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Reconstructing English Education for the 21st Century:
A CEE Leadership and Policy Summit

Suzanne Miller, CEE Chair
Dana L. Fox, CEE Leadership and Policy Summit Chair

What consensus values and beliefs can the Conference on English Education (CEE) support that serve as a framework for the field of English education, and how can we best communicate these consensus values and beliefs to those within the field and to others (e.g., policymakers, administrators, and community members)?

Participants by Thematic Strand
  1. What is English education? (14 online participants, 13 attending, 1 liaison) 

              Co-Conveners: Robert Yagelski and Janet Alsup

    Janet Alsup, Purdue University
    Lynne Alvine, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Sheridan Blau, University of California at Santa Barbara
    Gina DeBlase, Wayne State University
    ¥Todd DeStigter, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Janet Emig, Emerita, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Ken Kantor, National-Louis University
    Michael Moore, Georgia Southern University
    Ben Nelms, Emeritus, Universities of Florida and Missouri
    Robert Petrone, Michigan State University
    Gordon Pradl, New York University
    Mary Sawyer, State University of New York, New Paltz
    Robert Tremmel, Iowa State University
    Robert Yagelski, University at Albany, State University of New York 

    Rebecca Calder, Liaison, Georgia State University
      
  2. What do we know and believe about the roles of methods courses and field experiences in English education? (13 online participants, 13 attending, 1 liaison)

              Co-Conveners: Peg Graham and Ruth Vinz

    Jonathan Bush, Western Michigan University
    Leila Christenbury, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Bobby Cummings, Central Washington University
    Randi Dickson, Queens College, City University of New York
    Marshall George, Fordham University
    Peg Graham, University of Georgia
    Pamela Hartman, Ball State University
    Carmen Kynard, New York University
    Hephzibah Roskelly, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Peter Smagorinsky, University of Georgia
    Susan Steffel, Central Michigan University
    Ruth Vinz, Teachers College, Columbia University
    Sue Weinstein, Louisiana State University

    Donna Lester Taylor, Liaison, Georgia State University 
      
  3. What do we know and believe about supporting linguistically and culturally diverse learners in English education? (11 online participants, 11 attending, 1 liaison)

              Co-Conveners: Bob Fecho and Fenice Boyd

    Mary Ariail, Georgia State University
    Fenice Boyd, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
    Bob Fecho, University of Georgia
    Maisha Fisher, Emory University
    Mary K. Healy, University of California Office of the President (Retired)
    Korina Jocson, Stanford University
    Kezia McNeal, Georgia State University
    Ernest Morrell, Michigan State University
    Tom Meyer, State University of New York, New Paltz
    Gertrude Tinker Sachs, Georgia State University
    Robert Williams, Radford University

    Charnita West, Liaison, Georgia State University 
      
  4. What do we know and believe about multi-modal literacies and digital technologies in English education? (11 online participants, 5 attending)

              Co-Conveners: Janet Swenson and Ewa McGrail

    ¥Richard Beach, University of Minnesota
    ¥Suzanne Borowicz, Canisius College
    ¥Troy Hicks, Michigan State University
    ¥Sara Kajder, University of Virginia
    Ewa McGrail, Georgia State University
    ¥Jamie Myers, Pennsylvania State University
    ¥Carol Pope, North Carolina State University
    Robert Rozema, Grand Valley State University
    Janet Swenson, Michigan State University
    Phyllis Whitin, Wayne State University
    Carl Young, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
      
  5. How might we more meaningfully assess the effectiveness of English education programs? (8 online participants, 8 attending, 1 liaison)

              Co-Conveners: B. Joyce Stallworth and Steve Koziol

    Steven Bickmore, University of Georgia
    Leola Harden-Luster,  University of Alabama
    Jean Ketter, Grinnell College
    Steve Koziol, University of Maryland
    Jim Marshall, University of Georgia
    Tom Philion, Roosevelt University
    B. Joyce Stallworth, University of Alabama
     Renarta H. Tompkins, Mississippi State University

    Sue McClure, Liaison, Georgia State University
      
  6. How can CEE help its constituencies, the broader public, and policymakers understand the relationship between research and teaching? (10 online participants, 10 attending, 1 liaison)

              Co-Conveners: Don Zancanella and John Mayher

    Anne DiPardo, University of Iowa
    Cathy Fleischer, Eastern Michigan University
    John Mayher, New York University
    Nancy McCracken, Kent State University
    Janet Miller, Teachers College, Columbia University
    Patricia Lambert Stock, Michigan State University
    Tara Star Johnson, University of Georgia
    Anne Elrod Whitney, University of California at Santa Barbara
    Don Zancanella, University of New Mexico
     Leah Zuidema, Michigan State University

    Anne Blanchard, Liaison, Georgia State University
      
  7. How might we nurture and grow the membership of CEE? (8 online participants, 8 attending, 1 liaison)

              Co-Conveners: Dawn Abt-Perkins and Jill VanAntwerp

    Dawn Abt-Perkins, Lake Forest College
    Edmund Farrell, Emeritus, University of Texas
    Jeanne Smith Muzzillo, Purdue University
    Tonya Perry, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Kia Jane Richmond, Northern Michigan University
    David Schaafsma, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Jill VanAntwerp, Grand Valley State University
    Allen Webb, Western Michigan University

    Kim Coady, Liaison, Georgia State University

Conference on English Education History Panel

          Convener: Janet Swenson

Leila Christenbury, Council Historian, Virginia Commonwealth University
Janet Emig, Emerita, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Edmund Farrell, Emeritus, University of Texas
Ben Nelms, Emeritus, Universities of Florida and Missouri
Gordon Pradl, New York University
Janet Swenson, Michigan State University

Other Participants:

Dana L. Fox, CEE Leadership and Policy Summit Chair, Georgia State University
Kristen McGowan, CEE Assistant, National Council of Teachers of English
Suzanne Miller, CEE Chair, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Kent Williamson, Executive Director, National Council of Teachers of English

Note:  Individuals were invited to participate in the CEE Leadership and Policy Summit because they met one or more of the following criteria:  current or past CEE Chair; current CEE Executive Committee member; current or former editor of English Education; current editor of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education; active CEE Commission Chair; recent CEE Award Winner; current CEE Nominating Committee Chair; CEE State Affiliate representative; CEE Graduate Student Affiliate representative; Veal Seminar leader; at-large member--CEE leader and at-large member--local, with emphasis on scholars of color and on those with thematic strand expertise.  In addition, ten outstanding doctoral students/recent graduates were nominated and funded by Summit participants.

Total:  79 online participants, with 72 attending.
Additionally, 7 Georgia State University graduate students served as local liaisons in strands.

¥These participants did not attend the CEE Summit but participated electronically in the thematic strand group.

Updated:  June 1, 2005

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