Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders

ALLIANCE 2015 ANNUAL MEETING

Leaders Facing Change:
Asking the Right Questions

April 8-10, 2015
Rapid City, SD


 

Schedule at a Glance        

Final Program Print Version

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

HOTEL ALEX JOHNSON
Pre-Meeting Activities  
12:00-4:30 pm Registration
1:00-4:30 pm Executive Committee Meeting (executive committee members only)
5:15-6:15 pm Reception
6:30 pm Networking dinners at local restaurants

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

HOTEL ALEX JOHNSON

Meeting Program

 
7:30-5:00 pm Registration Open
7:15-8:15 am Breakfast 
8:30-8:45 am Call to Order and Welcome to the Alliance 4th Annual Meeting
8:45-9:45 am How a Culture of Inquiry Can Help Your College Move the Needle on Student Success
9:45-10:00 am Break
10:00-10:45 am Bombs and Breakthroughs
10:45-11:00 am Break
11:00-11:45 am Analytics for Action!
11:45-12:00 pm Break
12:00 -1:00 pm Awards Luncheon
1:00-2:15 pm Innovation Circles
2:15-2:30 pm Break
2:30-3:30 pm Reinventing the Ideal Adult Learning Model through Competency-Based Education
3:30-3:45 pm Break
3:45-4:30 pm Open Educational Resources: Making Free Textbooks a Reality
5:00-6:00 pm Travel to Mount Rushmore
6:30-7:00 pm Reception and Welcome to Mount Rushmore
7:00-7:15 pm Mount Rushmore Presentation by National Park Service
7:15-8:15 pm Dinner / Peering Into the Future of Education: What's Just Around the Corner and On the Horizon?
8:30-9:30 pm Return to Hotel

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

HOTEL ALEX JOHNSON
7:30-8:30 am Breakfast and Alliance Membership Meeting
8:30-9:45 am For the Love of Learning: New Media Environments
9:45-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:15 am Aligning Competencies Across Institutions: A Look at Regional and National Initiatives
11:15-11:45 am Reflections and Anticipations
11:45-12:00 pm Wrap Up/Adjournment