Engineerica Announcements Academic Center Summit: Professional Development Sessions

Academic Center Summit: Professional Development Sessions

Our inaugural Academic Center Summit is shaping up to be an enriching and energizing event, with two full days of professional development concurrent sessions by higher education colleagues from all over the country. These presentations will cover the latest ideas and best practices in the field, providing you with actionable information to take back to your institution. Read a listing of our confirmed sessions below, and visit our conference website to learn more about our event and register. REMEMBER: Early bird pricing is still available until July 31st!

  • Empower Learning Center Employees: Elevating Engagement with Challenging Conversations Through the Fuse Card Game, Michael Frizell (Director of Student Learning Services), Missouri State University
  • Unlocking Student Success: Navigating Challenges & Embracing Innovation, Michael Frizell (Director of Student Learning Services) and Geoff Bailey, Missouri State University
  • Daisy, Daisy, Give Me Your Answer True: Exploring the Potentials and Perils of AI-Powered Academic Tutoring, James E. Casey (Director, Learning Enhancement Center), Beaufort County Community College
  • “I Don’t Have Time.” Why Some Students Who Should, Don’t Use Coaching Services, Todd Spellman (Success Coach), Southeastern Illinois College
  • Prioritize Your Wellbeing: How Learning Center Professionals Can Adopt Self-Care Practices as an Act of Self-Compassion, Abe Saunders (Associate Director, Center for Student Learning), College of Charleston
  • Bias Education for Academic Center Staff: Establishing a Safe, Supportive Learning Community, Abe Saunders (Associate Director, Center for Student Learning), College of Charleston
  • Boosting Student Success with Executive Skills, Amy Crouse-Powers (Assistant Director, Student Learning Center), SUNY Oneonta
  • Decolonizing the Student Experience: Insights from Ignite: A Decolonial Approach to Higher Education Through Space, Place and CultureLaura Pipe (Director of Teaching and Learning), University of of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Jennifer Stephens (Director of Academic-Residential Partnerships), Elon University
  • Leveraging Sketchnoting to Help Students Succeed in Math and Science, Andee Alford (Associate Director, Student Academic Support Center), Bates College
  • Planting the Seeds for Fruitful Rapport Building, Eddie Szeman (Assistant Director of Student Academic Support), Bates College
  • Person First Language & Disability Etiquette: A Tutor Training Model, Derek Fincham (Director, The Naylor Learning Center), Davis & Elkins College
  • Developing an International Support Program: A Case Study, Derek Fincham (Director, The Naylor Learning Center), Davis & Elkins College
  • Using Technology to Assist with CRLA Peer Education Training, Amber Arnold (Director, Pirate Academic Success Center), East Carolina University
  • Streamlining Student Support and Success, Keenan Wimbley (Associate Director of Academic Enhancement), Colleen Ayers (Visor Center Program Support Specialist), and Selena Villareal (Coordinator of Academic Support Services), Illinois State University
  • Small School, Big Data, Carol Krueger (Director of Disability Services and the Academic Center for Enrichment), Hardin Simmons University
  • Mapping Success: Leveraging Accudemia to Track Student Engagement Campus-Wide, Elizabeth Coghill (Executive Director), East Carolina University
  • Increasing Optical Powers: Tutoring and Accudemia as Essential Assessment Partners, Ann McCalley (Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences) and Sofia Hernandez (Administrative Assistant for Student Support Services), the Community College of Denver
  • Managing Student Visits with Accudemia, Mikayla Castro (Learning Commons Coordinator), Carroll University

We’ll also have two incredible keynote sessions!

  • Be in the Room Where It Happens: The Learning Center as the Nexus of Student Success Initiatives on Campus, Michael Frizell, Missouri State University
  • Empowering Excellence Through Personal and Professional Growth, Correy Hammond (Director of Educational Opportunity Center), Southern University at Shreveport

Remember, early bird pricing is still available until July 31st. Save $100 off your conference registration by registering today, and ensure you won’t miss out on these amazing sessions!

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