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5th Annual Appalachian Higher Education Network Conference 2018

Appalachian Higher Education (AHE) Network

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 12:15 PM (EDT)

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Join the Network to connect with colleagues and to learn about successful strategies to increase postsecondary education attainment in Appalachia. The doors to achieving this goal focus on AP courses, high school graduate, dual credit programs, military, career and technical education, industry certification, associate's degree, adult retraining, bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctoral degree. 

Room Reservations

Please contact Angela Kirtdoll at asuggs@egcc.edu for room reservations at conference rate. Room availability is limited.

For more information, contact ahenetwork@bluefieldstate.edu

The Appalachian Higher Education Network...working with schools, families, communities and diverse partners to increase postsecondary education attainment in Appalachia. 

 

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Agenda-at-a-Glance
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time   Event
1:00 p.m.    Registration Open 
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.    Dinner and Opening Plenary 
     "Ready or Not: The Students Behind the Statistics" 
    Student Voice Team
    Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence (KY)
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
7:00 a.m.    Registration Open 
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.    General Breakfast Session
    Network with Colleagues
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.   Gathering Commentary/Announcements
8:45 - 9:15 a.m.    Commentary Session
    "Postsecondary Education, Training & Workforce Development: How Policy Affects Access and Success"
    Johan Uvin, President, IEL 
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.    PAUSE & REFLECT
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.    Concurrent Opening Doors Workshops (4) 
10:45 - 11:45 p.m.     Concurrent Opening Doors Workshops (4) 
Noon - 1:00 p.m.    LUNCH
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.  

"The RELs: Bridging Research, Policy and Practice" (Seating by REL States) Deborah Jones, Director, REL Appalachia/SRI; Kevin Smith, Research Alliance Manager, REL Southeast; Elisabeth (Lyzz) Davis, Senior Researcher, REL Midwest; and Jan Anderson, REL Mid-Atlantic

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.    Concurrent Opening Doors Workshops (4) 
3:30 p.m.    Adjourn - Dinner and Evening on Your Own
     
Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:30 - 8:00 a.m.    General Breakfast Session
    Network with Colleagues
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.    Gathering Commentary/Announcements
8:15 - 9:15 a.m.    Concurrent Opening Doors Workshops (4) 
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.   PAUSE & REFLECT
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.    Concurrent Opening Doors Workshops (4) 
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.     Closing Plenary
    "Using Technology to Personalize Students' Learning of Global Competencies" 
    Dr. Christopher Dede, Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
11:45 a.m. - Noon    Closing Comments, Door Prizes and Adjournment 
Have questions about 5th Annual Appalachian Higher Education Network Conference 2018? Contact Appalachian Higher Education (AHE) Network

When & Where


DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville - Biltmore
115 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 12:15 PM (EDT)


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Appalachian Higher Education (AHE) Network

The Appalachian Higher Education Network works with schools, families, communities and diverse partners to increase postsecondary education attainment in Appalachia.

For more information email:  ahenetwork@bluefieldstate.edu

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