Women Administrators Professional Development
Series 2

A Professional Development and Networking Opportunity

Dates, Locations and Registration:   [Online Registration HERE]
Two Locations – 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM (with dinner)
Western New York – Buffalo
Co-sponsored with the NYSAWA Western New York Affiliate
Garden Place Hotel, Williamsville (Buffalo area), NY
Monday, February 12, 2018 – Dr. Gray
Mid-Western New York – Rochester
Co-sponsored with the NYSAWA Finger Lakes Affiliate
Burgundy Basin, Pittsford (Rochester area), NY
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – Dr. Myers

Schedule – 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM
4:30 PM – Registration and Social (Cash bar)
5:30 PM – Professional Development Presentation
6:30 PM – Dinner
7:30 PM – Reaction Panel
8:30 PM – End

For Building Level Administrators, District Level Administrators, and Aspiring Administrators

Central – Eastern – Western Presentations and Faculty
Susan Gray, Ph.D., SDA, Ethicist, Culturalist, and Clinical Psychologist
“Emotional IQ: How It Can Aid or Impede Your Journey as an Educational Leader”
Dr. Sue Gray is retired Superintendent of the Penfield Central Schools, 2000 to 2008. Prior to her Penfield leadership experience, she served for 10 years as a principal, assistant superintendent and Superintendent in the Hornell City School District, and 14 years prior working as an administrator in the areas of special education and school psychology at the Steuben-Allegany BOCES. Dr. Gray is a certified school psychologist and licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Gray earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and French from the College of Wooster; her doctorate in Educational Psychology with a focus on educational research from Penn State University; her School Psychologist certification from Alfred University and her Educational Administration certification from St. Bonaventure University. Before moving to public education administration she was a professor at CCNY, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in child development, the psychology of learning and educational research. Dr Gray has continued teaching graduate courses in special education, teaching learning and emotionally disabled children, educational leadership, and appraisal and assessment at Alfred University, SUNY Brockport and the University of Rochester.  She consults and teaches workshops in New York State on school and district culture, and ethics in administration and school business.

Mid-Western Presentation and Faculty
Lesli Myers, Ed.D.
“Resilient Leadership in Turbulent Times”
Dr. Lesli Myers is Superintendent of the Brockport Central Schools. Dr. Myers received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and her master’s degree in counseling and human development, both from the University of Rochester. She continued her educational journey by earning a master’s degree in Urban Educational Administration and her Doctorate of Education in Executive Leadership from Saint John Fisher College. Throughout her career, Dr. Myers has made a tremendous impact on the field of education. She was the first African American president of the New York State School Counselor Association. Dr. Myers has received many prestigious honors that reflect her dedication to education and the community, including the Breakthru Magazine Empowering Award, NYS Women of Distinction Award, Rochester Business Journal 40 Under 40, Saint John Fisher Distinguished Alumni Award, Urban League of Rochester Educator Award and Western New York School Counselors Consortium Lifetime Achievement Award. Additionally, she was named a 2016 Athena Award finalist. Dr. Myers has designed and conducted workshops and presentations to elementary and secondary students, undergraduate and graduate students, varied educators and many others at the local, regional and national levels. Her style is humorous, straightforward and sincere.

Costs (includes dinner)
NYSAWA Members $75 per participant [Membership form HERE]
Non-Members $95 per participant

Hosted and administered by ELI@NYSAWA
New York State Association for Women in Administration
James M. Merrins, Ed.D., Executive Program Administrator

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