Iowa ASCD Executive Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, July 23, 2015
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
with Continental Breakfast and Networking from 8:30 – 9:00 A.M.
Location: Viterbo University - 4949 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Take Exit I-80 #125/University Avenue; go east about one block to the corner of 50th Street and University (McDonalds on the left and Sheraton Hotel on the right); turn right (south) onto 50th Street and go approximately two blocks where you will see Viterbo University on the left. PLEASE PARK IN THE BACK OF THE UNIVERSITY.
Dress: Summer! Comfortable!
RSVP: Regrets only to Lou Howell at LouHowell@mediacombb.net or 515.229.4781
Preparation for Meeting:
Directors: Diane Campbell, Jason Ellingson, Katy Evenson, Lou Howell, Rita Martens, Becky Martin, Ottie Maxey, Leslie Moore, Sara Oswald, Susan Pecinovsky, Randy Peters, Elaine Smith-Bright, Kym Stein, Cindy Swanson, Veta Thode, Kevin Vidergar, Jeff Watson, Chris Welch, Jan Westerman-Beatty, Amy Wichman, Amy Whittington, Sue Wood, Pam Zeigler
Unable to Attend: Katy Evenson, Diane Campbell, Rita Martens, Ottie Maxey, Randy Peters, Cindy Swanson,
Focus on Our Group Norms: Listen for Understanding, Speak to Be Truthfully Understood, Confront the Tough Challenges, Come Prepared, Have Fun, Start on Time and End on Time, Value Diversity, Honor Confidentiality
Networking: 8:30 – 9:00 A.M. Coffee and “goodies” available
I. Welcome (9:00 A.M.) (President, Becky Martin)
II. Business Meeting (9:30 A.M.) (Becky Martin, President)
III. Current Reality - Building a Common Understanding of Where We Are with the Strategic Plan (10:30 A.M. with breaks and lunch) (Becky Martin, President)
Intended Outcomes of III and IV:
Tool: You may access the Strategic Plan (2013 - 2016) here.
Strategic Plan Updates by Board Members
- Action 1 of Strategic Plan - Innovation and Leadership in Teaching and Learning
- Overall Update - Kevin Vidergar and Cindy Swanson
- Fall Academy - Veta Thode
- Fall Institute - Amy Whittington
- Curriculum Leadership Academy - Pam Zeigler and Sue Wood
- Higher Ed - Jan Beatty and Randy Peters
- Mentoring, including ASCD Emerging leaders - Lou Howell and Kevin Vidergar
- Draft of Emerging Leaders Framework - Jason Ellingson & Diane Campbell
- Curriculum Leads - Kevin Vidergar and Lou Howell
- Partnerships - Jason Ellingson
- Summer Institute - Lou Howell and Kym Stein
- Action 2 of Strategic Plan - Membership, including Communication
- Membership and E-Learning - Amy Wichman
- Technology, including Social Media and Website - Chris Welch (This will be a "live" report as he updates us visually/orally on the website changes.) Director Emails
- 24/7 Books on Line - Lou Howell
- Action 3 of Strategic Plan - Advocacy and Influence
IV. Building the Future (President, Becky Martin)
V. The Challenge (3:30 P.M.) (President, Becky Martin)
VI. Adjournment (3:55 P.M.) (President, Becky Martin)
Agenda Items for September 21 Board Meeting