FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

JULY 20, 2000

Contact: Pamela Young

734/487-4400

pamela.young@emich.edu

 

 

* * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * *

 

SAUDI ARABIAN EDUCATION ADMINISRATORS ATTEND

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP SEMINAR

 

WHAT: Members of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Education gain new management and leadership skills during a two-week seminar presented by Eastern Michigan University's department of leadership and counseling in the College of Education. The Saudi Arabian Leadership Seminar 2000 involves classroom learning as well as field study. The group will visit Novi Middle School -- one of only two schools in the nation built to support a state-of-the-art team teaching program -- and the Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency in Wayne (RESA) where they'll learn how the RESA supports local school districts. While attending the seminar, the Saudis are staying in the Eastern Michigan residence halls, at the Ypsilanti Marriott at Eagle Crest, and in private homes. Participants will receive certificates, July 28, for completing the seminar.

 

WHEN: July 17-July 28, daily seminars on Eastern Michigan's campus

Monday, July 24, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Novi Middle School

Monday, July 24, 11:45 a.m. Ypsilanti Rotary

Thursday, July 27, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Wayne RESA

Friday, July 28, afternoon., presentation of certificates, EMU

 

WHERE: Eastern Michigan University

College of Education, Dept. of Leadership and Counseling

304 Porter Building

Ypsilanti

 

Novi Middle School

49000 Eleven Mile Road

Novi

 

Wayne RESA

33500 Van Born Road

Wayne

 

WHO: 16 members of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education

Dr. Jerry Robbins, Dean of the College of Education, EMU

Dr. Helen Ditzhazy, professor, leadership and counseling dept., EMU

Dr. James Berry, department head, leadership and counseling dept., EMU

Milan Obrenovich, principal, Novi Middle School

 

 

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