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CCME Annual Symposium Agenda

>>> Last updated 2/11/13

Monday, February 25, 2013

7am Check in
8am Shot Gun Start
Sign up and Sponsorship Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament
Balboa Municipal Golf Course
(Proceeds to the Warrior Foundation)
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration
Sapphire Patio Foyer
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open for Set-up
Sapphire Ballroom
9:00 am - 4:00 pm DANTES Training Day
Aqua 310
9:30 am - 10:00 am All State ACME Meeting
Sapphire 400
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm NCPACE Partner Meeting
invite only
Sapphire 400
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (598K) Third Party Assessment of Voluntary Education Programs
Management and Training Consultants (MTCI)
Cobalt 500
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm New Exhibitors Orientation
Sapphire Ballroom (Exhibit Hall)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm How to Identify Fraud in Higher Education
Maame Frimpong and Sabita Soneji
Office of the Assistant Attorney General

Civil Division, US Department of Justice

Cobalt 505
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Guest Speakers' Reception (Invitation only)
Sapphire Terrace
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Exhibit Hall Opens
CCME President’s Reception (all attendees invited)
  • Celebrating 40 Years of CCME - Past Presidents' Reception
  • Celebrating 40 Years of SOC
  • Veteran Artist Program Showcase
  • Sapphire Ballroom


    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

    7:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration
    Sapphire Patio Foyer
    7:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Veteran Artist Program Coffee House Open
    7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast - included with registration
    Sapphire Ballroom (Exhibition Hall)
    7:00 am - 8:00 am Newcomers' Breakfast
    Sapphire 400
    8:15 am - 8:45 am Welcome - Joycelyn Groot, President of CCME
    Presentation of the Colors - Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego Color Guard
    National Anthem - Lisa Garisto, Navy Veteran
    Governor Jerry Brown (invited), Mayor Bob Filner (confirmed)
    Indigo Ballroom
    8:45 am - 9:45 am Keynote Speaker - Dan Clark
    Founder and CEO of Clark Success Systems
    Indigo Ballroom
    9:45 am - 10:30 am Break and Refreshments
    Sapphire Ballroom (Exhibition Hall)
    10:30 am - 11:30 am (3.7MB)
    Panel Presentation: President's Executive Order
    - Carolyn Baker, Chief, Volunteer Education Programs, Department of Defense
    - David Bergeron, Acting Asst. Secretary Department of Education
    - Robert Worley II, Director, Education Services, Department of Veterans Affairs
    Indigo Ballroom
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm (487K) Update from the Air Force
    David W. Umlang, SMSgt, Air Force
    Indigo Ballroom
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch - included with registration
    Presentation to Operation Gratitude
    CCME's "The View" (A Blast from the Past)
    - Duane Geiken, CCME President 1985-86, former Command Director of Education, Air Force Strategic Air Command
    - Val Vera, CCME President 1996-97, 2001-02, 2002-03, former ESO at Edwards Air Force Base
    - Gary Woods, CCME President 1981-82, former Director of DoD Educational Opportunities
    Waterfront Park or Indigo Ballroom, depending on weather
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Panel Presentation: University Leadership
    Moderator: Muriel Howard, President, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
    - Gary Brahm, Chancellor, Brandman University
    - Andrew Jones, Chancellor, Coast Community College District
    - Robert Mayes, President, Columbia Southern University
    - Jack Hawkins, Chancellor, Troy University
    Indigo Ballroom
    2:30 pm - 3:00 pm (776K) Update from the Coast Guard
    David Walts
    Coast Guard Training Division Deputy
    Voluntary Education Service Chief

    Indigo Ballroom
    3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Break and Refreshments
    Sapphire Ballroom (Exhibition Hall)
    3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Panel Presentation: Education Service Officers
    Moderator: Jeff Cropsey
    Confirmed Panelists:
    - Kathleen Connolly, Army
    - GySgt Axel Dávila, Marine Corps
    - Susan Hannasch, Navy
    - Brian Streichert, Coast Guard
    Indigo Ballroom
    5:30 pm - 6:45 pm SOCAD Advisory Committee
    Indigo 206

    Wednesday, February 27, 2013

    Today, we welcome Service members, Veterans and their families to visit the exhibit hall and participate in any sessions of interest - free of charge. Parking $10 - will be validated with check in.
    7:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration
    Sapphire Patio Foyer
    7:00 am - 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall and Veteran Artist Program Coffee House Open
    7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
    Sapphire Ballroom (Exhibition Hall)
    8:00 am - 10:15 am PDI Opportunity: The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) is co-sponsoring this PDI portion of CCME. It is designed for military and academic counselors who would benefit from training that will help military and veterans achieve their education goals, with special emphasis on vocational issues.

    This is a 4 course series to be held during concurrent sessions on Wednesday, February 27 at the 8 a.m. and 9:15 am sessions, and on Thursday, February 28 at the 9:30 a.m. and 12:45 pm sessions.

    NBCC will award approved CEU's for each session if requested and maintains responsibility for the content of those sessions. Certificates will be emailed to attendees after the event.

    PDI Opportunity - The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
    8:00 am - 9:00 am Session 1: The Importance of Personality in Career Choice: Utilizing the BeMIS in Educational Counseling
    Indigo 206

    9:15 am - 10:15 am Session 2: PTSD and TBI: Implications for Education and Career Counselors
    Indigo 206

    8:00 am - 9:00 am Concurrent Sessions
    9:15 am - 10:15 am Concurrent Sessions
    10:15 am - 11:00 am Break and Refreshments
    Sapphire Ballroom (Exhibition Hall)
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm (21.6MB) Special Guest Speaker: Larry Broughton
    Former US Army Elite Special Forces (Green Beret), award-winning entrepreneur, and highly praised keynote speaker in the area of Veterans Success.
    Indigo Ballroom
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch on your own
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (2.7MB) Panel Presentation: Veterans Opportunity to Work Act (VOW)
    - Karen Gross, President, Southern Vermont College
    - Curtis L. Coy, Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity, Department of Veterans Affairs
    - Robert Carrington, Special Assistant to the Director for Private Sector Engagement Transition to Veteran Policy Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense
    Indigo Ballroom
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Break and Refreshments
    Sapphire Ballroom (Exhibition Hall)
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
    3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Exhibitor Teardown
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Award Banquet - Onboard the Inspiration Hornblower
    Transportation from Lobby begins at 5:45pm
    The hotel's bus entrance is located on Level 1 of the hotel

    Thursday, February 28, 2013

    7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
    Indigo West Foyer
    8:00 am - 8:45 am CCME Elections and Membership Updates
    Indigo CDGH
    8:45 am - 9:15 am Breakout Meeting for College/University Attendees
    - CCME President Elect, Michael Heberling
    - NAIMES President Elect, Gary Harrah
    Indigo CDGH
    8:45 am - 9:15 am Breakout Meeting for DoD and Military Service Attendees
    Facilitator: CCME's Armed Services Liaison, SMSgt David Umlang
    Indigo 206
    9:30 am - 10:30 am PDI - NBCC Session 3: The Value of Certification in the Military Community
    Indigo 206
    9:30 am - 10:30 am Concurrent Sessions
    10:30 am - 10:45 am Break and Refreshments
    Indigo West Foyer
    10:45 am - 11:45 am (15.2MB) Panel Presentation - Veteran Entrepreneurship
    Facilitator: Heather Fennessey, Director, Penn State Small Business Development
    - Bill Elmore, Owner, M2BA
    - Larry Broughton, Founder and CEO, Broughton Hotels
    - Ray Toenniessen, National Program Manager, Institute for Veteran & Military Families, Syracuse University
    Indigo CDGH
    11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch on your own
    12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Panel Presentation - Military and Veteran Students
    - Vivian Greentree, Director of Research and Policy, Blue Star Families
    - Brian Jackson
    - John Craig
    - Aretha Southwell
    - Ian Hammett
    - Laura Nicole Ortega White
    Indigo CDGH
    12:45 pm - 1:45 pm PDI NBCC Session 4: The Global Career Development Facilitator - Quality Career Guidance Services
    Indigo 206
    12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
    1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Break and Refreshments
    Indigo West Foyer
    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Update from the Army
    Pamela Raymer, Director of Army Continuing Education System (ACES)
    Indigo CDGH
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Guest Speaker: MG Michael S Tucker
    Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 Headquarters, Department of the Army
    Indigo CDGH
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm (555K) Update from the Navy
    Jonathan Woods, Navy Service Chief
    Navy Service Chief
    Indigo CDGH
    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Closing
    Indigo CDGH