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Conference

Annual Conference Check-In & Registration
 
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: 1st Floor Registration Center

Human Resources Workshop
 
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Churchill C1

Cloud Computing Professional Development
 
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Churchill C2
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: Missy LaCour
Intended Audience: Cloud Computing faculty and staff

The workshop is designed for 2 audiences; Please follow this link to choose the session that best fits your cloud knowledge.

EDGAR Training
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Churchill D
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Price: Included

First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Using Soft Skills for Success (Part 1)
 

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Brooke Istas
Intended Audience: Faculty, Workforce
Price: Included
 
This training supports participants in gaining skills and strategies for teaching “soft skills” to adult learners. The soft skills and strategies selected are specific to skills that are necessary for success in the college-level math classroom. This training provides the foundational content for the First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Math Strategies for Success training.

Functional Group: Institutional Advancement & Foundation & Public Relations Staff
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Grand Salon A3
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Advancement & PR
Price: Included

Degree Works Implementation Team
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Marlborough B

Administrative Assistant Peer Group
 
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Prince of Wales
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Crystal Gienger
Intended Audience: Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistants, Administrative Coordinators
Price: Included

Women's Leadership Summit (Ticketed Event)
 
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Intended Audience: All
Refund Price: $0.00
Order Price: $50.00
 
The Women's Leadership Summit is an action-packed seminar tailored for emerging women leaders. Attendees will experience integrative practices and workshops. A stellar panel discussion led by several influential women. Attendees can expect to develop their authentic leadership skills, ignite their confidence and draw from wisdom of the collective experiences of their peers. This professional development opportunity is considered an allowable expense by the state.

First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Using Soft Skills for Success (Part 2)
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Brooke Istas
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
This training supports participants in gaining instructional strategies that build on conceptual understanding and strengthen the mathematical foundation that adult learners will need to succeed in higher-level mathematics. The training builds upon content introduced in the First Steps in Preparing for College-Level Math: Using Soft Skills for Success training.

EDGAR Training (Part 2)
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Marlborough B
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Price: Included

LACTE & NCCER Workshop
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Prince of Wales
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Price: Included

The Accreditation Process
 

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Grand Salon A3
Category: Pre-Conference Session
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Intended Audience: Accreditation Liaisons, Chancellors, CAOs, CSOs, Deans, HR, Faculty
Price: Included
 
For Accreditation Liaisons and those who support the accreditation process, are responsible for having a suitable degree of visibility to translate the institution’s mission to a pre-set of standards devised by an accrediting agency. This session will focus on three components of the accreditation process; (1) Preparing for an Accreditation Visit, (2) Faculty Credentialing, (3) How to Access Student Achievement.

LCTCS President's VIP Reception (Invitation Only)
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom

LCTCS Impact Awards (Ticketed Event)
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Category: Awards
Price: $50.00
 
LCTCS FACULTY AND STAFF - This event is not an allowable expense that can be paid or reimbursed by the state. Individual / Personal payment required and are tax-deductible. Please use this link to purchase event tickets.
 
Join us for a VIP dinner with business and industry leaders, LCTCS Board Members, Chancellors, Directors, faculty and Staff from around the state as we celebrate 20 Years of Student Success! LCTCS pays tribute to business and industry partners for their Impact on Education and Workforce development and their commitment and support to our colleges and students. Proceeds from this event will support programs of the LCTCS Foundation, the colleges and students we serve. Your personal contributions are tax-deductible and appreciated!

Networking Breakfast - With Exhibitors
 
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Breakfast
 

Enhancing Learner Critical Thinking on the Use of Social Media: Numeracy Instructional Strategies
 
7:40 AM - 9:40 AM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Brooke Istas
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
This training will cover critical reasoning and problem-solving skills as well as instructional strategies for three aspects (platforms/sites, user profiles, and usage pros/cons) of social media that adult education practitioners can incorporate into instruction.

A Trifecta of Support: Centralizing Student Success
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill C1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Presenter: Ana Nanney, Angie Pellegrin, Regina Verdin
Intended Audience: Admissions, Advising, Academic Support Staff, Faculty, Administration
Price: Included
 
A discussion about the collaboration between enrollment services, the student success center and academic affairs towards removing barriers to student success. Leadership will discuss the evolution of this trifecta of student support that has positively impacted enrollment and retention.
 

Accelerating Success: Solutions for Upper-End Developmental English Students
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Cambridge
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Elizabeth Hope, Jackson Moss
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
This session will explore the creation and implementation of a successful corequisite ENGL curriculum.
 

Corequisite Learning – What Have We Learned and What Does it Mean?
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill B1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Courtney Schoolmaster, Debbie Tabchouri
Intended Audience: Faculty, Deans, Administrators
Price: Included
 
Explore the potential benefits to a corequisite model for English and Math.
 

Exhibitor Showcase - Thursday, September 27th - 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM

8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included
 

Functional Group: Adult Education Staff
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill D2 
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Price: Included
 

Functional Group: Finance Staff
 

8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill D1
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Intended Audience: Comptrollers, Controllers, Directors of Accounting
Price: Included
 
The intended audience is Comptrollers, Controllers, Directors of Accounting and any other staff on that level. Discussion will center around issues and concerns, best practices, etc
 

How Does Birth Order Affect the Classroom and the Work Place?
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill A2 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Alena Harris
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Knowledge of birth order can assist in the understanding of a person's strengths, weaknesses and what motivates them. This information can be beneficial for the management of a classroom and even in your place of business.

I-DEA
 

8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Chequers
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Intended Audience: Faculty, ESL Instructors
Price: Included
 
Our team will present an overview of the I-DEA model as presented at a conference in Sacramento, CA. We will discuss what I-DEA is, and preliminary steps that must be taken to implement the model.

Maxient: Maximize Your College's Potential
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Eglington Winton 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Presenter: Dionne Andrus, Wendy Devall
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Enhance the knowledge and uses of Maxient

Social Learning and the Virtual Classroom
 

8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill C2
Category: Breakout | Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Intended Audience: Faculty, Administration
Price: Included
 
Define Social Learning Learning the Art of Student Observation Compare/Contrast Acquiring vs. Performing Understanding that learning involves 4 processes: Attention, Retention, Production, and Motivation Define Reciprocal Determinism Understanding Observational Learning

Stressed is just desserts spelled backwards! Flip your stress to sweet success
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Grand Salon A3 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Presenter: Kristen Brunell, Linda Kelly, Robin Matthew
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Participants will gain understanding of the impact of stress on the success of post-secondary students and learn practical tips and tools to promote healthy stress management skills in themselves and their students.

The Odd Couple Makes Good: Collaboration Spawns Creativity, Enhances Communication, and Boosts Enrollment
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Presenter: Sarah Barlow, Miracle Davis
Intended Audience: Student Services, Faculty
Price: Included
 
Participants will learn: 1.Effective internal (between staff) and external (to students) communication strategies 2.How to create collaborative partnerships on campus
 

The Relevancy of Adult Education in Community Colleges and the Workforce of Today and Tomorrow
 
8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Churchill B2
Category: Breakout | Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Learn what 21st Century Adult Education really is and how it ties to WIOA, Community Colleges and the Workforce. The failure to reverse the widening education gap has gone on too long. Adult Education programs are crucial to alleviating this gap. Learn how LAPCAE can be an accelerator for change.
 

Thursday Morning Networking Break - With Exhibitors
 
9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Break
 

Exhibitor Showcase - Western Governors University
 

9:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included
 

3D based education including LOTO 3D game-based interactive and immersive experience.
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Reubin Gourley, Steven Lee
Intended Audience: Faculty, Workforce
Price: Included
 
Audience will better appreciate value of educationally applied 3D technologies that enhance student/instructor engagement, by demonstration including a SCORM compliant, Canvas ready 3D game-based experience.
 

BankMobile Information
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Chequers 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Intended Audience: Finance, Accounts Receivable
Price: Included
 
Discussing any BankMobile issues that colleges may need additional help when handling. Also discussing any other products that might be helpful to LCTCS colleges.
 

Creating the Cavalier Care Center
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
 Location: Marlborough B
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Presenter: Rick Bateman, Karen Recchia
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Share the path followed in standing up the Cavalier Care Center (C3) at Bossier Parish Community College. The C3 is BPCC’s intentional response to addressing issues rooted in poverty affecting student persistence and completion. The C3 will coordinate a host of targeted student services.
 

Customer Service Skills for Higher Education Professionals
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Churchill C1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Presenter: Amy Cable, Melissa Matthews
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 

Everyone has a gift: Teaching with a Disability & Teaching about Disability
 

9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Eglington Winton
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
To create a dialogue about working with a disability and increase awareness of disability in workforce development.
 

Functional Group: Academic Affairs & Workforce Staff
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Churchill D1
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Price: Included
 
This functional group includes Deans, Department Heads, Distance Learning, and Accreditation Liaisons along with Workforce Staff
 

Functional Group: Fiscal Affairs (Finance, Administration, & Facilities)
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Churchill D2
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Price: Included
 
This Functional Group should include staff from the following areas Finance, Administration, HR, & Facilities
 

How to recognize, prevent, decrease test anxiety in class.
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Grand Salon A3
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Ayda Basgul Martin
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
Test anxiety is defined as a fear of failing that you feel before or while taking an important exam, Teachers are the first responders in the class. I would like to discuss how to recognize the students with high test anxiety and share the techniques to prevent and increase student success.

Learning to Achieve: Reading Disabilities
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Cambridge
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Intended Audience: Adult Education, CTE Faculty
Price: Included
 
This module covers the considerations and strategies for working with adults with learning disabilities who struggle with reading. Topics include identifying skills needed to be a successful reader, the characteristics of reading disabilities, and discussing the 4 types of RD.
 

Nunez Community College: Innovation and Best Practices
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Workforce & Education Collaboration
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Using STEAM program to leverage partnerships with community leaders and using grant funding to drive attendance in camps and workshops via scholarships. Thus increasing enrollment and community visibility.
 

PN Retention Strategies/Improved Student Success
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Prince of Wales
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Presenter: Mignonne Ater, Matthew LaBorde
Intended Audience: Nursing Faculty, Allied Health Faculty, Administrators
Price: Included
 
The participant will be able to: 1. Identify prevalent causes of practical nursing programs' high attrition/low completion rates; 2. Identify retention strategies and improved student support that lead to increased PN student success, graduation, licensure, and entry into the healthcare workforce.
 

Taking an Integrated, Holistic Approach to Serving SLCC’s Adult Education Population
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Churchill A2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Intended Audience: WorkReady U, Adult Education Faculty & Staff, Administration, Staff, WIOA,
Price: Included
 
Learn strategies needed to integrate adult education students into a community college settings
 

The incorporation of soft skills into the curriculum
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Churchill B2 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Presenter: Klaus Heyer
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
One of the principal charges of a community and technical college is to facilitate our students' goal of upward mobility. This presentation explores qualities desired by employers, not always addressed in the classroom, and methods for their delivery.
 

Your HigherEd Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
 
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Churchill C2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Presenter: Douglas Peterson
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
To provide employees of the LCTCS information about their employee assistance program and the assistance they can receive from it. For more information about the EAP click here: https://www.theeap.com/higher-education-eap
 

Opening Plenary: President's State of the System Address
 

10:35 AM - 11:35 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Category: Plenary
 

Exhibitor Showcase - Thursday, September 27th - 10:40 AM - 11:30 AM
 
10:40 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included
 

“What is with Kids These Days?” Fostering Success with the Newest Generation of Learners
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Grand Salon A3 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Intended Audience: Administration, Faculty, Instructors, Youth Workers
Price: Included
 
As Generation Z emerges in the adult education classroom, programs must consider how to best engage, manage, and retain this new cohort of teens who have their own communication style and learning approach. This presentation will explore best practices for making policies specific to teens.
 

CASE: What Sets Top Community College Fundraising Programs Apart?
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Chequers
Category: Exhibitor
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Presenter: Marc Westenburg
Intended Audience: College Leadership, Advancement Leadership, Fundraisers
Price: Included
 
Take an in-depth look at 18 community colleges that have been recognized for their fundraising and endowment-building success and identify top common characteristics and practices.

Adult Ed.- How do you see us fitting in?
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Churchill A2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Presenter: Chyna Andrews | Intended Audience: All, Adult Education
Price: Included
 
Through dialogue with instructors of credit bearing/certification courses and admins, participants will learn how non-traditional students entering college after completion of adult ed. programs are fairing in their college courses and identify areas in need of improvement in adult ed. instruction.
 

Are We There Yet? Growth Mindset @ RPCC
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Marlborough A 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Ginny Bradley, Esperanza Zenon
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
Attendees will be able to implement their own action research plan dealing with Growth Mindset.
 

Are you looking at your students holistically?
 

12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Churchill C2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Presenter: Anthony Baham, Jessica Baudoin, Ph.D.
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Participants of this session will explore Maslow's hierarchy of needs and the application to the educational setting. With this insight, classroom instruction should work towards showing "incremental successes" of students that rank low on Maslow's theory. This interactive session will explore the
 

Best Practices for Increasing Skills and Growth of Workforce
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Workforce & Education Collaboration
Presenter: Cassie Adams, Helen McGrath, Carl Moore
Intended Audience: Workforce, Faculty, Staff
Price: Included
 
Demonstrate how to develop and enhance the skills of the current and future workforce using the strengths of the Community College
 

Expanding Communication and Leadership Skills
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Churchill B2 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Vanessa Chatelain, René Cintrón, Joel Dawson
Intended Audience: Faculty, Administration
Price: Included
 
Explore and develop a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.
 

Functional Group: Institutional Research & Effectiveness and Assessment
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Churchill D1
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Price: Included
 
This functional group is intended for staff from the offices of institutional research, institutional effectiveness, and assessment.
 

Functional Group: Student Affairs
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 AM
Location: Churchill D2
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Price: Included
 
This functional group includes staff from the following areas Admissions/Recruitment, Financial Aid, Career Services, Counseling/Disability Services.
 

Is What You Have Contagious?
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Churchill B1 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Listening members will gain an understanding of how their passion (or lack thereof) influences not only their performance, but the performance of their colleagues, the attitudes of their students, and the perspectives of their friends and family.
 

Learning to Achieve: Workforce Preparation Strategies
 
12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Location: Cambridge
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: Jeri Gue
Intended Audience: Adult Education, CTE Faculty
Price: Included
 
Learning to Achieve: Workforce Preparation Strategies
 

Motivating Adult Learners: Self-Efficacy, Goal Setting, and the Learning Environment
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Eglington Winton
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: KayLynn Hamilton
Intended Audience: Adult Education, CTE Faculty
Price: Included
 
This session will focus on adult learner motivation. Research highlights will be discussed, and participants will have an opportunity to share strategies they use to enhance learners’ motivation.
 

Retaining Underprepared, Under-resourced Learners through an OER Mobile-responsive
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Prince of Wales
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Intended Audience: Deans, Administrators, Faculty, Tutoring/Learning Center Professionals, Academic Advisors
Price: Included
 
Participants will gain cognitive science-based strategies for teaching underprepared students and they’ll get access to the free site to take back and share. They’ll learn that students can be motivated to persist when learning reflects their experience with online media outside the classroom.
 

Transforming Classroom Theory into Hands-On and Simulations
 
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM
Location: Churchill C1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Raven Dora, Mathieu Kourouma
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
1. Describe the transformation process from theory into hands-on and simulation 2. Explain student engagement process 3. Explain course mapping with the Workforce needs 4. Showcase scenarios for the Program Logic and Networking courses 5. Consolidation of the result of the transformation with a certification
 

Exhibitor Showcase - Thursday, September 27th - 1:05 PM - 1:55 PM
 
1:05 PM - 1:55 PM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included

Afternoon Networking Break - With Exhibitors
 
1:45 PM - 2:05 PM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Break
 

Addressing the Financial Barriers to College Enrollment: LCTCS Institutional Aid Initiatives
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Churchill B1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Presenter: Emily Campbell
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Attendees will become familiar with the various system-wide initiatives aimed at reducing financial barriers to college enrollment
 

Breaking Down Silos
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Churchill A2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Presenter: Darcee Bex, Katheryne Pavey
Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Deans, Directors, Admissions, Registrar, Advising, Financial Aid, Academic & Student Affairs
Price: Included
 
This session will be scenario based to help identify barriers and discuss techniques to streamline communication between academic and student affairs to enhance the student experience.
 

Board of Regents Sponsored Programs
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Sponsor
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Intended Audience: College Leadership, Advancement Leadership, Fundraisers
Price: Included
 
In Board of Regents Sponsored Programs, Endowments, Professorships, Enhancement Grants

Curriculum in the Clouds: Our Path to a Digital Curriculum Committee
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Churchill B2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Workforce, Admissions
Price: Included
 
In this talk, Ms. Schoolmaster and I will demonstrate how going almost completely electronic in our Curriculum Committee process has maximized efficiency in both deliberation, and approval of our course and program proposals, throughout the past year.
 

Industry and Organizational Leadership for the Next Generation
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Prince of Wales
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Intended Audience: Workforce
Price: Included
 
The skilled trade industry is undergoing a challenging transition. This presentation will discuss how to work with industry to determine the foundational theories and models that best fit the organization to address the needs of entry-level employees.
 

Keeping the Threads Untangled: Managing Complex Relationships in Higher Education
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Grand Salon A3
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Intended Audience: Deans, Chairs, Program Coordinators, Unit Heads
Price: Included
 
To more successfully navigate, as Academic Leader, the intricate personalities and relationships amongst Faculty, Administration and Staff in order to create a Culture of true Collaboration and respect. Focus on understanding strengths & weaknesses of direct reports in an academic environment.
 

Leading Transformation in Higher Education – One Competency at a Time
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Eglington Winton
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Heather Annulis, Mark McLean
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Join us for discussion regarding research identifying essential leadership competencies for college administrators in an environment leveraging metrics to achieve strategic results. We will also discuss actions required by higher education leaders to achieve transformation in higher education today.
 

Not All Leadership Looks The Same
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Churchill C1 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: James Carlson, Amy Fleming, Lizette Leader
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Our presentation will focus on using humor, teambuilding, positive reinforcement, and relationship building as the foundation for leadership development.
 

Peer Group: All Faculty
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Churchill D1
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Intended Audience: All faculty, WRU and Workforce
Price: Included
 
Teaching & Learning updates for faculty.
 

Private-Public Partnerships: Best Practices and Shared Experiences
 
2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Workforce & Education Collaboration
Presenter: Misty Slayter
Intended Audience: Workforce, Academics, Advancement, Finance
Price: Included
 
Participants learn best practices and key strategies that promote successful partnerships between higher ed and the private sector.
 

Understanding Improvement Needs for Enrollment and Retention: A Look at Three Special Populations
 

2:05 PM - 2:55 PM
Location: Churchill C2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Presenter: Carrie Cortez, Mr. Darren Kraemer, Kristine Strickland
Intended Audience: Institutional Research & Effectiveness, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Enrollment Services, Admissions, Administration
Price: Included
 
Institutional achievement is defined by quantitative indicators such as comparative enrollment and retention reports. This presentation shares how one college uses qualitative measures to identify issues affecting quantitative outcomes that inform enrollment and retention improvement plans.
 

Exhibitor Showcase - Thursday, September 27th - 2:15 PM - 3:05 PM
 
2:15 PM - 3:05 PM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included
 

Building a Human Anatomy & Physiology Program, What Can Four Years and 484 Enrollees Teach Us?
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Marlborough B
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Intended Audience: Faculty, Allied Health, Nursing, Student Readiness
Price: Included
 
As SOWELA's College of Nursing prepared to open, The College of Arts and Sciences began to offer prerequisites for potential nursing students. After 4 years and 484 Human Anatomy & Physiology 1 enrollees, we consider student readiness and success rates and the resources required to meet demand.
 

Developing College and Career Pathways that Serve ALL ABE/ASE Students
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Eglington Winton
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Intended Audience: WorkReady U, Adult Educaiton, Adult Secondary, Education, Integrated Education & Training, College & Career Pathways
Price: Included
 
We will share our approach to developing IETs that service our College and Career Pathways and how we are working to include all of our adult education students in those training and credentialing opportunities.

Diversity & Inclusion in Schools of Nursing: How Are We Doing?
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Churchill B1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Presenter: Rebecca Harris-Smith
Intended Audience: Faculty, Academic Affairs
Price: Included
 
Diversity in the workforce is an issue that has been researched and promoted by a variety of healthcare organizations. According to Madeleine Leininger the lack of diversity in the nursing workforce impedes the ability of nurses to provide excellent care for all. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) conducted a systematic investigation of nursing literature to identify evidence focused on African American student's admission, retention, and graduation in nursing and medical education programs. This resulted in a call to increase diversity in medical and nursing education. The National League of Nursing (NLN) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) subsequently supported the development of programs to address the lack of diversity in the nursing workforce and nursing education. These efforts resulted in the development of a "Tool Kit" to address this disparity. Additionally, a book authored by Dr. Hattie Bessent focused on Diversity and Inclusion of the Underrepresented Students of Color in Schools of Nursing was published. After five decades of research and calls for the support of under-represented students in nursing, there remains a lack of representation of students of color in schools of nursing. This presentation will discuss the continued lack of diversity in the workforce and present strategies that may be used by nursing educators to support under-represented students in nursing education programs.
 

Functional Group: Information Technology Administrative Staff
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Churchill D1
Category: Peer/Functional Groups
Price: Included
 
This Functional Group is intended for IT Staff (not faculty).
 

Have It Your Way: Shaking Up The Traditional Classroom
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Churchill B2 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Elizabeth Feltey, Jennifer Lang
Intended Audience: Faculty, Advisors, Admissions, All
Price: Included
 
Alternative methods of teaching & learning in a flexible hybrid, synchronous online, and asynchronous online experiences. Students can choose the best method of instruction to meet their learning and personal needs. They can move seamlessly between instructional methods without penalty.
 

LCTCS Chrome River Travel Expense System Training
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Grand Salon A3
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Ken Roush
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
The Chrome River Travel Expense System implemented by LCTCS provides on-line capabilities to prepare & garner approvals for Pre-Approval and Expense Report documents that help maintain adherence to the State of Louisiana Travel Guide (PPM-49) requirements & tiers. Come see how simple it is to use!
 

LCTCS's Statewide Partnership for Cyber Security with 'CAG 20'
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Prince of Wales
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Intended Audience: LCTCS Leaders, Faculty, Staff
Price: Included
 
This presentation will show how LA's Community and Technical Colleges and System Office are partnering to address Cyber Security. This is an ongoing proactive implementation of 20 standards protecting our individuals and institutions. The 'CAG 20' is a set of standards to mitigate liabilities. This will NOT be high-level technology presentation but rather what vulnerabilities our System is addressing and how to contribute.
 

Making OER Simple to Adopt and Better for Student Learning
 

3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Churchill A2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Intended Audience: Faculty, Librarian, Instructional Designer, Academic Affairs
Price: Included
 
Explore how OER courseware can remove obstacles to success for faculty and students by simplifying the adoption process and combining outcome-aligned learning content with personalized nudges, intelligent messaging, interactive learning-by-doing, and other tools to strengthen student learning.
 

Project Management Basics
 
3:05 PM - 3:55PM
Location: Churchill C1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Ali Ahmad, Willie Smith
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
• Understand the project management context • Define project, project management, program, and process • Understand project management phases • Understand characteristics of effective project managers • Understand project manager roles • Understand basic project management tools
 

Reaching Your Cruising Altitude: The "Sweet Spot" in Fundraising and Development
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Marlborough A 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Presenter: Chandler LeBoeuf, Kristine Strickland
Intended Audience: Advancement, Foundation, Chancellors, Fundraising & Development Staff
Price: Included
 
When it comes to rebuilding a community college advancement department, it often feels like you’re building the plane while flying it. Find out how a community college chancellor and an advancement executive successfully climbed to cruising altitude--the sweet spot in fundraising and development--while trying to rebuild the foundation’s structure. In this day of declining state support and enrollment challenges in higher education, community college professionals must out hustle, out think, out perform, and outlast other, sometimes larger advancement shops. This session is best for institutional leaders and advancement professionals who are beyond the basics but aiming to do a 180° and rebuild their plane. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight!
 

The Role of Academic Libraries in Accreditation: What I Learned About Creating Program Impact Studies
 

3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Cambridge 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 

Use Degree Works to Enhance Student Advising
 
3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Churchill 2 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Katherine Falgout
Intended Audience: Faculty, Advisors
Price: Included
 
The learner will be able to: Access Degree Works, Locate Students, Idenfty courses needed to complete student's degree, and Identify graduation requirements not satisfied by student

WorkReady U 101
 
Star 3:05 PM - 3:55 PM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Workforce & Education Collaboration
Presenter: Erin Landry
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Understand how adult education connects to your role within the system and your institution. During the presentation and discussion you will learn about services, students, locations, funding, legislation, accountability, and success.
 

Integrating Employability Skills: A Framework for All Educators
 

7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Location: Cambridge
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: KayLynn Hamilton
Intended Audience: Adult Education, CTE Faculty & Supervisors
Price: Included
 
The session introduces the U.S. Department of Education’s Employability Skills Framework; explains why employability skills are important for all students; connects employability skills with other education initiatives; and provides tools and strategies to prioritize integration.
 

Learning to Achieve: Explicit Instruction for Strategy Learning
 
7:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Location: Chequers
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: Jeri Gue
Intended Audience: Adult Education, CTE Faculty
Price: Included
 
Participants will learn how explicit instruction (EI)can be used to help adults with learning disabilities develop strategies to learn. Topics include defining the concept of a strategy, the key principles of EI, and how EI can be used as an instructional tool
 

Networking Breakfast - With Exhibitors
 

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Breakfast

Exhibitor Showcase - Friday, September 28th - 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
 
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included
 

Aligning Your College’s Workforce and Academic Programs to Business and Industry Needs
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Workforce & Education Collaboration
Presenter: William Seaman
Intended Audience: Workforce, Academic Affairs, Faculty
Price: Included
 
This presentation will provide a strong foundation in the principles of workforce alignment, why it is so important, how to align academic and workforce programs to business and industry needs, and best practices from across the system.
 

But… You Don’t Look Like Me: Embracing Diversity & Inclusion
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Churchill C1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
The objective of this session is to educate professionals about diversity and inclusion. This session also allows a checkpoint concerning diversity, hopefully allowing professionals to (re)strategize their communication with students of all types.
 

Creating Open Education Resource Activities for a Biology Laboratory
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Eglington Winton
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Sarah Hunter, Amanda Rosenzweig, Beverly Wiltz
Intended Audience: Faculty, Instructional Designers
Price: Included
 
Discuss the designing, developing, managing, and delivery of OER materials for a biology laboratory. Review the data from student surveys and how the evaluations can help revise course content and delviery
 

Educational Debt Collections: Challenges and Solutions
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Churchill D
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Presenter: Jennifer Lafleur, Stacey Landry, Amy Richard
Intended Audience: Accounts Receivable, CFO, Finance
Price: Included
 
This session will focus on common challenges in the collection of educational debts, ways in which educational institutions can address these issues to maximize collections, and Bankruptcy compliance. Presenters will be collections attorneys from State of Louisiana, Office of the Attorney General.
 

It's "Time" to Build an 8-Week Student Experience Designed for Success
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Prince of Wales
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: René Cintrón, DeDe Griffith
Intended Audience: Administrators, Deans, Division Chairs, Dept Heads
Price: Included
 
Participants will learn strategies to work throughout the organization to design new and redesign existing programs using a compressed 8-Week instructional model. The discussion will include policies and procedures, professional development, and critical faculty, staff and student involvement.
 

Motivating the Marginalized and Impoverished
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Churchill C2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
We hope to give background and insight in common challenges and obstacles that are faced by impoverished and marginalized students. Also, we want to give practical knowledge and advice in how to continue to motivate these students to keep striving to achieve their goals.
 

Students are People, Too!
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Churchill B2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Presenter: Michele Bergeron, Stefanny Chaisson, Norma Donaldson
Intended Audience: Adult Education Faculty & Staff
Price: Included
 
The audience will learn what our program is doing to maintain our retention rate from 12 to 40 hours.
 

Teaching Teamwork
 

8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Grand Salon A3
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Intended Audience: Faculty, Workforce, Technology, HR, Administration
Price: Included
 
* Identify and discuss methods of teaching and fostering teamwork * Identify difficulties engaging teamwork mentality and containing excesses beyond teamwork * Discuss the teaching mindset that best works for the author * Identify and discuss methods of fellow college faculty and staff
 

The Collegiate Technical Academy: Integrating Secondary & Postsecondary CTE Modalities
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Churchill A2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Presenter: Caronda Bean, Andre Perez
Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Workforce, Administrators, Admissions
Price: Included
 
This session will demonstrate how SLCC developed the Collegiate Technical Academy (CTA); how the CTA has enhanced the Dual Enrollment Program; how SLCC developed the conceptual framework for the CTA; and the collaboration between secondary partners and the college.
 

Transforming Business Curriculum Using OER and Personalized Learning
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Churchill B1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Intended Audience: Faculty, Librarian, Instructional Designer, Academic Affairs
Price: Included
 
Learn how Fletcher Technical Community College’s Business Department is using OER courseware to address textbook affordability and make life easier for students and faculty with interactive learning materials personalized to students’ needs and well-designed supplements like test banks, slides, etc.
 

Two OER options for STEM courses: MyOpenMath and cK-12
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Jared Eusea
 Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to access, use, and integrate MyOpenMath (https://www.myopenmath.com/) and cK-12 (https://www.ck12.org/) resources into their courses.
 

Using Mid-Fidelity Technology in the Simulation Lab
 
8:15 AM - 9:05 AM
Location: Marlborough B
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Participants will recognize best practices in a new simulation activity.
 

Exhibitor Showcase - Friday, September 28th - 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
 
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included
 

Collaboration for the Win!
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Churchill C2 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Presenter: Alicia Kiremire
Intended Audience: Administrators, STEM Faculty, Business, Finance, Accounts Receivable, Advancement, Grants, Industry Reps, High School Partners
Price: Included
 
Learn best practices for winning and leading a large scale collaborative grant project.
 

CommUNITY Partnerships for CLTCC's Expansion to Downtown
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Churchill D
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Intended Audience: LCTCS College Administrators, Planners. Design Team, Partners of ACT 360 or expansion projects
Price: Included
 
CLTCC's Alexandria Campus was expanding to Downtown in the first ACT 360 Project of its type. Faced with new opportunities and issues like Parking, Saftey, Transportation, and new Student- Centered Partnerships, the commUNITY rose to the occasion.
 

Customer Service Training in the IELCE Program
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Eglington Winton
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: Marilyn Schwartz
Intended Audience: Adult Ed ELA Faculty, Staff involved in co-enrollment/training for ELL students
Price: Included
 
The audience will understand how Customer Service Certification training sponsored by the National Retailer's Foundation can provide a framework for an IELCE class. Information on the design and implementation of a pilot Customer Service IELCE program will be described.
 

Don’t Let Your Dual Enrollment Program Become a “Duel” Enrollment Program
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Churchill A2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Attendees will understand the main components of a comprehensive dual enrollment cooperative endeavor agreement.
 

ePortfolios and Integrative Education
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Chequers
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Steven Edwards
Intended Audience: Faculty, Advisors, Administrators
Price: Included
 
• Review AAC&U High Impact Practices, focusing on ePortfolios • Review AAC&U Value Rubrics, focusing on Integrative Learning. • Apply HIPs and Value Rubrics knowledge to a discussion of pedagogical aspirations, lessons learned, pitfalls to avoid, and best practices
 

Game of Touchpoints: Creating Meaningful Connections with the Multi-Generational Student Population
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Churchill C1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Intended Audience: Adult Education, Faculty, Workforce, Program Managers
Price: Included
 
This session will explore tips and tricks on how to engage a broad range of student populations to create high-touch student-instructor relationships that help bring students from your class to program completion and beyond.
 

Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE and ESOL Classroom
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Cambridge
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: KayLynn Hamilton
Intended Audience: Adult Education, CTE Faculty & Supervisors
Price: Included
 
This session introduces practitioners to the career-planning lessons and tools contained in the Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE and ESOL Classroom curriculum guide and other career-planning resources.
 

One Team’s Take on the Go Grant for Non-Credit Students
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Workforce & Education Collaboration
Presenter: Sarah Barlow, Miracle Davis, Girard Melancon
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
Participants will learn: 1.How to create collaborative partnerships on campus 2.Communication strategies used during the process of rolling out the Go Grant pilot at BRCC
 

New SNAP ENT Guidelines for Community College Students 

9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Churchill B2
Category: Breakout
Presenter: Danny Mintz
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included

For students, meeting basic needs, like food and shelter, is essential to succeeding in school. In the past, however, students enrolled in college more than half time often had to jump through additional hoops to access food assistance through SNAP (formerly, food stamps), even if they had very low wages. Now, thanks to a new change in SNAP rules, many more community and technical college students can qualify for food assistance through the regular SNAP application process. This session will teach attendees about the new SNAP rules, and about what they need to know to help LCTCS students get the food assistance they need to succeed in their program of study. 

Social Security & Your State Retirement
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Grand Salon A3 
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Presenter: Marie Alvarez
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
To provide employees information on the impact that State Retirement can have on Social Security benefits. Information provide will contain the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO).
 

The Other Side: Perspective and Empathy Across the Disciplines
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 

We are OPEN - Now what?
 
9:15 AM - 10:05 AM
Location: Churchill B1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Nicole Finkbeiner, Missy LaCour
Intended Audience: Faculty, Academic Administrators
Price: Included
 
We reached our Goal! See the LCTCS - OER initiative data & Hear the lessons learned by faculty members who transitioned to Open Education Resources (OER). What comes next? Let's talk sustainability!
 

Friday Morning Networking Break - With Exhibitors
 
10:05 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Break
 

Exhibitor Showcase - Friday, September 28th - 10:10 AM - 11:00 AM
 
10:10 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Vendor Galleria: Grand Salon
Category: Exhibitor
Price: Included
 

Addressing the Global Skills Gap through IBM’s Early College High School Model
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Churchill A2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Intended Audience: Faculty, Admissions, Dual Enrollment, Administration, Academic & Student Affairs, PR, Marketing
Price: Included
 
1. Provide a holistic approach to college readiness 2. Address the global “skills gap” and strengthen regional economies by building a workforce with the academic, technical and professional skills required for new-collar jobs 3. Provide underserved youth with an innovative education opportunity
 

Come Marvel at our OER Superheroes!
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Churchill B1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Kimberly Roberts, Nicole Shaw
Intended Audience: Faculty, Academic Administration
Price: Included
 
The OER train is moving, so come jump on board! Hear from LCTCS faculty members who developed quality OER courses that meet the needs of our students. Our focus is developing student centered courses with affordability and faculty freedom at the forefront.
 

Dealing with Difficult People: How to Build a Cohesive Team
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Churchill D
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Presenter: Darcee Bex
Intended Audience: Faculty, Staff, Deans, Directors, Admissions, Registrar, Advising, Financial Aid
Price: Included
 
This session will be scenario based to help identify and understand underlying reasons for working with difficult people. Techniques to improve communication with coworkers and students will be discussed. Participants will be given the opportunity to share best practices to improve relationships.
 

Distance Learning in Adult Education: How we built and scaled a fully online program.
 
10:20 AM  - 11:10 AM
Location: Marlborough A
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: College & Career Readiness
Presenter: Joey Lehrman
Intended Audience: Adult Education, Administrators, Faculty, Advisors, Coaches
Price: Included
 
Attendees will be able to: >Understand the design of the online classes how success coaching works >Distinguish between the role of each partner in the scaling network >Build a plan to offer some or all of a class online >Describe appropriate usage and design of learning apps for adult students
 

Dropping Students for Non-Payment

10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Chequers
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Resources Lead to Results
Presenter: Jennifer Lafleur
Intended Audience: Accounts Receivable
Price: Included

Discussion on what criteria each college uses to drop a student for non-payment. We will discuss how we can revamp the hold process criteria. Discuss how we can get the AR down for students. Why student are getting purge protections. What criteria is used to give students purge protections.
 

Economics of Discrimination
 

10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Churchill C1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Diversity and Student Support
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
This presentation seeks to highlight the fact that discrimination is still all-pervasive in our society and why prejudice and discrimination is a costly phenomenon. We would like to propose that increasing inclusion among diverse groups of society is a winning proposition for a strong economy.
 

Hospitality and Tourism Careers- Employers Roundtable
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Churchill A1
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Workforce & Education Collaboration
Presenter: Barry Brantley
Intended Audience: Workforce, Faculty, Grant Managers
Price: Included
 
Employers in the Hospitality Industry representing statewide job opportunities will share their vision for Education Partnerships through Apprenticeships, job placement and closing skills gaps.
 

How is Gen Z like Space Mountain?
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Churchill C2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Linda Duncan
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
* Describe overview of the six living generations * Describe characteristics of Gen Z * Describe strategies for planning, guiding, and reinforcing learning for the generations in our classes * Describe how we must adjust to reach our Gen Z students
 

Leadership Development Through Strategic Planning Or Why my Chancellor Gave Me a PB&J Sandwich
 

10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Grand Salon A3
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Leadership Development & Career Enhancement
Intended Audience: All
Price: Included
 
To learn how overall collegiate strategic planning can directly contribute to personal leadership development.
 

Leveraging Career and Technical Education Associations to Enhance CTE Programs
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Cambridge
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Integrated Education & Training
Presenter: Lynne McCoy, William Seaman
Intended Audience: Workforce, Academic Staff & Faculty
Price: Included
 
This presentation will provide information on numerous CTE associations available to LCTCS staff and instructors, what resources they can provide, best practices from some of the best associations, and how you can get involved.
 

Teaching Online: So Easy a Caveman Can Do It!
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Eglington Winton
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Teaching & Learning and Student Engagement
Presenter: Adrienne Abel, David Shankle
Intended Audience: Faculty
Price: Included
 
As our students grow increasingly diverse, teaching online has moved from a convenience to a necessity to reach new markets. This session will remove some of the fears associated with teaching online and focus on relevant steps that can be taken by all faculty to become more effective online.
 

What FAA’s need to know about Cybersecurity Initiatives, Data Protection, Identity Theft, & More!
 
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Churchill B2
Category: Breakout
Conference Track: Customer Service & Efficiency
Presenter: Amy Cable, Marcus Culpepper
Intended Audience: Online Faculty, IT, Admissions, Financial Aid
Price: Included
 
This session, ideal for financial aid administrators and information technology (IT) managers, will begin by providing a brief overview of federal IT security initiatives that impact postsecondary institutions (PSI). This session will identify best practices for data protection and identity theft, define what constitutes a breach, discuss common and not so common examples of breaches, describe how to report a breach to the Department of Education's Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA), and the steps FSA will take to work with a PSI once a breach is reported. This session will close with a question and answer period by FSA experts in cybersecurity.
 

Closing Plenary Session: Keynote Speaker
 
11:10 AM - 2:15 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom
Category: Plenary
Price: Included
 

Grab & Go Lunch
 
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: Chemin Royale
Category: Lunch