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45th Annual J/CCSPAT Conference
October 9 – 12
St. Philip’s College
San Antonio, TX

Registration Information
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Hotel Information
• Holiday Inn Express
  1309 E. Commerce Street
  San Antonio, TX 78205
  Room Rate: $96.95

• Best Western
  1103 E. Commerce Street 
  San Antonio, TX 78205
  Room Rate: $106.00

Ground Transportation
• Best Western airport shuttle 
  $18 per person 

• Yellow Cab airport service
  $25 per vehicle (up to 6 passengers per vehicle) 

• San Antonio Cab airpot service 
  $25 per vehicle (up to 6 passengers per vehicle) 

Information about San Antonio
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Information about St. Philip’s College
• Learn more about St. Philip’s College and its 115 year history click here.

Conference Schedule
Wednesday, October 9
      10:00am – 5:30pm Registration Opens

      11:00am – 3:00pm J/CCSPAT Board Meeting (Closed Event) 

      1:30pm – 4:30pm Pre-Conference Session: Ethics Training 

      4:30pm – 4:45pm Break 

      5:00pm – 6:15pm Opening General Session: TSI Updates by the THECB 

      6:15pm – 7:00pm Reception

Thursday, October 10 
      8:00am – 12:00pm Registration 

      8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast 

      9:00am – 9:45am General Session 

      9:45 – 10:00am Break 

      10:00am – 11:00am Concurrent Sessions 

      11:15am – 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions 

      12:30pm – 2:00pm Luncheon / Presidents’ Panel 

      2:15pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Sessions 

      3:30pm – 3:45pm Break 

      4:00pm – 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions 

      5:00pm – 6:30 pm Sponsored Reception

Friday, October 11 
      7:00 am – 8:30am J/CCSPAT Board Meeting (Closed Event) 

      8:00am – 8:45am Breakfast 
      9:00 – 10:00am Concurrent Sessions 

      10:15am – 11:30am Closing General Session 

      11:30am Conference Concludes

Workshop Descriptions (subject to change)
The following engaging sessions will be offered at the 45th Annual Conference:

• Advising for the Masses
  o The benefits of group advising will be discussed, including tips and strategies that you can use at your college.
• Testing Forward
  o Nuts and bolts strategies for adjusting to the new TSI Assessment Test.
• Alamo Leaders Move the Needle
  o Learn about The Alamo Way, which is the three pronged approach used by the Alamo Colleges in its continuous improvement process.
• Your Educational Map to Success
  o The MyMAP connection to completion approach to student success will be examined in depth.
• The Price is Right
  o St. Philip’s College has partnered with USA Funds to help reduce the loan default rate of its students. This session will show you how it is done.
• Cracking the Glass Ceiling
  o Learn about the Women in Non-Traditional Occupations (WINTO) Program and how it results in success for students and employers.
• What is Your EQ?
  o Examine the concept of emotional intelligence and how it you can integrate it into your life.
• ADLI: Results Driven Success
  o Learn about the steps taken by St. Philip’s College as we pursue performance excellence by following the Baldridge Program process.
• Measuring Up
  o This financial aid update will explore methods to help students maintain their SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) eligibility.
• Keep it Cool
  o This session will explore the Strategies of Behavioral Intervention (SOBI) strategies used in the Alamo Colleges.
• 116 Year and Counting
  o Learn about the long and glorious 116 year history of St. Philip’s College.
• JCCSPAT’s Bright Future
  o Join members of the J/CCSPAT Board to discuss the future of the organization. Your input and ideas will guide the way!
• Advising Best Practices
  o This session will delve into the strategies for developing an educational plan for students. Bring your best tips and trick s and share them with others!
• Soldier and Scholar: Becoming a Military Friendly Institution
  o Strategies for providing excellent service to Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, and dependents will be examined in depth.
• Serving Students with Disabilities
  o Everyone can succeed in college. Learn how to best serve our students with disabilities.
• Tutoring: Your Bridge to Academic Success
  o Tutoring works! This session will discuss the various strategies and partnerships used at St. Philip’s College to help promote student academic success.
• Student Success Spanning the Globe
  o This session will review Filling the Gap on Student Success Model for International Students.

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