2016-17 NASPA Community Colleges Symposium Series at College of DuPage

April 21
8:30am

The 2016-17 NASPA Community the Colleges Symposium Series at College of DuPage will provide an opportunity for community college student affairs professionals to engage with one another in the greater Chicagoland area. The Symposium is a low-cost, high-quality professional development event focused on content 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.

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About

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.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • contextualize the community college experience in the history of higher education;
  • apply student development theory and adult learning theory to current practice;
  • develop multicultural competence and envision ways services can be enhanced or expanded to meet the needs of the diverse community college population;
  • explore unique and innovative ways in which individuals can advance the field and work of community college student affairs professionals;
  • connect the Professional Competencies for Student Affairs Practitioners and NASPA’s Focus Areas to the professional development of community college student affairs administrators;and
  • utilize the NASPA Community Colleges Division to serve as a resource to support student affairs work and/or development at community colleges.
Committee

Special thanks to the experts that volunteered their time and energy to developing the curriclum, identifying facilitators, and creating a valuable opportunity for community college student affairs practitioners.

 

Presented By

Community Colleges Division
2016-17 NASPA Community Colleges Symposium Series at College of DuPage

Audience

This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • Mid-Level
  • New Professional
  • Senior Level
  • Graduate

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Schedule

Fri, Apr 21

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Registration, Welcome, and Overview
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
The History, Mission, and Philosophy of the American Community College & Foundation Studies of Student Development & Adult Learning Theory
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Skill Building
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Practical Foundations for Everyday Success
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Regional Experts
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Break
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Program and Service Inclusion, Diversity, and Social Justice
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closing
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Option No-Host Social Activity

Registration

Registration as a member is based on individual membership status. If you are employed by a college or university that is an institutional member, you can become a member at the cost of $75. If your institution is NOT a member, then you will need to join at the associate affiliate rate of $242 and then you can pay the individual member rate for conference registration. Visit the Membership section of the NASPA website to learn about membership types. NASPA is pleased to offer discounted institutional memberships to community colleges.

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Registration Fees

Early-Bird
before 03/24/2017
Regular
03/25/2017 to 04/14/2017
Late
after 04/15/2017
NASPA Member
$99
$149
$199
Non-Member
$199
$249
$299

Questions?

Tonya Murphy
Member Services Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 202-265-7500 ext. 1183

Policies

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Cancellation:  The cancellation deadline to receive a refund is April 15, 2016, less a $50.00 administrative fee.  All cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing.  No refunds will be given after this date for any reason.  All requests for cancellation and refunds must be in writing to [email protected].

Group Registration: NASPA offers discounts for attendees registering in groups of two or more individuals. To apply for this discount please contact NASPA at [email protected]. Please include in the email your name, the conference you're registering for, your institution name, and how many individuals you're registering. Our membership department will contact you once they've received this information.

Purchase Orders: Purchase orders will NOT be accepted for registration. There is now a Bill Me option online if you need to submit paperwork to your accounting office to have a check cut for your registration payment. Please use that option when registering online.

Registration Questions? Contact the NASPA office at 202-265-7500 or via e-mail at [email protected].

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