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Title Session Category Date Speaker(s)
Blueprints to Build Successful Work Ready Communities Pre-Conference 1 Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Kelly Norstrom
Blueprints to Build Successful Work Ready Communities Pre-Conference 1 Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Dr. Marjorie Taylor
ACT WorkKeys Solutions 101 Pre-Conference 2 Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Steve Anderson; Mary Fluharty; Rick Harris; Ashley Mannka; Jenn McMahon
Toolkits for Employers, Students, Parents: Marketing, Increasing Engagement, and Building Value Pre-Conference 3 Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Joe Barry; Laura Kome; Ashley Mannka; Kari Stillman
Informed Decisions = Long Term Success: Using WorkKeys Tools to Educate, Engage, and Employ Pre-Conference 4 Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Jody Blackwell; Mary Fluahrty; Dr. Cindy Hill; Angela Webb
Informed Decisions = Long Term Success: Using WorkKeys Tools to Educate, Engage, and Employ Pre-Conference 4 Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Dr. Cindy Hill
Leveling the Playing Field with Work Ready Communities Pre-Conference 5A Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Jack Allston; Tony Davis; Jasen Jones; Cheri Tune
Leveraging your ACT Work Ready Community Pre-Conference 5B Concurrent Monday, 10/8 Tony Garife; Mary Lewis; Fred McConnel
HOW NEW ORLEANS HAS REDEFINED WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT POST-HURRICANE KATRINA Opening Plenary Session Opening Monday, 10/8 Andrew Kopplin (Moderator); Ashleigh Gardere; Lauren King; Bonita Robertson; Missy Sparks
READY FOR WHAT? A DISCUSSION WITH THOUGHT LEADERS ON MEASURING SUCCESS IN EDUCATION & WORK Plenary Session Plenary Tuesday, 10/9 Mary Lebvre (Moderator); Dr. Kim Hunter Read; Bill Taylor; Dr. Marjorie Taylor; Dr. Lisa Vosper
Expanding Apprenticeship Workshop 1.1 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dudley Light
Providing Evidence of Workforce Development Program Effectiveness through Research Partnerships Workshop 1.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Allison McIntyre
Providing Evidence of Workforce Development Program Effectiveness through Research Partnerships Workshop 1.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dr. Denny Smith
Providing Evidence of Workforce Development Program Effectiveness through Research Partnerships Workshop 1.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Jeffrey Steedle
Providing Evidence of Workforce Development Program Effectiveness through Research Partnerships Workshop 1.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Sherry Kelley Marshall
Addressing the Softskills Gap for Career Readiness Workshop 1.3 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Ashley Mannka; Dr. Mary Michael Pontzer; Dr. Jason Way
Work Ready Communities & WIOA Working Together to Improve Performance Outcome Measures Workshop 1.4 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Mike Longo
Work Ready Communities & WIOA Working Together to Improve Performance Outcome Measures Workshop 1.4 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Troy Roland
Developing Students in Partnership with Industry for Workplace and Postsecondary Success Workshop 1.6 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Rebecca Bettencourt; Ed Pelfrey
Partnerships and Strategies to Enhance College and Career Readiness Success for ALL Students Workshop 1.7 Foster 1 Tuesday, 10/9 Tonya Arrington; Dr. Ed Ducey; Edie Greenlee
WORK READY COMMUNITIES AWARDS LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE Awards Lunch Keynote Luncheon Tuesday, 10/9 Roy O. Martin III
Early Student Engagement Leads to Increased Participation in Apprenticeship/Work-Based Learning Workshop 2.1 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Christopher Nesmith
Early Student Engagement Leads to Increased Participation in Apprenticeship/Work-Based Learning Workshop 2.1 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Elizabeth Darling
Supporting School Counselors is Critical to Effective Career and College Readiness Programs Workshop 2.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Carlete Metoyer
Supporting School Counselors is Critical to Effective Career and College Readiness Programs Workshop 2.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dr. Lori Ellis
LaunchCode's Five Keys to Tech Workforce Programs of the Future Workshop 2.3 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Jeff Mazur; Haley Shoaf
Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Credentials and Careers: Lessons from the Field Workshop 2.4 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Laura Faulkner (Moderator); Sara Anderson; Stephen Eden; Shana Treger
International WorkKeys for Technical and Vocational Education in Latin America Workshop 2.5 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dr. Cindy Hill; Micah Myers; Dr. Changhua Rich
The Changing Labor Market and Non-Degree Credentials Workshop 2.6 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Peter Creticos; Heather McKay; Michelle Van Noy
Transforming a Work Ready Community into a Work Ready Region: The Louisiana Gumbo Approach Workshop 2.7 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Donna Bailey; Kimberly Bennett; Jim Clinton; Heather Poole; Dr. Marjorie Taylor
Connecting Credentials for Manufacturing Workforce Success Workshop 3.1 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dr. Cindy Hill; Neil Reddy; Catherine Ross; Dr. Roy Swift
The Edge of Tomorrow: Solutions for the Future World of Work Workshop 3.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Ashley Mannka; Dr. Mary Michael Pontzer
WorkKeys Curriculum + Foundational Skill Development + Soft Skills = Better Outcomes for Learners Workshop 3.3 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dr. Mia McGee; Candace Young
Partnering to Develop & Implement Missouri Registered Apprenticeships Workshop 3.5 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dave Overfelt; Melissa Woltkamp
Partnering to Develop & Implement Missouri Registered Apprenticeships Workshop 3.5 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Shelley Penn
Educating the Future Workforce through Pitsco Education's ACT WorkKeys-profiled CTE Curriculum Workshop 3.6 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Ruthie Muller; Mary Paramore
Handout - 2018 Friday Institute Report Workshop 3.6 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Ruthie Muller; Mary Paramore
Handout - Growing Career Skills Workshop 3.6 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Ruthie Muller; Mary Paramore
Rewriting the Workforce Narrative on Washington County MS and the Mississippi Delta Workshop 3.7 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Cary Karlson
Rewriting the Workforce Narrative on Washington County MS and the Mississippi Delta Workshop 3.7 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Ryan Ashley
Rewriting the Workforce Narrative on Washington County MS and the Mississippi Delta Workshop 3.7 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Will Coppage; Cary Karlson
Launching High School Graduates on a Career Pathway through a High School-Employer Collaborative Workshop 4.1 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Jackie Foor; Brianna McMeekin
Louisiana CTE + Jumpstart = Credentials, Summer Job Experience, Stipends, and Carnegie Credits Workshop 4.2 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 David Alexander; Ken Bradford; Shannon Hattier; Ronda Matthews
Partnering to Strengthen Workplace Readiness for All Students Workshop 4.3 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Bonnie Boaz; Maryanne Caldwell; Sonja Wright-McMurray
Under-employed to High-wage, High-demand Careers through Collaborative Partnerships Workshop 4.4 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Niki Gladys; Amy Hollins; Kelly Overby; Georgia White
ACT Work Ready Community-Employer Training Workshop 4.5 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Angela Berch
Curriculum Profiling: Case Studies from the Field Workshop 4.6 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Leigh Covington; Mr. Chris Manheim
Registered Apprenticeship: Trends, Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies Workshop 4.7 Concurrent Tuesday, 10/9 Dr. John Wensveen
Federal Education and Workforce Policy: Changing Landscape & Emerging Opportunities Workshop 5.1 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 Tom Lindsley; Steve Voytek
Advancing Sector Strategies and Career Pathways through Workforce Education and Collaboration Workshop 5.2 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 John Chaffee; Matt Frankenbery; Fred Villa
Handout - Fast Forward 2030 Employability Framework Workshop 5.2 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 John Chaffee; Matt Frankenbery; Fred Villa
Handout - Growing Career Skills  Workshop 5.2 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 John Chaffee; Matt Frankenbery; Fred Villa
Handout - MAP Data Friday Institute Sept 2018 Workshop 5.2 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 John Chaffee; Matt Frankenbery; Fred Villa
Handout - NC East Alliance Workforce Development Micropub Workshop 5.2 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 John Chaffee; Matt Frankenbery; Fred Villa
Video - STEM Expeditions Overview Workshop 5.2 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 John Chaffee; Matt Frankenbery; Fred Villa
Work-based Learning Industry Engagement: Connecting with the Audience for Student Impact Workshop 5.3 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 James Cole; Dr. Keisha Taylor
Utilizing WorkKeys to Ensure Apprenticeship Success Workshop 5.4 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 Rebecca Garcia; Ronald Tierney
Creating a WorkKeys College and Career Readiness Culture Workshop 5.5 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 Tracy Elliott Zeringue
College and Career Readiness Culture Workshop 5.5 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 Janet Chaffin; Jordan Nelson
Work Ready Community Partnerships: Perspectives on Launching and Succeeding Workshop 5.6 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 Sherri Bennett; Dr. Gayle Flowers
Creating a Certified Workforce Using Certified Staff: Why Credentialing is Important Workshop 5.7 Concurrent Wednesday 10/10 Mary Ann Lawrence; Melissa Robbins

 

ACT, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. The ACT 2018 Workforce Summit Main Conference is valid for 8.75 PDCs, and the Pre-Conference sessions for up to 2.25 additional PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

 

 

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. The ACT 2018 Workforce Summit Main Conference is valid for 8.75 HRCI® recertification credits, and the Pre-Conference sessions for up to 3.75 additional HRCI® recertification credits.