PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOLS

PDS RETREATS

Our annual retreat was held on Friday, October 1st, 2004 at the Buffalo State College Student Union. Please visit the Action Research section for details on the presentations. Don't forget to look at the bottom of the page for pictures!

Highlight of Events:
Continental Breakfast/ Networking
PDS Business- Bylaws were approved
Walkabouts
Action Research Presentations
Goal Setting and Review of NCATE self-study
Lunch
Karima Amin - all attendees received a free copy of Amin's book
Brer Rabbit and Friends
Wrap-up

Our Guest Speaker:

Karima Amin is a full time professional storyteller who has shared tales with audiences throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada. She is one of the founding members of "Spin-A-Story Tellers," a group that promotes the art of storytelling in Western New York.

This native of Buffalo, New York has many years to her credit as a dedicated educator, artistically accomplished storyteller and published author.  Amin's biography appears in Who's Who Among African Americans.