Where Do We Go from Here? Schedule

The 2023–24 Where Do We Go from Here? conference theme is "Assessing for Equity." The conference will be held on Monday, February 5, through Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

Panel presentations and workshops on Assessing for Equity will be held in hyflex classrooms to accommodate in person and remote attendance. The full schedule may be found here and below.

The keynote event will be a lecture and workshop by Dr. Gavin Henning, entitled "Leveraging Assessment to Advance Equity." The lecture will be 2:30-3:15 in Doty Recital Hall. Tea and coffee will be served in Doty Tower Room following the lecture. The workshop will be held in the Tower Room from 3:30-4:15, with an overflow space in Doty 302E.

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Conference Schedule

Monday Morning, February 5, 2024

9:00-10:15 a.m.

Employee Performance Programs: Setting SMARTER Goals

PANEL: Julie Briggs, Chip Matthews

Welles 26 / Teams CAC Facilitator: Melanie Blood
10:30-11:30 a.m.

Q&A for General Education Assessment Pilot, year 2: Social Science, DPP, INTD 105 (half outcomes)

PANEL: Amanda Roth, Jason Ozubko, Melanie Blood

Newton 205 / Teams CAC Facilitator: Melanie Blood

Monday Afternoon, February 5, 2024

2:30-3:15 p.m. Keynote by Dr. Gavin Henning: "Leveraging Assessment to Advance Equity" Doty Recital Hall Introduction by Chip Matthews on behalf of VP Mike Taberski
3:15-3:30 p.m. Tea, Coffee, Refreshments Doty Tower Room  
3:30-4:15 p.m. Workshop with Dr. Gavin Henning Doty Tower Room

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Tuesday Morning, February 6, 2024

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Equity in Onboarding

PANEL: Chip Matthews, Alexis Clifton, Victoria Phipps

Newton 205 / Teams Panel Moderator: Julie Briggs

Tuesday Afternoon, February 6, 2024

2:00-3:15 p.m.

Leveraging Data to Assess Equity

Matt Pastizzo

Newton 205 / Teams CAC Facilitator: Chris Smith


Wednesday Morning, February 7, 2024

9:00-10:00 a.m.

First Year Experience Courses

PANEL: Meg Reitz, Lee Pierce, Rob Doggett, Claire Gravelin, Melanie Blood, Brian Morgan

Welles 26 / Teams Panel Moderator: Joe Cope
10:30-11:45 a.m.

Advancing Equity for Students

  • How NISS can advance equity (Dave Parfitt)
  • Academic "bootcamp" revision (Meg Reitz, Melissa Sutherland)
  • Accessibility initiatives (Amy Fisk)
  • Orientation and equity outcomes (Krissie Barsema)
  • Redesign of INTD 105 (Doug Baldwin, Gillian Paku)
  • Intergroup Dialogue (Ashley Watson, Claire Bressette
Newton 205 / Teams CAC Facilitator: Alexis Clifton

Wednesday Afternoon, February 7, 2024

2:30-4:00 p.m. Cultivating Community through Mindful Communication MacVittie College Union Ballroom Coordinator: Meredith Harrigan