Conference Agenda & Schedule

Pathways for Native Students Conference
February 17-18, 2010


Wednesday February 17, 2010

  • Registration Opens 12:15
SessionPre-Conference Workshops 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Pre-1Generational Resilience: Strategies for Reproducing Success in Native College Students (PDF)
Pre-2Using Native Cases to Promote Student Learning
Pre-3Addressing the Trouble Spots: The Developmental Education Challenge (PDF)

Thursday February 18, 2010
Sessions and Times

Block 110:30-12 Concurrent Sessions
1From Where the Sun Rises: A Report on Native American Educational Achievement
2Creating Seamless Pathways in Education to Promote Student Success (PDF)
3Mobilizing a College to Effectively Serve Native Communities: The Peninsula College Experience (PDF)
4Hiring and Retaining Native Faculty and Staff
5Using the Power of Stories to Promote Student Engagement and Understanding: The Native Cases Initiative (PDF)
6The Role of Research Universities (PDF)
University of Washington - Seattle Campus Pathway (PDF)
7Programs to Support Cultural Resource Management and Cultural Preservation (PDF)
Cultural Resources Certification Online - Help Pass the Word (PDF)
 Lunch 12-1
Block 21:00-2:30 Concurrent Sessions
8Addressing the Obstacles to Native Student Success: Developmental Education Approaches that Work
9Critical Curricular Pathways: The Law
10Myths and Reality about Higher Education Access & Affordability-A Focus on Native Students in Washington State (PDF)
11Building Collaborative Educational Partnerships: Lessons from 30+ Years at Evergreen (PDF)
12Using Assessment for Improvements and Success for Native Students (PDF)
Assessment: An Overview (PDF)
A Framework for Assessing Diversity (PDF)
Native American Demographics at Washington Community and Technical Colleges (PDF)
13Building the Pipeline for Student Success through Native Early College Schools
14Tribal Education Forum
Block 32:40-3:45 Concurrent Sessions
15Funders Perspectives on Strategies for Postsecondary Success
16The Pathways Report-Moving Forward (PDF)
17Implementing a Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum (PDF)
18Programs Supporting Tribal Enterprise and Economic Development
19Effectively Serving Native Students through Culturally Relevant Hybrid eLearning (PDF)
20TRIO & Student Support Programs
21Students as Ambassadors to Collaborative Community Based Participatory Research Partnerships.
22A Student Fishbowl on the Pathways Report and the Student Experience
 Closing Plenary 4:00-5:00
The Pathways Report & Conference: What Matters? What's Next?