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Seclca 2016 conference


The First Annual Southeastern College Learning Center Association Conference

College of Charleston | Friday, June 17, 2016

Keynote Speaker: George Benson, Ph.D., Former President, College of Charleston

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Breakout Session Materials are        Now Available!   

keynote

A President Reflects: The Learning Center, the Administration, and the Value of Building a Disruptive Vision

George Benson, Ph.D., served as the President of the College of Charleston from 2007-2014. He currently serves as a faculty member in the School of Business. In addition, Dr. Benson serves on numerous corporate boards, including The Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a nonprofit, private-sector organization that raises funds to endow the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. George Benson has a rich, long career as an academic, both as a professor and an administrator, and has a keen awareness of the critical role that academic support plays in higher education.

request for sponsors

Southeastern College Learning Center Association (SECLCA) is a group of learning center professionals and tutors who desire to connect with other professionals/tutors in the states of South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina. (Previously, this group was known as SCCLCA.) SECLCA will be holding their third annual conference (first, as SECLCA!) at the College of Charleston on June 17th, 2016. Last year approximately 125 attended the conference in Rock Hill at Winthrop University. SECLCA planners are hopeful of exceeding 150 this summer! The theme is “Catch the Wave to Success!”

SECLCA welcomes your partnership in this endeavor. For more information and to download the application form: Click Here

Questions about sponsorship should be addressed to any officer or directly to Linda Klinzing at klinzingl@sccsc.edu. Looking forward to “Catching the wave to success!”


request for proposals

SECLCA invites you to attend and to present a proposal at the first SECLCA conference to be held at the College of Charleston on June 17, 2016.The theme of the conference is “Catch the Wave to Success!”

Proposals should address success: improving the success of tutoring and learning centers, measuring success, helping ESL or Disability students succeed, serving online students successfully, using new innovations or research to improve success, just to name a few. Presentations may be directed to tutors or to learning center professionals or to both.

Presentation formats include hands -on workshops, roundtables, panel discussions, or direct presentations. All sessions will be 50 minutes in length. Presenters must provide an electronic file of materials prior to the conference. (This will be uploaded after the conference.)
Proposal presenters must be members of SECLCA or be vendors co-presenting with a SECLCA member and must also register for the conference. We look forward to receiving your proposal and having you join us in Charleston in June!


PROPOSAL TIMELINE
Completed Applications Due: April 29, 2016
Presenters Notified: May 9, 2016
Note: Only primary presenters will be notified. Other participants should be notified by the primary presenter.
Presenters’ Acceptance: May 13, 2016
Electronic Files Due: June 9, 2016


GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION:
SECLCA is delighted that you are preparing to submit a proposal for “Catch the Wave to Success.” 

All proposals must be submitted using the PDF below. Please download and attach the completed form to an email to Linda Klinzing at klinzingl@sccsc.edu.

Presentation formats include hands-on workshops, roundtables, panel discussions, or direct presentations. All sessions will be 50 minutes in length. Presenters must provide an electronic file of materials prior to the conference. (This will be uploaded after the conference.)

2016 Proposal Application

Thursday Bonus!

Join us on Thursday afternoon, June 16, for a tour of three learning centers—The Citadel, Trident Technical College, and the College of Charleston—followed by dinner in historic downtown Charleston. More details to follow!


hotel information

Make a weekend of it! Two local hotels will offer special room rates during the conference. 


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