Breakout Session Titles

You can now access our breakout sessions using our event app from EventMobi. If you would like to download the app to your mobile device, just type in the URL: into your favorite browser, and then click on the upload icon to upload the app to your mobile device. More information on how to get the app can be found here.

Below is a sample list of topics that will be presented at the 2017 NACEP National Conference. Session titles may change. A final list of all sessions will be provided on the conference app and will be listed in the conference program.


Session Title Lead Presenter
Curricular Alignment Model Between High School and Community College Partners Brandon Carter, Bayless High School (Missouri)
Big Idea Session - Statewide Enhancement  Jennifer Zinth, Education Commission of the States (Moderator)
Supporting Faculty Liaisons: A Partnership Model Fabiola Juarez-Coca, Boise State University (Idaho)
Big Idea Session - Defining Success in Other Models  Nate Southerland, Salt Lake Community College (Moderator)
Best Practices & Issues for Private College-University Forum Bill Newell, Syracuse University (New York)
Dual Enrollment and the Selective Admissions Process Michele Brown, The Ohio State University (Ohio)
Coaching a Counselor through the Dual Credit Process Nicole Kindzirsky, Del Mar College (Texas)
Puzzle Me This: Advising Students How The Pieces Fit Mary Stephenson, Utah Valley University (Utah)
Dual Enrollment Equity, Accessibility, and Affordability for Latino Students Jeanne Guerrero, University of Louisville (Kentucky)
Creating a Culture of Concurrent Enrollment with Students & Parents Jordan Chesler, New Plymouth High School (Idaho)
Pathways for English Language Learners Austin Gilliland, Bunker Hill Community College (Massachusetts)
Multiple Measures Assessment of Student Readiness for College Courses Elisabeth Barnett, Columbia University, CCRC (New York)
What's Your State of the State? What your State Chapter Should Expect over the First Years of Development. Beth Rhoades, Weber State University (Utah)
Differentiated Dual Enrollment Programs: An Approach to Widening Access Elisabeth Barnett, Columbia University, CCRC (New York)
Beyond Black and White: Infusing Cultural Capacity into Concurrent Enrollment Louis Fletcher, School District 49 (Colorado)
Big Ideas Session:  Pathways Amy Williams, Montana University System (moderator)
Customizing Collaboration of the STEM Spectrum Marla Edge, Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon)
Dual Enrollment and Beyond: Opportunities for Career and Technology Students Melissa Murray, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Pennsylvania)
College Classrooms and High School Classrooms: Navigating and Negotiating Differences Tim Stetter, University of Washington (Washington)
Early College Expansion: Lessons from Scaling Up in Large Districts Sarah Hooker, Jobs for the Future (California)
Georgia State University Early College Program: From Theory to Practice Tene Davis, Georgia State University (Georgia)
Early College Design for the Comprehensive High School Daniel Riley, Marlborough Public Schools (Massachusetts)
Dual Enrollment Marketing– Get Your Move On! Dianne Lassai Barker, Technical College System of Georgia (Georgia)
Maximize Your Reach through Strategic Marketing Brandon Kowallis, Salt Lake Community College (Utah)
Dual Credit Alternatives for Diverse Situations Carla Mebane, University of Missouri-Kansas City (Missouri)
Developing Sustainable Partnerships in Far West Texas: A 25-year Story of Collaboration Tonie Badillo, El Paso Community College (Texas)
Big Sessions Idea- Managing Growth Tim Dorsey, Cuyahoga Community College (moderator)
Just Keep Swimming: Overworked, Under Staffed and Growing a Program Brett DeLaria, Saint Louis University (Missouri)
Evolution of a Three Year Baccalaureate Degree through Concurrent Enrollment John Dobyns, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (Wisconsin)
Start Here. Stay Here! Creating an Engaging Student Orientation Program Johanna Pionke, Kent State University (Ohio)
"A Bronx Tale:" A Sequence of Courses to Develop a College State of Mind David Gantz, Lehman College (New York)
Early College Credit Programs Positively Impact Student Success Kathleen Burns, University of Missouri - St. Louis (Missouri)
Draining the Swap: Using National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Data Rob Pusch, Syracuse University Project Advance (New York)
Panel Session on Use of Data for Management and Program Improvement Karen Larwin, Youngstown State University (Ohio)
Melissa Tolle, Sinclair Community College (Ohio)
Using a Site Director to Maximize Completion Rates in CEPs Sheralyne Tierseron, Henrico County Public Schools (Virginia)
NACEP Accreditation: Take your Program to Infinity and Beyond! Megan Adamczyk, Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State) (Minnesota)
Big Sessions Ideas- Approaches to Student Readiness Mary Perez, Falcon School District 49 (moderator)
Best Practices & Issues for Two-Year Institutions Rakhshi Hamid, Laramie County Community College (Wyoming)
Yikes! You were Born 2000 What? Doreen Bridges, College of the Mainland (Texas)
The Role of Theory in Concurrent Enrollment Administration Sean Conrey, Syracuse University (New York)
Creating Articulation Agreements and Preferred Pathways for Concurrent Enrollment Graduates John Weinstein, Bard College (New York)
Beyond Admissions: Meaningful On-Campus Events for Your Concurrent Enrollment Students Monica McCarty, Pennsylvania College of Technology (Pennsylvania)
Academic Program Partnerships-Student Success in the Classroom and Beyond Nancy Webster, Florida State College at Jacksonville (Florida)
Instructor Professional Development: F2F and Virtual Todd Prusha, Kirkwood Community College (Iowa)
Concurrent Enrollment Benefits Diverse Middle-Achieving California Students Bonita Steele, Kern CCD (California)
Accreditation 201 Deanna Jessup, Indiana University (Indiana)
Show Me The Money: Local Level Strategies for Funding Dual Enrollment Shannon Harvey, HACC, Gettysburg Campus (Pennsylvania)
Now You See Me! Overcoming Distance through Live Digital Instruction Richard Harris, Northland Pioneer College (Arizona)
Create Policies that Work for Students through Collective Impact Tina Polishchuk, Idaho State Department of Education (Idaho)
Panel on Recruitment Caitlin Minch, Prince George's Community College (Maryland)
DeeDee Stakley, Ferris State University (Michigan)
New Findings: State-by-State Variation in Dual Enrollment Outcomes John Fink, Community College Research Center (New York)
The Duality of DE: How Demographics, Academics, Enrollment Add Up Tiffany Ferrari, Virginia Community College System (Virginia)