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  • Education Policy Center at MSU

    Location:

    210 Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The Education Policy Center in MSU's College of Education provides timely, credible, and non-partisan policy research and analysis to key audiences in Michigan's education policy system. The center gives priority to activities that support and inform policy debate and development in the Legislature and the Michigan Department of Education. It supports activities that foster informed discussion and understanding of educational issues for broader audiences, including Michigan businesses, professional educators, and local school boards and their communities.

  • Facilitative Leadership Workshop (March, September 2017)

    Dates:

    • March 14 - 16, 2017: Ziibiwing Cultural Center, 6650 E. Broadway Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
    • September 12 - 14, 2017: Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688

    Description:

    The three-day Facilitative Leadership workshop helps build the capacity of groups or organizations to use the collective talents of its members to coordinate actions, strengthen relationships, and enable the group to meet its goals.  It is designed to build and strengthen the skills and personal confidence necessary to lead and facilitate productive meetings.  MSU Extension offers the program twice each year, in spring and fall. The goal of Facilitative Leadership is to provide participants with a practical hands-on experience using  group facilitation tools and techniques in order to work more effectively with business work teams and community organizations. During this all-inclusive retreat, participants will practice leadership strategies, using the tools, techniques and verbal skills necessary to lead group discussions, reach consensus, set outcome-based goals, and use flip charts and other recording tools.

  • International Networking for Educational Transformation (iNet)

    Location:

    Internet/Networking

    Description:

    Established in 2004, the International Network for Educational Transformation (iNET) is an initiative of the Schools Network, the leading body for advancing secondary school excellence and diversity in England.

    iNET's mission is to create powerful and innovative networks of schools that have achieved or have committed to achieving systematic, significant and sustained change that ensures outstanding outcomes for all students in all settings. It focuses on school transformation and aims to facilitate innovation by sharing knowledge and offering a vision of how education can move forward based on the practice of transformation. iNET has grown rapidly into a diverse network across many cultures.

    K-12 Outreach has been working to introduce iNET to Michigan schools, coordinate memberships, and support schools in its use.  One hundred eighty five (185) Michigan schools have joined to date. Join iNET.

  • James B. Henry Center for Executive Development

    Location:

    3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI, 48910.

    Description:

    MSU’s Eli Broad College of Business manages the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development. The Center enhances and supports the executive educational experience and offers a variety of state-of-the-art amenities, including two 100-seat high-technology amphitheaters, two 49-seat tiered classrooms, two 48-seat flat-floor rooms, 21 flexible-configuration break-out rooms, an executive board room, a dining atrium with seating for 320 people, and a casual, four-seasons lounge overlooking a 3,400-square-foot raised terrace with outdoor seating. Housed in the Center is MSU's Executive Development Programs, offering top-notch business education programs for professionals. The Center’s goal is to expand and create leadership programs that raise the expertise of MSU’s faculty and the multidisciplinary resources of the MSU community. The complex includes the University Club and the 128-room Candlewood Suites, as well as nearby access to MSU's Forest Akers Golf Course.

  • K-12 Education Outreach

    Location:

    Erickson Hall, Room 253, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The MSU College of Education's K-12 Outreach Office works with schools to improve student achievement by providing programs for, and services to, public school teachers and administrators. Through funding from the University and a variety of state and federal grants, the K-12 Outreach Office is currently involved in projects that feature innovative curriculum development, international collaborations, accountability, standards and assessment, leadership development for school administrators, induction and mentoring of beginning teachers, disseminating research and best practice for teaching and professional development, and other issues identified as important to affecting Michigan's education policy and practice.

    K-12 Outreach staff work with state and national education organizations, K-higher education practitioners, legislative bodies, agencies, associations and foundations to affect education policy and practice. The mission and unifying theme of every K-12 Outreach activity is to improve student learning and increase student achievement throughout Michigan.

  • Kettunen Center Conference and Retreat Services (Tustin, MI)

    Location:

    14901 4H Drive, Tustin, MI, 49688.

    Description:

    MSU’s Michigan 4-H Foundation maintains the Kettunen Center, a conference facility that provides 11 meeting rooms including a new assembly hall for conferences, seminars, and retreats for government, community, education, and business organizations. The assembly hall, part of the newly built Mawby Learning Center, seats up to 200 people, with two adjoining breakout spaces for smaller groups. It is air conditioned and features state-of-the-art communications and presentation technology. Room set-up options include theater, classroom, conference, U-shaped boardroom, and double-U formations. Located in Osceola County, the Center provides total conference packages, which include meeting rooms, dining and overnight accommodations, recreation, and other amenities.

  • Linking All Types of Teachers to International Cross-cultural Education (LATTICE)

    Location:

    1518 Haslett Road, P.O. Box 204, Haslett, MI 48840

    Description:

    MSU's College of Education, in conjunction with International Studies & Programs, developed the Linking All Types of Teachers to International Cross-cultural Education (LATTICE) program, an international educational partnership between teachers in six mid-Michigan school districts and international graduate students/scholars at Michigan State University. LATTICE concentrates on adult learning and promotes practical links to K-12 classrooms to connect schools to local and internatioal communities. The program stimulates discussion to change attitudes and beliefs about cultural differences and similarities. LATTICE members, representing 54 countries, meet for presentations, discussions, food, and music at monthly forums that advance greater understanding of issues of diversity. Topics range from personal issues such as religion and member's own personal experiences to global ones featuring members' culture, native food and crafts, and literature.

  • Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect Pamphlets

    Description:

    This pamphlet is for state-wide dissemination to professionals who work with children, to inform of their obligations as mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. The Michigan Child Protection Law requires that certain persons report any case of suspected child abuse or child neglect to the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS).

  • Master of Arts in K-12 Educational Administration Hybrid Program (East Lansing, Detroit, Birmingham)

    Dates:

    A full listing of current courses including dates, times, and room locations is at http://schedule.msu.edu/. Choose a semester and EAD Educational Administration.

    Location:

    • East Lansing, MI (on the campus of MSU)
    • Birmingham, MI (Seaholm High School)
    • Detroit, MI (MSU Detroit Center)

    Description:

    The Masters program in K-12 Educational Administration prepares aspiring educators for leadership positions in public, charter and private school settings. The program is committed to developing school-level leadership for powerful and equitable teaching and learning and to ensuring students meet the state standards for leadership preparation. Most students complete the program in 2-3 years while working. Successful graduates qualify to apply to the Michigan Department of Education for Administrator Certification with Elementary and Secondary Endorsements.

    At all three sites, the program accommodates full and part-time students and uses evening and online formats for its courses. The core courses for the degree are offered in a hybrid course format while most elective courses are totally online. Hybrid courses have students meeting face to face four to six times over a semester with the remaining course interactions taking place online. MSU offers faculty and students access to Zoom, an online communication tool that supports synchronous (meeting during scheduled times) online meetings for core instruction and for collaborative group work. Most classes also have components that are completed asynchronously (according to individual student preference).

  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Resources

    Location:

    Online at http://create4stem.msu.edu/ngss

    Description:

    The CREATE for STEM Institute, along with other state and national partners, is pleased to provide these materials and information to educators, policy-makers and the general public in Michigan to support the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards.  Please feel free to download, use, and adapt these resources.

  • W.K. Kellogg Biological Station Conference Center (Hickory Corners, MI)

    Location:

    3700 East Gull Lake Dr, Hickory Corners, MI, 49060.

    Description:

    MSU’s W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) Conference Center, located on beautiful Gull Lake in southwest Michigan, is a year-round, full-service facility able to meet the conferencing needs of groups from 2 to 200. As a part of MSU’s largest off-campus educational complex, the KBS Conference Center offers an atmosphere that is conducive to serious discussions, informal brainstorming, or relaxing walks through the grounds. Amenities include full food service and several lodging options. Audiovisuals presentations range from simple flip charts and pointers to a satellite receiver system.

  • Workplace Teaching and Training Techniques Workshop

    Location:

    This program can be brought to your work site

    Description:

    This three-day workshop is designed to help individuals within the organization to acquire the knowledge and skills required to serve effectively as internal trainers and facilitators.  Participants will learn to apply the principles of adult learning to all phases of teaching, training and facilitation. They will learn to plan and develop curriculum, to conduct a training session and to evaluate a session's process and outcomes. The workshop will reinforce the understanding that the bulk of the work in conducting an effective training or education program occurs prior to the event taking place. This program offers many opportunities to apply the concepts and skills that are introduced in the sessions. Participants will plan, develop and deliver a short training program on a topic of their choosing on the final day of the workshop.

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