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ELLE Itinerary

South China Normal University
ELLE at UW Bothell
December 3 – 13, 2013

December 3, Tuesday – UW Bothell Welcome
UW Bothell Campus
Building UW1-Lobby (1st floor)
4:00 p.m. – Welcome to University of Washington Bothell Campus
- Dr. Bradley S. Portin, UW Bothell Education Program Director and Professor
- Dr. Bjong Yeigh, UW Bothell Chancellor

December 4, Wednesday –U.S. Education System
9:00 a.m. – Lecture - "Introduction to the U.S. Education System" - UW Bothell Campus
Lecturer: Dr. Portin
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - UW Bothell campus tour
1:00 p.m. - Educational Administration Visit – The Functions of School Districts in the U.S.

  • Tacoma School District, Tacoma WA
  • Everett School District, Everett WA

December 5, Thursday – Education Reform and Innovation in the U.S.
9:00 a.m. – Educational Partner Visit – Technology Access Foundation (TAF)
12:00 p.m. – School Visit - TAF Academy, Federal Way School District

December 6, Friday – Learning Focused Leadership
9:00 a.m. – School Visit - Nathan Hale High School
1:00 p.m. -  Lecture - “Classroom Teachers’ Leadership Development” - UW Bothell Education Program
Lecturer - Dr. G. Thomas Bellamy, Professor, UW Bothell Education Program

December 7, Saturday – Leadership Development for Educators (LEDE)
9:00 a.m. - Join participants in UW Bothell Education Leadership Development for Educators seminar.
- 12:00 p.m.

December 9, Monday – Teacher Professional Development and How People Learn
7:15 a.m. - School Visit – How to Help the New Teachers with their Professional Development - Everett School District
Delegates will break into five groups and each group will visit an Everett public school to observe principals and teachers in practice

  • Cascade High School – Cathy Woods, Principal
  • Evergreen Middle School - Larry Fleckenstein,   Principal
  • H.M. Jackson High School – Dave Peters, Principal
  • Heatherwood Middle School  – Janet Gillingham, Principal
  • Woodside Elementary School – Betty Cobbs, Principal

1:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Lecture - "How People Learn" – UW LIFE Center
Lecturer: Dr. Nancy Vye, Associate Professor, School of Education, Stanford University, faculty co-lead, LIFE Center, University of Washington Seattle.   

December 10, Tuesday – Schools and School Administration
8:15 a.m. – School Visit – Woodmoor Elementary School, Northshore School District
1:00 p.m. – School Administration – Northshore School District
4:00 p.m. – Northshore School Board Public School Board meeting

December 11, Wednesday – How to Stimulate Students’ Thinking
10:00 a.m. – Lecture - "International Schools"
Lecturer - Karen Kodama, International Education Administrator, Seattle Public Schools
10:45 a.m. - School Visit and Observation:

  • McDonald International School, Seattle Public Schools
  • Aki Kurose Middle School, Seattle Public Schools

December 12, Thursday
9:00 a.m. – Lecture - "Inclusion in U.S. Education" - UW Bothell campus
Lecturers: Dr. Jason Naranjo, Assistant Professor, UW Bothell Education Program (Special Education), and Dr. Karen Gourd, Senior Lecturer, UW Bothell Education Program (English Language Learners)
1:00 p.m. – Comparison of U.S. – Chinese education systems
Round table discussion with members of the UW Bothell Chinese Student Association (CSA)

December 13, Friday – Post Secondary Transition to U.S. Higher Education
9:00 a.m. – Lecture - "Post-Secondary Transitions: Preparing Students for University"
Lecturer: Dr. Gray Kochlar-Lindgren, Associate Vice Chancellor Undergraduate Learning, UW Bothell
11:00 a.m. – UW Bothell Admissions
Lecturer: Dana Brolley, International Admissions Advisor/Recruiter DSO, UW Bothell

US-China Educators’ Forum
Location – UW Bothell campus, Husky Hall room 1160
12:00 p.m. - Luncheon
1:00 p.m. – "Transform Teaching and Learning through Leadership Development"
Guest Speaker: Ian Adair, Executive Director, The Martinez Foundation
2:00 p.m. – Educators Panel
3:00 p.m. – Farewell Reception and Graduation