Center for Secondary School
First Class Mail
Administrators and Supervisors
DIANE BERGER DR. ROBERTO JOSEPH
Principal Assistant Professor
The Children’s Learning Center Curriculum and Teaching
United Cerebral Palsy Hofstra University
School of Education,
Long Island School
Health and Human Services
School of Education, Health
and Human Services
Hofstra University Assistant Principal
Freeport High School
Center for Secondary
DR. MONICA BYRNE-JIMENEZ
Assistant Professor DR. STEPHEN LANDO School Administrators
Executive Director of
Department of Foundations,
Leadership and Policy Studies Secondary Education and Supervisors
Hofstra University Great Neck UFSD
LINDA CARTER JAY LEWIS
Principal Principal present
Atkinson Middle School Paul D. Schreiber High School
Port Washington UFSD
Freeport School District
A TWO-DAY WORKSHOP:
DR. BARBARA DONNELLAN DR. MATTHEW MANDERY
Coordinator of Guidance
Lindenhurst High School
Nassau County High School
How to Build the
Oceanside Middle School
Friends Academy This two-day workshop is designed for
MARY ANN HEALY FLETCHER Upper School
Principal present and future administrators, subject
Hauppauge Middle School DR. LYNN SCHWARTZ area supervisors, guidance counselors,
ANDREW GREENE Westhampton Beach school administration, central office
Principal School District personnel and Board of Education
Candlewood Middle School
Half Hollow Hills School District RICHARD SIMON members. Anyone who is connected with
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Assistant Superintendent or responsible for building the secondary
OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
DR. PHYLLIS HARRINGTON Cold Spring Harbor UFSD
Superintendent school master schedule will find this
Oyster Bay-East Norwich REGINALD STROUGHN workshop beneficial.
Central School District Principal
How to Build the
A TWO-DAY WORKSHOP
Hempstead High School
VICTOR JACCARINO Hempstead UFSD
Herricks High School and Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Hempstead, NY 11549-1190
Middle School 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
119 Hofstra University
120 Hagedorn Hall
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
For directions to campus and a printable campus map,
please visit hofstra.edu/directions. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Registration is limited and preregistration is necessary.
Fees are nonrefundable unless cancellation notification is 246 East Library Wing
provided at least 48 hours in advance of the workshop. Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library
Hofstra University is an EO/AA/ADA educator and employer.
How to Build the Master Schedule RETURN REGISTRATION FORM with payment by
MARCH 11, 2009, to:
Martin Blum, Assistant Dean
School of Education, Health and Human Services
Office of Professional Development Services
DR. STEVEN KUSSIN, workshop presenter 120 Hagedorn Hall
119 Hofstra University
For the 32nd year, this workshop has been offered by Dr. Kussin’s methodical, step-by-step procedure will be shared Hempstead, New York 11549-1190
Dr. Steven Kussin, an adjunct professor in Hofstra University’s with participants in this two-day, hands-on workshop. The For more information: Telephone: (516) 463-5750;
School of Communication and in the Department of second day, Wednesday, March 25, 2009, will allow participants to Fax: (516) 463-4370 • Web: hofstra.edu/Academics/Colleges
Educational Leadership and Administration at Long Island apply what was learned at the March 18 workshop. This morning /SOEAHS/soeahs_workshops.html
University-C.W. Post Campus. This course has been offered workshop will be “hands-on,” with simulated data provided for
K YES! Please enroll me in the How to Build the Master
since 1976 as an elective for urban and suburban educators on participants to build a mock master schedule from start to finish.
Schedule workshop on Wednesday, March 18, 2009 (8:30 a.m. to
both the New York University Washington Square and Long 3:30 p.m.) and Wednesday, March 25, 2009 (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.).
Island University-C.W. Post campuses. In addition, the course Registration must be completed with payment no later than
has been taught on an in-service basis and as a workshop for March 11, 2009.
individual school districts, where Dr. Kussin has worked as a
consultant in resolving scheduling and other common Please indicate your level of experience with scheduling:
Check one: _____ Extensive _____ Moderate _____ Beginning
administrative problems. WORKSHOP FEES AND INFORMATION
Dr. Kussin earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2009
a master’s degree from Brooklyn College, and a doctorate from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Date________________________________________________________________
New York University. He began his career as an English teacher
in New York City and then moved to the position of assistant and Name ____________________________________________________________________________________________
program chairman in charge of scheduling. He was a building
administrator for 26 years, including 21 years as a high school WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2009 Position__________________________________________________________________________________________
principal. In addition to teaching at Hofstra University, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Kussin writes a weekly newspaper column, “The Principal’s 246 East Library Wing Institutional address ____________________________________________________________________
Office.” His book, How to Build the Master Schedule in 10 Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus
Easy Steps, was published in July 2007. He also serves as a _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
consultant on scheduling matters for many school districts The workshop fee of $160 includes continental breakfast and
throughout the United States. a buffet lunch on Wednesday, March 18, and continental Telephone (work) __________________________________________________________________________
breakfast on Wednesday, March 25, 2009.
Dr. Kussin firmly believes the master schedule building process Telephone (home) ________________________________________________________________________
has been a deep, dark secret for too long. Often, those responsible Please bring a pocket calculator and several colored pens or
for building the master schedule were told not to emerge until the pencils to each workshop. Workshops start promptly, so please E-mail ___________________________________________________________________________________________
process was complete. Instead, he believes the entire process allow time for traffic and parking.
should be known to all, and everyone affected by the master
schedule should be made aware of what the building process Method of Payment:
involves. To reduce the uneasiness brought on by a lack of
understanding and to educate those affected by the schedule, K Check for $160 (payable to Hofstra University) for Wednesday,
Dr. Kussin has reduced the entire master schedule building March 18, 2009, and Wednesday, March 25, 2009, is enclosed.
process to a “generic” 12-month, 10-step model that works for K District purchase order in the amount of $_____________
schools of all sizes. Although this workshop is geared toward (payable to Hofstra University) is enclosed.
high school personnel, elementary and middle school personnel Visa/MasterCard is accepted. To pay by credit card, please
are welcome to attend. visit hofstra.edu/edworkshopreg.