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State Staff Training Institute:

Technology Options for Professional Development

April 24, 2004                                              9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Agenda

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.      Welcome and Introductions Lennox McLendon 

                                    Training Overview                 Kathi Polis

                                                                    

                                    Professional Development Pre-Assessment (What is my state’s Professional Development program doing now?)

 

9:30 – 10:10 a.m.     The State Sampler!

 

                             A.  Professional Development CD-ROMs

§         Understanding and Teaching Our Youngest Students

o        North Carolina - Cheryl Knight, Appalachian State Professional Development Project

§         Orientation for Teachers New to Adult Education

o        Connecticut – Betty Huckabee, Adult Training and Development Network

 

10:10 – 10:25 a.m.   Break

 

10:25 – 10:45 a.m.   A.   CD-ROMs Continued

§         Teaching Reading and Writing to Adults Who Think and Learn Differently

o        Indiana – Denise Henard, Indiana Adult Education Professional Development Project

 

10:45 – Noon           B.  Professional Development Web-based Courses

§         GED 2002:  Linking Learning to Life Part I:  Teacher and Student

o        Tennessee – Duren Thompson, Center for Literacy Studies

§         English as a New Language

o        Indiana – Denise Henard, Indiana Adult Education Professional Development Project                  

§         Other Courses

 

Noon – 1:00             Lunch

 

1:00 – 1:40 p.m.      C.  Professional Development Videotapes

§         A Compendium of Titles

o        North Carolina - Cheryl Knight, Appalachian State Professional Development Project

1:40 – 2:10 p.m.      D.  Professional Development Web Conferencing

§         Missouri – John Stains

 

2:10 – 2:20 p.m.      BREAK

 

2:20 – 3:05 p.m.      This is great but how do I do it? 

§         The LINCS Distance Learning Pilot Project

·         Overview of pilot

·         Services available to states in 2004-2005

 

3:05 – 3:35 p.m.      The LINCS Distance Learning Pilot Project (cont.)

·         Demonstration of the Learning Manager Platform for Online Courses

 

3:35 – 3:50 p.m.      Developing a Plan and Going to Scale

§         Lennox McLendon

 

3:50 – 4:00 p.m.      Evaluation and Wrap Up

                            

 

 

 

 

 

 


Contact us: Dr. Lennox McLendon, Executive Director; 444 North Capitol Street, NW; Suite 422; Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-624-5250; Fax: 202-624-1497; Email: lmclendon@naepdc.org