Conference Program
Open Educational Resources and Dual Enrollment: Making a Case for Student Success

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March 2-3, 2023
Hilton Atlanta Airport

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Wednesday, March 1 1-5 pm Pre-Conference Sessions (Invitation Only)

Dual Enrollment Advisory Panel Quarterly Meeting

Education Technology Cooperative Convening

  7-9 pm Welcome Reception
Thursday, March 2 7:30 am to 4 pm
Registration
  7:45 to 8:30 am
Breakfast
  8:45 to 10 am

WELCOME AND OPENING SESSION

Stephen Pruitt, President, SREB

Stevie Lawrence, Vice President of Postsecondary Education, SREB

Opening Keynote Speaker

Building the Tapestry of Student Success: We Are All in This Together

Regina Gong, Associate Dean for Student Success and Diversity

University of San Diego

  10 to 10:15 am
 break                                                                                                    
                                                         
  10:15 to 11 am
session 1
   

Stronger Together: National Consortium of Open Educational Resources

Angela DeBarger, Education Program Officer, Hewlett Foundation

Charlotte Dailey, Southern Regional Education Board

Liliana Diaz, Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education

TBA, New England Board of Higher Education

Annika Many, Midwestern Higher Education Commission

  11 to 11:45 am
session 2
   

Open Education in a Changing Landscape: Opportunities and Challenges

Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education, SPARC

Tonja R. Conerly, Sociology Professor, San Jacinto College

Jeff Gallant, Program Director, Affordable Learning Georgia

Daniel Williamson, Managing Director, OpenStax                                                  

  11:45 am to 1 pm
lunch
  1 to 2:30 pm

STATES WORK SESSIONS

Table discussions on states’ awareness and adoption of OER and expansion of Dual Enrollment

  2:30 to 2:45 pm
break
   

CONCURRENT SESSIONS (A, B, C, D)

(A) Powering Student Success: OER and Technology in Wrap-Around Services

Michael Torrance, President

Motlow State Community College

 

(B) Equipping and Encouraging Higher Education Faculty to Adopt OER for Student Success and Workforce Preparedness

Tokesha Warner, Assistant Professor

Department of Public Health, Health Administration, and Health Sciences, Tennessee State University

 

( C ) Research to Resources: A User-Centered Approach to OER in Texas

Kylah Torre, Director of Digital Learning

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

 

(D) Scaling Dual Enrollment and OER: The Louisiana Story

Susannah F. Craig, Deputy Commissioner for Strategic Planning & Student Success

Louisiana Board of Regents

  2:45 to 3:15 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS A, B, C, D
 

3:15 to 4:00 pm

 

4:00 to 4:45 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS A, B, C, D

 

 

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS A, B, C, D

 

Friday, March 3

7:30 to 10 am

registration
  7:45 to 8:30 am
breakfast
  8:45 to 9:45 am
opening session

A Case for Student Success

Stevie Lawrence, Vice President of Postsecondary Education, SREB

Michael DeJesus, Director, Student Success & Access, SREB

Closing Keynote Speaker

Reparative Justice in Open Education

Jasmine Roberts-Crews, Strategic Communication Lecturer, The Ohio State University

  9:45 to 10 am
break
  10 to 10:45 am

SESSION 1

Emerging Practices in Dual Enrollment

Zachary Adams, Moderator, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Workforce Alignment, Tennessee Board of Regents

Monica Butler, Assistant Professor of History, Motlow State Community College

Robert M. Denn, Associate Vice Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents

Brent Fonville, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Dyersburg State Community College

Nellie McCollum, EPSO LMS Administrator, Tennessee Board of Regents

  10:45 to 11:30 am

SESSION 2

Improving Educational Equity: Transforming the Approach to Developmental Education, Dual Enrollment, and College Readiness through OER and Collaboration

Relinda Ruth, Director of Educational Resources

Cossatot Community College, University of Arkansas System

 

  11:30 am

Announcements

 

Closing Remarks

Stevie Lawrence, Vice President of Postsecondary Education, SREB