Native Programs

Conference Agenda & Schedule

Pathways for Native Students Conference
February 17-18, 2010


Wednesday February 17, 2010

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

Thursday February 18, 2010
Sessions and Times

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