WGU Colorado Community College Summit
Thu Oct 14 2021 at 09:00 am to 02:30 pm
Colorado Community College System - Lowry Conference Center | Denver, CO
About this Event
Your 4 Key Takeaways:
- Interactive workshop on competency based education with Dr. Maureen O'Brien - WGU VP, Evaluation Operations. Learn how the basic concepts of competency based education can benefit your institution.
- Nichole Torpey-Saboe, PhD - Director of Research at the Strada Education Network. Presenting highlights from her research on reconnecting recent high school grads to their college aspirations.
- Panel: Hear from a panel of WGU/Colorado community college graduates on their transfer experience.
8:30-9:00: Check-in and Breakfast
9:00-9:15: Welcome & WGU 101
9:15:9:30: Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree and WGU’s Responsible Borrowing Initiative (RBI)
9:30-9:50: College of Business Deep-Dive
9:50-10:10: College of IT Deep-Dive
10:20-10:40: College of Health Professions Deep-Dive
10:40-12:00: Competency-Based Education Workshop
Maureen O’Brien- WGU Vice President, Evaluation Operations
12:45-1:25: Strada Education Network
Nichole Torpey-Saboe, PhD - Director of Research - Reconnecting to College for the High School Classes of 2020, 2021
1:15-1:50: Student Panel
2:00-2:20: Teachers College Deep-Dive
2:20-2:30: Q&A and Wrap-up
We realize many of you are traveling a long distance and if you would like mileage reimbursement please contact Andrew Moore at [email protected] for additional information and eligibility.
We continue to monitor the ever-changing COVID-19 situation and navigate safety protocols for in-person events. At this time, we are encouraging everyone to wear a mask while inside and social distance as comfortable regardless of vaccination status. These precautions may change again in the near future, and we will send out updates as applicable.
Where is it happening?Colorado Community College System - Lowry Conference Center, 1061 Akron Way, Denver, United States