Schedule of Events

For further information on the available sessions, please review the Session Descriptions. Scheduled times for all sessions are subject to change.

  • Monday, September 25, 2017
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    7:30 AM  -  5:30 PM
    Registration for Pre-Conference Workshops and Professional Development Conference
    Stop by Registration to receive your PDC name badge and program. All PDC activities require a name badge to be worn.
    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Are Our Learning Outcomes Measurable and Useful?
    Separate registration required for this Pre-Conference Workshop
    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Giving It All Away: Engaging Community and Employers as a Core Strategy for Growth
    Separate registration required for this Pre-Conference Workshop
    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Success Strategies for Schools in the ACCSC-Accreditation Process
    Separate registration required for this Pre-Conference Workshop
    9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM
    Team Leader Conference (by Invitation Only)
    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    Pre-Conference Luncheon
    For registered Pre-Conference Workshop and Team Leader Conference participants only.
    1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Enhancing Communication and Collaboration for Institutional Success
    Separate registration required for this Pre-Conference Workshop
    1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Leadership Matters
    Separate registration required for this Pre-Conference Workshop
    1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
    Telling the Story of Student Success with Learning Outcomes
    Separate registration required for this Pre-Conference Workshop
    5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM
    ACCSC 50th Anniversary Celebration

    All PDC attendees are invited to join Commissioners and Staff for a reception to celebrate 50 years of recognition from the U.S. Department of Education as a reliable authority for the establishment of educational standards.

    Proudly sponsored by 2017 PDC Gold Sponsor
    Elsevier1

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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    7:30 AM  -  4:00 PM
    Registration Desk Open
    Stop by Registration to receive your PDC name badge and program. All PDC activities require a name badge to be worn.
    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Welcome from the ACCSC Chair & Key Note Address
    10:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Four Concurrent Learning Labs
    12:00 PM  -  1:45 PM
    ACCSC Awards Luncheon

    Join the Commission to celebrate the contributions by several outstanding individuals and the significant achievements of ACCSC-accredited institutions.

    Proudly sponsored by 2017 PDC Gold Sponsor
    MaxKnowledge

    2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Four Concurrent Learning Labs
    3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM
    Four Concurrent Learning Labs
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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    7:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Breakfast
    7:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Registration Open
    Stop by Registration to receive your PDC name badge and program. All PDC activities require a name badge to be worn.
    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    ACCSC Institutional Awards Ceremony and Annual Meeting

    Join the Commission to honor the accredited member schools that demonstrated a commitment to the expectations and rigors of ACCSC accreditation and a high level of achievement among their students as the 2016 - 2017 Schools of Excellence and Schools of Distinction are honored, as well as the 2017 ACCSC Outstanding Staff Member.

    The Accrediting Commission holds a meeting of the members annually for the purpose of delivering a report on the budget and finances of the Corporation and its activities and affairs, the approval of dues pursuant to the Bylaws, and the transaction of other business as may be specified by the Accrediting Commission.

    10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM
    Three Concurrent Power Sessions
    12:00 PM 
    Conference Concludes
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