SY007: Integrating Research and Practice: State-University Collaborations on Policy Development

Thursday, February 20, 2014 3:30 PM–4:50 PM

Description:

This symposium will a discuss collaboration between a state department of education and a university graduate training program to create an evidence-based report on best practices in school discipline, as a part of larger state-wide policy development. Presenters will discuss the state agency’s, the graduate students’, and the graduate program’s perspectives on this collaboration. A discussant will provide an objective view from one not involved with the project.

Speaker(s):

William O. Strein, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; Sally Dorman, Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore, MD; Jessica Albrecht, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; Meghan Finney, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; Lynsey Weston, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; William Flook, Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore, MD