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor: Carol Easlick (EPFP 2005-06)


Jones_T

Ms. Tamara M. Jones

Director of External Affairs
Detroit Parent Network
7375 Woodward Ave. Suite 1100
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 832-0617
tjones [at] detroitparentnetwork.org

Sponsor: The Skillman Foundation


Khoury_M

Mr. Michael J. Khoury

President
Detroit Cristo Rey High School
5679 West Vernor Highway
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 843-2747 Ext. 20
mkhoury [at] detroitcristorey.org

Sponsor: Barbara J. Stanbridge and The Skillman Foundation


Krusky_R

Mr. Robert R. Krusky

Finance Director
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824
(517) 353-1758
kruskyro [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Maginity_T

Ms. Tamara D. Maginity

Instructional Technology Coordinator
Pennfield Schools
8587 Pennfield Dr.
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 441-5536
maginitt [at] pennfield.net

Sponsor: Tim Everett and Ric Wiltse, (EPFP 2000-01) MACUL


McElroy_A

Ms. Allison McElroy

Deputy Executive Director
City Year Detroit
1 Ford Place, Suite 1F
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 874-7374
amcelroy [at] cityyear.org

Sponsor: Penny Bailer and The Skillman Foundation


Meeks_T

Ms. Tamalon R. Meeks

Program Associate
The Skillman Foundation
100 Talon Centre Drive, Suite 100
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 393-1168
tmeeks [at] skillman.org

Sponsor: Kristen McDonald, The Skillman Foundation


middlestead_a

Mr. Andrew J. Middlestead

Test Development Manager
Bureau of Assessment & Accountability
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-0568
MiddlesteadA [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor:  Dr. Vince Dean (EPFP 2008-09)


purdy_m

Michelle A. Purdy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Teacher Education
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-1283
purdym [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Suzanne Wilson and Dr. Avner Segall


smart_r

Mr. Rajah E. Smart

Education Consultant
Office of Professional Preparation Services
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-6615
SmartR [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor: Krista Ried (EPFP 2006-07)


suggitt_g

Ms. Gloria J. Suggitt

Single Audit Coordinator/
Pupil Membership Auditor
Office of Audits
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 373-4591
SuggittG [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor: Carol Easlick (EPFP 2005-06)


trevino_j

Ms. Julie B. Trevino

Data Analyst
Office of Special Education & Early Intervention Services
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI  48909
(517) 241-0497
TrevinoJ1 [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor:  Dr. Frances Loose (EPFP 2001-02)


young_d

Mr. David J. Young

Instructional Designer
Michigan Virtual University
3101 Technology Blvd., Suite G
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 664-5461
dyoung [at] mivu.org

Sponsor:  Jamey Fitzpatrick (EPFP 1990-91)


 

 

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Michigan EPFP Current Fellows:  2012-2013

Adams_K

Ms. Kim Adams

Director of Fiscal Services
Lansing School District
519 W. Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 755-3005
kim.sleight [at] lansingschools.net
Sponsor: Sam Sinicropi (EPFP 1999-2000)

Allen-Abby

 Ms. Abby Allen

Director of Special Education/Consultant
Oakland Schools
2111 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
(248) 209-2577
abby.cypher-Kitchen [at] oakland.k12.mi.us

 

Sponsor: Karen Rockhold (EPFP 1999-2000)


Anstey-Blair

 Ms. Blair Anstey

Graduate/Doctoral Student
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
ansteybl [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Barker-Kathleen

Ms. Kathleen F. Barker

Executive Director
Special Education
Oakland Schools
2111 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
(248) 209-2533
kathleen.barker [at] oakland.k12.mi.us
Sponsor: Dr. Theresa Spencer

Boggs-Brian

 Mr. Brian J. Boggs

Graduate/Doctoral Student
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
boggsbri [at] msu.edu
 
 
 
Sponsor: Dr. Michael Sedlack

Brooks-John

 Mr. John E. Brooks

Auditor
Office of Audits
Michigan Department of Education
608 W. Allegan
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-4817
brooksj3 [at] michigan.gov
Sponsor: Kathleen A. Weller (EPFP 2005-06)

Cole-Jeffrey

 Mr. Jeffrey R. Cole

Research Assistant
Dean’s Office
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-0216
colejef3 [at] msu.edu
Sponsor: Dr. Robert Floden

DeWitt-Jamie

 Ms. Jamie R. DeWitt

Math Instructor/Subject Matter Expert
Curriculum and Instruction
Michigan Virtual University
3101 Technology Blvd., Suite G
Lansing, MI 48910
(517) 324-5359
jdewitt [at] mivu.org

 Sponsor: Jamey Fitzpatrick (EPFP 1990-91)


Drummond-Todd

 Todd W. Drummond, Ph.D.

Evaluation Specialist
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
drummo26 [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Hart-Karen

 Ms. Karen A. Hart 

Consultant
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
mandkhart [at] gmail.com

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)

 

 
Hecker-Linda

 Ms. Linda J. Hecker

Education Specialist
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
heckerl1 [at] msu.edu

 Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Howley-Linda

 Ms. Linda H. Howley

Education Assessment Specialist
Office of Standards and Assessment
Michigan Department of Education
608 W. Allegan Street
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-2525
howleyL [at] michigan.gov

Sponsor: Dr. Vince Dean (EPFP 2008-09)


Kher-Neelam

 Neelam Kher, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
kher [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Kilgore-Jessie

 

 Jessie E. Kilgore, Ph.D.

Executive Director
K-12 Outreach/Good Schools Resource Center
7375 Woodward, Suite 1520
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 309-1675
jkilgore [at] msu.edu

 

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94) and The Skillman Foundation


MacQuarrie-David

 David L. MacQuarrie, Ph.D.

Educational Research Coordinator
Office of Career and Technical Education
Michigan Department of Education
John A. Hannah Building
608 West Allegan Street
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 241-6202
MacQuarrieD [at] michigan.gov
 

Sponsor: Dr. Jill Kroll (EPFP 2007-08)


Mavrogordato-Madeline

 Madeline E. Mavrogordato, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Educational Administration
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-3722
mavro [at] msu.edu

Sponsor: Dr. Marilyn Amy

Neibauer-Todd

 Mr. Todd C. Neibauer

Director of Technology
Traverse City Area Public Schools
412 Webster St.
Traverse City, MI 49685
(231) 933-1908
neibauerto [at] gmail.com 
 
 
Sponsor: Steve Cousins and Ric Wiltse (EPFP 2000-01) MACUL

Palmer-Scott

 Mr. Scott Palmer

Career Technical Education Consultant
Consultant Services Department
Macomb Intermediate School District
44001 Garfield
Clinton Twp., MI 48038
(586) 228-3488
spalmer [at] misd.net

 Sponsor: Dr. Judith Pritchett


Staub-Melissa

 Ms. Melissa L. Staub

Executive Assistant
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
staubmel [at] msu.edu
 

Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)


Tapia-Esteban

 Mr. Steve Tapia

Supervisor, Payroll & Employee Benefits
Lansing School District
519 W. Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 755-3041
steve.tapia [at] lansingschools.net
 

Sponsor: Sam Sinicropi (EPFP 1999-2000)


Tilley-Daryl

 Mr. Daryl Tilley

Director of Information Technology Services
Ingham Intermediate School District
2630 W. Howell
Mason, MI 48854
(517) 244-1278
dtilley [at] inghamisd.org
Sponsor: Stanley Kogut (EPFP 1987-88)

Van-Koevering-Stephanie

 Ms. Stephanie G. Van Koevering

External Communications Advisor
Office of K-12 Outreach
College of Education
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-8950
vankoev5 [at] msu.edu
 

Sponsor: Dr. Barbara Markle (EPFP 1993-94)

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