"Every Student Counts: Holding High Expectations for All"
This year’s summit theme, "Every Student Counts," underscores the importance of recognizing issues related to academic success for all of Kentucky’s students, especially for underrepresented minorities, low-income students, and underprepared students. Concurrent sessions will focus on the roles of academic advising, undergraduate research, and culturally competent classroom instruction in promoting success for all students.
Featured speakers include
- Kati Haycock, President of The Education Trust
- Deborah Santiago, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for Policy & Research of Excelencia for Education
- Sandra Gregerman, Director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program at the University of Michigan and former Chair of the Council on Undergraduate Research
- Blane Harding, Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at the University of Kansas and co-author of the National Academic Advising Association’s publication “Cultivating Potential in At-Risk Students”
When: April 7 – 8, 2014
Where: Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40299
Who Should Attend: Sessions offered will be of interest to faculty, staff, and administrators.
Registration fee: The registration fee is $100 for employees of Kentucky's public postsecondary institutions. For those who are not faculty, staff or administrator at one of the state's public institutions, the registration fee is $150. Registration deadline is March 14, 2014.
Lodging and parking: Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Boulevard. The group rate is $109 per night. Parking is free. The lodging deadline is March 7, 2014.
Institutional Perspectives: Presentations reflecting the summit's theme will be considered for a poster session held on April 7th. Submissions should address a student success initiative implemented at a Kentucky postsecondary institution. Deadline for submission is March 3, 2014.
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Questions: Please contact summit staff at: email@example.com
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The Kentucky Student Success Summit provides faculty, staff and administrators an opportunity to learn from leading student success experts and to engage in stimulating discussions with colleagues from across the state. The summit features nationally-recognized experts who share evidence-based best practices to promote student learning and retention.