Plenary Session 2:
How TAACCCT Grants Have Benefited Faculty and Students
session will provide examples from around the nation on how TAACCCT
funded Centers of Excellence are benefiting faculty and students. The
examples are from a range of areas and regions of the nation. This
Center of Excellence session is Plenary to give participants the
opportunity to network with the panelists throughout the conference.
Moderator: Susan Bigelow, Vice President for External Relations and
Economic Development, Northern Wyoming Community College District,
recipient of TAACCCT 1 and TAACCCT 3 grants
- Glen Roberson, Assistant Vice President and Dean of the Ivy
Institute. Project Director for Ivy Tech’s 1st TAACCCT grant, “The top
list of strategies used to increase students success/retention and that
ultimately changed the future of Ivy Tech’s technical programs." Indiana
- Rae Gunn, DeMaND Project Director TAACCCT grant, United Tribes
Technical College: "Accelerating Training through Blocked Scheduling,"
Bismarck, North Dakota
- Chris Hadfield, TAACCCT funded grants, Innovative Course
Delivery Models Developed by the Advanced Manufacturing Education
Alliance (TAACCCT funded) and the Center of Excellence at Central Lakes
Community College, St. Cloud Technical and Community College, and Pine
Technical and Community College, central Minnesota.
- John Sutton, Credit for Prior Learning Advisor Northern Wyoming
Community College District TAACCCT 1 Project: “Benefits of awarding
credit for prior learning to students who are veterans.”
- Gillian Gabelmann, Associate Dean for Technical Education at
Washington Institute of Technology, (TAACCCT Round 1): TRAC 7 “Technical
Retraining to Achieve Credentials,” Topeka, Kansas.