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Martha McCarthy Summer Institute

McCarthy Law and Policy Institute


47th Annual Educational Leadership Summer Workshop

June 12 - 13, 2014


Thursday, June 12, 2014
8:15-9:00 a.m.: Registration and Check-in

Location: Willkie Lobby

9:00-10:15 a.m.: Special Education Law Update

Lisa Tanselle, J.D., attorney at the Indiana School Boards Association
Janet Decker, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Indiana University
Sandi Cole, Ed.D., Director, Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Indiana Institute
Facilitator: Dustin Bailey, Ed.D. Student and Clinical Faculty in Special Education 

10:30-11:45 a.m.: Bullying and Harassment: Legal and Policy Issues

John Borkowski, J.D., Partner at Hogan Lovells, Washington DC/South Bend
Martha McCarthy, Ph.D., Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus, Indiana University
Concetta Raimondi, Ed.D., Clinical Professor, Indiana University
Facilitator: Colleen Chesnut, Ph.D. candidate, Associate Instructor of School Law and 
  Research Associate at the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy, Indiana University

11:45-1:00 p.m.: Lunch/Educational Leadership Roundtables

Location: School of Education Room 3275 

1:00-2:15 p.m.: Teacher Evaluation Litigation

Dave Emmert, J.D., attorney at the Indiana School Boards Association
Suzanne Eckes, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Indiana University
Hardy Murphy, Ph.D., Research Scholar IU/IUPUI
Facilitator: Teresa James, Ed.D. student and Assistant Principal of Arsenal Tech High School

2:30-3:45 p.m.: Indiana State Law Update

Seamus Boyce, J.D., attorney at Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim
Michelle Gough McKeown, J.D., Ph.D., General Counsel for State Board of Education
Emily Richardson, J.D., Interim Executive Director of Legal Affairs and Policy at Indiana Charter School Board
Facilitator: Maggie Paino, J.D., attorney at Indiana Department of Education

4:00-5:00 p.m.: School Discipline and the Law 

Catherine Lhamon, J.D., Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education 

5:00-6:00 p.m.: Women’s Network

Location: School of Education Room 3017 

6:00 p.m.: Alumni BBQ

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center
275 North Jordan Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47405

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Making Connections: Getting the Most from Principal and Teacher Evaluation Systems

Friday, June 13

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration 

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions 

Lisa Shimmel, Senior Policy Analyst, REL Midwest
Gary Crow, Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department Chair, Indiana University

8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Principal and Teacher Evaluation Systems

Anthony Milanowski, Ph.D., Senior Study Director, Westat

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Q&A with Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest 

Jason Narlock, Ph.D., Researcher, REL Midwest

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Tabletop Discussions
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:50 a.m. Moderated Panel Discussion

Moderator: Anthony Milanowski, Ph.D., Senior Study Director, Westat
Panelist: Angela Minnici, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Director of Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, American Institutes for Research
Panelist: Jennifer Oliver, Indiana TAP State Coordinator, University of Indianapolis Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning
Panelist: Sarah Pies, Educator Effectiveness Specialist, Indiana Department of Education, Office of Educator Licensing and Development 
Panelist: Deb Fish, Professional Learning Liaison, Central Indiana Educational Service Center

11:50 - 11:55 a.m. Wrap-up and Closing Remarks

Anthony Milanowski, Ph.D., Senior Study Director, Westat
Suzanne Eckes, Ph.D., Program Coordinator, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University