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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Michigan Education Policy Fellowship Program

September 18 , 2006
2006-2007 Program Orientation Session
Kellogg Center, Room Red Cedar B
Michigan State University
September 18, 2006
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Agenda:

9:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions - Dan Schultz, Michigan EPFP Coordinator

Announcement of the Partnership Between the Education Policy Center at Michigan State University and the Michigan EPFP

Barbara Markle, Ph.D. Assistant Dean for K-12 Outreach,
College of Education, Michigan State University

10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM

EPFP Overview and Expectations

  • Purpose
  • Program and Fellow Expectations
  • Program Format and Design
  • Policy Seminars
  • Electronic Learning Community
  • National Leadership Forum
  • Washington Policy Seminar
  • Michigan Policy Seminar
  • Future Meeting Dates – Program Calendar
  • Hospitality Committee
12:00 Noon Lunch – Room Red Cedar A
1:00 PM Group and Individual Photos – Kellogg Center Patio
1:30 PM Creating a Policy Framework - Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Associate Provost, Office for University Outreach & Engagement
University Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Michigan State University
3:00 PM Break
3:45 PM Assessing Leadership Styles Information – October 9, 2006 Session
4:00 PM Reception - Room Red Cedar A
Sponsored by Office of K-12 Outreach, College of Education,
Michigan State University

 

Resource Person:

Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Associate Provost
Office for University Outreach & Engagement
University Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Michigan State University
(517) 353-8977


Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Ph.D., is associate provost for university outreach and engagement and university distinguished professor of psychology at Michigan State University. He is co-chair of the MSU Family Research Initiative and chairperson of the Committee on Engagement, which is part of a multi-university Committee on Institutional Cooperation . He is also a member of the Council on Extension, Continuing Education, and Public Service Task Force on Engagement. Fitzgerald is co-director of the Michigan Longitudinal Study of Family Risk for Alcoholism over the Life Course (now in its twentieth year), and is principal investigator of the Michigan local site component of the 17-site national evaluation of Early Head Start (now in its ninth year). He is also a member of a variety of interdisciplinary research teams focusing on evaluation of community-based prevention programs. His major areas of research include the study of infant and family development in community contexts, the impact of fathers on early child development, implementation of systemic models of organizational process and change, the etiology of alcoholism, and broad issues related to the scholarship of engagement. Since 1992, Fitzgerald has also served as the executive director of the World Association for Infant Mental Health. Fitzgerald holds a Ph.D. in experimental child psychology (1967) from the University of Denver.

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