Conference Overview

Hosted by College in the Schools, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with the assistance of Minnesota Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (MnCEP), the 2010 conference in Minneapolis on October 24-26, 2010 attracted 350 participants from 150 postsecondary institutions, high school partners, state agencies, and policy and research organizations. The conference opened with a keynote talk given by Dr. Michelle Cooper, President of the Institute for Higher Education Policy. Plenary sessions included panels on Working Successfully with Diverse Student Populations and Making the Case for Concurrent Enrollment in a Policy Context.

The 2010 NACEP National Conference was sponsored by Central Washington University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, New York Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships, Northwest Nazarene University, Syracuse University, University of Connecticut, University of Minnesota – Crookston, University of Minnesota – Duluth, and University of Missouri – St. Louis.

The Conference Program includes a schedule and descriptions of the sessions.

Plenary Session Handouts: Working Successfully with Diverse Student Populations

Breakout Sessions

Ensuring Postsecondary Integrity through Active Collaboration 
Thomas Bacig, professor emeritus and faculty liaison, College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Minnesota concurrent enrollment teacher Dan Naslund, Cloquet Senior High School; and Barbara Perushek, director of College in the Schools, University of Minnesota- Duluth (UMD)

A Comparison of the Enrollment and Academic Success of Dual Credit and Non-Dual Credit Students at Des Moines Area Community College
Randy Mead, exec. dean of program development, Des Moines Area Community College, Iowa

Professional Development that Really MATTERS
Toni McNaron, professor emeritus and faculty liaison, College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with Minnesota concurrent enrollment teachers John Eret, Centennial High School; Aaron Hoiland, Le Center High School; Ann Moeller, New Ulm Cathedral High School; and Rita Anderson, Eagan High School

Safeguarding Your CEP through Advocacy
Ted Leahey, director of Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington

Effective Survey Methods 
Dr. Robert Loveridge, director, Institutional Research and Information, Utah Valley University andGeoff Matthews, senior research analyst, Utah Valley University

Supporting Middle-Achieving High School Students in College Courses
Elisabeth Barnett and Kathy Hughes are researchers at Teachers College, Columbia University, specializing in dual enrollment and community colleges.

What Does Enhanced Dual Enrollment Look Like?
Dr. Cecilia Cunningham, executive director of the Middle College National Consortium at LaGuardia Community College, New York; and Robert Baird, vice president for school-University partnerships, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, New Jersey

EDU 250, Introduction to Teacher Education: Case Study of a Concurrent Enrollment Partnership
Barbara Kacer, faculty liaison and instructional designer, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green and Dewayne Neeley, concurrent enrollment program coordinator, Division of Extended Learning and Outreach, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green

Analyzing and Using Results from NACEP One-year and Four-year Surveys
Robert Loveridge director of institutional research and information, Utah Valley University andGeoff Matthews, senior research analyst, Utah Valley University

Website Development for Concurrent Credit: Custom Tools for Added Communication
Benjamin Earwicker, assistant professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Northwest Nazarene University, Idaho and Dennis Waller, NACEP four-year private institution representative and director of Concurrent Credit Program, Northwest Nazarene University, Idaho

Momentum in Washington for Federal Recognition of Dual Enrollment
Adam Lowe, executive secretary, National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships

NACEP National Standards
Jan Erickson, NACEP accreditation committee chair and associate director of College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Sandra Gonzalez, concurrent enrollment program director, Schenectady County Community CollegeNew York; Ted Leahey, director of Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Loralee Stevens, assistant dean of Community Outreach, Johnson County Community College, Kansas

Who Are We Anyway? 
Gillian Thorne, NACEP research committee chair, executive director of the Office of Early College Programs, and director of UConn Early College Experience, University of Connecticut; and Brenna Kelleher, Early College program administrator, University of Connecticut

Conducting NACEP Student Surveys via Postal Mail and the Web
Karl Madeo, director of CollegeNow, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, New York and Julie Williams, NACEP communication committee chair and director of evaluation and communication for College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Flexibility and Effectiveness of a Hybrid-Format Professional Development Workshop
Thomas Michaels, professor of horticultural science and director of the Master of Professional Studies program, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Understanding State Policy Environments Regarding Concurrent Enrollment
Jennifer Brown Lerner, senior director, American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, D.C.

Hybrid Course: What Does the High School Teacher Do?
Kara Osmundson, concurrent enrollment teacher and staff development coordinator, Shakopee High School, Minnesota; and Randy Fletcher, associate professor of psychology and faculty liaison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Fostering Effective Professional Development Through On-Going Teaching Workshops
Susan Perala-Dewey, professor of Writing Studies and faculty liaison, University of Minnesota- Duluth (UMD); Barbara Perushek, director of College in the Schools and former high school English teacher, University of Minnesota-Duluth; with Minnesota concurrent enrollment teachersIvy Church, Cook County High School and Stuart Sorenson, Duluth East High School

Income Effects on Concurrent enrollment Participation: The Case Study of University of Connecticut Early College Experience
Brian Boecherer, associate dean of UConn Early College Experience, University of Connecticut

Building Integrity through Faculty Support 
Kelly Stout, Middle College director, Trine University, Indiana; and Jean Deller, assistant vice president of academics, Trine University, Indiana

Easing the Transition: Making CEP Doable for Students in the Academic Middle
Barbara Hodne, concurrent enrollment faculty liaison for writing, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; and Hinok Yacob, concurrent enrollment program alumnus, Saint Olaf College, Minnesota; with Minnesota concurrent enrollment teachers Sharon Cormany Ornelas,Minneapolis Edison High School and Kaye Peters, Saint Paul Central High School

Rural Students’ Reflection on CEP’s College Skill Development 
Wanda Synstelien, professor of English and faculty liaison, Southwest Minnesota State University

Inviting More Stakeholders to the Table: High School Discipline-Specific Liaisons
Loralee Stevens, asst. dean of community outreach, Johnson County Community College (JCCC)

Recruiting and Serving Students in the Academic Middle in Dual Enrollment Programs
Elisabeth Barnett, researcher for the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York

Professional Development and Teacher Resources 
Ted Leahey, director of Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Deanna Jessup, Advance College project administrator, Indiana University, Bloomington

Increasing Concurrent Enrollment Opportunities for Career and Technical Education Students in Programs of Study
Erika Volker, director, Partnerships for Innovation, Nebraska

Surviving Regional Accreditation: Preparing for a Site Visit Focusing on Concurrent Enrollment
Tim Wilkerson, College Pathways coordinator, Community College of Aurora, Colorado & Adam Lowe, NACEP executive secretary

Guide to Conducting a Self Study for NACEP Accreditation
Jan EricksonNACEP accreditation committee chair and associate director, College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; 
Becky Cartermathematics-science program specialist, University of Indiana, Bloomington;Laurie Wood, English and literature associate professor and faculty liaison, Utah Valley University; and Peggy Sadler, NACEP two-year institutional representative and concurrent enrollment program director, Salt Lake Community College, Utah

College for All: College-connected Designs in Two School Districts in Southern Texas
Janet Santos, researcher on blended educational models, Jobs for the Future

Building a Web-based Accreditation Application: Tale of Two CEP’s Experience
Jan Erickson, NACEP accreditation committee chair and associate director of College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Duane Doyledivision chair for Mathematics, Science, and Occupational Studies, Arkansas State University-Newport; Ike Wheeler, division chair of University Studies, Arkansas State University-Newport; Karl Madeodirector of College Now, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, New York

Best Practices for Four-year Institutions (Open Discussion) 
Ginger Ramsden, NACEP four-year public institutional representative and College Achievement Program, University of Southern Indiana; Rebecca Carter, mathematics-science program specialist for Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Jaclyn Dumond,program coordinator for College Achievement Program, University of Southern Indiana

rence Overview

Hosted by College in the Schools, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with the assistance of Minnesota Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (MnCEP), the 2010 conference in Minneapolis on October 24-26, 2010 attracted 350 participants from 150 postsecondary institutions, high school partners, state agencies, and policy and research organizations. The conference opened with a keynote talk given by Dr. Michelle Cooper, President of the Institute for Higher Education Policy. Plenary sessions included panels on Working Successfully with Diverse Student Populations and Making the Case for Concurrent Enrollment in a Policy Context.

The 2010 NACEP National Conference was sponsored by Central Washington University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, New York Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships, Northwest Nazarene University, Syracuse University, University of Connecticut, University of Minnesota – Crookston, University of Minnesota – Duluth, and University of Missouri – St. Louis.

The Conference Program includes a schedule and descriptions of the sessions.

Plenary Session Handouts: Working Successfully with Diverse Student Populations

Breakout Sessions

Ensuring Postsecondary Integrity through Active Collaboration 
Thomas Bacig, professor emeritus and faculty liaison, College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Minnesota concurrent enrollment teacher Dan Naslund, Cloquet Senior High School; and Barbara Perushek, director of College in the Schools, University of Minnesota- Duluth (UMD)

A Comparison of the Enrollment and Academic Success of Dual Credit and Non-Dual Credit Students at Des Moines Area Community College
Randy Mead, exec. dean of program development, Des Moines Area Community College, Iowa

Professional Development that Really MATTERS
Toni McNaron, professor emeritus and faculty liaison, College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with Minnesota concurrent enrollment teachers John Eret, Centennial High School; Aaron Hoiland, Le Center High School; Ann Moeller, New Ulm Cathedral High School; and Rita Anderson, Eagan High School

Safeguarding Your CEP through Advocacy
Ted Leahey, director of Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington

Effective Survey Methods 
Dr. Robert Loveridge, director, Institutional Research and Information, Utah Valley University andGeoff Matthews, senior research analyst, Utah Valley University

Supporting Middle-Achieving High School Students in College Courses
Elisabeth Barnett and Kathy Hughes are researchers at Teachers College, Columbia University, specializing in dual enrollment and community colleges.

What Does Enhanced Dual Enrollment Look Like?
Dr. Cecilia Cunningham, executive director of the Middle College National Consortium at LaGuardia Community College, New York; and Robert Baird, vice president for school-University partnerships, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, New Jersey

EDU 250, Introduction to Teacher Education: Case Study of a Concurrent Enrollment Partnership
Barbara Kacer, faculty liaison and instructional designer, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green and Dewayne Neeley, concurrent enrollment program coordinator, Division of Extended Learning and Outreach, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green

Analyzing and Using Results from NACEP One-year and Four-year Surveys
Robert Loveridge director of institutional research and information, Utah Valley University andGeoff Matthews, senior research analyst, Utah Valley University

Website Development for Concurrent Credit: Custom Tools for Added Communication
Benjamin Earwicker, assistant professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Northwest Nazarene University, Idaho and Dennis Waller, NACEP four-year private institution representative and director of Concurrent Credit Program, Northwest Nazarene University, Idaho

Momentum in Washington for Federal Recognition of Dual Enrollment
Adam Lowe, executive secretary, National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships

NACEP National Standards
Jan Erickson, NACEP accreditation committee chair and associate director of College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Sandra Gonzalez, concurrent enrollment program director, Schenectady County Community CollegeNew York; Ted Leahey, director of Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Loralee Stevens, assistant dean of Community Outreach, Johnson County Community College, Kansas

Who Are We Anyway? 
Gillian Thorne, NACEP research committee chair, executive director of the Office of Early College Programs, and director of UConn Early College Experience, University of Connecticut; and Brenna Kelleher, Early College program administrator, University of Connecticut

Conducting NACEP Student Surveys via Postal Mail and the Web
Karl Madeo, director of CollegeNow, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, New York and Julie Williams, NACEP communication committee chair and director of evaluation and communication for College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Flexibility and Effectiveness of a Hybrid-Format Professional Development Workshop
Thomas Michaels, professor of horticultural science and director of the Master of Professional Studies program, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Understanding State Policy Environments Regarding Concurrent Enrollment
Jennifer Brown Lerner, senior director, American Youth Policy Forum, Washington, D.C.

Hybrid Course: What Does the High School Teacher Do?
Kara Osmundson, concurrent enrollment teacher and staff development coordinator, Shakopee High School, Minnesota; and Randy Fletcher, associate professor of psychology and faculty liaison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Fostering Effective Professional Development Through On-Going Teaching Workshops
Susan Perala-Dewey, professor of Writing Studies and faculty liaison, University of Minnesota- Duluth (UMD); Barbara Perushek, director of College in the Schools and former high school English teacher, University of Minnesota-Duluth; with Minnesota concurrent enrollment teachersIvy Church, Cook County High School and Stuart Sorenson, Duluth East High School

Income Effects on Concurrent enrollment Participation: The Case Study of University of Connecticut Early College Experience
Brian Boecherer, associate dean of UConn Early College Experience, University of Connecticut

Building Integrity through Faculty Support 
Kelly Stout, Middle College director, Trine University, Indiana; and Jean Deller, assistant vice president of academics, Trine University, Indiana

Easing the Transition: Making CEP Doable for Students in the Academic Middle
Barbara Hodne, concurrent enrollment faculty liaison for writing, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; and Hinok Yacob, concurrent enrollment program alumnus, Saint Olaf College, Minnesota; with Minnesota concurrent enrollment teachers Sharon Cormany Ornelas,Minneapolis Edison High School and Kaye Peters, Saint Paul Central High School

Rural Students’ Reflection on CEP’s College Skill Development 
Wanda Synstelien, professor of English and faculty liaison, Southwest Minnesota State University

Inviting More Stakeholders to the Table: High School Discipline-Specific Liaisons
Loralee Stevens, asst. dean of community outreach, Johnson County Community College (JCCC)

Recruiting and Serving Students in the Academic Middle in Dual Enrollment Programs
Elisabeth Barnett, researcher for the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York

Professional Development and Teacher Resources 
Ted Leahey, director of Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Deanna Jessup, Advance College project administrator, Indiana University, Bloomington

Increasing Concurrent Enrollment Opportunities for Career and Technical Education Students in Programs of Study
Erika Volker, director, Partnerships for Innovation, Nebraska

Surviving Regional Accreditation: Preparing for a Site Visit Focusing on Concurrent Enrollment
Tim Wilkerson, College Pathways coordinator, Community College of Aurora, Colorado & Adam Lowe, NACEP executive secretary

Guide to Conducting a Self Study for NACEP Accreditation
Jan EricksonNACEP accreditation committee chair and associate director, College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; 
Becky Cartermathematics-science program specialist, University of Indiana, Bloomington;Laurie Wood, English and literature associate professor and faculty liaison, Utah Valley University; and Peggy Sadler, NACEP two-year institutional representative and concurrent enrollment program director, Salt Lake Community College, Utah

College for All: College-connected Designs in Two School Districts in Southern Texas
Janet Santos, researcher on blended educational models, Jobs for the Future

Building a Web-based Accreditation Application: Tale of Two CEP’s Experience
Jan Erickson, NACEP accreditation committee chair and associate director of College in the Schools, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Duane Doyledivision chair for Mathematics, Science, and Occupational Studies, Arkansas State University-Newport; Ike Wheeler, division chair of University Studies, Arkansas State University-Newport; Karl Madeodirector of College Now, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, New York

Best Practices for Four-year Institutions (Open Discussion) 
Ginger Ramsden, NACEP four-year public institutional representative and College Achievement Program, University of Southern Indiana; Rebecca Carter, mathematics-science program specialist for Advance College Project, Indiana University, Bloomington; and Jaclyn Dumond,program coordinator for College Achievement Program, University of Southern Indiana

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