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  1. PSU Graduate School of Education State of the School presentation and Annual Report September 2008

  2. Friends of the GSERichard & Heide ColeRick HardtBetty HittleJane MorrowLevonne Sedgewick

  3. PSU Foundation BoardDoug GoeEva KripalaniTony LeineweberJon MitchellKen Thrasher

  4. GSE EmeritiSteve BrannanColin DunkeldRick HardtMary Kinnick

  5. Leaders RoundtableJay BloomSho Dozono Ron GouldKaren Gray Ron HitchcockTerry HoaglandJohn Sygielski Maxine ThompsonKen Thrasher

  6. Julia Brim-Edwards Gale Castillo Jackie Cooke Marvin Kaiser Terry Kneisler Fred Miller Jane Morrow Bruce Samson Maxine Thompson Marta Thrasher Carol Turner Courtney Vanderstek Advisory Council

  7. Micki Caskey Tatiana Cevallos Julie Esparza-Brown Deb Miller Yuki Monteith Mark Moser Paula Stanovich Jackie Temple Kelvin Webster Consortium Members

  8. Other Distinguished GuestsSwati Adarkar: Executive Director, The Children’s InstituteDan Ryan : Executive Director, Portland School’s FoundationDon Frisbee: Community LeaderJim Francesconi: Board of Higher EducationNina Lindstrom: AlumJoy Spalding: PatronDon Hendrickson: BoeingPam Caldwell: BoeingDave Johnston: BoeingRandy Choy: Oregon Community FoundationBill Bigelow, Teacher and HonoreeLinda Christensen, Director of the Oregon Writing ProjectJohn Spathas, Alum

  9. PSUWim Wiewel: PresidentMarvin Kaiser: Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and ScienceKevin Kecskes: Director of Community University PartnershipsKristin Coppola: Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

  10. Graduate School of Education Award of Distinction Congratulations Bill Bigelow

  11. President Wim Wiewel

  12. PSU Graduate School of Education State of the School presentation and Annual Report September 2008

  13. Thank You, Steve

  14. PSU Graduate School of Education State of the School presentation and Annual Report September 2008

  15. Major units in the GSE • Educational Leadership and Policy • Special Education • Counselor Education • Curriculum and Instruction • Continuing Education • Child Development and Family Services

  16. International, National, and State Context

  17. Every day 3000 new books are published. The amount of technical information in the world doubles every two years

  18. Oregon ranks • 40th among states in the number of high school graduates going directly to college (33%) • 44th among states in the percentage of college students continuing into their sophomore year.

  19. India China United States 3.1 million 3.3 million 1.3 million Number of people graduating from college in 2004

  20. We have a moral obligation to help all students reach their full potential as workers, as citizens, and as human beings.

  21. We need to markedly alter the way learning occurs in our schools. That transformation will require a new commitment to research, to professional preparation, and to ongoing professional development.

  22. Transformation is Within Our Reach

  23. Transformation is within our reach when we see diversity in our student population and English Language Learners as an asset rather than a burden.

  24. Transformation is within our reach if Congress can reach consensus for students. …and put more resources in education research to match the political rhetoric about research-based practices.

  25. Transformation is within our reach as Oregon reinvests in education from preschool through graduate school

  26. PSU’s Graduate School of Education holds four accreditations: NCATE, CORE, CACREP, and NAEYC

  27. Transformation is within our reach when policy and business leaders join hands with education leaders across the age spectrum to address our challenges and opportunities.

  28. PSU Graduate School of Education Leading, Learning, Life Changing

  29. Strengthen community engagement and field experiences Priority

  30. Morgan Anderson Julie Brim-Edwards Gale Castillo Jackie Cooke Algie Gatewood Terry Kneisler Rob Larson Fred Miller Jane Morrow Marvin Kaiser Bob Turner Bruce Samson Carol Thomas Maxine Thompson Marta Thrasher Carol Turner Courtney Vanderstek Yvette Webber-Davis Duncan Wyse Advisory Council

  31. Chris Griffith, Chair Heather Bartos Micki Caskey Tatiana Cevallos Kelly Cutler Daphne Dukes Julie Esparza-Brown Liz Fouther-Branch Cynthia Gilliam Chris Gutierrez Lisa Kane Deb Miller Yuki Monteith Mark Moser K.D. Parman Ellen Reuler Anne Ryan Frank Scotto Paula Stanovich Jackie Temple Robert Tinnin Kelvin Webster Consortium Members

  32. Field Experience Changes • Students “clustered” in schools to create “learning communities”. • More time in schools and more supervision. • Support to better engage GSE faculty in the schools and P-12 teachers with GSE. • Partnerships for mutual benefit and improvement.

  33. Improve productivity and administrative efficiency Priority

  34. Degrees awarded increased 98% from 1999 to 2007 despite the very higher tuition for graduate students, highest among our peer institutions. GSE produced 12% of all degrees at PSU in 2006-2007. GSE produced 38% of all masters degrees.

  35. Thirty-eight percent of all graduate degrees awarded by PSU are from the GSE.

  36. Counselor Education Programs Received Eight-year Accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

  37. Rehabilitation Counseling program ranked 24th in the nation by US News and World Report Dr. Hanoch Livneh

  38. Promote diversity and social justice Priority

  39. Every graduate prepared to work effectively with a diverse populations. Commitment to helping all students and clients reach their full potential. Diverse faculty. Diverse student population.

  40. Oregon Teach to Diversity Awards Portland Teacher Programs $34,000 $253,000 PSU Providing Leadership

  41. Minority Students Graduating from Oregon High Schools

  42. “Where the rubber meets the road is in the classroom.” Preston Pulliam President, PCC Member, Board of Higher Education

  43. “I believe strongly in the mission of the Graduate School of Education, and in the necessity of social justice education. By becoming a high school teacher I hope to have a direct impact on the young people I teach, helping them to see their own worth along with the value of community engagement and collective action, and its potential to make the world a better place.” Brian Hanson Recipient of a Janette Drew Scholarship Secondary Dual Educator Program

  44. “I know from the bottom of my heart that my autistic brother’s life today would be more productive and fulfilling if he had been given access to his peers and community while he was growing up and receiving his education. I am completely devoted to inclusive education as a practice that promotes acceptance, diversity and equality.” Elaine K Hudson Recipient of Special Education Scholarship Inclusive Elementary Educator Program

  45. Improve student and program assessment Priority

  46. Assessing Our Effectiveness • Candidate performance at… • Admission • Midpoint(s) • Completion • Candidate feedback on… • Exit survey • Follow-up (+3 years) • Employer survey

  47. What We’ve Learned • Positives: • Addressing diversity • Highest area on exit survey • High ratings on work samples

  48. What We’ve Learned • Positives: • Responsive instructors & advisors • Exit survey

  49. What We’ve Learned • Positives: • Employers like our graduates • Employer survey

  50. What We’ve Learned • Positives: • Our candidates have an impact on student learning • N = 349 students