History & Archives

Chronology (Through 1974)

1974 Exploratory Conversations COPIS Meetings * Meetings at ASCD
1975 *March 15, New Orleans
1976 *March 13, Miami Beach
1977 *March 19, Houston (Charter Meeting)
1978 December 7–9, Kent, OH (Kent State Ohio) *March 4, San Francisco
1979 December 6–8, Athens (University of Georgia) *March 3, Detroit
1980 December 4–6, Hollywood, Florida (Peter Oliva, host) *March 30, Atlanta
1981 November 12–14, Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh) *March 7, St. Louis
1982 November 11–13, Knoxville (University of Tennessee) *March 20, Anaheim
1983 November 3–5, DeKalb (Northern Illinois University) *March 5, Houston
1984 November 2–5, Austin (University of Texas, Austin) *March 12, New York
1985 November 3, Washington, D.C. (Gallaudet University) *March 25, Chicago
1986 November 7–9, Tampa (University of South Florida) *February 28, San Francisco
1987 November 6–8, Philadelphia (Temple University) *March 20, New Orleans
1988 San Antonio, TX *March 11, Harvard-GSE, Cambridge, MA
1989 Penn State, PA
1990 Athens, GA (University of Georgia)
1991 U of Houston, TX
1992 John Hopkins U, Baltimore, MD
1993 Tampa, FL (University of South Florida)
1994 Fordham U., NYC
1995 Penn State, PA
1996 Arizona State U., Tempe, AZ
1997 U of Pittsburgh, PA with West Virginia
1998 U of Oklahoma, OK
1999 Miami OH Univ
2000 U of Texas at Austin
2002 U of Southern Maine at Portland
2003 U of NC at Wilmington, NC
2004 Seattle Univ., WA
2005 Athens, GA (University of Georgia)
2006 Gainesville, FL
2007 Wagner College, Staten Island, NY
2008 Seattle Univ, Tarleton State TX
2009 Penn State
2010 U of Texas at Austin
2011 Puerto Rico
Cancelled 2001

Scholarship

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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