Sharing Experiences, Blending Perspectives

Conference Begins: 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 22 Ends: 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 24

The following sessions are scheduled to be presented at our Spring Conference. Some dates/speakers listed for sessions are tentative, and are subject to change at the request of a speaker.

MONDAY, April 22

1:00 – 1:30 Registration

1:30 – 2:15 Introductions – Housekeeping – People Bingo

2:15 – 3:45 Community Service Panel – Mary Gsell

3:45 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:00 HECB Update - Betty Gebhardt, Cindy McBeth, Mary Gsell, Chris Wilkins
Update from the Higher Education Coordinating Board

5:30 - 6:30 Dinner

7:00 – 8:30 Fish Video - Mary Gsell

8:30 Social Activities - Movies, snacks, etc.

TUESDAY, April 23

7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast

8:30 – 10:15 Conflict Resolution - Tobi Wolf

10:15–10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 Reasonable Accommodations – John Evans

Noon - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:15 Legal Issues – Harrassment in the Workplace - Human Rights Commission

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 4:00 I-9’s - Immigration & Naturalization Service – (to be announced)
Are your I-20’s, I-9’s, F-1’s, J-1’s, 1042’s and W-2’s in order?

4:00 – 5:00 Exhibitors –InterFace CSO Demo, Handouts from member colleges

5:30 - 6:30 Dinner

WEDNESDAY – April 24

Don’t forget to have your donations in the lobby area. Penny Butters will be delivering donations to Head Start this morning.

7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast

8:45 – 9:45 Round Table Discussions
1. Proposed Increase in Community Service Funding - WSASEA Discussion/feedback on the proposed “Call to Service Act” that proposes incremental increases in the Federal Work Study Community Service Requirement.

2. Open Discussion

9:45 – 10:00 Break

10:00 – Noon Grant Writing - Don Chalmers – Where do we start. How to research grant opportunities.

Noon - 1:30 Lunch - Student Employee of the Year Recognition” , “WSASEA Administrator of the Year Recognition” & 2002 Community Service Project – Head Start E-Cap Program


???? Exhibits - Don’t forget to bring samples of reports, timesheets, brochures, or anything that might be valuable to other institutions about how you do your job.

??? Community Service Project – Head Start E-Cap will be our Community Service Project. Head Start is working with 78 families, 12 of which are Spanish speaking. Donation will be for children up to 5 years old. Bring any kind of books including books with diversity issues, special needs, other cultures, Spanish language, anything sequential or alphabetical. Other donations could include; puzzles, back packs for 5 year olds going to kindergarten, markers, pencils, construction paper, glue, etc.

?? Social Activities - You might want to bring your guitar if you play or any of your favorite table games. Marshmallows and chocolate for “Smores”. There is a great area to build a campfire. There is a big screen TV provided with a VCR for movies. Bring movies you might want to share with the group. You can bring some snacks to share; chips, dip, cookies, cheese, whatever. There are two refrigerators that we are able to use to store our goodies. We can set our snacks out between sessions and meals or in the evening during a movie!

? Don’t forget your towels and personal items. Dress casually; this is a rustic setting!