The 2015-16 NASPA Community Colleges Symposium Series will expand the opportunities for community college student affairs professionals to engage with one another within geographic areas in low-cost, high-quality professional development events focused on skill building content delivered by experts covering the role of the community college in society, student development theory, adult learning theory, and inclusive service delivery designed to meet the needs of the diverse community college student population.
Distinctive for its open door admissions policies, workforce training and responses to changing needs in society, the community and two-year colleges have secured their place in the history of higher education in America. Community colleges continue to be the primary door to accessibility and educational opportunity, while insuring diversity in post-secondary education.
The Community Colleges Symposium Series was designed specifically to address the needs of professionals and para-professionals working in community and two-year colleges. The Community Colleges Symposium Series will ensure continued quality services to the community college and its stakeholders.
NASPA stands ready to address the professional development needs of community college student affairs professionals by providing opportunitites to build skills and knowledge about student affairs to prepare them for future challenges. The programming, focused on skill building and delivered by content experts, will cover the role of the community college in society, student development theory, adult learning theory, and inclusive service delivery to ensure attendees are able to meet the needs of their diverse student populations.
NASPA plans to host several Symposiums over the course of the 2015-16 academic year. Check back soon for updates on locations.
|October 23, 2015||
Montgomery College - Germantown, Maryland (DC Metro Area)
|October 30, 2015||
Central Piedmont Community College - Charlotte, NC
|April 29, 2016||
Eastfield College - Mesquite, TX (Dallas-Fort Worth Area)
|May 6, 2016||
Delgado Community College - New Orleans, LA
|May 13, 2016||
Highline College - Des Moines, WA (Seattle Area)
|May 20, 2016||
Arapahoe Community College - Littleton, Colorado
Interested in hosting on your campus in the coming years? Click here for more information and to submit an application.
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