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InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile

505 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

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Join us for the 7th CSPEN Annual Conference being held at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. Limited seating. Register early!

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Please join us for the 7th CSPEN Annual Conference being held at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile. You won't want to miss the opportunity to hear from topic experts, network with fellow school representatives and explore products and services that can help make your school, students and community benefit with even greater success. 

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Monday, August 16th

Aviation Institute of Maintenance Campus

1 - 5 pm Workforce Forward

5 - 7 pm Reception

7 - 9 pm VIP Farm to Table Dinner Experience - Special Guest Farmer Lee Jones from The Chef's Table (advance ticket required)

Click here for more information on Workforce Forward

Tuesday, August 17th

8 am - 2 pm Golf Tournament (separate registration required)

Cog Hill Country Club

10 am - 12 pm Workshop

Workshop - A Technology Invasion – Will AI Replace You Before the Hackers Get Your Data?

Presenters: Douglas Smith, Director of Operational Improvement, Ultimate Medical Academy, Mike O’Brien CEO, Conext, LLC and Daniel Marashlian, CTO, Drata, Inc.

Sponsored by Conext

12 - 1:30 pm Lunch on your own

1:30 - 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

The Art, Science and Technology That Drive Your Marketing and Business Strategy

Presenter: Anthony Espinoza, Vice President of Digital Strategy, Advance 360 Education

Sponsored by Advance360

Supporting Our Students During an Unprecedented Time – Lessons Learned

Presenters: Christopher Lambert, Executive Director, ACCET, Dr. Michele Ernst, Chief Academic and Compliance Officer, SAE Institute Group, Robin Boughey, Executive Director, Medquest College, Tracy Lorenz, President and CEO, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

Admissions Talent Acquisition: Accelerate Performance

Presenter: Eric Evans, CEO, Bryan University

2:30 - 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

Game Changing Leadership

Presenters: Dr. Wallace Pond, author of Leadership in the Real World: Hard Won Lessons from Twenty Years as a Chief Executive in Turbulent Time, founder and CEO of Idea Pathway, LLC and Guy P. Bell, author of Unlearning Leadership - Know Yourself and Grow Your Business.

Passports and Protocols - Regulating COVID

Presenter: Lisa Leote, CEO, SunCoast College of Health, Audrey Kaplan, Partner, Hogan Marren Babbo and Rose, Ltd.

Gambling with Admissions and Compliance

Lisa Olmedo, Vice President of Business Development, Gragg Advertising and Jason Vernier, Director of New Business Development, Integrishield

3:30 - 4 pm Break

Sponsored by McClintock & Associates

4 - 5 pm Keynote

Looking Forward Two Years - Is that the light at the end of the tunnel or the headlight of an oncoming freight train?

Presenter: Tom Netting, Co-Executive Director, CSPEN

5 - 7 pm Reception

Sponsored by Advance360

Wednesday, August 18th

7 - 8 am Breakfast

8 - 9:15 am

Keynote - MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID FOR LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISORS

Presenter: Joyce Marter, Licensed Psychotherapist, Mental Health Expert, National Speaker & Author

Sponsored by Elsevier

9:15 - 10:15 am Concurrent Sessions

Campus Cybersecurity—A Practical Approach to Implementation

Presenters: Sarah Glover, Shareholder and Brandon Sherman, Of Counsel, Maynard Cooper & Gale

Taking the Emotions Out of Marketing Decisions

Presenters: Charlie Parker, Vice President Marketing/Enrollment, Aviation Institute of Maintenance and Ted Greeley, Account Services Director, MDT Marketing

Improving Student Financial Literacy

Presenters: Matt Chinn, COO, UNISA, Inc.

Partnerships - Make Them Built to Last

Presenters: Barbara Wallace, FASAHP, Senior Director, University Relations, Kindred Healthcare, Fred Freedman, President and CEO, Pima Medical Institute, Jen Spurlin, Director of Academic Affairs, Pima Medical Institute

10:15 - 10:45 am Break

Sponsored by Career Team

10:45 - 11:45 am Concurrent Sessions

What's New in Accreditation

Christopher Lambert, Executive Director, ACCET, Dr. Leah Matthews, Executive Director, DEAC, Darin Wallace, Director, Government Relations and Legal Department, NACCAS

Alternative Credentials – Current Trends, Industry Reception, and Validating “Soft” Skills

Presenters: Josh Swayne, President/CEO, Prospect Education, LLC., Josh Covey, VP, FranklinCovey Education, FranklinCovey, Katie Sievers, Customer Success Manager, Credly

Improving Title IV Efficiency & Compliance Through Technology

Presenter: Siana Stewart, COO, Campus Ivy and Cyd Yousefl, CEO, Campus Ivy

Jumping Through Hoops: Bricks and Mortar to Online Coursework In a Flash

Presenters: Mary Link, Director of Educational Leadership, Midwest Technical Institute and Cheryl Stakowski, Executive Director, Pearson

11:45 am - 1:15 pm Lunch

Keynote: Career Education Transformation: the Path Forward

Presenter: Wallace Pond, founder and CEO of Idea Pathway, LLC

1:30 - 2:30 pm Special Report

CSPEN Commission on DEI Matters in Higher Education

DEI Commissioners: Dr. Justin Harper, Program Director, Bryan University, Todd Jakub, Campus Director, Medquest College, Julie Miceli, Education Attorney, Husch Blackwell, Reggie Moore, President & CEO, Blue Cliff College, Jane Parker, Director Accreditation & Compliance, Schiller International University, Laura Plummer, Controller, Western Technical College, Jeri Prochaska, Co-Executive Director, CSPEN, Marlo Robinson, National Dean of Nursing, Concorde Career Colleges

2:30 - 3 pm Break

Sponsored by SST Accountants and Consultants

3 - 4 pm Concurrent Sessions

Tracking New Title IX Regulations

Presenter: Chris DeLuca, founder of DeLuca Law LLC

Enrollment – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Moderator: Aaron Edwards, Co-founder, EdwardsSchoen

Presenters: Daron Rodriguez – Senior Vice President of Marketing and Admissions, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Charlie Parker – Vice President Marketing and Enrollment Operations, Centura/AIM, and Dimitrios Kriaras – Executive Vice President, Bryan University

The Winning Digital Student Experience

Presenters: Melissa A. Wertz, Ed.D., Dean of Humanities, Sciences, Business and Chief Online Learning Officer, Pittsburgh Technical College, Kimberly Harding, PhD., Professor of Science, Colorado Mountain College, Theresa Marcotte, DNP, MSN, RN, Associate Dean of Nursing and Allied Health (retired), Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, Leigh Wells, Vice President Business Development, F.A. Davis Business

Let's Play "Stump the Auditors"

Presenters: Eileen Keller, Partner, SST Accountants and Consultants, Domingo Alvarez, Partner, Alvarez and Mendoza, PA. CPA. and David McClintock, Director, McClintock and Associates

4 - 5 pm Concurrent Sessions

Mergers and Acquisitions: Post-COVID Reality

Presenters: David Mohr, President and Co-founder Salud Education, Michael Wherry, Director, McClintock & Associates and Aaron Lacey, Partner, Thompson Coburn

Keeping Our Administrative Staff

Panelists: Jeremiah Scarbrough, Regional Director, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Traci Lee, President, Sonoran Desert Institute, Kevin Prehn, Vice President Campus Operations, Concorde Career Colleges and Jake Elsen, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer for SAE Institute North America

Identifying Technical Skill Talent Outlook and Solutions for the Future Workforce

Presenters: Matt Fortin, Senior Manager MRO Sales & Customer Support, Tech Hiring Programs & Veteran Outreach, United Airlines, Michael Lorenzini, President, Services & Chief Strategic Officer, LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions and Dr. Joel A. English, Executive Vice President, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Tidewater Tech

Politically Incorrect Retention

Presenter: Dr. Michael Lanouette, Vice President of Administration, Centura College/Tidewater Tech/AIM

5 - 7 pm Reception

Sponsored by Sikich

Thursday, August 19th

7 - 8 am Breakfast

Sponsored by Pearson

8 - 9 am Keynote

Safe House Project - Eliminating Human Trafficking in America and Other Responsibilities of the Community Career College

Presenters: Kristi Wells, Chief Executive Officer, The Safe House Project, Dr. Joel A. English, Executive Vice President, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Tidewater Tech and Chairman of the Board, The Safe House Project and Dr. Kenneth Cooper Alexander, Mayor of Norfolk, Virginia, Chancellor, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance and Tidewater Tech

9 - 9: 30 am Break

Sponsored by Campus Ivy

9:30 - 10:30 am Concurrent Sessions

Covid and Career Services - Lessons Learned

Presenters: Kim Cook, American Career College and Micaela Alpers, President, Education Division, Career Team

Current Legal and Regulatory Issues

Presenters: Tres Cleveland, Shareholder, Maynard Cooper & Gale and Roger Swartzwelder, Shareholder, Maynard Cooper & Gale

Five Reasons Your Admissions Funnel is Leaking Revenue - And How To Fix It

Presenters: TBD

10:45 - 11:45 am Keynote

CSPEN Forward

Presenter: Tom Netting, Co-Executive Director, CSPEN

Our Sponsors

Advance360


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