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Editor: Amy Jarmon
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Latest E-mail from Kent Lollis re: LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshop

Dear Academic Assistance Professionals, Law School Admission Deans and Directors, and Minority Networkers:

This is a reminder that the priority deadline for registering for the 2012 LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshop is May 7, 2012.  Please remember that enrollment is limited.  If there is space available after the initial registration period, there will be a lottery for open spots. The lottery will occur on May 9, 2012.   If you have any questions about registration, please contact Yusuf Abdul-Kareem,, 215-504-1488. 

The Planning Committee has selected the following theme and sessions for this Workshop: 

The Future is Now: Planning Today for the Next Twenty Years of Academic Assistance 

Plenary Sessions:

•             The Evolution and Future of Academic Assistance

•             Who Are Our Students

•             Establishing Learning Outcomes & Assessment Methods

•             Planning Strategically for Tomorrow and Beyond 

Concurrent Sessions:

•             Who We Will Be Serving - Future Demographics of the Students

•             New Innovations in Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

•              Reducing the Effects of Stereotype Threat and Other Barriers that Hinder Students from Diverse Backgrounds

•             Evaluating and Diagnosing Student Performance

•              Teaching Students to Become Better Learners

•              Counseling Students on Academic and Non-Academic Issues

•              Integrating Academic Assistance with the Casebook Classroom

•             Developing a Classroom Outcome & Assessment Plan

•             Developing an Institutional Outcome & Assessment Plan

•             Developing Your Program’s Strategic Plan

•             Implementing an Institutional Culture and Climate of Inclusion

•              Where to Find AAP resources

•             Supervising and Managing Your Staff

•              Allocating Limited Resources for Solo & Small Staff Departments

•             Everything You Want to Know About Scholarship and Didn’t Know to Ask

•             Exploring the Life Cycle of AAP Professionals 

Attached below is the link to registration information for the Workshop.

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