Media Advisory: UI College of Education to host statewide discussion of school leadership

Media Advisory: UI College of Education to host statewide discussion of school leadership

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WHAT: The University of Iowa College of Education and Tippie College of Business will host a select group of Iowa school executives to engage in dialogue about the current and future state of school leadership.

WHO: Superintendents from across Iowa will attend the event. Keynote addresses will come from Associate Superintendent of Cedar Rapids Schools Mary Ellen Maske, a UI Educational Leadership alumna who was named the 2014 Iowa Central Office Administrator of the Year by the School Administrators of Iowa; and Pat Neudecker, recent president of the American Association of School Administrators.

WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday, June 12, from 3 to 8:30 p.m.

Highlights will include opening remarks from UI President Sally Mason, a 4-4:30 p.m. dialogue, “Strengthening Partnerships between the University and Iowa’s Schools,” and Neudecker’s keynote address, “Current State and Future of the Superintendency,” from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m.

These activities will take place in the College of Education’s Teacher Leader Center, 140 Lindquist Center North. To see a map, visit here.

Maske’s presentation, “Instructional Leadership: A Central Focus for Today’s Superintendent and Team,” as well as a discussion of connecting Iowa’s schools with the business world will take place between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Hotel Vetro in downtown Iowa City.

To download an Excel file that lists those attending by name, title, school or agency name, and town, click here.

For more information, contact Ron Fielder at 319-335-5641 or on his cell at 319-350-4765.


Ron Fielder, College of Education--Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, 319-335-5641 (office), 319-350-4765 (cell)


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