Please join the 2012 WAIP Fellows for a Fall Research Roundtable and Celebration with special guest, Ellen Gannett, Director of the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST)
Saturday, October 27th
The University of Pittsburgh
The Dean’s Colloquium Room, Posvar Hall 5604
Writing Workshop for After School and In-School Practitioners (WAIP)
A year-long action research program in which after school youth workers and school teachers worked together to research educational practices at sites throughout Allegheny county. Please join us for work-in-progress presentations, discussions and a reception.
The 2012 WAIP Fellows & Their Research Topics
Eileen Butler, Developing self-reflection in gifted and talented students.
James Coleman, Impact on Black youth of a trip to Civil Rights sites in the South.
Matthew Fasano, Bullying in a School for the Deaf.
Keino Fitzpatrick, A model for developing community strengths to support schools and achievement in African American youth.
Staci Fitzpatrick, The potential role of afterschool programs in increasing academic skills in school age African American children.
Doreen Pinkston, Impact on children, family and community of the closure of an inner city afterschool program.
Carolyn Peterson, How alternative education programs sponsored by public school both help and hinder students.
Mila Yochum, Direct staff responses to requirements to gather evaluative data.
For more details, please download the WAIP roundtable Flyer.