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Description: 2013 Community College Futures Assembly

January 26 2013 Dear Trustees and Administrators Welcome to the 2013 Community College Futures Assembly. As an independent policy think-tank we hope you will take advantage of the valuable sessions at the Assembly and benefit from the lessons learned by the Bellwether Finalist colleges in implementing their leading programs. Saturday afternoon we invite you to attend Dr. Thomas Bailey s opening session Scaling Innovation Research on the Promising Practices in Developmental Math Education followed by a pre-conference panel discussion titled Being a Force for Good National Public Policy Summit on Developmental Math. This panel discussion will inform you of the current institutional state and national issues surrounding developmental math education. After the panel please stay and listen to J. Noah Brown President & CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) discuss his book First in the Word Community College and America s Future. On Sunday morning we also invite you to attend Becoming a Math Force a workshop-style presentation of proven best practices in developmental math education. This discussion will give you valuable insights into the best practices in developmental math programs of former Bellwether winners. The keynote session will begin on Sunday January 27 at 1 30 pm. With a theme of Forces for Good the Futures 2013 Assembly is fortunate to have Leslie Crutchfield the Senior Advisor at the Foundation Strategy Group and prominent author to give the opening address. Immediately following the keynote address there will be a book signing in the foyer and a welcome reception starting at 6 30 pm. Monday will begin with the 2012 Bellwether Winners Update address at 8 00 am. Throughout the rest of the day Monday learn from the Bellwether Award Finalist presentations. Carefully review the program to determine which presentations are most appropriate to consider replicating at your college. To celebrate the outstanding contributions of Bellwether College leaders to their communities and students please attend the Bellwether Finalists Recognition Reception at 6 00 pm. On Tuesday morning the Bellwether Showcase will give you a chance to learn about Bellwether sessions you were unable to attend. Then learn about the leading advancements in institutional support by becoming a part of the Bellwether College Consortium. Finally join in congratulating this year s Bellwether Award winners announced at the concluding Bellwether Awards Luncheon. On behalf of the University of Florida and our co-sponsors we thank you for your participation. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do to improve the quality of your learning experiences at the Assembly. Dale F. Campbell Professor and Director Community College Leadership Consortium University of Florida TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome Letter ............................................................................................................. page 1 Table of Contents ......................................................................................................... page 2 General Information .................................................................................................... page 3 Meeting Space Layout .................................................................................................. page 4 Agenda-at-a-Glance ...................................................................................................... page 5 Featured Sessions .................................................................................................. page 6 - 13 Congratulations IPS Finalists ..................................................................................... page 14 Congratulations PGF Finalists ................................................................................... page 15 Congratulations WD Finalists .................................................................................... page 16 Full Agenda ..........................................................................................................pages 17- 27 Sponsorship Acknowledgement......................................................page 28 Past Bellwether Award Winners .......................................................................... page 29-30 Conference Notes ................................................................................................ pages 31-32 2 2013 Community College Futures Assembly January 26 January 29 2013 Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort GENERAL INFORMATION Conference Registration Desk The Conference Registration Desk will be open during all conference hours please refer to the enclosed agenda for specific hours. The conference staff will be happy to assist you with any conference-related needs or questions. You will also find the Conference Evaluation Form in the conference materials. Please complete this evaluation and turn it in at the conclusion of the Assembly. Your input is very important to us Events The Conference Packet includes a ticket for the receptions on Saturday and Monday and a ticket for Tuesday s Bellwether Awards Luncheon. Tickets for drinks are also included in the packet. Each drink ticket is good for one cocktail beer glass of wine or two soft drinks waters or juices. Please remember to bring your tickets with you to these events. Lost tickets cannot be replaced. Name Badges Name Badges are required for entrance to all functions and should be worn at all times during scheduled conference events. Please recycle your name badge holder at the conclusion of the Assembly. Conference Layout A Layout of the Hilton meeting space is located on the next page for your convenience. Hilton Support The Hilton Concierge Desk is located right next to the front desk on the Lobby level of the hotel. The Concierge can help with Disney tickets restaurant reservations and any other local recommendations or services that interest you. Hotel checkout time is 11 00 am but late checkout is available for a fee. Should you need to store your luggage the hotel bell-stand can assist you. 3 HILTON IN THE WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT MEETING SPACE LAYOUT Ballrooms Mezzanine 4 2013 Community College Futures Assembly January 26-January 29 2013 AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE Saturday 1 26 13 11 00am 5 30pm 2 00 pm 4 00pm Registration & Information Understanding the Force Math Developmental Education Panel Discussion Opening by Dr. Tom Bailey Director of Community College Research Center Refreshment Break 4 00pm 4 30pm 4 30pm 5 30pm 5 30pm-7 00pm Noah Brown President of Association for Community College Reception (Ticket Required) Registration & Information Bellwether Selection Committee Breakfast & Meeting (Breakfast provided for Bellwether Committee members) Continental Breakfast Becoming a Math Force- Program Implementation for Developmental Math Education Lunch Break (ON YOUR OWN) Opening General Session Keynote Address Leslie Crutchfield Book Signing Critical Issues Discussion Groups Cocktails & Conversation On Your Own Registration & Information Continental Breakfast 2012 Bellwether Winner Updates (5) Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Morning Break I (5) Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Morning Break II (beverages provided) (5) Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Lunch On Your Own (5) Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Afternoon Break I (snacks provided) (5) Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Afternoon Break II (5) Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Bellwether Finalists Recognition Reception (ticket required) Continental Breakfast Bellwether Showcase North Ballroom General Session New Innovations sponsored by the Bellwether College Consortium Bellwether Awards and Closing Luncheon 5 Sunday 1 27 13 7 30am 5 30pm 8 30am 11 30am 8 00am-9 00am 9 00am 11 30am 11 30am 1 30pm 1 30pm 2 30pm 2 30pm 3 00pm 3 30pm 5 00pm 5 00pm 6 30pm Evening Monday 1 28 13 7 30am 5 30pm 7 30am 8 45am 8 00am 8 45am 9 00am 10 00am 10 00am 10 15am 10 15am 11 15am 11 15am 11 30am 11 30am 12 30pm 12 30pm 1 45pm 1 45pm 2 45pm 2 45pm 3 15pm 3 15pm 4 15pm 4 15pm 4 30pm 4 30pm 5 30pm 6 00pm 7 30pm Tuesday 1 29 13 8 00am 9 30am 8 30am 11 30am 10 00am 11 30am 12 00pm 1 30pm Featured Session National Policy Summit on Developmental Math Saturday January 26 2 00 pm to 4 00 pm North Ballroom Opening Remarks Scaling Innovation Research on the Promising Practices in Developmental Math Education Thomas Bailey Director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC) Becoming a Force for Good Thomas Bailey is the George and Abby O Neill Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College Columbia University. He is also Director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC) and of the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE) established in 2011 and funded by a grant from the Institute for Education Sciences. From 2006 to 2012 Dr. Bailey directed another national center funded by IES called the National Center for Postsecondary Research (NCPR). With support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Dr. Bailey established the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College in 1996 and since 1992 has been Director of the Institute on Education and the Economy (IEE) at Teachers College. In June 2010 U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appointed him chair of the Committee on Measures of Student Success which developed recommendations for community colleges to comply with completion rate disclosure requirements under the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Dr. Bailey received the AERA Division J (Postsecondary Education) Exemplary Research Award in 2012 and in the same year was elected as a member of the National Academy of Education. Dr. Bailey s articles have appeared in a wide variety of education policy-oriented and academic journals and he authored or co-authored several books on the employment and training of immigrants and the extent and effects of on-the-job training. His most recent book co-edited with Vanessa Morest is Defending the Community College Equity Agenda (Johns Hopkins University Press 2006). Other books include Working Knowledge Work-Based Learning and Education Reform (Routledge 2004) co-authored with Katherine Hughes and David Moore Manufacturing Advantage (Cornell University Press 2000) written with Eileen Appelbaum Peter Berg and Arne Kalleberg and The Double Helix of Education and the Economy (IEE 1992) co-authored with Sue Berryman. Dr. Bailey holds a Ph.D. in labor economics from MIT. Opening Session Sponsored by Pearson Higher Education 6 Panel Moderator Carl Hite President Cleveland State Community College Dr. Carl Hite has been the President of Cleveland State Community College since December of 1996. During this time the college has been recognized for excellence in redesigning math education service learning and sustainability initiatives. Dr. Hite received his doctorate from the University of Florida in Higher Education Administration. Dr. Hite has also recently served a two-year term as President of the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges and just assumed the role as Vice Chair of the Executive Council of the Commission on Colleges SACS. CLSCC won the prestigious Bellwether Award in 2009 for the college s math redesign in 2010 in a speech delivered at the University of Texas at Austin President Obama suggested that this program needs to be replicated in every college in the country. Panelists Margaret Harris Director of Programs and Services for the Kansas School for Effective Learning (KANSEL) Margaret Harris is an educator and former Associate Vice President of Adult Literacy at the Wichita Area Technical College. She has been an adult educator for more than 38 years and has presented at regional and national adult education conferences. She is a Development Dimensions International certified Leadership trainer and has presented Making Your Mark workshops to increase retention and program completion of perspective college students. She was part of a state team s efforts to design and implement a career pathways system for adult learners in the state of Kansas whose goal is to transition more adult learners into Community Technical College programs of study while bypassing developmental education. Harris received a B.A. degree in Elementary Education from Michigan State University a Master s of Human Resource Organization Development from Friends University and is expected to receive a Ph.D. in Adult and Continuing Education from Kansas State University in 2015. She is currently Director of Programs and Services for the Kansas School for Effective Learning (KANSEL) a non-profit United Way-funded adult literacy program in Wichita Kansas. She is originally from Detroit Michigan but has resided in Wichita for the past 24 years. Harris has three adult children and five grandchildren. 7 Patti Levine-Brown President-elect for the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) Patti Levine-Brown is a Professor of Communications at Florida State College at Jacksonville. She received her B.A. in Liberal Studies with a specialization in Communications and her M.P.A. from the University of North Florida. She has also earned an Ed.S. in Developmental Education from Appalachian State University (ASU) and has completed her doctoral coursework in Higher Education at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition Levine-Brown has completed coursework through the Kellogg Institute at ASU to become a certified developmental educator she has also received certification in both English and reading from Jacksonville University. Levine-Brown has been active for a number of years on both the state and national levels in developmental education. Having served on the board for the Florida Developmental Education Association (FDEA) for the past seven years she recently became the President-Elect for the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) and will serve as President of that board in 2013-2014. Moreover Levine-Brown has written in excess of 2 000 articles for local and national publications as well as authoring several textbooks including The Prentice-Hall Florida Exit Test Study Guide for Writing The Prentice-Hall Florida Exit Test Study Guide for Reading and an instructor s resource manual for Empowered College Reading. The fourth edition of her text written with Patricia HillMiller and Elizabeth Teagarden Reading Skills published via Follett Book Stores and the SIRUS Academic Project was released in August 2012. Levine-Brown was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award in 2003 the Aging with Dignity Award for Outstanding Reporting on Aging Issues in 2000 and the Florida State College at Jacksonville Trustees Award for Community Service in 1996. She also is a certified trainer in Paideia and Cooperative Learning. John Squires Director of Do the Math Center Chattanooga State Community College John Squires taught math at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland Tennessee for 19 years from 1990 to 2009. He was the developmental math coordinator from 1991 to 1996 and chaired the math department from 1999 to 2009. In 2008 he received the college s Distinguished Faculty Award. John was the architect of the redesign of developmental and college-level math at Cleveland State which won the 2009 Bellwether Award and was featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education article Introducing a Remedial Program That Actually Works. As an NCAT Redesign Scholar John speaks frequently on course redesign and wrote the Community College Times article Taking the Time to Truly Redesign Math. John was selected as the League for Innovation s Cross Fellow for 2010 and has written the 13th Cross Paper Changing the Educational Landscape The Total Impact of Course Redesign. John now works at Chattanooga State Community College where he serves as the head of the math department and is implementing course redesign throughout the curriculum. He also serves as director of the Do the Math Center working with colleges and high schools to improve student learning. John has a B.S. in Economics from Iowa State University an M.A.T. in Mathematics from Drake University and an M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Tennessee. John is married to Kristen Squires and they have four children--Alex Kylie J.C. and Emma Kate. . 8 Featured Session J. Noah Brown President & CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Saturday January 26 2013 4 30pm 5 30pm North Ballroom Noah Brown was named the fourth president and chief executive officer of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) by the association s Board of Directors and assumed his new responsibilities on October 1 2005. An experienced association executive specializing in public policy legislative advocacy and strategic planning Noah is a nationally recognized authority on community college governance a contributor to national publications and a speaker on a broad range of topics to large audiences. His experience spans more than 29 years in the nation s capital working in the nonprofit sector. Noah provides national leadership on behalf of more than 6 000 elected and appointed officials governing 1 200 community colleges throughout the United States. Much of his work has focused on strengthening the strategic connections between community college boards and the array of national and state organizations important to supporting the mission of community colleges. In addition to its focus on advocacy ACCT also provides trustee education and board leadership services to its member boards. Noah serves an ex officio member of the Board for Community Colleges for International Development Inc. and Board of Directors for the Council for Resource Development (CRD). He also serves on the Board for the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) and the Board of Directors for the Association Mutual Health Insurance Company (AMHIC) where he serves as Secretary on the Executive Committee. Noah represents ACCT on the Washington Higher Education Secretariat and Committee for Education Funding. He is an appointed member on the Steering Committee for the United States - Denmark Partnership for Vocational Education U.S. Department of Education. He serves on the Executive Advisory Council for Sungard Higher Education. Noah previously served a three-year term (through 2010) as Commissioner on the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO U.S. Department of State. Noah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Maryland College Park and an Honorary Associate of Arts from Atlantic Cape Community College in New Jersey. He is married and the father of two daughters. J. Noah Brown s Book First in the World Community College and America s Future provided by CampusWorks 9 Featured Session Becoming A Math Force Best Practices Sunday January 27 9 00 am 11 30 am North Ballroom Moderator Ted Martinez Former President Rio Hondo College Ted Martinez Jr. Ph.D. recently retired as the eighth Superintendent President of Rio Hondo College in Whittier California. His career in community college education spanned 41 years and also included administrative positions in Texas Chicago and San Diego. He has served as a member of the AACC Board of Directors and two separate terms as president of the National Community College Hispanic Council and is a champion of preparing Hispanic leaders for the community college administrative pipeline. Presenters Cleveland State Community College Karen Wyrick Math Department Chair Cleveland State Community College Karen was actively involved in the redesign process at Cleveland State Community College. Under the leadership of John Squires Cleveland State began its redesign in 2007. She worked alongside John to implement Do the Math Cleveland State s department redesign. The redesign was deemed a huge success seeing developmental math success rates increase from 54% before the redesign to 72% afterwards. Not only did student success rates increase but so did student engagement retention and overall morale. As Department Chair Karen has been working to continually improve success rates at Cleveland State and is also working with local high schools to implement course redesign in their dual enrollment classes. As an NCAT Redesign Scholar she has also been working with colleges around the nation to improve student learning through course redesign. She has spoken at numerous conferences workshops and individual colleges as well as having colleges visit the Cleveland campus for tours and redesign information. She is also active in the NCAT Gates grant Changing the Equation. Karen has been a faculty member at Cleveland State since August 1992 teaching math and developmental math for 20 years. During this time she was voted Favorite Instructor in 2002 and 2003 and Outstanding Service to Students in 2003. Both of these awards were chosen by the students. 10 In 2005 she won the Faculty Star Award for Providing Service which is voted on by her colleagues and presented by the Faculty Senate. She also was the sponsor for the CSCC Cheerleaders from 2001 2004 for which they received the Outstanding Organization of the Year Award in 2003. In August 2009 Karen took over as Department Chair. Karen has an A.S. in Pre-Engineering and Mathematics from Roane State Community College a B.S. in Mathematics from Middle Tennessee State University and an M.S. in Mathematics from Middle Tennessee State University. Jackson State Community College Betty Frost Senior Affiliate Faculty at Jackson State Community College Recently retired Betty served as a faculty member in the Mathematics Department for 37 years and as Chair of the Department for 20 of those years. Betty was instrumental in Jackson State s being selected to pilot their redesign of developmental math for the Tennessee Board of Regents. Jackson State s redesign is now known nationwide as SMART Math. SMART is an acronym for their vision of the student s experience in developmental math (Survive Master Achieve Review Transfer). Betty continues to serve as the program coordinator of SMART Math which won the 2010 Community College Futures Bellwether Award for excellence in community college instructional services and programs. She serves as an NCAT Scholar and has consulted on course redesign with many colleges and states across the nation. Mary Bassett Dean of Academic Support at Jackson State Community College Mary Jane Bassett is Dean of Academic Support at Jackson State Community College Jackson Tennessee where she oversees the Academic Assistance Center Distance Education the Library the Writing Center and the Academy. She served on the Tennessee Board of Regent s Task Force for the Redesign of Developmental Studies. As the administrative liaison on the Jackson State Math Redesign Team she was instrumental in finding ways to overcome various challenges and in keeping the redesign progressing helping to make the SMART Math Redesign a success. In addition to presenting at the Community College Futures Assembly (where Jackson State received the 2010 Bellwether Award for Instructional Programs and Services) Mary Jane has presented at the 2011 League of Innovation s Conference and at the Redesign Alliance Conference presented by the National Center for Academic Transformation for whom she now serves as an NCAT scholar. She has served as a panelist on various webinars on developmental education including for the Education Commission of the States. She has also consulted with other institutions on course redesign. Mary Jane received both her Bachelor s and Master s degrees from Mississippi State University. 11 Pasadena City College Brock Klein Associate Dean of Pasadena City College s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) and director of its First Year Pathways program Dr. Klein has managed two US Department of Education Title V grants and several private grants including the Hewlett and Carnegie Foundations Strengthening Pre-Collegiate Education in Community Colleges (SPECC) and the Irvine Foundation s Student Support Partnership Integrating Resources and Education (SSPIRE). He has presented extensively on basic skills education program design management and evaluation and professional development in California (e.g. the UC Berkeley Tillery Institute Hewlett Foundation California Student Success Conference) nationally (Achieving the Dream American Association of Community Colleges) and internationally (International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning). Dr. Klein received his doctorate in education from the University of California Los Angeles. Kathryn Birmingham Instructional Officer Florida State College-Jacksonville & Principal Researcher The Research Group Dr. Birmingham has more than 30 years of experience in higher education government social services and non-profit sectors and has held leadership positions in finance resource development marketing board development public relations and community affairs program development and evaluation and general management. She received the Quality Leadership Award from Florida Community College in 2007. As Dean of Liberal Arts & Sciences for Florida State College at Jacksonville for over a decade Kathryn supervised administrators who managed Arts and Sciences disciplines Developmental Education Teacher Preparation Adult Education English as a Second Language Library Learning Center and Biotechnology A.S. degree programs. She led initiatives in leadership development enrollment development resource development grants management program design implantation and strategic management. Innovative projects under her design and management included the Academic Success Center for Downtown Campus the Great Neighborhoods Project the Institute for Food Safety NSF Advanced Technical Education English Language Institute and the New Americans Program. Birmingham has developed courses in non-profit management finance organizational behavior human resource management marketing public relations executive management higher education administration K-12 education critical thinking and communications for business HIV AIDS and academic case management. She has taught at St. Johns River Community College Santa Fe Community College the University of Florida and Florida State College at Jacksonville. As principal researcher of The Research Group Kathryn works with program evaluation developmental education instructional methods strategic plans fundraising plans and communications plans. She evaluates non-profit and educational programs and grants management. Her publications include journalism educational research published plans and descriptions of community college management implications of her model The Integrated Income Acquisition and Management Continuum. 12 FEATURED SESSION Keynote Address What makes great nonprofits great The answer is not what you think. Leslie Crutchfield and her Forces for Good coauthor spent four years studying a dozen of the highest-impact nonprofits founded in recent US history unearthing their secrets to success. Find out what the authors learned in these interactive sessions designed for nonprofit leaders who seek to create greater social change and maximize results. What Makes Great Nonprofits Great Leslie Crutchfield Senior Advisor at Foundation Strategy Group and author of the critically-acclaimed book Forces for Good The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits Sunday January 27 1 30pm-2 30pm North Ballroom Leslie Crutchfield is an internationally-renown author speaker and leading authority on scaling social innovation and high-impact philanthropy. Leslie serves as a senior advisor with FSG a nonprofit strategy firm cofounded in 1999 as Foundation Strategy Group by Mark R. Kramer and Michael E. Porter. Leslie and FSG managing directors John Kania and Mark Kramer are co-authors of a new book on catalytic philanthropy Do More Than Give which showcases highimpact funders who change the world (Wiley 2011). She coauthored the critically-acclaimed book Forces for Good The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits (Wiley 2008) recognized by The Economist on its Best Books of Year list. An Updated and Revised Edition of Forces for Good was released in May 2012 and includes additional chapters on how high-impact national nonprofits have not just survived but thrived during the 2008 2009 recession and new research on how local and smaller nonprofits apply the six practices in the book to achieve greater impact in their regions. Leslie previously was a managing director at Ashoka. In the 1990s she cofounded and ran a nonprofit social enterprise. Leslie is a frequently invited to lecture at domestic and international events and conducts workshops and private training sessions for nonprofit and philanthropic leaders. She is an active media contributor whose work has been featured in Fortune Forbes HBR.org Fast Company The Washington Post The Chronicle of Philanthropy and Stanford Social Innovation Review and she has appeared on programs such as ABC News NPR and PBS. Leslie serves on the board of the SEED Foundation and she was a Crossroads volunteer in Africa. She holds an MBA and a BA from Harvard University and resides in the Washington D.C. area with her family. Leslie Crutchfield s Forces For Good The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits is provided by the National Student Clearinghouse 13 FEATURED SESSION CONGRATULATIONS 2013 BELLWETHER FINALISTS Instructional Programs & Services (IPS) Programs or activities that have been designed and successfully implemented to foster or support teaching and learning in the community college. Elgin Community College Elgin IL One School Can Do So Little Together We Can Do So Much El Paso Community College El Paso TX Math Emporium Redesign Using the Force of High-Technology for the Good of HighTouch Teaching and Learning Monroe Community College Rochester NY The Civility Project Enough is Enough An Anti-Violence Campaign at Monroe Community College (MCC) NHTI Concord s Community College Concord NH Communicating Mindfully Helping Others Help Themselves Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York-Bayside NY The Freshman Academy Assessment Protocol SC Technical College System Columbia SC SCTCS s Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference Planning and Hosting a National-Caliber Technology Conference South Texas College McAllen TX Dual Enrollment Medical Science Academy Tarrant County College South Campus Ft. Worth TX Innovations in Bioscience Courses to Improve Student Success without Sacrificing Rigor Virginia s Community Colleges Richmond VA Mobilizing Virginia s 23 Community Colleges for Student Success through Statewide Redesign of Developmental Mathematics Process Implementation and Early Results Volunteer State Community College Gallatin TN Creating A STEM Pipeline A Community & College Event 14 CONGRATULATIONS 2013 BELLWETHER FINALISTS Planning Governance & Finance (PGF) Programs or activities that have been designed and successfully implemented to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the community college. Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL Leveraging the Cloud for Student Success and Institutional Effectiveness Columbia State Community College Clifton TN Mission Review - A Model for Aligning Mission Funding and Budget Gulf Coast State College Panama City FL Leading Transformative Partnerships at the Confluence of Community Engagement Economic Development and Advanced Technology Highline Community College Des Moines WA Community College Alumni Becoming Forces for Good Piedmont Technical College Greenwood SC Lean in Higher Education How it continues to Change Our Culture Quinsigamond Community College Worchester MA Transforming Opportunity through Partnerships Entrepreneurially Creating a New Campus Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ Leadership through Organizational Performance State Fair Community College Sedalia MO Action Analytics as Forces for Progress Strategic Planning Governance and Sound Fiscal Management The Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore MD Strategic Alliances to Transcend Barriers and Manage Resources The Freshman Transition Program West Kentucky Community & Technical College Paducah KY Top Strategies for Cultural Transformation from a Top 5 College 15 CONGRATULATIONS 2013 BELLWETHER FINALISTS Workforce Development (WD) Public and or private strategic alliances and partnerships that promote community and economic development. Alamo Colleges San Antonio TX Alamo Colleges - Dual Credit Career Academies An Industry-Driven Workforce and Economic Development Partnership Helping Fix the School-To-Careers Pipeline Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges Little Rock AK Quantifying Workforce Development Outcomes Calhoun Community College Tanner AL Dual Enrollment EMT Program A Solution to the Healthcare Needs of the Graying American Population Central Community College-Columbus NE Project SHINE Cultivating Innovators and Big Thinkers Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga TN The Wacker Institute Diplomas with Job Offers Edmonds Community College Lynnwood WA Leveraging Partnerships for Student Success Gateway Technical College Kenosha WA Building a National Skills Training and Certification Center Network North Carolina Community College System Raleigh NC Greening the Workforce in North Carolina NCCCS Code Green Super Curriculum Improvement Project Polk State College Winter Haven FL Breaking down the Silos - Shared Content between Corporate Training and Academics Sinclair Community College Dayton OH Dayton Urban STEM Teacher Academy 16 2013 Community College Futures Assembly Forces For Good FULL AGENDA Saturday January 26th 2013 11 00am 5 30pm 2 00pm 4 00pm 4 00pm-4 30pm 4 30pm 5 30pm 5 30pm-7 00pm Registration & Information National Policy Summit on Developmental Math Panel Discussion Refreshment Break Noah Brown President of the American Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Opening Reception (tickets required) Weather Backup location is Center Ballroom North Ballroom Poolside International Foyer (North) North Ballroom Sunday January 27th 2013 7 30am 5 30pm 7 30am 8 30am 8 00am -- 9 00am 9 00am 11 30am 11 30am 1 30 pm 1 30pm 2 30pm 2 30pm 3 00 pm 3 30pm 5 00 pm 5 00pm 6 30pm Evening Registration & Information Bellwether Selection Committee Meeting Continental Breakfast Becoming a Math Force Best Practices Presentation Lunch Break (On Your Own) Keynote Address Leslie Crutchfield Senior Advisor Foundation Strategy Group Book Signing Critical Issues Discussion Cocktails & Conversation On Your Own North Ballroom Center Foyer North Ballroom Futures Suite RM 1044 International Foyer (North) Magnolia North Foyer North Ballroom 17 Monday January 28th 2013 7 30am 5 30pm 7 30am 8 45 am 8 00am 8 45 am 9 00am 10 00am Registration & Information Continental Breakfast 2012 Bellwether Winner Updates 5 Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Camelia International Foyer (North) North Foyer North Ballroom El Paso Community College El Paso - TX (IPS) Math Emporium Redesign Using the Force of High-Technology for the Good of High-Touch Teaching and Learning Like many community colleges El Paso Community College faced the challenge of accelerating mathematics college-readiness for large numbers of entering students. EPCC invites you to hear how the College used data planned implementation selected innovative technology and modified faculty roles to create a High-Tech High-Touch mathematics emporium. Presenters Steve Smith Vice President of Instruction El Paso Community College Paula Mitchell Dean of Health Careers Mathematics and Science El Paso Community College Carmen Olivas Graham Board Member District 5 El Paso Community College Lucy Michal Professor of Mathematics El Paso Community College Alamo Colleges - San Antonio TX (WD) Alamo Colleges - Dual Credit Career Academies An Industry-Driven Workforce and Economic Development Partnership Helping Fix the School-To-Careers Pipeline Dogwood Alamo Academies National award winning partnership between industry and higher education providing America s at-risk youth with tuition-free career pathways into critical demand technical STEM occupations. The program utilizes contextualized industry-driven curriculums resulting in 96% of graduates entering higher education or high wage careers in Aerospace Manufacturing IT and Health. Presenters Roberto Z rate Trustee Alamo Colleges. Bruce Leslie Chancellor Alamo Colleges. Gene Bowman Executive Director Alamo Academies. Klaus Weiswurm Academy Board Chair and CEO Owner Instruments Technology Machinery (ITM) Annette Enriquez Academy graduate and Lockheed Martin Employee. Hibiscus Iris Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges- Little Rock AR (WD) Quantifying Workforce Development Outcomes The Arkansas Association of Two Year Colleges and the Arkansas Research Center have partnered to measure the impact of workforce development efforts in terms of employment outcomes. This has led to the development of tools to guide policymakers parents and students and provides the capacity for more in the future. Presenters Neal Gibson Director Arkansas Research Center. Greg Holland Director of Research Arkansas Research Center. Collin Callaway Director of Programs Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges. 18 The Community College of Baltimore County- Baltimore MD (PGF) Strategic Alliances to Transcend Barriers and Manage Resources The Freshman Transition Program Narcissus The Freshman Transition Program a proven model is a transfer partnership program that enables community colleges and universities to jointly respond to enrollment resource and student needs. This self-supported program encourages institutions to transcend boundaries to provide maximum impact for the institutions and the students they serve. Presenters Mark McColloch Vice President for Instruction The Community College of Baltimore County. Rose Mince Dean of Instruction for Curriculum and Assessment The Community College of Baltimore County. Ann Gamble Towson University Freshman Transition Program Coordinator The Community College of Baltimore County. Caitlin Duda Towson University Freshman Transition Program Advisor The Community College of Baltimore County. Orange Blossom Monroe Community College Rochester New York - (IPS) The Civility Project Enough is Enough An Anti-Violence Campaign at Monroe Community College (MCC) The Enough is Enough Campaign at Monroe Community College is a successful collaboration between staff students faculty and administrators. This campaign is making a positive impact on campus culture through a wide variety of programs and activities developed to address violence prevention in the community and on campus. Presenters Rebecca LC Herzog Program Coordinator Office of Student Life and Leadership Development Monroe Community College. Morning Break I 5 Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Camelia Mezzanine Foyer 10 00am 10 15am 10 15am 11 15am Columbia State Community College - Columbia TN (PGF) Mission Review - A Model for Aligning Mission Funding and Budget Columbia State Community College developed and implemented a model for linking college mission functions and budget using a cross-institutional review and identification system. The model includes classification of functions and sub-functions and a value rating of critical needed or desired which guided allocation and reallocation of funds. Presenters Janet F. Smith President Columbia State Community College. Ken Horner Vice President for Financial and Administrative Services Columbia State Community College. Barry Gidcomb Professor of History Columbia State Community College. 19 Gulf Coast State College- Panama City FL (PGF) Leading Transformative Partnerships at the Confluence of Community Engagement Economic Development and Advanced Technology Dogwood GCSC embarked upon a comprehensive community engagement approach to plan its 35 million Advanced Technology Center. This transformative facility demanded the collaboration of business industry government and education to meet rapidly evolving economic development and workforce training needs across the panhandle of Florida merging innovation advanced technology and entrepreneurialism. Presenters Jim Kerley President Gulf Coast State College. Stephen Dunnivant Interim Dean Advanced Technology Center Gulf Coast State College. Hibiscus Iris SC Technical College System- Columbia SC (IPS) SCTCS s Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference Planning and Hosting a NationalCaliber Technology Conference The SC Technical College System hosted its first-ever two-day no cost teaching and learning with technology conference. The event featured local regional and nationally renowned presenters and provides a blueprint for community colleges to address the role of technology in the classroom to promote student retention and success. Presenters Hope Rivers Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs SC Technical College System. Stephanie Frazier Associate Vice President for Curriculum and Instruction SC Technical College System. Rebecca West Curriculum Coordinator SC Technical College System. Maria Swygert Academic Project Coordinator SC Technical College System. Elgin Community College- Elgin IL (IPS) One School Can Do So Little Together We Can Do So Much Narcissus Since 2006 the percent of direct-from-high school graduates at Elgin Community College needing remediation has decreased 8% overall and 10% in mathematics because of faculty-centered school district partnerships. This session replicates an Alliance for College Readiness meeting by providing opportunities to interact with data ask questions and transcend educational boundaries. Presenters Libby Roeger Dean College Transitions & Developmental Education Elgin Community College Julie Schaid Associate Dean College Readiness & School Partnerships Elgin Community College Alison Douglas Assistant Professor English & Director Alliance for College Readiness Elgin Community College Donna Redmer Vice Chair Board of Trustees Elgin Community College Benjamin Churchill Assistant Superintendent Community Unit School District 300 20 Central Community College Columbus NE-(WD) Project SHINE Cultivating Innovators and Big Thinkers Orange Blossom The high demand for skilled labor compelled CCC and its business partners to address this challenge by creating Project SHINE a professional development program designed to engage secondary and college faculty with business and industry in year-long mentoring relationships ultimately increasing student participation and interest entering high demand technical careers. Presenters Doug Pauley Director of Training and Development Central Community College Daniel Davidchik Project Shine Coordinator. Jim Townsend Training Manager Kawasaki Motors. Merlin Lahm Math Instructor Scotus Central Catholic High School. Betsy Rall Curriculum Assessment Specialist Columbus Public Schools. Elissa Gilger Science Instructor Aquinas H.S. University of Nebraska. Morning Break II 5 Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Camelia Mezzanine Foyer 11 15am 11 30am 11 30am 12 30pm Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga TN - (WD) The Wacker Institute Diplomas with Job Offers Chattanooga State has teamed with Wacker Polysilicon North America to create the Wacker Institute. This innovative program which includes working in a chemical pilot plant allows graduates in Chemical Engineering Technology to leave with their diploma in one hand and a job offer from Wacker Chemical in the other Presenters James Catanzaro President Chattanooga State Community College. Tim McGhee Dean of the Engineering Technology Division Chattanooga State Community College. George M. Graham Director of the Wacker Institute and Department Head of Chemical Engineering Technology Chattanooga State Community College. Dogwood Edmonds Community College Lynnwood WA - (WD) Leveraging Partnerships for Student Success The Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center (WATR) provides a unique customer-driven education model that produces a trained aerospace workforce. Using hybrid-delivered curriculum and providing stackable certificates students are moving in and up in aerospace. Session describes how Edmonds Community College and its partners developed this successful self-sustaining educational resource. Presenters Jean Hernandez President Edmonds Community College. Larry Cluphf Executive Director BTC ERC WATR Edmonds Community College. Hibiscus Iris Highline Community College Des Moines WA - (PGF) Community College Alumni Becoming Forces For Good Community college alumni represent the largest pool of potential donors for our institutions. Highline Community College used research on alumni donors to develop a college-wide program to engage alumni and motivate giving. Key factors of success include involvement by the president and the faculty and capitalizing on the student experience. Presenters Jack Bermingham President Highline Community College. Lisa Skari Vice President Institutional Advancement Highline Community College. Meg Ryan Business Faculty Highline Community College. 21 Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ-(PGF) Leadership Through Organizational Performance Narcissus 21st century America calls for transformational education through transformational institutions. Engaged employees are more productive satisfied and committed to Student Success. Noel Levitz employee engagement survey highlighted the need for change. The president drove a bold leadership revolution to new language structures and behaviors yielding a new culture of excellence and innovation. Presenters Jan L. Gehler President Scottsdale Community College. Dorothy Sisneros Peak Performance Facilitator and Consultant Thunderbird Leadership Consulting. Orange Blossom NHTI Concord s Community College Concord NH -(IPS) Communicating Mindfully Helping Others Help Themselves Offered to students and faculty the Communicating Mindfully curriculum has changed the way people learn and teach at NHTI. Merging neuroscience with the ancient wisdom of being fully present CM helps students and teachers avoid reactivity and practice compassion thus improving skills that range from public speaking to computer programming. Presenters Dan Huston Professor of English NHTI Concord s Community College. Dawn Higgins Director of Cross-Cultural Education and ESOL NHTI Concord s Community College. David Luneau NHTI Advisory Board Member NHTI Concord s Community College President ClassCo Inc. 12 30pm 1 45pm 1 45pm 2 45pm Lunch ON YOUR OWN 5 Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Camelia Queensborough Community College Bayside NY - (IPS) The Freshman Academy Assessment Protocol Queensborough Community College s Freshman Academies Initiative which comprises enhanced academic and student support for all first time full time students was designed with an assessment protocol from its launch in fall 2009. Queensborough reports improved retention and graduation rates and can also identify the most impactful interventions. Presenters Rosemary Sullivan Zins Vice President for Institutional Advancement Queensborough Community College. Michele Cuomo Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Queensborough Community College. Victor Fichera Principal Investigator for the Freshman Academies Assessment Protocol Queensborough Community College. South Texas College McAllen TX -(IPS) Dual Enrollment Medical Science Academy Dogwood The Dual Enrollment Medical Science Academy (DEMSA) program is a two-year high school program. Students explore biological careers through college coursework. Students prepare for higher education in STEM while completing an Associate of Science degree in Biology before the end of their senior year in high school. Presenters Julie Alderete Coordinator High School Programs South Texas College. Lupe Chavez Director High School Programs South Texas College. 22 Polk State College Winter Haven FL - (WD) Breaking down the Silos - Shared Content between Corporate Training and Academics Hibiscus Iris This presentation addresses the ongoing challenge to corporate training and academia namely linking both sides of the college to the current demands of industry via industry certifications and articulated credit ladders on the talent development pathway that provides a route to success for all learners. Presenters Eric Roe Director of Applied Technology Polk State College. Howard Drake Program Manager ETAM Initiative Polk State College Corporate College. Glenn Goonis Program Manager Advanced Manufacturing State College of Florida Manatee Sarasota. Narcissus Gateway Technical College Kenosha WI - (WD) Building a National Skills Training and Certification Center Network The National Coalition of Certification Centers NC3 began in 2007 when Snap-on Inc. and Gateway Technical College developed the model for a skills training and certification center network across the U.S. Today NC3 added Trane to its growing list of industry partners and established 40 U.S. training centers. Presenters Bryan Albrecht President Gateway Technical College. Roger Tadajewski Executive Director National Coalition of Certification Centers - NC3. Frederick Brookhouse Director of Business and Education Partnerships Snap-on Inc. Orange Blossom Piedmont Technical College Greenwood SC-(PGF) Lean in Higher Education How it continues to Change Our Culture Lean in Higher Education How the Lean journey continues to change our culture from customer service to more efficient processes to better evaluation metrics to better communication and to record student enrollments. Now we hope to share our successes with other educational institutions and provide a better world for everyone. Presenters Ray Brooks President Piedmont Technical College Keith Lasure Associate Vice President for Process Development Dean Engineering and Industrial Technology Piedmont Technical College William Whitfield Chairman of the Board Area Commission Piedmont Technical College Paige Childs Chief Financial Officer Piedmont Technical College Lisa Bartanus Program Manager Quality and LEAN Training Continuing Education and Economic Development Piedmont Technical College Rusty Denning Associate Vice President Continuing Education and Economic Development Piedmont Technical College Tara Harris Dean of Nursing Piedmont Technical College Afternoon Break I (Snacks provided) 5 Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Camelia Mezzanine Foyer 2 45pm 3 15pm 3 15pm 4 15pm Quinsigamond Community College Worcester MA - (PGF) Transforming Opportunity through Partnerships Entrepreneurially Creating a New Campus With 56% enrollment growth and a 22% reduction in 2008 State funding QCC s decision to establish a satellite campus co-located with the One-Stop Career Center defied traditional thinking. This entrepreneurial public-private model developed a strategic solution resulting in a self-sustaining campus with enrollment that tripled expectations in 2009. 23 Presenters Gail Carberry President Quinsigamond Community College. Dale Allen Vice President for Community Engagement Quinsigamond Community College. Alexandra McNitt Executive Director Central Mass South Chamber of Commerce. Dogwood State Fair Community College Sedalia MO - (PGF) Action Analytics as Forces for Progress Strategic Planning Governance and Sound Fiscal Management State Fair Community College optimizes institutional and individual performance through action analytics via core indicators and business intelligence. The ability to quickly access and measure performance through customized business intelligence software strengthens quality improvement initiatives focuses strategic and tactical planning and sharpens data-informed decision-making. Presenters Gary Noland President of Board of Trustees State Fair Community College. Brent Bates VP for Education and Student Support Services State Fair Community College. Rebecca Rose AQIP Coordinator and Data Analyst State Fair Community College. Clint Vickers Director of Enterprise Applications State Fair Community College. Jackie Almquist Executive Director State Fair Community College Foundation. Tarrant County College South Campus Fort Worth TX - (IPS) Innovations in Bioscience Courses to Improve Student Success Without Sacrificing Rigor Hibiscus Iris Mr. Potato Head Lava Lamps Alien Sex and Muscle Suits how Tarrant County College has shown increased student performance in typically rigorous bio-science courses by implementing a number of creative new initiatives. Students are more engaged motivated and involved. Data demonstrates 20% increase in student success over last 3 years. Presenters Paul Luyster Associate Professor of Biology Natural Science Department Tarrant County College South Campus. Narcissus Virginia s Community Colleges Richmond VA - (IPS) Mobilizing Virginia s 23 Community Colleges for Student Success through Statewide Redesign of Developmental Mathematics Virginia involved hundreds of community college leaders in developing and implementing a 23-college atscale redesign of developmental mathematics to advance student success. The implementation addressed streamlined content diagnostic placement modularized curriculum enhanced student services learning technology and targeted professional development. Implementation began in January 2012 early results will be shared. Presenters Susan S. Wood Vice Chancellor Academic Services and Research Virginia s Community Colleges. Glenn DuBois Chancellor Virginia s Community Colleges. Idalia Fernandez Member State Board for Community Colleges. Jane L. Serbousek Assistant Professor of Mathematics Northern Virginia Community College Loudoun Campus. Jennifer D. Allman Director of Student Services Virginia s Community Colleges. Catherine Finnegan Asst. Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness Virginia s Community Colleges. 24 Greening the Workforce in North Carolina NCCCS Code Green Super Curriculum Improvement Project NCCCS launched a sweeping revision of technical education to rejuvenate existing curriculum programs and integrate energy efficiency skills across the curriculum. The Code Green Super Curriculum Improvement Project engaged hundreds of faculty working collaboratively to better tie building energy environment transportation and engineering technologies programs to NC s emerging energy economy. Presenters North Carolina Community College System Raleigh NC - (WD) Orange Blossom R. Scott Ralls President North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS). Sharon Morrissey Senior Vice President Academic and Student Services and Chief Academic Officer North Carolina Community College System. Robert Butch Grove Dean Office of Sustainability NCCCS Code Green Curriculum Improvement Project Manager Wake Technical Community College. Afternoon Break II 5 Concurrent Bellwether Sessions Camelia Mezzanine Foyer 4 15pm-4 30pm 4 30pm 5 30pm Sinclair Community College Dayton OH- (WD) Dayton Urban STEM Teacher Academy Dayton s Urban STEM Teacher Academy Ohio s first addresses the shortage of STEM teachers in the area establishing a sustainable talent pipeline of secondary students motivated in STEM teaching. Sixty students are enrolled in the pathway product of collaboration among local industry Sinclair Community College Dayton Public Schools and four universities. Presenters Lalitha Locker Chairperson Physics Sinclair Community College. Jane Myong Professor Chemistry Sinclair Community College. Dogwood Calhoun Community College Decatur AL - (WD) Dual Enrollment EMT Program A Solution to the Healthcare Needs of the Graying American Population Calhoun s EMS Program has taken an innovate approach to satisfy the needs of the community state and nation. By delivering EMT education to high school students individuals are able to springboard into the workforce. The graying of America requires a creative approach to satisfy the needs of the healthcare industry. Presenters Marilyn Beck President Calhoun Community College. Alicia Taylor Vice President for Instruction and Student Success Calhoun Community College. Bret McGill Dean of Health Sciences Calhoun Community College. Mark Branon Allied Health Department Chair and EMS Program Director Calhoun Community College. Hibiscus Iris Volunteer State Community College Gallatin TN - (IPS) Creating A STEM Pipeline A Community & College Event The Science & Math Expo at Volunteer State Community College is a faculty-coached student-led service learning initiative that centers on demonstrating hands-on exercises in STEM. The Expo is a cost-effective way to engage the community in supporting the exposure of STEM education to K-12 students. Presenters Parris Powers Associate Professor of Chemistry Volunteer State Community College. 25 Carl Sandburg College Galesburg IL-(PGF) Leveraging the Cloud for Student Success and Institutional Effectiveness Narcissus Carl Sandburg College started moving its applications to the Cloud for the following reasons 1. Student Access and Success 2. Teaching and Learning 3. Community Alliances 4. Operational Sustainability and Excellence. Presenters Samuel Sudhakar Vice President of Administrative Services & CIO Administrative Services Carl Sandburg College. Orange Blossom West Kentucky Community & Technical College Paducah KY -(PGF) Top Strategies for Cultural Transformation from a Top 5 College West Kentucky Community and Technical College followed four simple steps to create and sustain a cultural transformation. By changing expectations that students have a right to fail to expect students to succeed student reading scores have soared persistence rates have increased and graduation rates are double the national average. Presenters Renea Akin Associate VP of Learning Initiatives West Kentucky Community & Technical College. Sherry Anderson VP of Learning Initiatives West Kentucky Community & Technical College. Deborah Edmonds Chair of the WKCTC Board of Directors West Kentucky Community & Technical College. Bellwether Finalists Recognition Reception (ticket required) North Ballroom 6 00pm 7 30pm 26 Tuesday January 29th 2013 8 00am 9 30am 8 30am - 9 30am 10 00am 11 30 am Continental Breakfast Bellwether Showcase Center Ballroom Center Ballroom North Ballroom General Session- New Innovations sponsored by the Bellwether College Consortium Moderator Carl Hite Chair BCC Presenters John Sable CEO of Redshed Technologies on new mobile applications software to assist colleges in student recruitment social networking and building community. Kathryn Birmingham Principal Researcher The Research Group on new initiatives in Developmental Math. All Assembly registrants are invited to attend and learn about the new programs that will be available to your college through the BCC. . 12 00pm -1 30pm Bellwether Awards and Closing Luncheon North Ballroom Special thanks to our University of Florida Higher Education Administration graduate students for their assistance at the Assembly and to the Bellwether Judges for their work in supporting the conference and community colleges throughout the country Dale F. Campbell Professor and Director Assembly Staff Assembly Consultants Research & Communications Matthew Basham Peter Gustaf Tina O Daniels Associate Director Institute of Higher Education Program Director Community College Futures Assembly Research Director Community College Futures Assembly Associate Director Bellwether College Consortium Webmaster Community College Futures Assembly Timothy J. Wilson Hongwei Yu James Osterhout 27 Sponsorship Appreciation The 2013 Community College Futures Assembly would like to acknowledge the following sponsors for their significant contributions to this year s event Pearson Higher Education Sponsors of the Opening Session of the National Policy Summit on Developmental Math Education Campus Works Sponsor of J. Noah Brown s Book First in the World Community Colleges and America s Future National Student Clearinghouse Sponsor of Leslie Crutchfield s Book Forces for Good The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits 28 Past Bellwether Award Winners 1995 IPS Daytona Beach Community College FL Interactive Television System (ITS) PGF Delta College University Center MI Quality Growth by Substitution 1996 IPS Gulf Coast Community College FL The Building Blocks of Community Leadership PGF Maricopa Community College District AZ Reinventing Governance for the Maricopa Learning Community 1997 IPS Virginia Community College System VA Creating Learning through Professional Development PGF Parkland College IL Linking Strategic Goals to Budget 1998 IPS Okanagan University College BC Computer-Based Trades and Technology PGF Howard Community College MD Outcomes Assessment The Critical Element for Value Reassessment and Institutional Change 1999 IPS Albuquerque TVI Community College NM Service Learning The Next Generation in Education PGF Colorado Electronic Community College CO Colorado Electronic Community College On-line WD College of the Mainland TX International Alliance for Process Technology A Partnership for America s Future 2000 IPS Delaware Technical & Community College DE Creating a Learning Community in Educational Technology PGF The Community College of Baltimore County MD LearningFIRST Creating and Leading the Learning College WD Central Community College Platte Campus NE Collaboration - The Key to Developing America s Workforce 2001 IPS Collin County Community College TX Engaged Scholarship Collaboration for Excellence in a Media Society PGF Richard J. Daley College One of the City Colleges of Chicago IL Technology and Grease A Formula for Edutainment and Efficiency WD Bay de Noc Community College MI Leveraging Resources through Strategic Alliances for Workforce Development 2002 IPS Inver Hills Community College MN Making Assessment the Heart of Learning PGF North Dakota State College of Science ND Transforming A State s Higher Educational System to Enhance Economic Viability and Quality of Life A Model Steeped in the Roughrider Tradition WD Bristol Community College MA Women in Technology Project Work-Based Learning Expanding in Leaps and Bounds 2003 IPS eTech College of Wisconsin WI Successes of the eTech College of Wisconsin PGF Hartnell College CA Fostering Success Among Traditionally Underrepresented Student Groups Hartnell College s Approach to Implementation of the Math Science and Engineering Achievement (MESA) Program WD Gateway Technical College WI LINKing the College with Workforce Development The S.C. Johnson Story 2004 IPS Blue Ridge Community College NC Learning Together A Family Centered Literacy Program PGF Seminole Community College FL They Joined the Team to Build the Dream A 5 Million Center for Building Construction WD Springfield Technical and Community College MA A Creative Use of Real Estate Converting a Derelict Factory into an Economic Development Engine 29 2005 IPS Alabama Southern Community College AL Commitment to Student Achievement Through Customized Instruction PGF Arkansas Northeastern College AR Steel Industry Technology Degree Meets Industry Demands WD Minneapolis Community and Technical College MN The Health Careers Partnership A Model of Workforce Development in Healthcare 2006 IPS Palm Beach Community College FL The Career Pathways Model Small Steps to Big Leaps (and everything in-between) PGF Cape Cod Community College MA You Too Can Be Green WD Meridian Community College Rush Health Systems and Meridian Community College People Serving People 2007 IPS LaGuardia CC City University of New York NY First-Year Academies Facilitating Engagement and Success in the First Year of College PGF Austin Community College TX College Connection Connecting Possibility to Expectation One Student at a Time WD Temple College TX The Central Texas Biotechnology Education-to-Employment Model The Texas Bioscience Institute 2008 IPS The Community College of Baltimore County MD - High Impact Assessment Implementing Changes to improve Student Learning PGF Brookdale Community College NJ - Five-Year Impact Study off the New Jersey Coastal Communiversity WD University of Hawaii Maui Community College HI - Sink or Slim - Sustainability Model 2009 IPS Cleveland State Community College TN - New Math The Impact of Course Redesign on Learning and Scheduling PGF Rio Hondo College CA - Providing Ways and Means for Students to GO RIO - Mass Transit Student Success Model WD Linn Benton Community College OR - Going the Distance Taking a Dagnostic Imaging Program to Frontier and Rural Oregon 2010 IPS Jackson State Community College- Jackson TN- SMART Math Removing Roadblocks to College Success PGF Lakeland Community College - Kirtland OH- Going Green Doesn t Have to be Sexy WD Mid-South Community College - West Memphhis AR- The Power of Partnerships Equals The Power of Success 2011 IPS Sinclair Community College Dayton OH Pioneering Online Science Labs PGF Prince George Community College Largo MD Engaging Students & Empowering a Community A Campus-based Community Organization WD Houston Community College Houston TX Exporting Houston Community College 2012 IPS Pasadena City College Pasadena CA Math Jam Setting First-Year Students on the Right Pathway PGF Alamo Colleges San Antonio TX Collaboration Communication and Consensus An Organic Approach to the Budget Crisis WD Quinebaug Valley Community College Danielson CT Breaking Down the Walls A Pathway to the American Dream. STRIDE (Skills Transition Respect Integrity Direction and Employment) 30 CONFERENCE NOTES 31 CONFERENCE NOTES 32