Preparing Educational Leaders of Character

Saint Mary’s welcomes Maureen Spelman, Ed.D. to facilitate a workshop for faculty and advisors of the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Administration program as part of the ongoing effort to prepare educational leaders of character. Dr. Spelman currently serves as a Visiting Professor in the North Central College Educational Leadership program as well as the Coordinator for Character Initiatives related to the Kern Family Foundation Grant. The North Central College Educational Leadership program is grounded in program-specific leadership virtues, the development of leader character, and cultivating practical wisdom.

Michael Lamb, Ph.D. of Wake Forest University to speak at Saint Mary’s

Saint Mary’s welcomes Michael Lamb, Ph.D. to present “Several Reasons why it is Good to form Character within the University.” This presentation is open to students, faculty, and staff of Saint Mary’s and will take place on October 18, 2021 at 3 pm on the Twin Cities campus. Dr. Lamb will also facilitate a seminar for faculty on strategies for character development in the context of higher education, the topic of his forthcoming article in the Journal of Character Education.

Character Education in the University

Saint Mary’s welcomes Julie Nagashima, Ph.D. to present “Character Education in the University and ‘Sensegathering.’” This presentation is open to students, faculty, and staff of Saint Mary’s and will take place on November 10, 2021 at 3 pm on the Twin Cities campus. Nagashima will also facilitate a seminar for faculty on character education and ‘sensegathering.’ The focus of both the presentation and seminar is the topic of an article that Nagashima co-authored with Norman Paul Gibbs entitled “Sensegathering and iteration: the evolution of a character education framework in higher education,” forthcoming in the Journal of Moral Education.

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