Wednesday, June 8, 2011
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
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 www.marriott.com/laxfl 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