8th Annual Distinguished Speaker Series - Anthony S. Muhammad, Ph.D.
About the Speaker
Anthony Muhammad is one of the most sought after educational consultants in North America. As a practitioner of nearly twenty years, Dr. Muhammad has served as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, middle school principal, and high school principal. Dr. Muhammad's tenure as a practitioner has earned him several awards as both a teacher and a principal. His most notable accomplishment came as principal at Levey Middle School in Southfield, Michigan, a National School of Excellence, where student proficiency on state assessments was more than doubled in five years and Dr. Muhammad, was named the Michigan Middle School Principal of the Year in 2005. Dr. Muhammad and the staff at Levey used the Professional Learning Communities at Work (PLC) model of school improvement, and they have been recognized in several videos and articles as a model, high-performing PLC. As a researcher, Dr. Muhammad has published articles in several publications in both the United States and Canada. Dr. Muhammad is the author of the book Transforming School Culture: How to Overcome Staff Division (2009) and a contributing author to the book The Collaborative Administrator: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community (2008).
About the Event
- Understand how school cultures operate
- Learn how to improve relationships
- Design strategies for transforming toxic school cultures into healthy ones
- Create positive atmospheres so all students can learn
- Maximize organizational effectiveness
- Learn how to do more than “just make it through the day”
|7:30 - 8:15 a.m.||Registration
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Robert V. Antonucci, President
Fitchburg State University
Dr. Pamela Hill, Dean of Education
Fitchburg State University
|8:45 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.||Dr. Anthony S. Muhammad
|10:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Workshop|
|11:30 - 12:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|12:30 - 2 p.m.||Workshop|
|2 - 2:30 p.m.||Book Signing|
Who Should Attend
The program is designed for superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, curriculum directors, special education directors, teachers, graduate students, higher education faculty, and other interested school administrators and educators.
Books by Anthony Muhammad will be available for purchase. Checks, credit cards and cash will be accepted.
Holmes Dining Hall, Fitchburg State University
Registration begins in November. Invoice and registration forms will be available in November.
Registration Fees: $ includes workshop, luncheon and continuing education units (NO REFUNDS). This program offers four PDPs for educators. Payment is by check, credit card or purchase order. Teams of three or more within the same school district pay $/person and must register by purchase order. Print the Invoice (PDF) or Registration form (PDF) to complete and mail or fax in per instructions. Payment is by check, credit card or purchase order. Follow link and instructions above.
Registration Deadline: March 3, 2014
REGISTER EARLY! Registrations received by January 31, 2014 will be entered into a raffle to receive free admission.
Confirmation: Confirmations will be sent out once per week to the email address you provide. You will receive an email confirmation detailing event date, time and location.
In the event that Fitchburg State University is closed due to inclement weather, the workshop will be cancelled and registrants will be refunded. Cancellation announcements can be heard on the following local television and radio stations: WPKZ (1280AM), WCVB-TV (News 5), WBZ-TV (News 4), WHDH-TV (News 7), WFXT (Fox 25), WBZ (1030AM) or by calling (978) 665-4003.
NOTE: If you require any special arrangements to fully participate in the conference please contact email@example.com.
“I thoroughly enjoyed listening to your presentation. Excellent insights were gained on the power of a collaborative culture. Thanks again for sharing your work!"
“Thank you for being an innovator in the field. Your words/wisdom has affected millions."
“Thank you for motivating me each time I hear you speak. You are a true gift to education. Thank you. "
Graduate and Continuing Education
Center for Professional Studies