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T/LQP Professional Development Program Steering Committee meeting – Agenda: 3/8/2010 and TAP Agenda 3/18//10

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

T/LQP Professional Development Program
Steering Committee meeting – Agenda: 3/8/2010
Thomas Reynolds Center – Board Room / Time: 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm
In Attendance: Jeff Arnold, Shirley Mac Kinnon , Delores Anderson, Pat Loncto, Connie Kudrna, Jenn Twist, Catherine Sedota
Greetings: Welcome
Old Business: Approved minutes from last steering committee meeting (on Blog)
• Original time log and journals – are kept by Jeff / Paid at the end of January and June
- September – January hours have been paid
Time Log / Goals
• Complete time logs (check over)
• Goals Update: Set and type clear goals —with assessment criteria – Post samples on-line
- Visit web site to review- Goals are required to register for summer project
Tentative Steering Committee dates (meeting times 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm)
- March 8, 2010 (Monday)
- May 13, 2010 (Thursday)
Review: Meetings Schedule and TAP Agenda (Go to TAP Agenda – attached)
- Review dates and objectives (TAP see agenda)
Committee Reports: Propose Dates / Chairs / Format
Format- Chair – Mission Budget / Recourses / Product / Schedule
• Action Teams Review /Schedule
Data Strategies (Paid)
• Equity / GESA >>> Dr. Green has been contacted
• Classroom Management (Action Team – 3/24 from 4:00 pm– 6:30 pm), Dennis visiting schools, focus will be on West Hertel team – Cohort 1.
• Assessment – put assessment items online ie sorting diagnostic dichotomous key
• Literature Circle – (2/4/2010 and 3/3/2010) – Progress update
Reflect: Science for All Americans
Handout: Heidi-Hayes Jacobs article on Curriculum mapping and Essential Questions
to be given at summer program on 7/8 session
Next Literature Circle: 4/14: from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Motivation Breakthrough –
handout needed for first class
• Standards Based Instruction (Paid)
•Teaching to the Standards (EDU 327)
• Lesson Study – Set tentative dates
• Web Based LE’s- Develop a new course—Web based Learning Experiences:
3/18/2010 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
• Sorting Learning Units
• Web Site Review
• Peer Review Video – tape Delores during summer program on July 12 mock up: Connie, Pat, Shirley, Jenn, …..
• Community Outreach – Chair: Catherine Sedota
• Collegial Circles (in-kind)
• Equity >>> Book Club / Study Group
• Technology
• Classroom Management
• Update Goggle Calendar
• Professional Development opportunities sign-up – budget allocation
• Interim Report / Reapplication – Opportunity to revisit structure
• Board Meeting
• Awards Dinner May 25 5PM-9PM
• Future Opportunities
• Review TAP agenda based on Steering Committee meeting input – Confirm Changes
• Re-visit mission and vision

T/LQP Professional Development Program
Teacher Advisory Panel (TAP) – Agenda: 3/18/2010
Thomas Reynolds Center – Board Room

4:30 – 4:45 Registration (Update TAP Mailing list)

4:45 – 5:15 Welcome and Updates
• Review TAP meeting schedule
* March 18, 2010 (Thursday)
* May 20, 2010 (Thursday)
• Summer Applications / Tentative schedule
• Goals / Action plan / Needs Assessment
Sample goals in the About Us section of web site – Bios web site:

http://my.daemen.edu/offices/teacher_leader/about.php*

• Two new LEs in our incubator – http://my.daemen.edu/offices/teacher_leader/LE/
o Ashley R. Williams – AWtemplate/
ß Our Community
o Audra Rehbaum – RehbaumAudra/
ß Compound Inequalities
• Research Proposal / Dissertation
• Supplies credit update
• Equipment / Books Sign Out / Resources
• Action Teams Reports
* Teaching to the Standards Class (327/518) –
-Mini-Grant Update – stipend and supplies
-Large Group Presentation – Thank you – Shirley MacKinnon
-Small group facilitation – Connie Kudrna
-Peer Review in class is March 23, March 30 and April 13 DS 222
from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
* Classroom Management – Dr. Dennis Scheitinger
- BEST: Breakfast – January 21, 2010 at 9:00 am
- Classroom Observations / School Presentations
West Hertel, 54, Campus West, BEST
PBS at Erie 1 BOCES 3/16/10 (4/13/10 -cancelled)
Meeting: 3/24 from 4:00 pm– 6:30 pm in Reynolds Center
* Literature Circle (4/14/2010) – 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Rick Lavoie Motivation
Breakthrough book. Jenn Twist facilitator, give handout
* Learning Units – Sorting (4/6/2010; from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm)
* Community Outreach – Catherine Sedota on Zoo
• Collegial Circles (in-kind)
* Technology Sessions hosted by John Zeapfel —
-Dreamweaver (3/16) – (Reschedule topic) – B207 (Time: 4:30-6:30)
-Photoshop (4/6) – (Reschedule topic) – B207 (Time: 4:30-6:30)
-Illustrator – (5/18) –– B207
-Update on Web Based LE’s – (January 16, 2010 – Saturday 9:30 am– 3:00 pm)
* Book Club / Study Group Equity – Jeff contacted Satasha Green to facilitate, date TBA
• Professional Development opportunities
o GESA Course – SUNY Oswego (Awareness)
o SOS – Date TBA (Awareness) – Connie Interested, required to present on something related to TLQP
o STANYS March Event – March 25 West Seneca West – 4:00 pm -7:00 pm
o SEDay – March 10, 2010 @ SUNY UB at Amherst Campus – 9:00 am

5:15 – 6:30 Peer Review: LE Name By Jennifer Molfese
Peer Review Protocol:
Introduction (4 min)
Presentation (15 min)
Clarifying Questions (3 min)
Quite Time (10 min)
Feedback (10 min)
Response (10 min)
Conversation (15 min)
Reflection (2 min)
Summary (4 min)
Facilitator – Catherine Sedota
Recorder – Jenn Twist

6:30 – 6:45 Set Agenda for our next meeting

6:45 – 7:00 Evaluation / Feedback

Reading Circle Resources: The Motivation Breakthrough; 6 Secrets to Turning On the Tuned-Out Child – Richard Lavoie

A $35 supplies credit will be recorded for each TAP member attending the meeting. Only teachers / administrators currently teaching in a Buffalo School are eligible to redeem the credits. To redeem credits you must attend our summer project and complete the Goal/Action plan/ Needs Assessment package. The terms and conditions of supplies credit are subject to change after review by our steering committee.

Support for the development and production of this material was provided by a grant under the New York State Higher Education Teacher / Leadership Quality Partnership program administered by the New York State Education Department

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