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Editor: Amy Jarmon
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Meeting announcement for "Helping the Helpers: ASP Basics from Orientation to the Bar"




DATE:              August 4-6, 2011


(Guests should plan to arrive early in the evening August 4 and to leave either in the evening of August 6 or the next morning.  The formal program will go two full days – August 5 and 6.  In addition, there will be a reception on August 4 and there will be hosted dinner outings on the evenings of August 5 and 6.)


REGISTRATION FEE:  $35 (Registration form attached to this e-mail.)


LOCATION:     Western State College of Law

                        1111 N. State College Boulevard

                        Fullerton, CA 92385

                        (714) 738-1000          


DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of the workshop will be to equip attendees with the basic tools necessary to work with the diverse population of students whom academic support professionals serve.  Topics covered will include (1) overall program design, (2) orientation and first semester programs, (3) later semester programs designed for struggling students, and (4) bar preparation.  Attendees also will be given “lessons in a box” to use in their own programs.


                        A more detailed agenda will follow.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  This program is designed for/open to professionals who have been working in academic support for three years or less.  The maximum number of attendees is 50.  If we do not reach maximum capacity, the program will be opened to additional participants.


HOTEL INFO:   Fullerton Marriott at Cal State University



To book online, guests can go to and enter the codes below under "group code":


LSALSAA for one king bed

LSALSAB for two double beds


                        Conference rate: $99/night (Must be booked by July 19, 2011)



We hope to see many of you there.  Look for other e-mails from us with information about the other workshops shortly.




The LSAC Academic Assistance Topical Workshops Planning Subcommittee:

                Russell McClain, Chair

                Paula Manning

                Odessa Alm

                Hillary Burgess

Kent Lollis

LSAC Staff

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