Professional Development Directors' Webinar Series (offered in 2011)


Models of and Evaluating Professional Development
Date: January 12, 2011
Presenters: Jennifer Coffey, Ph.D., OSEP Project Officer; Julie Morrison, Ph.D., Ohio SPDG Evaluator, University of Cincinnati; Cheryl “Li” Walter, Ph.D., and Alan Wood, California SPDG Evaluators, CALSTAT

SPDG Regional Meetings – Evidence-Based Professional Development with a Focus on the Implementation Competency Drivers
Dates: February 3-4, 8-9, 15-16, 2011
Speakers: Michelle Duda, SISEP, Melissa VanDyke, SISEP and Chris Borgmeier, Oregon PBIS Leadership Network

Innovation Fluency
Date: March 24, 2011
Speaker: Karen Blase, SISEP

Professional Development for Administrators
Date: April 19, 2011
Speakers: Cynthia Mruczek, Interim Assistant Director of LeadScape, Equity Alliance at ASU; Rich Barbacane, Nat’l Association of Elementary School Principals; and Steve Goodman, Ph.D., MiBLSi

Innovative Uses of Technology to Deliver Professional Development
Date: May 18, 2011
Speaker: Chris Dede, Ph.D., Learning Technologies, Harvard

Why Use Comparison Groups in Evaluation?
Date: June 14, 2011
Description of strategies and methodologies for comparing SPDG and non-SPDG schools, students with disabilities and students without disabilities, as well as pre- and post-SPDG implementation outcomes.
Speakers: Amy Gaumer Erickson, Evaluator Missouri and Kansas SPDG; Pattie Noonan, Missouri SPDG; and Pat Gonzalez, OSEP