Pathways to Equity Virtual Conference Agenda

DAY ONE AGENDA: Tuesday, March 16

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Constance Carroll

  • Conference Opening with President Angela Kersenbrock and Board Chair Mike Hansen including an introduction to the CCBA’s new strategic plan
  • Welcome from Host Sponsor, Seminole State College
  • Featured Speaker Presentation: Dr. Constance Carroll, Chancellor, San Diego Community College District
  • Learning Sessions 1
  • Break and Stretch with Dr. Ben
  • Learning Sessions 2
  • Break and Networking Raffle
  • Student Scholarship Award
  • Learning Sessions 3
  • Day 1 Wrap-Up

DAY TWO AGENDA: Wednesday, March 17

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Mark Milliron

  • Opening Welcome, Day 2 Preview
  • Presidents’ Panel: led by Dr. Mark Milliron, Senior Vice President & Executive Dean of the Teachers College at Western Governors University
  • Learning Sessions 4
  • Interactive Networking and Wine Tasting Tutorial
  • Learning Sessions 5
  • Break and Networking Raffle
  • Student Scholarship Award
  • Learning Sessions 6
  • Meet our International Partners
  • Day 2 Wrap-Up

DAY THREE AGENDA: Tuesday, March 23

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Tonjua Williams

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Chris Mullin

  • Opening Remarks, Day 3 Preview
  • Learning Sessions 7
  • Featured Speaker Presentation: Coffee and Conversation with Dr. Tonjua Williams, President of St. Petersburg College, and CCBA President Dr. Angela Kersenbrock (use your complimentary Starbucks gift card to purchase your favorite beverage and join us for a casual conversation about the role of the baccalaureate in the community college).
  • Featured Speaker Presentation: Dr. Chris Mullin of Lumina Foundation will discuss the role of data in starting and maintaining high quality baccalaureates.
  • Break and Stretch with Dr. Ben
  • Learning Sessions 8
  • Student Scholarship Award
  • Learning Sessions 9
  • Meet our Strategic Education Partners
  • Day 3 Wrap-Up

DAY FOUR AGENDA: Wednesday, March 24

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Anthony Carnevale

  • Opening Remarks
  • Learning Session 10
  • Break and Stretch with Dr. Ben
  • Learning Session 11
  • Presentation of Pioneer Award
  • Learning Session 12
  • Break and Networking Raffle
  • Featured Speaker Presentation brought to you by Platinum Sponsor EMSI: Dr. Anthony Carnevale, Professor and Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
  • Conference Wrap-Up

Learning Session Topics to include (subject to change, additional topics announced weekly) 

  • Advancing Equity in Community College Baccalaureates: A research analysis to evaluate CCB degrees as a potential “equity imperative.”
  • Competency-Based Education (CBE) Program and Course Development: Explore course design, competencies, course policies, assessments, learning outcomes, online faculty/student interaction, and rubrics.
  • Applied Baccalaureate Degrees (AB) at Rural Colleges: Learn how these degrees serve the unique workforce demands of rural areas and explore the outcomes produced. Applicable for all service areas.
  • Building a True Career Pathway: Discover how articulated high school programs feed into certificates, then AS degrees, followed by the community college baccalaureate degree and into high demand careers.