TAP Meeting – May 2011

June 14th, 2011

T/LQP Professional Development Program
Teacher Advisory Panel (TAP) – Agenda: 5/25/2011
Thomas Reynolds Center

4:30 – 4:45 Registration /Sign-in (Update TAP Mailing list)
4:45 – 5:00 Welcome and Updates / Thank you to our Steering Committee
• TAP meeting schedule (meetings are scheduled from 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM):
TAP Meeting: May 25, 2011: TRC Board Room
• Planning Steering committee:
• June 15, 2011 from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM in TRC Board Room
- Site visit – Mr. David Lovell – TLQP statewide coordinator
• July 7, 2011 from 10:00 AM – Noon in Business 201
• August 1, 2011 from 10:00 AM – Noon in Business 201
• Tentative TAP Meeting schedule 2011-2012:
October 4, 2011 from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm (initial meeting – Location TBD)
5:00 – 5:30 Welcome and Updates
• Appreciation / Awards Dinners
ß Education Department – May 18, 2011
• Congratulations – Delores Anderson and Vivian Newman
ß STANYS – May 24, 2011
• Congratulations – Mariusz Kozik, Ph.D. and Robert Martin
• Registration for Summer Projects
- Goals, action plan and needs assessment need to be submitted electronically
o Post on TLQP server
- Goals can be modified and updated through out the year
o Goals are required for summer project
ß supply credit* (requests need to be linked to a project goal)
- -Payment for action team work (June 26 ends next pay period) – Peer Review Comments
- URL for Project web site:

http://www.daemen.edu/academics/centersinitiatives/TeacherLeadershipQualityPartnership/Pages/default.aspx

• The Accreditation process (TEAC / RATE) /
• Equipment / Books Sign Out / Resources – Update
• Class / On-site visits
• Teaching to the Standards Class (327/518)
• Mini-Grant Update
- Equipment: Scanner (3x) and Digital Camera (1x – Sarah)
- Stipend ($500) – Paid
ß Agree to post learning experience on-line
• Selected Action Teams Review /Schedule (Paid)
• Standards Class (Connie, Catherine, and Nicole)
• Awards (Connie, and Catherine)
• Web Site (Jenn Twist)
• Data Strategies (Delores)
• Equity / GESA – Sarita Samora, Ph.D. (Catherine)
• Classroom Management – AKA: “Ask Dennis” (Connie, Shirley, and Catherine)
• Literature Circle – (Chapter 16) – Jeff
• Technology: Advanced – Illustrator sessions: (Marian, Karla, Delores)
• Sunshine (1 hour / person) – Marian
• Sorting – (Connie / Catherine / Melanie)
• Grants
• Collegial Circles (In-kind)

Technology support – John Zaepfel: e-mail: jzaepfel@daemen.edu and office phone: 839-8312
- John has agreed to assist us in updating our web site – Target release summer 2011
– Dreamweaver New Teacher sessions:
- May 18, 19, 23, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. – noon
Thank you to Cathy Zawodzinski for posting forms / Calendar
• Professional Development Opportunities
Future:
• GESA Facilitator Institute featuring Dr. Dolores Grayson
June 29 – July 1, 2011 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at SUNY Oswego
• STANYS 116th Annual Conference (November 2011 in Rochester)
- STANYS Membership
• Buffalo Museum of Science – membership available using TAP monies
• Buffalo Zoo – membership available using TAP monies
Past:
Publisher: May 19, 2011 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Business 207
• Speaker: April 20, 2011 – Temple Grandin, Ph.D. – Canisius College (Melanie)
• STANYS Western Section Mini-Conference
– March 24, 2011 from 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm – West Seneca West High School

5:30 – 6:30 Peer Review: Amazing Adapting Animals
Presenter: Sarah Shugarts
Facilitator: Connie Recorder: Catherine
Presentation: 10 minutes
Clarifying Questions – optional
Quiet Time: 10 minutes
Feedback: 10 minutes
Response: 10 minutes
Open Conversation: 15 minutes
Reflection: 2 minutes
Summary: 3 minutes
Roles of leadership (Pathfinding, Aligning, Empowering, Modeling)
Criteria for Reporting
1) Relation to the standards
2) Intellectual Challenge
3) Assessment Plan
4) Engagement
5) Adaptability
6) Technology Integration
7) PowerPoint Presentation (new)

6:30 – 6:45 Review Summer Programs and Schedules

6:45 – 7:00 Evaluation / Feedback

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. After June, to redeem up to $70 in outstanding 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.
Tentative Schedule of Upcoming Events
TAP Meeting: May 25, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Website action team May 31, 201 –Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room.
4:30-6:30 pm: Topic: Proposed changes to TLQP website
Classroom Management: June 1, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Literature Review: June 6, 2011: Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room –
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Topic: Motivation Breakthrough – Chapter 4 (Jenn M) / Chapter 9 (Connie) –
Equity Committee: June 9, 2011Thomas Reynolds Center Board Room
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Steering Committee Meeting: June 15, 2011 TRC Board Rom
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Steering Committee Meeting: July 7, 2011 Business Building 204
10:00 AM – Noon
Sorting Meeting: July 7, 2011 Business Building 204
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Steering Committee Meeting: August 1, 2011 Business Building 204
10:00 AM – Noon
Tentative Collegial Circles Topics and dates: Technology workshops:
Illustrator: May 26, 2011 from 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM (final session)

Summer Program Flyers and Schedule
Summer Science Assessment Workshop: 9:00 am –4:00 pm
Business 207 – Computer Lab
June 27 – July 1:

Learning Community: Business 201: 8:45 am – 2:45 pm
Business 201
July 11 –15, and July 18 – 22
– Options: July 25 – 29 –

Cooperating Teacher Institute / New Teacher Institute: Business 201: 8:45 am – 2:45 pm
July 25 – 29: 8:45 am – 2:45 pm

• Request to spend TAP credits must be submitted along with goals by the end of June.
After June 30 – You may request a Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo Museum of Science or STANYS Membership – and/or a $50 supply credit from Eaton’s.

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