Proposed Schedule

Wednesday, September 20
8:30 - 10:00 Check In
10:00 -11:00 Bridging the DivideBuilding Classroom Community Through Innovative Instruction
11:15 -12:00 Joint Concurrent Session
One “A” Can Make a Difference & Student Success Coaching the Wake Tech Way: Connect. Engage. Build. Succeed
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch on your Own
1:30 - 2:30 Opening Keynote - Dr. Dave Urso
2:45 – 3:45 Best Practices Discussion groups
Topics include: FYE Programs, Advising, Orientation, Early Alert Strategies, & Colleges Success Courses/Cohort programs
4:00 -5:00 Business Meeting
Thursday, September 21
8:30 – 9:30 Concurrent Session 1
Literacy Expectations in Career Technical Education at Four Community Colleges
Alice in Wonderland, As Long As I Get Somewhere
9:45 – 10:45 Concurrent Session 2
New Student Advising: The Highs and Lows of Group Advising
Second Time Around: Developing Student Success through Collaborative Connections
11:00 – 12:00 Concurrent Session 3
Curricular Integration of Career Assessment in First Year Experience Courses
A Primer on Self-Regulated Learning in the Classroom
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch (Provided) & Innovative Educators Presentation
1:30 - 2:30 Concurrent Session 4
The Dynamics of Counseling Community College Students
Designing Student Success: A New First Year Experience at CUNY’s Guttman Community College
2:45 - 3:45 Concurrent Session 5
Tutoring: An Essential Pillar Supporting the Bridge to First Year Success
Engaging Online Learners
4:00 – 5:00 Concurrent Session 6
“Can you see me?”: Understanding the Communication Challenges of Foreign-born Latinas in a Community College Setting
A Freshman Seminar Policy Change: From Elective to Requirement
Friday, September 22
8:30 - 9:30 Concurrent Session 7
inFUSEing Information Literacy into the Freshman Seminar 
Enrolled, Enthused, and Engaged
9:45 – 10:45 Concurrent Session 8
Intervening Before They ‘Stop Out’: Strategic Interventions with Community College Students 
Starting Out Right: A Framework for Success 
11:00 – 12:00 Closing Keynote - Dr. Nooks
12:00 – 12:30 Best Practices Discussion Debrief/Closing