The 2014 conference theme is "Connectivity through Service Learning and Civic Engagement". Our keynote speakers and workshop presenters will assist us by sharing their knowledge, research, challenges and solutions on how they are developing and implementing successful leadership strategies at their educational institutions and in their communities to ensure we have the best leaders leading us into the future.
The conference goal is to provide and enhance the participants knowledge on how to utilize service learning and civic engagement strategies to meet the academic needs of their students while serving their communities.
|Registration Type||Registration Fee|
|Pre-Conference (includes lunch)||$125|
|Presenters||$400 (Includes Pre-conference)|
|Maricopa Community Colleges Employees||$400 (Includes Pre-conference)|
|Teagle Subgrantees||$400 (Includes Pre-conference)|
Please Note: There is a separate fee for attending the pre-conference (unless you are a presenter or Maricopa Community Colleges participant) which is not included in the regular conference fee. Lunch is included in your pre-conference fee.
IMPORTANT CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
All cancellations must be received in writing by March 22, 2014. Refunds minus a $50 cancellation fee will be issued after the conference for cancellations received in writing by March 22, 2014. No refunds will be issued after March 22, 2014. Participant substitutions can be made at any time. Please note that you or your institution are responsible for full payment if you do not cancel and do not attend. Hotel room reservations must be cancelled directly with the appropriate hotel.
Monday, May 19, 2014
|8:00am - 5:00pm||Teagle Institute – By Invitation Only|
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
|7:30 am - Noon||Registration - Grand Ballroom Foyer|
|9:00 am - 12:00 pm||
Concurrent Morning Pre-Conference Sessions
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm||Lunch - Palm Terrace|
|1:00 pm -3:00 pm||Registration - Grand Ballroom Foyer|
|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm||
Concurrent Afternoon Pre-Conference Sessions
|6:30 pm - 8:00 pm||Welcome Reception – Paradise Park|
|Wednesday, May 21, 2014|
|7:00 am - 8:00 am||Registration and Continental Breakfast - Grand Ballroom Foyer|
|8:00 am – 10:00 am||
General Session with Keynote Speaker - Grand Ballroom
When Two Worlds Collide: The Joy and Sorrows of Community Engagement
Most recently, Minh was the Executive Director for Don’t Sell Bodies, an anti-human trafficking initiative founded by Jada Pinkett Smith. She is passionate about promoting the integration of individual and community healing. A true “love warrior,” as her friend calls her, Minh has traveled extensively telling her harrowing story of survival from child abuse and sexual slavery in the United States.
Minh is a ten-year veteran of the service-learning field and is currently finishing her Masters in Social Welfare at UC Berkeley. Prior to graduate school, Minh coordinated the Bonner Leaders AmeriCorps Program at the UC Berkeley Public Service Center. She has served on the Board of Directors for Youth Engagement Advocacy Housing (YEAH) and The Norma J. Morris Center for Healing. Minh, also co-led weekly Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA) support groups for six years. In May 2013, Minh was one of fifteen Asian American/Pacific Islander women recognized at the White House as a Champion of Change for her efforts to end human trafficking. Follow her blog at http://minhspeakstruth.tumblr.com or on twitter @minhspeakstruth.
|10:00 am - 10:30 am||Refreshment Break - Grand Ballroom Foyer|
|10:30 am – 12:00 pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|12:00 pm – 1:30 pm||Lunch with Keynote Speaker|
|2:00 pm - 3:00 pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|3:30 pm – 4:30 pm||Concurrent Sessions|
|Thursday, May 22, 2014|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Registration and Continental Breakfast - Grand Ballroom Foyer|
|8:30 am – 9:30 am||
General Session with Keynote Speaker - Grand Ballroom
Credit for What They Know: Community Service, PLA, and Adult Degree Completion
Since becoming President and CEO of CAEL in 1990, Pamela Tate has become nationally and internationally recognized for her work within the higher education, public and private sectors to make it easier for adults to get the education and training they need to succeed and to remain employable.
She is also known for helping colleges and universities develop Prior Learning Assessment programs and improve the quality of their services for working learners. Pam has worked with employers on tuition assistance policy, implementation of career and educational advising for employees, and exemplary practices in employee learning and development. She has led CAEL in the development of projects that unite business, government, labor and postsecondary education to address workforce skill shortages - resulting in industry-sponsored degree and certificate programs on-line, industry-wide career pathways programs, and regional lifelong learning and talent development initiatives. As a presenter, she is regularly sought out for her vision and insights into adult learning and workforce development and their vital relationship to the future of the economy.
In 1996, Pam was acknowledged for a career devoted to expanding lifelong educational opportunities for adults with the Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa, conferred by SUNY Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York. She also received honorary doctorate degrees in humane letters from DePaul University’s School for New Learning in 2005 and from Thomas Edison State College in 2007. In 2011, she received the degree of Doctor of Public Service honoris causa from St. Leo University. In 2013, Pam was awarded the President’s Medal from Excelsior College in recognition of her continued dedication to expanding opportunities for adult learners.
Among Pam’s numerous professional activities, she currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Excelsior College, and is a member of the Commission on Quality Assurance and Alternative Higher Education, formed in 2013 by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Pam completed her doctoral coursework at the University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School of Communications, and earned master’s degrees in both English and journalism from the University of Illinois at Champaign.
|9:30 am - 10:00 am||Refreshment Break - Grand Ballroom Foyer|
|12:15 - 1:15 pm||Lunch, Networking, and Conference Adjourned - Grand Ballroom Foyer|
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This year's conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort/Scottsdale. The conference room rate will be $105.00 plus applicable sales tax per night, single or double occupancy. This rate will be available 4 days pre and post based on availability. Please make your reservations early so you can take advantage of our special conference rate. This room rate is only guaranteed on reservations made prior to Monday, April 29, 2014. If you wish to reserve a room by phone, please call the DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort directly at 1-877-445-6677 and request the group rate for ROOM BLOCK MCCD/CCNCCE.
Don't delay--reserve a room online or call in your hotel reservations now at the DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort- 480-947-5400 or 1-877-445-6677. Deadline: Monday, April 29, 2014. Room rate is being made available four nights prior and after the conference based on availability. Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is noon. If you check out prior to your reserved checkout date, the hotel will add an early checkout fee to your bill. To avoid an early checkout fee, please advise the Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort at or before your check-in of any change in planned length of stay.
Hotel Cancellation:If you cancel your reservation less than 72 hours before your scheduled arrival date, you will be charged for 1 night of room and tax.
DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort/Scottsdale
5401 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85250-7090
For reservations, call 1-877-445-6677.
IIMPORTANT: There are two other conferences taking place so once the room block for CCNCCE is full - attendees will have to find lodging at a different location. Book now before the rooms are all gone.
Plan to arrive at Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona Sky Harbor Airport at least two hours before the first session you want to attend. This will allow time for unforeseen delays and to obtain ground transportation. You will need a minimum of 30 minutes of travel time to the hotel for hotel and conference registration.
SuperShuttle vans are available outside the baggage claim area.
Taxi Cabs are available outside of the baggage claim area. They may run over $40.00 depending on the time of day.
Rental Cars are available at the airport. Also, Avis is located in the hotel lobby.
Lyvier Conss, Executive Director
Community College National Center for Community Engagement
145 N. Centennial Way, Suite 204
Mesa, AZ 85201
email: firstname.lastname@example.org | 480-461-6281 phone | 480-844-3226 fax