|The Distinguished Lecturer Series at Manhattanville Features Dr. Margaret (Terry) Orr|
|Thursday, September 29, 2011|
Purchase, NY — Manhattanville College, School of Education in conjunction with the Teacher Center of Central Westchester and the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, is pleased to announce its first Distinguished Lecturer of the year, Dr. Margaret (Terry) Orr.
Dr. Margaret (Terry) Orr is Director of the Future School Leaders Academy at Bank Street College. She is primarily interested in leadership preparation and development, and school restructuring and improvement. She has been instrumental in New York in helping to frame the assessment system for school administrators. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Administration (specializing in organizational change and evolution, minor: sociology), at the Teachers College, Columbia University,
Dr. Orr will be discussing "Developing Self, Developing Others: Implications of New York State's New Teacher and Leader Evaluation System for School Leaders." The lecture will be held in the Ophir Room in Reid Castle on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 4:20 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
The Manhattanville School of Education has full accreditation through NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). The program offers New York State certification through undergraduate and graduate programs.
About Manhattanville College:
Manhattanville College (www.manhattanville.edu) is an independent, co-educational liberal arts institution located just 30 minutes from New York City serving 1,700 undergraduate students and nearly 1,000 graduate students from 66 countries and 33 states. The student body provides more than 30,000 community service hours annually reinforcing Manhattanville's commitment to civic engagement and social action. The College offers more than 50 undergraduate courses of study, ranging from traditional Bachelor's to accelerated programs geared to adult learners. Manhattanville also offers a wide variety of Master's programs including degrees in management, Sports Business Management, and Creative Writing, as well as a Doctorate in Educational Leadership.
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