Thursday, February 3, 2022

Exhibition Hall | Officially opens during breakfast: 7:30 - 9:00 AM 

֍ PLENARY SESSION | Keynote Address: Dr. Richard Rhodes: 9:00 – 9:45 AM:  Chancellor of the Austin Community College District and AACC Chair to discuss non-credit to credit pathways.

֍ PLENARY SESSION | Behind The Walls – Our Forgotten Workforce: 10:00 – 10:45 AM: This must-see presentation will discuss the benefits and successes of working with a special population, those “Behind the Walls”. You will hear from NCCET Board members, Mr. Don Tracy [Vice President of NCCET], and Howard Drake [President of NCCET and Director of the Corporate College at Polk State College].   In addition, you will hear from Warden Jennifer Brown of the Lockhart Correctional Facility and a formerly incarcerated student, Misty Campbell regarding success stories.

  As a result of this session, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  1. How can your college develop a partnership with the Department of Corrections?       
  2. How to design, develop and deploy training programs “Behind the Walls”.
  3. How to support student reentry into the community. 

Lunch | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM 

Exemplary Program Awards 1:00 PM [Last segment during Lunch]

NCCET Exhibition Hall | 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Main Ballroom

Friday, February 4, 2022

Exhibition Hall | Reopens during breakfast: 7:30 - 8:30 AM 


֍ PLENARY SESSION | Equitable Outcomes for Tomorrow: 8:30 – 9:30 AM 

Panel Discussion – Dr. Shanna Jackson, Nashville State CC; Dr. Angela Long, Tallahassee CC; Vernon Hawkins, Edmonds College; Salvatrice Cummo, Pasadena College; Trenton Hightower, GradCast - Moderator – PLENARY SESSION

NCCET Exhibition Hall | 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Main Ballroom

Exhibitor Exploration Awards and 2023 Conference Announcement | 12:00 PM – Main Ballroom

Thursday Breakout Sessions – 11:00 AM

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Regional Director’s Meeting – 11:30 – 2:00 PM:  All NCCET Regional Directors, their Area Managers, and our Conference Exhibitors are invited to meet the new NCCET North America Regional infrastructure.

֍ Opening Plenary Session – 3:00 – 5:00 PM: Stephen Dodd, IBM Project Executive, Public Partnerships to discuss the nationwide IBM Apprenticeship model

Conference Reception: 6:00 – 9:00 PM: Interior Courtyard

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    I have been an active member of NCCET since the late 90's and during that time have enjoyed my affiliation and service to the organization as a conference presenter, Board member, and even as president for the organizationin 2014-2015. More than that, however, the strength of NCCET is the individual and institutional member who contribute their knowledge, skills and abilities in providing best practices to practioners in workforce development and continuing education. Thanks for your contributions and ongoing support. And for those who are considering joining NCCET, sign up now! It will make a difference in your professional life.

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    Dr. Paul KoehnkeCentral Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC