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A Blueprint for Highly Effective Parent Involvement

on Monday, 25 March 2013.

RLP Graduate Thom Suhy, who conducted action research on Latino parent engagement while in the program, has continued a similar line of research and engagement at Southern Methodist University. Currently a doctoral student in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Suhy played a lead role in convening a fall 2012 summit focused on parent involvement in schooling. He and colleagues recently released a white paper meant to serve as a guide for parent leaders, educators, and practitioners in developing effective parent involvement programs for children from birth to college in low-income communities (Suhy, Howell, & Parker, 2013).

Supporting the Professional Growth of Teachers

on Thursday, 08 November 2012.

Brendan Keane, a faculty member at Charlotte Catholic High School and recent graduate of the Remick Leadership Program, has worked for over a year to develop a teacher observation system designed to help teachers improve their instructional practices. This fall Brendan shared his action research with Catholic school teachers and leaders from across the state of North Carolina at the North Carolina Catholic Schools Education Conference. His presentation, Perspectives on a New Evaluation and Growth Process at Charlotte Catholic High School, is summarized on this poster.

Remick Leadership Principal Publishes Article on Academic Integrity

on Tuesday, 24 July 2012.

Camille Burgess Jowanna, a graduate of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program, recently published an article in the online journal, i.e.,: inquiry in education.  Based on the action research project she conducted while in the program, the article examines whether the implementation of a high school honor code diminishes incidents of academic dishonesty.  Camille currently serves as Principal of Academy of the Holy Names located in Tampa, Florida. The full text of the article can be retrieved here.

AR in the News

on Friday, 15 June 2012.

A new model of community engagement through action research was presented by Remick Leadership faculty member Jim Frabutt at the annual National Outreach Scholarship Conference held in Raleigh, NC this October. Click here to see the poster.

Congratulations to Michael Zelenka, assistant principal at Christ the King Catholic School in Tampa, Fl and graduate of the Mary Ann Remick Leadership Program, who published his action research project on coaching and spirituality in the Nov./Dec. 2009 issue of Momentum. Contact Mike at .