University hosts development conference for school administrators

Attendees discuss staffing issues, public relations, decision making and school change | April 18, 2005

The Xavier Center for Excellence in Education (XCEED) conducted a professional development mini conference for school administrators that focused on leadership issues for tomorrow’s school executives.

The conference was held on consecutive Thursdaysin May. Each session ran from 4:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. at the Cintas Center.

“Today's school executives are facing challenges unlike those in the past,” says Michael Flick, director for XCEED. “Xavier has a reputation of being able to help leaders respond by offering best practices in strategic organizational management and performance. This workshop brings together our best administrative faculty in an effort to offer direction for school leaders of tomorrow.”

The sessions were led by educational leaders, including Michael Brandt, Leo Bradley, James Boothe, Roger Effron, David Tobergte and John Concannon. They covered such topics as public relations for the 21st century, staffing issues in the new millennium, data driven decision making, No Child Left Behind and school change.

The conference fee was $500 with one graduate credit hour or $400 with no credit hour. The fee included all four sessions, program materials and handouts, guest speakers and dinner with each session.

For more information or to reserve a space, please call 513 745-3477.