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Co-Directed By: Intermediate Unit One & PA Department of Education Initial Steering Committee Meeting Monday, August 25, 2008 1:00 PM IU1 PC Lab & Elluminate.

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1 Co-Directed By: Intermediate Unit One & PA Department of Education Initial Steering Committee Meeting Monday, August 25, :00 PM IU1 PC Lab & Elluminate Webinar

2 Welcome & Introductions Mara Linaberger (IU1) Grant Manager & Co-Director Jamie Kasper (PDE) Grant Co- Director & Advisor Rosemary Omniewski (Edinboro University) Grant Evaluator David Berlin (Carnegie Mellon University) Music Mentor Leslie Gates (University of Maryland) Visual Art Mentor Jarol DeVoge (IU1) Sarah Tambucci (Arts Education Collaborative) Carol Wolfe (Gateway to the Arts) Lisa Hoitsma (Gateway to the Arts) Sunny Disney Fritchett (Little Lake Theater)

3 The Arts Educator 2.0 Grant Based on eleven years of the Governors Institute for Arts Educators (GIAE) New technologies for arts PD (distant) Mentoring (art & music) “Content” from GIAE, plus participant generated interests Individual teacher needs “Personal Professional Development Plans” (PPDP)

4 Overview of GIAE Jamie Kasper, PDE Accomplishments Key elements of the Governors Institute for Arts Educators Arts Educator 2.0

5 Research & the Grant Model Leslie Gates, University of Maryland Professional development needs Challenges to providing PD – School resources - isolation School-based and collaborative? –Technology – Mentors

6 Critical Feedback (Strengths) Mara Linaberger, IU1 Use of data & research in design Sustainability, replicability, flexibility Focus on teachers (PPDP) Based on a proven model (GIAE) Collaboration / Community of Practice Inclusion of diverse participants Use of a steering committee & grant team

7 Critical Feedback (Weaknesses) Use national standards w/ PA standards Mentoring beyond grant (sustainability) Links to student achievement Clearer recruitment methods / participant selection procedures Define clearer roles for key personnel Clearer evaluation / objectives measurement methods (quantitative vs. qualitative data) Address technology barriers Clearer timelines & milestones

8 Budget Revision Jamie, Leslie, & Mara Revision due to DOE in September Request: 350K, Funded: 147K Possibility of more monies Maintain key salaries –($35 per hour rate, current PDE standard) Reduce travel & supplies Reduction in indirect costs ratio

9 GoogleSpreadsheet Budget Revision

10 Committee Dates Using the Google calendar - Requires a gmail account / click to add Best days of the week? Best times? Next meeting date?

11 Action Planning 1 Review of timeline & dates Section 1: Project Launch & Introduction September – November, 2008 –Kickoff event: September –Visit from mentor: October –3 Day AE2.0 Summit: November D1: review units of study D2: brainstorm own units of study topics D3: taking unit planning work into online

12 Action Planning 2 Review of timeline & dates Section 2: Team Building & Unit Planning December 2008 – January 2009 –December: review of standards online (BB) –January: videoconference day at IU1 Review video from GIAE & interact live with the presenters –Content & process indicators –Unit planning –Videoconferences with content providers

13 Action Planning 3 Review of timeline & dates Section 3: Unit Plan Construction & Revision February – March, 2009 –Complete unit planning in an online setting –Utilize videos from GIAE and past plans –Guest presenters from GIAE available online as guides to planning (guest lecturers) –(Ongoing conversations with mentors)

14 Action Planning 4 Review of timeline & dates Section 4: Unit Implementation, Reflection & Celebration April – June, 2009 –Teach completed unit w/ observation by mentor –Upload completed unit and samples –Celebration of learning at IU1 –Review of PPDP –Plan for Year 2 of grant: additional technology & mentoring of colleagues

15 Action Planning 5 New timeline & dates Old layout / new layout Blackboard / Wikispaces Announcement to districts Recruitment of participants Roles of key personnel Other

16 Using the Wiki URL: Joining the Wiki Adding resources Main location for communication Setting notifications

17 Questions & Wrap Up


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