National Trends, Local Opportunities in Workforce Training
Presenter: John Dyer
-This workshop will focus on national trends workforce and economic development, and their local impact opportunities, and challenges. Attendees are encouraged to bring national and local issues, opportunities, and challenges to this session and workshop them in real time.
Community Partnerships for Youth Programs
Presenter: Robin Duger & Tammy Anderson
-Partner with your local community to make Youth Programing less work and more profit! We partnered with our local BOCES, DSS, Schools and Teacher Center to make our youth program even more amazing, more profitable and less work. Partnerships create a wealth of resources (including free salaries, teacher training and technology). In this session you will learn how start and grow these partnerships. Learn how you can benefit from the support and expertise of local businesses, organizations, and individuals, and discover strategies for fostering successful business and community partnerships
How investments in New Models for Enhancing Enrollment, Retention & Completion are Changing SUNY
Presenter: Kim Scalzo
-SUNY has invested in a Community of Practice to produce new courses and programs to better serve current SUNY students and new markets of post-traditional online learners. Projects include Micro-credentials, Scaling Online Learning, Curricular Innovation/
Faculty Development, Innovative Instruction Technology Grants, and Open Educational Resources.
Attend this session to learn more.
Building Workforce Programs for the Future -Digital Arts & User Design
Presenters: Dr. Sherry Mayo, Deborah Krikun
-Westchester has developed a successful new program in user experience design. This new discipline combines IT along with elements of design to focus on how humans interact with technology, and has seen a 27% growth rate in new positions across industries. This presentation will describe the essentials of the design process and what User Experience (UX) design is all about. Today, design thinking is a fundamental skill in many fields. The culminating experience will be an interactive design project.