Charlene Trovato - Presentations
Faculty - Associate Chairperson

Mentor Panel

Oct 2012

Conducted one of seven round-robin advising sessions about essential skills for those seeking academic and/or leadership positions at the Teacher Educators of Children with Behavior Disorders at the University of Arizona in Tempe. The session focused preparing an application packet for a search committee.

Generations of Knowledge

2011 - 2012

Conducted one of seven round-robin advising sessions about essential skills for those seeking academic and/or leadership positions at the Teacher Educators of Children with Behavior Disorders at the University of Arizona in Tempe. The session focused preparing an application packet for a search committee.


Integrating Practice and Scholarship: Growing Leaders through Field-based initiatives and Academic Study

Nov 19, 2011

Panel of School Leadership faculty at the University Council on Educational Administration Convention 2011 in Pittsburgh.


Secrets of Search Committees

Oct 30, 2010
Presentation to advanced doctoral students attending the Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders Conference in Tempe, AZ from October 28 - 31.

Strengthening Preparation of Strong School Leaders Through Partnerships

Oct 20, 2010

Presented to the U.S.-China Administrator Shadowing Project Pennsylvania. This partnership provides a unique opportunity for Chinese and American school administrators-superintendents and principals-to learn about and observe on anothers educational systems from close up. The school partner visits provide the opportunity to discuss future opportunities for student and faculty exchanges and joint educational projects. It is sponsored by The China Exchange Initiative (Newton, MA) and The Ministry of Education, Beijing, PRC (CEAIE), in conjunction with the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia at the University of Pittsburgh.


Multiple Partners and Radical Change: What Does It Mean to Collaborate Around Common Purpose?

Oct 2010
The paper and presentation was part of a UCEA 2010 Symposium entitled Cultivating Leaders through Partnerships: Relational Humility and Professional Resistance in a Multi-Disciplinary Principal Preparation Program. This symposium focused on a collaboratively designed and implemented principal partnership program, delivered by multiple university units at partner sites to emerging school leaders. Each paper has a distinct frame: the first explains external and internal partnerships that challenge orthodoxies; the second explores case-in-point methodology for learning from leadership failures; the third articulates ethical frames in an atmosphere of competition.

Helping prospective school and district leaders understand the importance of health, mental health, and safety"

Sep 20, 2010
Presentation at the Mental Health Education Integration Consortium (MHEDIC)Conference in Pittsburgh. MHEDIC is working to identify interdisciplinary competencies necessary to promote positive student mental health and learning.

The Nexus Between Schools of education and Business: Preparing Strong School Leaders to Strengthen Our Communities

Apr 15, 2010
Webinar presented in collaboration with the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business to highlight the benefits of a course developed and delivered by faculty from the School of Education and the Business School.

Strengthening the Preparation of Strong School Leaders

Jan 25, 2010
Presentation to the School of Education's Board of Visitors on our newly redesigned, innovative K-12 Principal certificate program.

Leadership forLearning, Learning for Leadership: Building Bridges in Principal Preparation

Nov 21, 2009
A review of the literature reveals an uncertainty about appropriate models and effective teaching methodologies for leadership education of aspiring principals. The literature also recommends more practical and self-directed learning. Using Kegan's (1982, 1994) constructive developmental theory and adaptive leadership theory (Heifetz, 1994; Heifetz, Grashow, & Linsky, 2009), this paper offers the preliminary findings in an investigation of the relationship between meaning-making and students’ learning in the leadership institute of the redesigned principal certificate program at the University of Pittsburgh.

Using Data to Address Behavior Problems

Nov 4, 2007


Recently accepted presentation proposal National Middle School Association's (NMSA) 34th Annual Conference & Exhibit November 8-10, 2007 • Houston, Texas George R. Brown Convention Center A large urban school district, a university, and an educational organization, specializing in educating children with special needs, as well as those professionals and pre-professionals who serve children with special needs formed a partnership for the purpose of addressing behavior issues in ten middle school. Demographic, perception, student learning and school processes data were analyzed using a focused data analysis process. This session engages participants in the data analysis process used to address behavior issues of middle school students.

Charlene Trovato

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
5910 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412-648-7429
trovato@pitt.edu