ERIC Number: ED435775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
The Superintendents' and Deans' Summit on Transformation and Collaboration for Student Success (April 22-23, 1997). Summary Report.
Mid-Atlantic Lab. for Student Success, Philadelphia, PA.
This publication provides an overview of the proceedings of the Superintendents' and Deans' Summit on Transformation and Collaboration for Student Success. The overarching goal of the Summit was to develop a formal mechanism for forging the professional expertise of field-based practitioners and college level professional education programs. Participants included school superintendents and deans of colleges of education and arts and sciences in the mid-Atlantic region; policymakers and administrators from state departments of education in the mid-Atlantic region; and members of the U.S. Department of Education. There papers are: (1) "Introduction" (Margaret C. Wang) reviewing the issue; (2) "Developing a Plan of Action: A Summary of Key Observations and Next-Step Recommendations" outlining major topics of discussion and specific next-step plans on policy and professional development issues and implementation concerns generated by Summit participants; (3) "Managing Change" (Michael Fullan) providing a summary of the Summit's keynote address; (4) "Teachers for the 21st Century"(Stephen L. Sokolow) examining the knowledge base for teacher preparation in the 21st century; and (5) "Shattering the Status Quo: Preparing Administrators for the Future" (John A. DeFlaminis) outlining specific strategies for preparing administrators for the next millennium. (SM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mid-Atlantic Lab. for Student Success, Philadelphia, PA.
Note: "A summary report issued by the Mid-Atlantic Network of Superintendents and Deans."