Other Educational Workshops/Events

Doctoral Students Summer Writing Intensive Seminar

The Division of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Foundations will hold a six week Doctoral Student Summer Writing Intensive from June 8 to July 13, meeting on Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. every two weeks.

Meeting dates are June 8June 22, July 6, and July 13 in room 12 of the School of Education. The goal of the Intensive is to finalize the development of the doctoral   dissertation proposal.

All doctoral students (Ed.D. PK-12 Education Administration; Ed.D. Higher Education, and IPh.D.) are invited. IPh.D. students must have Education Administration, Education Foundations, or Higher Education as a primary discipline. Students must commit to all six weeks.

The prerequisites for enrolling are as follows:

  1. Must have a draft of Chapter One: Introduction completed;
  2. Must have a draft of Chapter Three: Methodology completed; and
  3. Must have half of Chapter Two: Literature Review completed. (For example, if you have four topics for Chapter Two, at least two topics should be developed).

Participants will work with a staff member from the writing center to enhance their writing, participate in peer review, and engage in discussion and feedback regarding the development of the proposal. They will also hear  advice and tips from faculty and post-doctoral students.

Interested students must send a draft of their completed work, as outlined above, to Caruthersl@umkc.edu for verification of your draft chapters.  Consent to enroll in the Writing Intensive is required. Registration will be held through Continuing and Professional Education.



Supervision Training 

This course offers an overview of counseling supervision theories & models; contemporary research; supervision process & tasks; diversity in supervision; and supervisor’s ethical & legal responsibilities. Additionally, the scientist-practitioner model emphasizing respect for diversity is demonstrated this course. Additionally, the scientist-practitioner model emphasizing respect for diversity is demonstrated this course.

This course addresses the new K.A.R. 102-3-7b (1-9) standards requirement.

Course location: Johnson County Library- Corinth Branch/8100 Mission Road Prairie Village, KS 66208 in the large meeting room

Course dates: Saturday, June 17 and Saturday, June 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Instructor:Johanna Nilsson, Ph.D., Professor at UMKC School of Education.


(15 contact hours of professional development)




Teacher Professional Development Workshop Series

Join us at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City for this summer’s professional development workshop series, free to K-16 educators. These full-day workshops, hosted in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of Financial Literacy and the Center for Economic Education at Emporia State, include demonstrations of classroom resources, visits to local organizations and updates from subject matter experts on hot topics tied to economics and personal finance. Graduate credit, complimentary meals and onsite parking are available. There is no cost to teachers to attend, but advance registration is required at TeacherPD.kcfed.org.

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