2016 ILACADA Fall Drive-In


Registration for ILACADA’s annual fall drive-in is  open! The theme for this year’s conference is, Hitting a Homerun: Helping Students Meet Their Educational Goals.

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Register OnlineILACADA Members  (Free) or Non-ILACADA Members ($25 fee)

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Schedule of Events:

Thursday, September 22

6:00-8:30     Dinner – Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery, 500 S 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701*

Friday, September 22

8:15-9:00     Check in/Breakfast (Trutter Center)

9:00-9:15     Welcome from Lincoln Land Community College President, Dr. Charlotte Warren

9:15-9:25     Introduce ILACADA President and Vice President 2016-2017

9:25-9:50     Work Force Career Center Tours

10:00-10:50 Concurrent Session 1

  • Access and Completion: Supporting and Retaining First Generation Students
  • Advising Future Healthcare Providers
  • Advising in the Middle: African-American Students and Non-Black Faculty at PWIs
  • Intervention of Academic Crisis: Helping Students finish the game*

11:00-11:50 Concurrent Session 2

  • Advisors at Bat-Coaching Strategies that Advance Our Students Towards Home Plate
  • How Do I Manage All This ##$@!! Technology?
  • Impacts of Retention and Student Success
  • Introduction to EdReady at LLCC
  • Who’s Next: Advanced Student Tracking for Colleges & Universities

11:50-1:05 Lunch and Keynote Presentation by Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) President, Dr. James Applegate (Trutter Center)

1:15-2:05 Concurrent Session 3

  • A Discussion of the NACADA Advisor Core Competencies Project
  • Academic Advisor and Coach
  • Leveraging the Potential of Walk-In Advising
  • STARS: A Living Learning Community That Serves as a Catalyst to Students’ Success

2:05-2:20 Snack Break (Trutter Center)

2:30-3:20 Concurrent Session 4

  • Bases Loaded: How to Increase Student Engagement, Create a Sense of Community &          Include Faculty
  • Coaching for Success-Training Our Students to Play as a Team!
  • Hall Pass: Building Academic Excellence in a Social Space
  • Who’s Next: Advanced Student Tracking for Colleges & Universities

3:30-4:00 Closing Session (Trutter Center)

For questions regarding your proposal, please email all required information to Melissa Franzen at melissa.franzen@llcc.edu.