2017 NROC Network Member Meeting

Monterey, California
Monday, March 27, 2017

2017 NROC Member Meeting Agenda 

Sunday, March 26


1:00 - 5:00
Los Angeles
Pre-Conference Workshop: Gaining Momentum with EdReady

Impact more students, grow your EdReady initiatives. This workshop will walk you through goal setting and establishing new use cases to maximize your impact with EdReady Math. Lessons learned here will also translate to NROC Math and NROC English.

This workshop is open to all members but space is limited to 30 participants.
Noon – 8:00
Hotel Lobby
Registration Open
4:00 - 5:00
San Diego





First-time Attendees Welcome Session

Led by:
Donna Butler, Owensboro Community & Technical College
Hae Okimoto, University of Hawaii
Courtney Peppers-Owen, Jacksonville State University
5:30 - 7:00
Salon 207/209

NROC Networking Reception - Everyone Welcome!


Monday, March 27
 

 

7:00 - 8:15
Ferrante's Bayview
(10th Floor)
Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30
Ferrante's Bayview
(10th Floor)
Registration Open
8:30 - 9:30
San Carlos 1 & 2 Ballroom


Welcome and Opening Activity

NROC Update with Gary Lopez and the NROC Team
9:30-10:30
San Carlos 1 & 2 Ballroom









Opening Panel: Networked for Change

Panelists:
Joyce Hinkson, OTAN 
Beth Kabes, Nebraska ESU Coordinating Council
Hae Okimoto, University of Hawaii System Office
Cynthia Wilson, League for Innovation

Moderator: Ahrash Bissell
10:30 - 10:45  Transition to Breakout Sessions - Mezzanine
10:45 - 11:30
 Breakout Sessions
Getting Started with NROC

Getting Started with NROC Math, Dani Pedrotti, NROC









NROC English

Credit Recovery and Tier 1 Interventions with NROC English, Emily Anderson, Mountain Heights
NROC Math & EdReady: Classroom Support

Integrating EdReady for Specialized Programs, Jason Nieffer, Montana Digital Academy
EdReady: Math Support

EdReady's Role in College and Career Readiness to Support State Initiative (Agenda 2017), Dawn Nordine, Wisconsin Virtual School
Open Meeting Space
11:45 - 12:45
Ferrante's Bayview
Lunch
1:00 - 1:45
Breakout Sessions
Getting Started with
NROC

Getting Started with
NROC English, Angie Smajstrla,
NROC
NROC English

NROC English in
High School as College
Readiness Tool, Donna Butler, Owensboro Community & Technical College


NROC Math &
EdReady:
Classroom
Support

Using EdReady
to Integrate
Math into CTE
Courses, Shelby Jansen, Wichita Area Technical College

Open Meeting Space
Gaining
Momentum
with NROC

Goal Setting:
Educational
Needs meet NROC, Jessica Everton, NROC, Bob Currie & Ryan Schrenk, Montana Digital Academy
1:45 - 2:00 Break - Transition to Next Round
2:00 - 2:45  Breakout Sessions
Getting Started with NROC

Getting Started with EdReady, Ben Jacobs, NROC

NROC English

Integrating NROC English into Student Success Courses, Carrie Kirk, Jacksonville State University
Open Meeting Space
EdReady: Math Support

Math Remediation for Incoming Freshman, Hongde Hu and Alysia Goyer, CSU Monterey Bay
Gaining Momentum with NROC

Launch New Use Cases, Jessica Everton, NROC, Bob Currie and Ryan Schrenk, Montana Digital Academy
2:45 - 3:00 Break - Transition to Next Round
3:00 - 3:45
Breakout Sessions
Getting Started with NROC

Getting Started with HippoCampus, Beth Pickett, NROC
NROC English

Early EdReady English Preview Sites: Invitation Only, Lynn Skorniak and Jessica Everton, NROC
NROC Math & EdReady: Classroom Support

EdReady in 5th & 6th Grades, Sharon Dublin, South Carolina Department of Education
EdReady: Math Support

EdReady as Low Stakes Placement Alternative, Jan Case & Courtney Peppers-Owen, Jacksonville State University
Gaining Momentum with NROC

Spreading the Word: Montana's Ambassador Program, Ryan Schrenk, Montana Digital Academy
3:45 - 4:00 Break - Move to Ballroom
4:00 - 5:00
San Carlos 1 & 2 Ballroom
Student Voices: Student Panel

Moderated by Myk Garn, University System of Georgia
5:30 - 7:00
Ferrante's Bayview
Celebrating NROC Champions for Change: Hospitality Hour

Tuesday, March 28

 

7:30 - 8:45
Ferrante's Bayview
Breakfast 
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote: No Greater Odds
The Power of Student Stories
Introduction: Bob Simons

James R. McCoy, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, College of Southern Nevada and Co-creator and Executive Producer of the acclaimed documentary No Greater Odds

Charlene S. Gibson, Instructor in the Department of Communications and Faculty Leader for Achieving the Dream, College of Southern Nevada, and Co-creator and Associate Producer of No Greater Odds
10:00 - 10:15 Break - Move to Breakout Sessions
10:15-11:00 Breakout Sessions
Getting Started with NROC

What's New and Coming Across Products, Brian Rowlett & Ahrash Bissell, NROC






NROC English

NROC English Fully Online for Self-Study, Daniel Metz, Colorado Community Colleges Online









NROC Math & EdReady: Classroom Support

Adaptive Learning Accelerates College Developmental Algebra, Courtney Peppers-Owen, Mary Reagan, Kalie Bible, Jacksonville State University
EdReady, Math Support

EdReady for ACT Prep and Algebra 1, Leslie Snow, St. Paul Public Schools






Gaining Momentum with NROC

Collecting Data and Influencing Stakeholders, Gary Lopez, NROC & Jan Case, Jacksonville State University






11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - noon Breakout Sessions
Getting Started with NROC

Network Support & Resources, Bryan Arvison & Ben Jacobs, NROC









NROC English

A Closer Look at EdReady English, Jessica Everton & Ahrash Bissell, NROC












NROC Math & EdReady: Classroom Support

Accelerated Algebra, Courtney Peppers-Owen, Mary Reagan, Kalie Bible, Jacksonville State University (Double Session)





EdReady: Math Support

Scalable, Self-Serve Math Support in Student Resource Center, Michelle Strong, Candis Shupe, Kim Jensen, Western Governors University
Gaining Momentum with NROC

Grant Writing / Cooperative Partnerships to Help Scale, Gary Lopez with Nebraska and Montana staff








12:00 - 1:30
San Carlos 1 & 2 Ballroom
Lunch

Boxed lunch, viewing of No Greater Odds, followed by group discussion
1:30 - 2:15
Ferrante's Bayview

NCamp! Round1: Roundtable Discussions
2:30-3:15 NCamp! Round 2: Roundtable Discussions
3:30 - 4:30
San Carlos 1 & 2 Ballroom
Interactive Session: Action Planning Jam

Closing Comments from Gary Lopez, Executive Director
  Dinner on your own
Wednesday, March 29

 

7:30 - 9:00
Mezzanine Foyer
Continental Breakfast 
9:00 – 11:00 Post-Conference Special Interest Group Meetings
(Open to All)
Los Angeles

 

Competency-Based Education

Michelle Strong, Western Governor's University
Candis Shupe, Western Governor's University
Myk Garn, University System of Georgia
San Diego EdReady Inventories for Management and Placement
Gary Lopez, NROC
John McKee, University of Hawaii Maui College
Beth Kabes, Nebraska ESU Coordinating Council     
Santa Barbara
Strategies and Program for Reaching Underserved Students: Firs Gen, At-Risk

Jon Fila, Intermediate District 287 
Francisco Hernandez, H&H Consultants
San Francisco 2016 EdReady Scaling Workshop Cohorts Follow-Up (by invitation)
Santa Monica Open for Meetings



NROC English
  • A Closer Look at EdReady English
NROC English
  • A Closer Look at EdReady English
NROC English
  • A Closer Look at EdReady English
NROC English
  • A Closer Look at EdReady English
NROC Math & EdReady in the Classroom
  • Accelerated Algebra (double session)
NROC Math & EdReady in the Classroom
  • Accelerated Algebra (double session)
NROC Math & EdReady in the Classroom
  • Accelerated Algebra (double session)

  • NROC Math & EdReady: Classroom Support: Integrating EdReady for Specialized Programs, Jason Nieffer, Montana Digital Academy - Santa Barbara
 

Payment Instructions

  • Members
    • $375 Early Bird Fee (until February 1)
    • $450 after February 1

    Non-Members
    • $450 Early Bird Fee (until February 1)
    • $500 after February 1

    Day Participants (either Monday or Tuesday)
    • $250 per day

    Registration includes Monday breakfast, lunch, and evening reception, Tuesday breakfast and lunch, and Wednesday breakfast.
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