2018 Conference Workshops

Save the Date for NPEA’s 11th Annual Conference: April 3-5, 2019 in Chicago, IL​. More information coming soon! Questions? Please email Carrie at ctate@tsf.org.

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Standing Together in a Changing Landscape:
A Call to Action

New Orleans – April 11-13, 2018

View the full conference agenda here.

You are invited to access a selection of workshop presenter PowerPoints via the blue links below.


WEDNESDAY, April 11

Pre-Conference Sessions (1:00-4:00)

Site Visits (1:00-4:00)

Conference Registration (4:30-6:30)

Welcome Reception (5:00-6:30)

Conference Welcome: Kelly Glew, President, The Steppingstone Foundation

THURSDAY, April 12

Breakfast, Networking, Roundtable Discussions, and Registration (7:00-8:15)

Breakfast Roundtables (7:30-8:15)

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Partner Breakfast (7:30-8:15) – pre-registration required

Opening General Session: Alumni Panel (8:15-9:45)

Welcome: Karin Elliott, Executive Director, National Partnership for Educational Access

Welcoming Remarks: Patrick Dobard, Chief Executive Officer, New Schools for New Orleans

Concurrent Workshop Sessions (10:00-11:15)

Concurrent Workshop Sessions (11:30-12:45)

Networking Lunch (12:45-1:45)

Keynote General Session (1:45-3:15)

Keynote:

Concurrent Workshop Sessions (3:30-4:45)

Meet & Mingle and Info Sessions (4:45-5:30)

  • A-List Education: Information Session (A-List Education)
  • Door94 Information Session: Unlocking Time and Tools for Student Success Organizations (Door94)
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program: Information Session (Duke TIP)

NPEA Reception: Celebrating a Decade of Learning (5:30-7:00)

FRIDAY, April 13

Breakfast, Networking, Roundtable Discussions, and Registration (7:30-8:45)

Breakfast Roundtables (8:00-8:45)

Morning General Session and Keynote (8:45-10:00)

Keynote:

  • Anthony Abraham Jack, Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Educationand Shutzer Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Concurrent Workshop Sessions (10:15-11:30)

Networking Lunch (11:30-12:30)

Concurrent Workshop Sessions (12:45-2:00)

Closing Keynote General Session (2:15-3:30)

Keynote:

  • Vijay Pendakur, Robert W. and Elizabeth C. Staley Dean of Students, Cornell University; and Editor, Closing the Opportunity Gap: Identity-Conscious Strategies for Retention and Student Success

Closing Conference Remarks and Small Group Debrief:

  • Karin Elliott, Executive Director, National Partnership for Educational Access

Book Sales and Signing with Vijay Pendakur (3:30-4:00)


Important Dates:

  • Mid-December: Conference Registration Opens
  • February 6: Deadline for Presenters to Register for Conference
  • March: Presenter Slidedecks Due (optional)
  • April 11-13: NPEA Annual Conference

If you have any questions, please email Carrie Tate, NPEA Associate Director, at ctate@tsf.org. Thank you!


View the 2017 conference workshops and presentations.
View the 2016 conference workshops and presentations.

View the 2015 conference workshops and presentations.
View the 2015 conference agenda.
View the 2014 conference agenda.

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