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2016 Region South Conference

  • Monday, June 06, 2016
  • 9:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Hostos Community College | Savoy Multipurpose Room, 120 East 149th Street, Second Floor, Bronx, NY 10451

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CEANY Region South Conference

Workforce Development for Creating New Opportunities

featuring our Keynote Guest Speaker, Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, Former Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education


Date: Monday June 6th 2016

Time: 9:45 am to 1:00 pm 

Location: Hostos Community College

Savoy Multipurpose Room

120 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451

                

Directions:  

http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/Administrative-Offices/Continuing-Education-Department/General-Info/Directions

Parking: Bronx Terminal Market (Two blocks away/Enter from either River Road or Exterior Street)


AGENDA


9:45am-10:15am

Check-in, Late Registration, and Continental Breakfast – Hostos Community College

Savoy Multipurpose Room, 120 East 149th Street, Second Floor, Bronx, NY 10451

10:15am-10:25am

Welcome & Introduction of Today's Events

Welcome to Hostos Community College: Peter Mertens, Assistant Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Hostos Community College, Chair, CEANY Region South


Welcome from CEANY: Diane Gahagan, Director, Educational Programs, Professional Development and Corporate Training, Queens College, Co-Chair, CEANY Region South

10:25am-11:30am

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, Former Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education. 


Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier has worked her entire career to expand education and workforce opportunities for low income youth and adults, with a primary emphasis on adult education, career and technical education, correctional education, and supporting community colleges.

Currently Dr. Dann-Messier works as a coach for the Council of Chief State Schools Officers Association, the Institute for Public Research in Arlington VA as a Principal Research Scientist and, as a faculty member in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program at Johnson and Wales University. She is a member of the board of the National Skills Coalition, the Institute for Educational Leadership, College and Community Fellowship and is a Trustee of Johnson and Wales University. She is also on JPMC’s Global Services Advisory Council and a member of the Adult Literacy X Prize Advisory Council.

Dr. Dann-Messier was the Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education (2009-2014) and also served as Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Post-Secondary Education (2013-2014) in the United States Department of Education.

Previously, Dr. Dann-Messier served as the president of Dorcas Place Adult & Family Learning Center in Providence, R.I., which provides educational and workforce services, college preparatory classes and family literacy programs for low income adults and disconnected youth.

She also served on the RI Board of Governors for Higher Education and chaired the Academic and Student Affairs Subcommittee from 2006-2009.

Presentation Topics: Workforce Development for Adult Education/Low Income Youth/Sector Based Workforce Development/Correctional Education/Career and Technical Education


Questions & Answers


11:30am-

11:50am

Break & Fall 2016 CEANY Conference Update

Andrea Huda, Program Coordinator, Program Coordinator, Baruch College, Division of Continuing and Professional Studies & The Weissman Center for International Business, Chair, CEANY Membership & Marketing Committee

 


Suggestions for 2016 CEANY Conference Topics


11:50pm-12:55pm

 

 

1:00 pm

Lunch & Informal Breakout Sessions

 



Farewell & Wrap-up


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