Community College Student Services: Innovative Strategies to Manage Current and Emerging Challenges

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Event Date/Time: Jun 29, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 29, 2010
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Community College Student Services: Innovative Strategies to Manage Current & Emerging Challenges June 29th, 1:00-2:30pm EDT online webinar http://www.innovativeeducators.org etention_p/891.htm NOTE: Payment is not required prior to event date (choose check by mail or PO as payment method when registering). The recording is always included and is accessible for one full year. OVERVIEW The next few years will mark an unprecedented opportunity to recreate student services at community colleges as we respond to the waves of change we have already begun to experience. As the impact of the economy, technology, special populations, the federal agenda, demographics and so much more is felt, the focus and function of student services will need to respond with innovation and even imagination. This seminar will focus on the trends we are already experiencing and the emerging challenges that will shape the future of student services and how they will best be provided, with strategies and insights for establishing new best practices. OBJECTIVES * gain insights on the projected trends and have a better understanding of the challenges now facing student services * increase awareness of the impact of new expectations * learn strategies to address issues now facing the delivery of student services * find out how to identify elements to define the process for prioritizing resources * gather strategies for engaging colleagues in campus-wide dialogue to best meet the needs of current and future students WHO SHOULD ATTEND? * VPs of Student Services * Dean of Student Services * Dean of Counseling * Financial Aid Director * EOPS Director * Counselors * Career Center Directors * Psychological Services Staff * Health Center Staff * Veterans Program Staff WHO IS THE SPEAKER? Denise Swett Associate Vice President of Middlefield Campus & Community Programs Foothill College, CA Denise Swett has over 20 years of experience in higher education. She has been the Vice President of student services at Ca ├▒ada College and the Dean of students at Chabot College and was part of the leadership team in student services at the University of San Francisco. Denise has taught graduate courses focusing on issues and trends in higher education, and is a member of the Community College Advisory Board for NASPA. Denise has an Ed.D. from the University of San Francisco, a MPA and BS from San Jose State University, and is currently the Associate Vice President of Middlefield Campus & Community Programs at Foothill College. Enquiries: pam@ieinfo.org

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