Date: February 2021 (Every Friday) Location: Online
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As with most other events the 2021 AAAE Conference will take place online. Though we enjoy the face-to-face events of the past we embrace the world of virtual conferences. This allows those who normally cannot attend to do so. Our loyal partner, TCCTA, has formatted the conference to take place over the four Fridays in February 2021. Many of the AAAE session will occur on Friday, February 5th.
*If you need a certificate of attendance to document your attendance for Texas Education Agency CPE credit do let us know and provide proof of your conference registration. The hours will only reflect time spent at AAAE sessions.
Registration will take place on the TCCTA website. PLEASE register in advance to avoid any issues logging on the day of. Adjunct/part-time faculty may register for $75. Membership in TCCTA will also be required and that cost is $35 for adjunct/part-time faculty.
8:00-9:00 a.m. Creating Interactive Lessons with Nearpod Jennifer Lambert, Customer Success Manager, Nearpod
9:00-10:00 a.m. Why Relationships and Relevancy Matter to Student Success in Biological Sciences Paul Hernandez, Author
11:00-12:00 p.m. Supporting Faculty Across Higher Education with Best Practices for Teaching Online Jennifer McGuire, Distance Education Instructional Applications Integration, Dallas College-Mountain View Campus; and Steve Sosa, Dean of eLearning and Instructional Support
12:00-2:00 p.m. Transformation Teaching & Learning: Increasing Student Success Across All Formats Kristen Betts, Clinical Professor in the School of Education, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2:00-3:00 p.m. Hiring Practices Experienced by Adjuncts Tiray Johnson, Professor of Business, Accounting, and Finance, Saint Paul College, Saint Paul, Minnesota
4:00-5:00 p.m. Transform Online Learning and Research Skills using Digital Tools Essie Childers, Professor of Education, Blinn College; and Wilson Tsu, Founder, PowerNotes
Friday, February 12, 2021
9:00-10:00 a.m. The Aftermath of Domestic Violence Lolita Gilmore, Executive Director, Teach Them to Love
10:00-11:00 a.m. Teaching Tips to Keep Your Students Engaged in All Modalities G. Dirk Mateer, Distinguished Senior Lecturer, The University of Texas at Austin
11:00-12:00 p.m. TSI and TSIA2 Updates Suzanne Morales-Vale, Director; and Keylan Morgan, Program Specialist, Division of College Readiness and Success at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1:00-2:00 p.m. Boosting Resilience: Adapting to Yet Another “New Normal” Jennifer Clark, Manager of Employee Development, San Jacinto College
1:00-2:00 pm Mentoring Relationships Matter Liz Garcia, Orientation Coordinator, San Jacinto College
Friday, February 19, 2021
9:00-10:00 a.m. (In conjunction with TCCTA Benefits) Your TCCTA-AMBA Benefits D’Anna Baucom, Regional Vice President, Association Members Benefits Advisors
10:00-11:00 a.m. How to Co-Teach with Deaf Teachers Brent Ehrig, Professor of American Sign Language, Blinn College
11:00-12:00 p.m. Sorry, I Can’t Log On”: Overcoming the Digital Divide in Texas William V. Flores, Professor of Political Science and Social Sciences, University of Houston-Downtown
11:00-12:00 p.m. Career Development as a Central Part of Community College Equity Mission Michelle Van Noy, Associate Director of the Education and Employment Research Center, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, Piscataway, New Jersey
1:00-2:00 p.m. Compassion Fatigue: The Underbelly of Student Success Louella Tate, Dean of Student Affairs, Austin Community College– Round Rock
3:00-4:00 p.m. Professional Educators Liability Insurance John Barclay III, Owner and President, Barclay Insurance
11:00-12:00 p.m. Accreditation Updates from SACSCOC Denise Young, Vice President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
12:00-1:00 p.m. (In conjunction with Student Success Sessions) Cultivating Creativity to Inspire Temi Coker, Co-Founder, Coker Studio
1:00-2:00 p.m.(In conjunction with Student Success Sessions) Instructional Strategies for Effective Remote Teaching Barbara M. Hall, Director of Curriculum and Associate Professor in the School of Education; Stephanie Menefee, Associate Dean of Students; Melody Rawlings, Director of the Center for the Advancement of Virtual Organizations; and Andy Riggle, Dean of the School of Education, Northcentral University
2:00-3:00 p.m. Anti-Racism in the Classroom: Seven Simple Strategies to Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Classroom Environment Essie Childers, Professor of Education; Hayley Ellisor, Professor of English; and Patrick Gilbert, Professor of Government, Blinn College
3:00-4:00 p.m Creativity in the Classroom with OpenStax Tonja Conerly, Professor of Sociology, San Jacinto College; Ursela Pike, Associate Director, Digitex; Judith Sebesta, Executive Director, Digitex; and Daniel Williamson, Managing Director, Openstax
4:00-5:00 p.m. Retirement Seminar Andrew Hardwick, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration