Attend the 2010 Current Issues in Educational Leadership Conference

Released: 4/15/10

Interested in current student research on K-12 and higher education leadership? Come to our 2010 student conference.

Marquette UniversityCollege of Education
Current Issues in Educational Leadership Conference
April 27th and May 4th, 2010
Schroeder Complex 112 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Refreshments will be served.


Tuesday, April 27

Session 1: 4:30 to 5:30 – Room 112
Chair: Lauren Beckman

Educators Working and Learning Together:
Professional Learning Communities

Julie Kadrich

The Benefits of a High Quality Service Learning Program
on the Development of the Whole Child

Jill Fischer

Session 2: 5:45 – 7:00 - Room 112
Chair: Steve Hamilton

The Challenge of Catholic School Leadership:
The Extended Role of Catholic School Administrators
Edward Foy

Experiences of African American Students:
Why the Achievement Gap Persists
Kathleen McClain


Wednesday, May 4th

Session 1: 4:30 – 6:00 - Room 112
Chair: Julie Kadrich

Does the Increased Emphasis on Academics in Early Childhood Education
Negatively Affect Boys?
Brenda Nelson-Schleifer

How New Technologies are Changing the Nature of Thinking and Learning
Lauren Beckmann

Exercise and the Brain: The Connection between Movement and Learning
Steve Hamilton

Session 2: 6:15 – 7:15 - Room 112
Chair: Jill Fischer

Review of Research on Laptop use in Schools
Lori Suarez

Consolidation of Rural and Catholic Schools
Kathi Andreoni


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