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The 2016-17 NASPA Community Colleges Symposium Series will expand the opportunities for community college student affairs professionals to engage with one another within geographic areas in low-cost, high-quality professional development events focused on skill building content delivered by experts covering the role of the community college in society, student development theory, adult learning theory, and inclusive service delivery designed to meet the needs of the diverse community college student population.
Distinctive for its open door admissions policies, workforce training and responses to changing needs in society, the community and two-year colleges have secured their place in the history of higher education in America. Community colleges continue to be the primary door to accessibility and educational opportunity, while insuring diversity in post-secondary education.
The Community Colleges Symposium Series was designed specifically to address the needs of professionals and para-professionals working in community and two-year colleges. The Community Colleges Symposium Series will ensure continued quality services to the community college and its stakeholders.
NASPA stands ready to address the professional development needs of community college student affairs professionals by providing opportunitites to build skills and knowledge about student affairs to prepare them for future challenges. The programming, focused on skill building and delivered by content experts, will cover the role of the community college in society, student development theory, adult learning theory, and inclusive service delivery to ensure attendees are able to meet the needs of their diverse student populations.
NASPA plans to host several Symposiums over the course of the 2016-17 academic year. Check back soon for updates on locations.
|January 27, 2017||
Mt. San Antonio College - Walnut, California (Greater Los Angeles Area)
|April 21, 2017||
College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn, Illinois (Greater Chicagoland Area)
|April 28, 2017||
LaGuardia Community College - Long Island City, NY (NYC Area)
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