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Fostering Connections Between Industry and Academia

9:00 to 9:30 - Opening Session

9:30 to 10:30 - Keynote Presentation

Joseph Barela, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

 

10:30 to 11:30 - Session #1

 

Make and Model: Ten Tips for Designing and Facilitating Zoom Training for Adults
John O'Malley and Lindsay Brunhofer, University of Denver

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Building a Secure Future in Uncertain Times: Growing Colorado's First Registered Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program

Yarrow Spitzfaden and Mary Ann Tillman, Red Rocks Community College

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Reaching Every Learner: Discovering the World of Accessibility 

Gaye Horne and Danielle Ongart, Colorado Department of Education

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Metacognition to Threshold Concepts: Linking Student Learning with Instructional Pedagogy

Ann McCalley and Neecee Matthews-Bradshaw, Community College of Denver

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11:30 to 11:45 - "Grab Your Lunch" Break

11:45 to 12:45 - Roundtable

12:45 to 1:45 - Affinity Group Breakout Sessions

1:45 to 2:45 - Session #2

Today's Workforce Needs Tomorrow's Skills

Ellen Leher, Trilogy Education Services & Renae Jacob, Center for Professional Development, University of Denver

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But I Can't Do That Online!

Kerry Floyd, Catherine Sailer, Michael Ballard, and Drew Ritchie, University of Denver

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Education and Career Exploration Informed by Data and Return on Investment - My Colorado Journey

Michael Vente and Julia Pirnack, Colorado Department of Higher Education

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Connecting Alternative Credentials, Competencies, & Upskilling to the Skill-Based Workforce

Rose Beane and Stephen Petrone, Community College of Denver & Trevor Pruitt, Colorado Skillful | Markle

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2:45 to 3:45 - Session #3

Creating Cultures of Emotional Intelligence: Helping Young Adults Thrive, Not Just Survive

Nathan Lindsay, Regional Transportation District

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Drive Active Teaching and Learning with Video-Based Projects

Lisa Joslyn and Ann McCalley, Community College of Denver

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Identical Yet Inclusive: Fostering Inclusive Excellence at a Service Academy

Kim Hosler and Marc Napolitano, United States Air Force Academy 

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Bring Your Work to School and Your School to Work!

Rachel Rogers and Bobbie Kite, University of Denver 

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3:45 to 4:00 - Closing Session

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The Colorado Adult Learning Symposium (CALS) brings together thought leaders focused on adult education from across the Front Range. Hosted by University College, the University of Denver’s college of professional and continuing studies, CALS is part of an ongoing strategic effort to lead and engage in critical discussions about adult learner needs.

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