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2018 COPIS Fall Conference - University of Maine

October 12-14, 2018

Conference held at the University of Maine in Orono Hotels in & flights into Bangor, Maine

Conference Theme:

Considering the Destiny of Instructional Supervision: Transforming the Foundation of Our Past to Inform Our Current and Future Work

Conference registration, hotel reservation, and the call for session proposals will be forthcoming. When looking at flights please consider arriving prior to 1:30 PM on Friday to take part in the graduate student mentoring session. We will leave Bangor at 4:30 PM to travel to Orono for the opening reception and dinner. Additionally, please consider leaving after 12:30 PM on Sunday to increase participation and to attend the business meeting.


COPIS Annual Meeting Registration

Can be found at: Click Here. Please register, select your meal, and volunteer to support the annual meeting.

Call for Proposals

Download the Call for Proposals Information Sheet - PDF

Considering the Destiny of Instructional Supervision: Transforming the Foundation of Our Past to Inform Our Current and Future Work

In addition to proposals related to the general conference theme, we invite proposals on the various ways the theory of supervision is translated into practice.

Proposals are due to Ian Mette (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by August 17, 2018

2018 Doctoral Student Mentoring Session

The deadline for submission is August 17, 2018. All submissions should be emailed to Dr. Jennifer Jacobs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Click here for more details.

Blumberg/Pajak Scholarship Nominations

Blumberg/Pajak Scholarship nominations are currently being accepted. The Arthur Blumberg/Edward Pajak Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was established in 2014, supports the attendance of doctoral students who are pursuing research in instructional supervision at the COPIS annual fall meeting. The scholarship recognizes the significant contributions of two legends in the field of Instructional Supervision, Dr. Arthur Blumberg and Dr. Edward Pajak. Dr. Blumberg was a professor of Educational Administration at Syracuse University who made significant contributions to the field, most notably his book entitled,Teachers and Supervisors: A Private Cold War. One of Dr. Blumberg’s doctoral students at Syracuse was Dr. Edward Pajak who went on to a stellar career in instructional supervision at Virginia Tech, The University of Georgia, and Johns Hopkins University. The establishment of the Arthur Blumberg/Edward Pajak Memorial Scholarship honors these two remarkable scholars who always nurtured new talent to the field. Nominations are also due on August 17th and should be sent to Dr. Bernard Badiali at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Dr. Jim Nolan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

More information on the nomination submission application is found here.

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October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018

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