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EACE 2014 Career Services Support Professionals Drive-In Conference - Register Today
The EACE Professional Development Committee invites you to attend the upcoming Career Services Support Professionals Conference on Thursday, April 10th from 9am to 3:30pm at the New York Institute of Technology in downtown NYC. This is an opportunity to network with other career services professionals while learning about best practices to improve your work and discussing trends in our field. The cost to attend is $35 and includes light breakfast, lunch, and all your materials. Space is limited, so please registered as soon as possible. The deadline to register is April 9th. We hope you will join us.
Registration, Breakfast, and Networking: After picking up your materials, begin your day by sharing a cup of coffee with other Support Professionals.
Welcome and Opening: NYIT and the EACE Professional Development Committee will welcome you, provide you with an overview of the day, and review logistics.
Future of Career Services Panel: We will kick off the conference with a panel of Career Services experts discussing trends in the field of Career Services. Topics of discussion will include characteristics of today’s student, technology, and diversity.
The Spirit of the Dependable Strenghts Articulation Process: Anne Scholl-Fiedler, VP of Career Services at Stevenson University and a Master Dependable Strengths Trainer, will lead participants through an interactive demonstration of one of the key components of the Dependable Strengths Articulation Process (DSAP) as developed by an originator of the strengths-based approach to human development, Dr. Bernard Haldane. Participants will learn about the philosophy of the DSAP and the benefits of learning from successes rather than from mistakes. The work of DSAP is powerful in helping people understand who they are at their best and how that translates into successful career management.
Lunch and Keynote - Delivering Value: The Importance of Administrators in the Career Center of the Future featuring Matt Berndt, Vice President of CSO Research: “What can I do when I graduate?’ As more and more students ask this question, the role of the career center on U.S. college campuses is becoming more and more central to the overall mission of the university. Career centers are evolving and so too are the roles of career center staff, including staff in administrative roles. What is the administrator’s role in the career center of the future? Career Services Evangelist ant 20-year veteran of college career services Matt Berndt will share his thoughts on the important role administrators will play in delivering on the career center value proposition in the coming years.
Breakout Session 1: Choose between Analyzing Student Need (Putting the right student with the right counselor) and Data Collection and Assessment (Why we need it and tips for assessing your work while supporting the efforts or your office)
Breakout Session 2: Choose between Marketing and Social Media (When to use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. and tips for designing flyers) or Technology Hacks to Make your Life Easier (Topics will include online scheduling, tips for getting the most out of your CSM, and email automation tips)
Panel Discussion on Career Counseling Credentials: Experts will discuss the various ways you can advance your career in career services
Closing: Summary and Insights
Travel: While we are calling this event a Drive-In, we do recommend using public transportation. However, there is a parking garage nearby if you do choose to drive. Here are directions to the Conference:http://www.nyit.edu/locations/manhattan. The conference will meet at 16 West 61st Street on the 11th floor.
This event is open to EACE members only. If you do not have a membership with EACE, an EACE member on your staff can sponsor your attendance. If you have further questions about this, please contact Yvonne Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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2014 Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship Application Open
The EACE Diversity & Inclusion Committee would like to encourage all individuals in an underrepresented group to apply for this scholarship today! The benefits of this scholarship include a complimentary EACE membership and complimentary registration to the EACE Annual Conference.
The 2014 Ernie Andrews Scholarship is being sponsored by Virginia Tech.
The 2014 Rick McLellan Scholarship is being co-sponsored by University at Albany-SUNY and University of Delaware.
Awards Nominations & Research Grant Applications Open
The EACE Awards and Research Grant Committee has been working over the past year to redesign the Awards and Research Grant to recognize the talents and expertise of our members, and to highlight and share best practices.
Nominate a colleague today for an EACE Service, Innovation or Leadership Award or apply for an EACE Research Grant. The deadline to nominate or apply is March 1, 2014.