2018 Policy Summit Agenda

Saturday 1/27/2018 2018 National Policy Summit –
Day One
08:30am – 5:30pm Registration & Information
2:45 pm – 3pm Opening Invitation: Adult Learner
Tim Wilson, Director, Bellwether College Consortium
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Opening General Session: Complete College America
Speaker: Sarah Ancel
4:15 pm – 5:15 pm Adult Learner Panel Discussion
Moderator – John Cech, Deputy Commission, Academic & Student
Affairs, Montana University System
– John Chambers, Florida State College of Jacksonville, Student
– Michael Brauer, President, Association of Florida Colleges
5:30 pm – 6:30pm Adult Learner Roundtable Research
6:30pm – 8:00pm Welcome Reception (Ticket required) – Jazz Trio
Sunday 1/28/2018 2018 National Policy Summit – Day 2
7:30am – 5:30pm Registration & Information
7:30am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 9:30am Policy Summit Morning Session – General Session
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Topic: CAEL 360 Survey Results
Speaker: Dr. Scott Campbell
9:45am – 10:45am Breakout 1 – State of
Topic: Prior Learning Model
Break out 2 – National Student
Topic: National trends in adult
learner enrollment and completion
11am – Noon Breakout 1 – Charter Oak
State College
Topic: Best Practices of a
Learner Centered Institution
Breakout 2 – State Higher
Education Executive Officers
Topic: Four State Financing
Initiative to encourage adult
learners to pursue Higher
12:30pm -1:30pm Policy Summit Luncheon & Keynote
Bernie Luskin
Chancellor Emeritus, Ventura Community College District
Topic: The History and Future of the Adult Learner
1:45pm – 2:45pm Break out 1 – Education
Commission of the States
Topic: State Innovation
Initiative in Adult Learning
Breakout 2 – National Higher
Education Benchmarking Institute
Topic: Data-Decision-making for
Continuing Education
2:45pm – 3:15pm Afternoon Break
3:15pm – 4:15pm Break out 1 – Polk State
Topic: Methods of Tailored
Adult learner workforce
Breakout 2-
Central Piedmont
Topic: Pathways of
the Adult Learner
Break out 3 –
4:30pm – 5.00pm National Policy Summit Closing
** Guests are encouraged to stay for the Futures Assembly Opening
General Session (those who opted in for this choice during
5:30pm – 6:30pm Community College Futures Assembly Opening General Session
Jeanne Meister & Kelvin Mulcahy
6:30pm – 7:00pm Book Signing – Jeanne Meister & Kelvin Mulcahy
6:30pm – 7:30 pm Cocktail and Conversations @ Futures Suit

* This tentative schedule is subject to change