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CCME Annual Symposium Agenda

> > > last updated February 10, 2014
> > > Schedule change due to winter weather affecting travel plans for the speakers.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Continued
River Concourse - Savannah Convention Center
   
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Continued
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
7:00 am - 8:00 am Newcomers' Orientation and Breakfast
Harbor Ballroom - Westin Hotel
   
8:00 am - 9:30 am Opening
GI Bill
Professional Development Symposium: Opening
Posting of the Colors - Representatives from Honor Guards, Hunter AAF
National Anthem - Sung by Specialist Shannon Rafferty
Welcome: Dr. Michael Heberling - President, CCME Board
Welcome: Brigadier General Pete L. Jones, Deputy Commanding General (Support), Third Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA
Symposium overview - Dr. Michael Heberling, President,CCME Board
"The GI Bill": Dr. Michael Heberling, President, CCME
   
9:30 am - 10:30 am Keynote: Ms. Jessica Lynch, Former POW
Introduction: Dr. Michael Heberling, President, CCME Board
   
10:30 am - 11:00 am Break
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Keynote Keynote: Mr. Curtis Coy
Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Opportunity
Veterans Benefits Administration
Introduction: Dr. Michael Heberling, President, CCME Board
   
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch - CCME Provided
Outside on Esplanade/Lawn - Savannah Convention Center
   
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions Begin
Coordinator: Mr. James Cronin, Chair of Concurrent Sessions, CCME Board
   
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions Continued
   
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm "Night Stalker Hero Memorial" Charity 5K Run/Walk
Coordinator - Ms. Dawn Prueter, Baker College
   
   

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Continued
River Concourse - Savannah Convention Center
   
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Continued
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
7:00 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
8:30 am - 10:00 am Panel University Leadership Panel Presentation
Introduction: Ms. Kathy Snead, President, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, SOC Representative - CCME Board
Moderator: Dr. Muriel Howard, President, American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Dr. Paul Armes, President, Wayland Baptist University
Dr. Wallace Boston, President and CEO, American Public University System
Dr. Thomas Klincar, Chancellor, Central Texas College
Dr. George Pruitt, President, Thomas Edison State College
   
9:00 am - 10:00 am "Hiring our Hero's" Workshop
Coordinator(s) - Ms. Joycelyn Groot, Past President, CCME Board and
Mr. Gary Harrah, NAIMES Liaison, CCME Board
Room 106 - Savannah Convention Center
   
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
10:00 am - 1:00 pm "Hiring our Hero's" - Job / Education Fair
Coordinator(s) - Ms. Joycelyn Groot, Past President, CCME Board and
Mr. Gary Harrah, NAIMES Liaison, CCME Board
Hosted by CCME and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
   
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Panel Voluntary Education Service Chiefs Panel Discussion
Introduction/Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey, Chair Public Affairs, CCME Board

Dr. Pamela Raymer, Director, Army Continuing Education System, USA
Dr. Jonathan Woods, Director, OPNAV N153, Education Branch, Naval Support Facility, Arlington, USN
Mr. David L. Walts, Voluntary Education Service Chief, USCG
   
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch - On Your Own
   
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions Continued
   
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Exhibit Hall Teardown
Exhibit Hall "A" - Savannah Convention Center
   
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Continued
   
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Social Hour
Grand Ballroom Foyer - Westin Hotel
Meet General Eisenhower (photo opportunity)
   
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Banquet Dinner
Grand Ballroom - Westin Hotel
WWII Era Dress for the Occasion
   
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Dinner
    7:30 pm - 7:45 pm     General Eisenhower Presentation
    7:45 pm - 8:15 pm     Awards
    8:15 pm - 9:30 pm     Entertainment: "Letters from Home" with Dance/Costume Contest
   

Thursday, February 13, 2014

7:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration Continued - Final
River Concourse - Savannah Convention Center
   
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
River Concourse - Savannah Convention Center
   
8:00 am - 9:00 am CCME Business Meeting/Elections
   
9:00 am - 10:00 am Burning Issues Round Table Discussions Begin
Savannah Convention Center
Coordinator: Mr. Francisco Lopez, Vice President (Elect), CCME Board
Alternate Recorder: Ms. Joyce Larson, SOCNAV Project Director
  (13kb) 1. State Authorizations - Room 201/202
  1. Mr. Russell Poulin, Deputy Director, Research and Analysis, WCET
  2. Coordinator: Mr. Lane Huber, Secretary, CCME Board
  3. Recorder: Ms. Chermaine Harrell, Chair Awards, CCME Board
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2. Veteran Transitioning - Oglethorpe Auditorium
  1. Mr. Kevin Smith, Logistics Management Specialist, USMC
  2. Mr. Marc Churchwell, Director, Military and Veterans Resource Center, UWF
  3. Ms. Amy Moorash, Chief, Advising & Apprenticeship Programs, ACES, JBLM Lewis WA
  4. Coordinator: Mr. Marc Churchwell, ACME Liaison, CCME Board
  5. Recorder: Mr. Seth Kamen, SOCCOAST Project Director
  (17kb) 3. Textbooks - Room 100/101
  1. Dr. Pamela Raymerv, Director, Army Continuing Education System
  2. Dr. Jonathan Woods, Chief, OPNAV N153 (Education Branch), Naval Support Facility - Arlington
  3. Mr. David L. Walts, Voluntary Education Service Chief, USCG
  4. Coordinator/Recorder: Mr. Gary Harrah, NAIMES Liaison, CCME Board
  (32kb) 4. Awarding Credit for Military Training and Experience - Room 105/106
  1. Ms. Michelle Spires, Director, Military Programs, American Council on Education
  2. Ms. Andrea Baridon, Associate Director, Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
  3. Coordinator: Ms. Joycelyn Groot, Past President, CCME Board
  4. Recorder: Ms. Linda Frank, Symposium Chair, CCME Board
  (18kb) 5. Multi-State Collaboration on Military Credit - Room 204/205
  1. Dr. Paula Compton, Associate Vice Chancellor, Ohio Board of Regents
  2. Mr. Louis Martini, Symposium Event Manager and Historian, CCME Board
  3. Mr. Jim Yeonopolus, President Elect, CCME Board
  4. Coordinator/Recorder: Ms. Deborah Walker, Symposium Planning Committee
 

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6. Presidents Executive Order - Outcome Measures for Assessing Military/Veteran Student Success - Room 103/104
  1. Ms. Dawn Bilodeau, Chief, DOD Voluntary Education, Military Community and Family Policy
  2. BG(R) Robert M. Worley, Director, Education Services, Department of Veterans Affairs
  3. Coordinator: Ms. Kathy Snead, SOC Representative, CCME Board
  4. Recorder: Ms. Margaret Reed, Secretary Elect, CCME Board
   
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
River Concourse - Savannah Convention Center
   
10:00 am - 11:00 am Burning Issues Roundtable Discussions Rotation
   
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Burning Issues Roundtable Discussions Rotation
   
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch - On Your Own
   
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions Continued
   
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break
River Concourse - Savannah Convention Center
   
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions Continued
   
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm (2.5MB) OSD Update
Chatham Ballroom - Savannah Convention Center

Introduction: Dr. Michael Heberling, President, CCME Board Member
Ms. Dawn Bilodeau, Chief, DOD Voluntary Education
Military Community and Family Policy

   
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Professional Development Symposium: Closing
Chatham Ballroom - Savannah Convention Center
   
   

Friday, February 14, 2014

8:00 am - 10:00 am CCME Board Meeting (Board Members Only)
Riverscape - Westin Hotel
   
10:00 am - 12:00 pm NAIMES Board Meeting (NAIMES Board Members Only)
Riverscape - Westin Hotel