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Event Details

2017 COPIS Fall Conference – Save the date!

Join us in sunny Austin, Texas for the 2017 Fall Conference, October 27-29, 2017

Information on registration, hotel and the call for paper proposals released soon.

October 27, 2017 to
October 29, 2017

Supervision of instruction is being pushed to the back of the agenda for school based and central office leaders as a result of the drive to increase accountability in local, state, and national policy. New evaluation measures of teachers and leaders are time consuming, cumbersome, and provide little room for formative feedback of a supervisory nature.

COPIS seeks proposals related to the theme, Ethical Principles of Supervisory Practice: How Does Supervision Support Teachers and Learners in a Hostile Policy Environment?” We are also open to proposals that aren't directly linked to the conference theme as long as they are supervision-related. Please include the following information in your proposal...

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2017 Event Location
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Event Addresses


2017 Conference

Austin, Texas


Guest Speakers
Get Involved with the Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision


The COPIS Membership Committee has been instructed to review applications for membership and to recommend qualified persons for election to the Council. Submit your application today!

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"The name of the organization shall be the Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision hereafter referred to in this constitution as the Council."

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All charter members, as well as most who have since become involved, are ASCD'ers who shared a feeling that the people enjoyed a sense of community and camaraderie that the people ought to have.

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Arthur Blumberg and Edward Pajak, founding members of COPIS, made profound contributions to the study and practice of instructional supervision. In their memory, the Blumberg-Pajak Scholarship fund supports awards and travel for doctoral students and recent graduates to attend and be recognized at COPIS events.

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