Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The RP Group
Sample Schedule

Our 2017 conference schedule is in development, but please see our sample schedule below to get an idea of the type of activities to expect.

Day 1: Ideas from the Field


Time Event
8:30–6:00  Conference Registration
8:30–6:00  Exhibitor Displays
9:30–11:00 Welcome and Keynote Address
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Breakout Session 1
12:30 – 1:45 Lunch
2:00 – 3:15 Breakout Session 2
3:15 – 3:45 Coffee & Cookies Break
3:45 – 4:45 Breakout Session 3
5:00 – 7:00 Reception

Day 2: From Models to Practice


Time Event
 
7:30–5:00 Conference Registration
7:30–5:00 Exhibitor Displays
7:30–8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 Breakout Session 4
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 Breakout Session 5
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch 
1:45 – 3:00 Breakout Session 6
3:30 – 5:00 Closing and Keynote Address

Day 3: Problem Solving


Time Event
 
8:00-9:00 Workshop registration (separate fee, includes lunch)
9:00-1:00 Half-Day Topical Workshops
Post-Conference Workshops

Each year, our post-conference workshops are held on the final day of the event. There is a separate registration fee for attending a post-conference workshop, and you can register to attend a post-conference workshop only or in addition to the main conference. Sessions last four hours and participants choose one workshop. 

Some of our previous workshops have included: 

  • Beyond Financial Aid: How Colleges Can Support the Success of Low-Income Students
  • Forward-looking Accreditation: Facilitating Conversations, Building Teams, Designing Solutions
  • Dual Enrollment: Forging California Community College (CCC) and Secondary Partnerships to Effectively and Authentically Serve Underrepresented Students
  • Equity in Action: Integrating Counseling to Support Student Success
  • Implementing Institutional Redesign: Levers for Achieving Equity in Completion
  • Lessons in Leadership: How a Networked Community of Practice Model Builds the Faculty and Staff Capacity Needed to Foster Institutional Transformation
  • Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Stay tuned for information on workshops scheduled for 2017.