Meeting of the Board of Regents | June 2009
Report of the
REGENTS EMSC/HIGHER EDUCATION JOINT COMMITTEE MEETING
The Board of Regents
June 23, 2009
Your EMSC and Higher Education Committees held a joint meeting on June 22, 2009. All Committee members were present, except for Regent Joseph Bowman, who was excused.
MATTERS NOT REQUIRING BOARD ACTION
Progress made to Create a Cohesive School Leadership System for New York State –Committee members discussed the Department’s progress in creating a statewide system for professional development for school leaders. The Rochester City School District, with the support of the Wallace Foundation, is the first urban area in New York State to introduce and implement this model using professional development strategies to prepare school leaders in urban settings. Dr. Sam Walton, Dean of Executive Education Programs at St. Johns Fisher College and Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard of the Rochester City School District provided updates on work underway on the Rochester program, which will begin this July. [EMSC/HE (D) 1]
Teachers of the Arts – Due to time constraints, an update on a recent meeting held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) with teachers of the arts has been deferred to the next meeting of the Board.
That concludes our report.
Anthony Bottar and Merryl Tisch
Co-Chairs, EMSC Committee
Milton Cofield and Harry Phillips
Co-Chairs, Higher Education Committee