2021 Conference Session Schedule

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2021 Conference Program

SessionTimeTitle Presenter(s)
Opening Remarks and Keynote8:30am-9:15amOpening Remarks & KeynoteKaren Khuu, WaACRAO President & Tiffany Robinson, President, AACRAO Board of Directors
Session One9:30am-10:15amFERPA: Tales from the RoadHelen Garrett, University of Washington Seattle
Session One9:30am-10:15amQuit Being so Sensitive: Talking About Race is Not All About RaceChristina Santos and Gabriel Chavez Garcia, Eastern Washington University
Session One9:30am-10:15amEverywhere I Turn, Something is Changing: A Tale of How COVID Required Major Changes to Our Admissions OfficeTiffani Robertson, Governors State University/AACRAO
Vendor Session10:30am-11:00amStellic: How to Transform the Transfer Process with Next-Gen Degree ManagementReid Kisling, Director of Systems Integration, Stellic/Senior Consultant, AACRAO Consulting & Sabih Bin Wasi, CEO & Co-Founder
Vendor Session10:30am-11:00amKuali Student: Elevate ImpactDani O’Rourke, Kuali
Vendor Session 10:30am-11:00amCollegeSource: Using Transferology to Support Transfer, Dual Enrollment, and Retention StrategiesShelly Jackson, CollegeSource
Vendor Session 10:30am-11:00amParchment: How a Single Credential Management Platform Can Make a DifferenceKristy Bonanno, Parchment
Session Two11:15am-12:00pmPACRAO LDI: Building More Leaders and More BelongingJulia Pomerenk, University of Oregon
Session Two11:15am-12:00pmNo Degree Application? No problem! Data Driven Degree ConferralRebecca Mathern and Kristin Benson, Oregon State University
Session Two11:15am-12:00pmNew Residency Laws for 2021Gail Wootan, Washington Student Achievement Council
Session Two11:15am-12:00pmTeamwork and Tech – Living Through the PandemicVictoria Hill and Andrea Coker-Anderson, UW Tacoma
Lunch Break/Networking12:00pm-1:00pmLunch Social – Breakout Rooms
Session Three1:15pm-2:00pmThe Tech-Age of Higher Ed: Communicating with the Campus CommunityAlex Mikkelborg and Amanda Stilwell, Eastern Washington University
Session Three1:15pm-2:00pmRoom Scheduling during the COVID-19 Pandemic (pre-recorded session)Ana Marie Alameda, UW Tacoma
Session Three1:15pm-2:00pmWorking Through a PandemicKristen Labrecque, Shoreline College
Session Three1:15pm-2:00pmAdmissions: How will fall Look Like?!Jana Jaraysi, Eastern Washington University
Session Four2:15pm-3:30pmResidency: Post Update Q&AGail Wootan, Washington Student Achievement Council and Justin Kjolseth, Washington State Office of the Attorney General
Session Four2:15pm-3:30pmRoundtable: Identity Issues Helen Garrett, University of Washington Seattle
Session Four2:15pm-3:30pmRoundtable:
ctcLink Tips & Tricks
Amber Brock, Tacoma Community College
Session Four2:15pm-3:30pmRoundtable: Changing Landscape in Higher Education Policy – For Independent Colleges of Washington member campusesShea Hamilton, Independent Colleges of Washington and Michael Pastore, University of Puget Sound
Closing Remarks3:45pm-4:00pmClosing RemarksKaren Khuu, WaACRAO President
Post Conference Networking4:00pm-5:00pm Post Network Conferencing – Breakout Rooms