Learn how you can boost the programs you offer outside of the traditional academic year.
This highly interactive conference will teach you the financial and operational models for managing enrollment outside of the traditional academic calendar. Learn how you can take a more strategic approach to your summer and special sessions to:
Throughout the entire training you will have the opportunity to hear best practices, review existing models, develop a working plan, and apply what you learn to your specific institutional context. Included with your registration is a conference workbook with worksheets and exercises that can facilitate greater learning and application of the concepts.
This workshop will focus on helping you understand how to use data analytics to improve your summer and special sessions. Our expert speaker will share ways to assess student course needs, drive revenue, mitigate risk/unneeded costs, and optimized marketing efforts.
Because planning and implementation of special sessions involves many stakeholders across campus, you are encouraged to bring a team of colleagues responsible for expanding academic programs and increasing student enrollment. This program will appeal to academic leaders and enrollment managers. However, other stakeholders across campus are encouraged to attend.
When you send two people from your institution, a third can attend for 50% off!
Contact Michelle Sponholz, Program Manager at email@example.com or 720-496-4492 if you’d like additional information about the program.
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to understand the financial and operational models for managing and optimizing enrollment for special sessions.
This workshop will focus on helping you understand how to use data analytics to improve your summer and special sessions. Our expert speaker will share ways to assess student course needs, drive revenue, mitigate risk/unneeded costs, and optimized marketing efforts. Below are questions that will be answered throughout this workshop:
It can be a challenge to know how you can get more out of your special session programs. During this discussion you will hear how our experts transformed their summer and special session programs. As each expert shares his or her model, he or she will answer the following questions:
In order to work from a common definition and understanding, we’ll spend this time dissecting special sessions: what they mean, the length they span, and the purpose of each term.
During this session you will hear about the different financial models institutions use when they are optimizing summer and special sessions. These models will also outline incentives institutions offer to students and faculty to increase interest in participation.
This session will dive into the policies and procedures you need to consider when developing or enhancing your summer and special sessions. These are the nuts and bolts decisions that include:
During this second case study session, our remaining expert speakers will share how each transformed his or her summer and special session programs. As each speaker shares his or her model, they will answer the following questions:
In this session, we’ll share best practices and proven approaches for leveraging your reach. Our discussion will focus on:
Steven has more than seventeen years of higher education experience and earned both a BS in Chemical Engineering and a Master's Degree in Chemistry from Georgia Tech. He completed his doctorate in Chemistry and Environmental Health at Emory University, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Epidemiology from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.
As Associate Vice Provost, Dr. Girardot oversees academic advising, retention, and other academic programs for the Office of Undergraduate Education. He helped to establish a Summer Session initiative at Georgia Tech and currently oversees this area as well. At the national level, he serves as the Regional Vice President for the Southern Region of NAASS (North American Association of Summer Sessions) and is the Chair of NAASS’ 2017 Annual Conference.
Daphne has more than twenty-five years of higher education experience. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her M.S. in Sociology and Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from VCU.
An innovative and enthusiastic educator, administrator, and communicator, Daphne has extensive experience in student transition, retention, and success. Since joining the university's administration in 2004, she has assumed progressive leadership responsibilities in curriculum development, student retention, parent and family programs, enrollment management, summer studies, and intersession programs. Dr. Rankin served as VCU’s first Director of Student Engagement and helped develop the University College. As the Associate Vice Provost for Instruction, she introduced VCU’s Summer Reading Program and expanded New Student Orientation to include a robust program for parents and families. Since joining Strategic Enrollment Management, Dr. Rankin has worked to enhance VCU’s Summer Studies and Intersession programs through the use of data analytics and a comprehensive marketing campaign.
Dr. Schultheis has been engaged in higher education for 17 years within a variety of enrollment management, student affair, and academic roles. He has presented and been published on admissions, retention, and enrollment management topics as well as participating on the Enrollment Management Committee with AACRAO. He earned his master’s degree at Columbia University and his doctorate at St. John Fisher College.
Dr. Ken Smith has served in his current role since January 2013. As vice provost, Ken provides institutional leadership on issues related to academic budgets, academic capital outlay planning, academic space management and institutional data and continuous improvement processes. He is currently leading the university’s efforts to implement a new performance based budget system, including designing and implementing new methods for data sharing and predictive analytics to inform resource allocation.
Prior to his appointment as vice provost, Ken served as associate provost overseeing the budgetary and fiscal operations of the academic support units in the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. Ken also served as Assistant Director for Budget Operations in the Virginia Tech Office of Budget and Financial Planning. Ken holds a PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech, and earned both a Masters Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Snider has more than fifteen years of higher education administrative and faculty experience. He earned a B.A. in Psychology at Lee University, both a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University, and a M.B.A. in Business Administration at East Tennessee State University (ETSU).
Dr. Snider has extensive experience with summer session administration. His experience includes serving as the founding Director of Summer School at Clemson University, as well as the former Treasurer and current President of the North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS). He also has extensive experience with online education delivery and management, off-campus program management, as well as general education assessment.
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek14651 Chelonia PkwyOrlando, FL 32821
To reserve your room, please click here or call 407-390-2300. Please indicate that you are with the Academic Impressions group to receive the group rate.
The rate is $179 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable tax.
A room block has been reserved for the nights of October 3, 4 and 5, 2017.
Make your reservations prior to September 12, 2017. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early. Rooms are subject to hotel availability.
The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek is a secluded Mediterranean-style hideaway near Disney World®. The resort is surrounded by 500 stunning woodland acres and a picturesque 10-acre lake. The resort is conveniently located and delivers an exceptional array of options for all tastes.
The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek is approximately 20 miles from Orlando International Airport (MCO).
SuperShuttle: Fare is approximately $20, per person, one-way.
Taxi: Fare is approximately $60 one-way. Rates will vary.
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