Event

1st Annual Developmental Education Regional Forum

Sponsored by North Texas Community College Consortium

When and Where

April 18, 2006

LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications

Developmental Education: A Regional Forum

April 18, 2006
LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications

Sponsored by: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board North Texas Community College Consortium
LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications
STARLINK

AGENDA

9:00 Registration and Continental breakfast (Conference Center)

9:30 Welcome, Introductions, Goals for the Day

Pam Quinn, President/Assistant Chancellor, LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications

Barbara Coan, Assistant Dean, Humanities/PE Division, Navarro College; Chair, Professional Development Committee, North Texas Community College Consortium

Jesse Jones, President, North Texas Community College Consortium

Introduction of Speaker

Mary Darin, Executive Dean, Human and Academic Development Division, Richland College

Updates on Developmental Education from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)

Cynthia Ferrell, Program Director, Developmental Education, THECB

 The State of Developmental Education in Texas

 The Commissioner’s November 2005 Education Summit: Overview and Outcomes

10:30 Refreshment Break

11:00 Updates Continue

 Next Steps: Summary of Actionable Ideas from Ensuring Academic Excellence: Developing Strategies for Success Campus by Campus

 Outcomes from the Developmental Education Accountability Pilot and Proposed Accountability Measures

12:00 Working and Planning Lunch Where Do We Go From Here? Professional Development Initiatives for Developmental Educators

1:30 Developmental Education: Insuring Student Success

STARLINK Teleconference Building upon the strategies put forward at the November 2005 Developmental Education Summit, this teleconference will deal with actionable ideas to improve your developmental education program. The teleconference will feature video examples from several exemplary college programs. Video interviews with additional national experts will also be included.

Moderator: Bob Ray Sanders, Journalist

Panelists: Becky Garlick, Chair, Parallel Studies Division, Blinn College

Byron McClenney, Community College Leadership Program, University of Texas at Austin

2:30 Dialogue With Teleconference Panelists

3:00 Meeting Adjourned

 

2006 Developmental Education Regional Forum Agenda