WRITER: BETHNEY LARSON
CONTACT: STEPHEN PRADARELLI
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 19, 2001
Art and Craft of Supervision workshop for educators to be
hosted in Des Moines Dec. 7
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Iowa Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
and the University of Iowa's Institute for School Executives will co-sponsor
a workshop in Des Moines Dec. 7 on "The Art and Craft of Supervision."
The day-long workshop, which will be held at the Airport Holiday Inn Conference
Center in Des Moines and feature Professor Fenwick English, Ph.D., of the
University of North Carolina, will provide school leaders with supervision
tactics in the areas of mathematics, science and literacy/language arts curriculum.
The registration fee for the workshop is $50 for Iowa ASCD and/or ISE members
and $75 for non-members. The fee covers all materials, refreshments and meals.
Registration deadline is Nov. 29.
English, the R. Wendell Eaves Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership
at UNC, is a nationally recognized researcher and author in the areas of curriculum
and educational leadership. His work has focused on transforming organizations,
teacher development and supervision, and building school culture.
The day's schedule includes:
- 9 a.m. Gerald R. Siegrist, Ph.D., from Valdosta State University
opens with welcome announcements.
- 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. English will give his lecture.
- 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be three simultaneous break-out sessions.
University of Iowa Professor Robert Yager, Ph.D., will chair a session on
science curriculum. University of Northern Iowa Associate Professor Larry
Leutzinger, Ph.D., will chair a session on mathematics curriculum. And Jim
Davis, Ph.D., of the Grant Wood Area Education Agency will lead a session
on literacy/language and arts curriculum.
- 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch.
- 1 to 3 p.m. Six experienced school principals will hold a panel
discussion exploring the issues raised by English in his lecture.
To register or get more information about the workshop, contact ISE Mary
Schmidt in the UI College of Education at (319) 335-5350, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.