external image educationBuilding.jpgNWPM State Network Retreat

August 9-11, 2010
Central Michigan University
College of Education and Human Services

Purposes of Retreat:

  • Disseminate site work through a working retreat to build site leadership
  • Facilitate conversations between site leaders about site roles, responsibilities, and collaborations; mentoring new site leaders
  • Contribute to the sites' core work (SI, PD, continuity, youth and community), including writing and sharing CFAs

Link for shared Google Doc for the Town Hall Wrap-up



Spaces:

Auditorium
131 Lab and 120 Conf Room

413 and 422 Seminar Rooms
227 Seminar Room
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Monday, August 9


Auditorium/Lobby
131 (Lab)
120 (Conf. Room)
227 (Seminar Room)
413 (Seminar Room)
422 (Seminar Room)
1:00
Informal Conversation with Christina Cantrill and Paul Oh, NWP
Room 230, EHS





4:00

Opening Reception
Local Site Displays in Lobby

Cornucopia Book Display
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6:00 - 8:30

Opening Session
Welcome to CMU
  • Dr. Kathryn Koch, Interim Dean, College of Education and Human Services
  • Dr. Pamela S. Gates, Interim Dean, College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences

Overview of Retreat - Troy Hicks, CRWP

Update on Holocaust Educator Network - Corey Harbaugh, TCWP, and Amy Laitinen, UPWP

NWP Guests - Christina Cantrill and Paul Oh

Danielle DeVoss, MSU - Digital Is...
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Tuesday, August 10


Auditorium
131 (Lab)
120 (Conf. Room)
227 (Seminar Room)
413 (Seminar Room)
422 (Seminar Room)
8:00

Coffee
Lobby
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8:30 - 10:00

Session I
Future Site Leaders Discussion
  • Bev Matulis, SBWP
  • Mary Cox, MBWP
Tech Liaisons
  • Sara Beauchamp-Hicks, CRWP
  • Elaine K, SBWP
Continuity
  • Mark, Continuity Cross-site
  • Linda Denstaedt and Monica Tienda, OWP
  • Mitch Nobis, RCWP
Summer Institute
  • Kathy Kurtze and Penny Lew
  • Amber White, SBWP
  • Jan Sabin, UPWP
Youth and Community
  • Kim Pavlock, EMWP
  • Renee Webster, RCWP
Professional Development
  • Rita Maddox, CRWP
  • Andrea Zellner, RCWP
10:30 - 12:00

Session II
Michigan Portfolio Project
  • Dick Koch, OWP
  • Troy Hicks, CRWP
Reflections on RCWP's 2009 WIDE PATHS
  • Andrea Zellner, Aram Kabodian, and Chris Working, RCWP
  • Kara Graci, UPWP
Holocaust Educators
  • Amy L, Heather, UPWP and Corey, TCWP
Collaborative Response to Teaching Demonstrations
  • Penny Lew and Kathy Kurtze, CRWP
  • Amber White and Mike Somers, SBWP
  • Jan Sabin, UPWP
Family Literacy
  • Kim Pavlock, EMU
Reading Initiatives
  • Laura Schiller and Steve Tighe, OWP
12:00

Lunch
Woldt Dorm
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1:00 - 2:30

Session III
AWC (The NWP's writing rubric)
  • Paula Deidrich and Marcia VanWolvelaere, UPWP
  • Elementary MEAP Correlation
Digital Storytelling
  • Heather and Amy L., UPWP
  • Amber White, SBWP
Oral Histories
  • Mary Cox, MBWP
Turning Your Teaching Demo into a Conference Proposal/Coaching the Teaching Demo
  • Peter Shaheen, OWP
  • Maureen Baker & Sonja Mack, CWP
Youth Programs/Camps
  • Laura Amatula, MBWP
Book Talk -- Diane Ravitch's Death and Life of the Great American School and other recent books

  • Bill Tucker
3:00 - 4:30

Session IV
Revising the NWPM/MDE Message
  • Laura Schiller, OWP
  • Troy Hicks, CRWP
Web Presence
  • Sonja Mack and Lavon Jonson, CWP
  • Amanda Cornwell, LMWP
Teacher Research/TIC
  • Mary Cox, MBWP
Rural Sites Network
  • Ellen Brinkley, TCWP
  • Elaine Hunyadi, SBWP
Urban Sites Network
  • Tony Tendero, LMWP
  • Bill Tucker or EMWPTC
Developing PD Proposals
  • Kari Schiedel, LMWP
  • Kris Griffor, MBWP
  • Rita Maddox, CRWP
5:30
Mini-Writing Marathon Kick-Off -- Meet here and head out for writing and dinner on your own.
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8:00
Mini Writing-Marathon Read Around
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Writing Marathon Pictures:
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Seven writers in search of a dream
Drifted into DQ for ice cream
Under the spell of a wizard
Who brewed up a Blizzard
They composed in harmonious stream.


Wednesday, August 11


Auditorium
131 (Lab)
120 (Conf. Room)
227 (Seminar Room)
413 (Seminar Room)
422 (Seminar Room)
8:00

Coffee
Lobby
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8:30 - 9:15
Introduction to CFA Reading Process

Ellen Brinkley, TCWP

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9:30 - 10:30
Cross-site CFA Discussion and Response

SBWP: Facilitator, Mark Smith, UPWP

TCWP CFA: Facilitator, Troy Hicks, CRWP
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Cross-site CFA Discussion and Response

CRWP: Facilitator, Lindsay Ellis, LMWP
Cross-site CFA Discussion and Response

UPWP: Facilitator, Bill Tucker, EMWP
Cross-site CFA Discussion and Response

EMWP: Facilitator,Laura Schiller, OWP
Cross-site CFA Discussion and Response

OWP: Facilitator, Ellen Brinkley, TCWP
10:45 - 12:00

Closing Session
EMWP Conference Announcement - Bill Tucker

Town Hall Meeting - NWPM in an Era of RTTT

NWPM 2010 Retreat Evaluation
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