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					                                                                                                                    Hofstra University
        Center for Secondary School




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       Administrators and Supervisors




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         ADVISORY COMMITTEE
 DIANE BERGER                        DR. ROBERTO JOSEPH
 Principal                           Assistant Professor
 The Children’s Learning Center      Curriculum and Teaching
 United Cerebral Palsy               Hofstra University
 Nassau County

 MARTIN BLUM
                                     MICHAEL KEANY
                                     Director
                                                                                                                                                                                     School of Education,
 Coordinator
 Assistant Dean
                                     Long Island School
                                     Leadership Center
                                                                                                                                                                                     Health and Human Services
 School of Education, Health
                                     ERNEST KIGHT
                                                                                                                                                                                     and the
 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
                                     Executive Director
                                     Nassau County High School
                                     Principals' Association
                                                                                                                                                                                     How to Build the
 ROBERT FENTER
 Principal
 Oceanside Middle School
                                     DEBORAH SCHOMAN
                                     Principal
                                                                                                                                                                                     Master Schedule
                                     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,
                                     Superintendent
 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



                                                                                                                                                                  Master Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                  How to Build the
                                                                                                                                             A TWO-DAY WORKSHOP

                                     Hempstead High School
 VICTOR JACCARINO                    Hempstead UFSD
 English Chairperson
 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
                                                                                                                                                                                     South Campus
                                                                     16056:1/09




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.