8th Annual Florida Higher Education Summit
The FACRAO Executive Committee and Summit Planning Committee are excited to announce the 8th Annual Florida Higher Education Summit will be held June 19-23, 2016 at the Caribe Royale.
It again joins FACRAO with our colleagues in the Florida College System (FCRAO), the State University System (SUS) Data Administrators and the Florida Department of Education.
Dear FACRAO and FCRAO Members
The Summit Planning Committee is excited to host the 8th Annual Florida Higher Education Summit at Caribe Royal, Orlando. Among more than 53 lush, tropical acres, guests will discover 1,218 spacious, well-appointed one-bedroom suites, 120 luxurious two-bedroom lakeside villas, expansive state-of-the-art meeting and event facilities, unmatched hospitality and service, and a wealth of desirable dining options and hotel amenities that will appeal to both families and business professionals alike. And it all can be found just minutes from the area’s world famous theme parks and attractions. The Caribe Royale is located just 1.5 miles from the Walt Disney World area.
Summit 2016 Theme: All In for Higher Education
Save the Dates: June 19-23, 2016
The Summit Planning Committee's goal is to offer the best possible opportunity for professional development at Summit 2016 but we need your assistance to learn about what session topics would be of most value to you. Are there topics that you want to learn about so you can do your job better? Has there been regulation or policy changes that you would like to discuss or hear about in a forum of your peers? Please share ideas for session topics with Mimi Roberson, VP of Professional Development. We will be in touch throughout the coming months to solicit session proposals and share updates on the conference as they become available. Please like FACRAO on Facebook to get the latest news, and watch for emails with Summit developments!
2016 Summit Planning Committee
2016 Florida College Access and Success Summit
May 11 – 12, 2016
Join Florida College Access Network and change-makers from across the state at B Resort and Spa in Orlando on May 11 – 12, 2016, to celebrate the spirit of collaboration that is helping more Floridians access postsecondary and economic opportunities!
The 2016 Florida College Access and Success Summit, presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co., is one of the state’s premier idea-sharing and networking opportunities for Florida educators and leaders representing all sectors who are working to boost college and career readiness, access and success for all Florida students. This year’s theme, “Better Together,” showcases just some of the innovation and collaboration helping more Floridians achieve a postsecondary education. Luncheon keynote speakers include Chris Hart, President and CEO of CareerSource Florida, and Madeline M. Pumariega, Florida College System Chancellor.
New this year, attendees will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of concurrent sessions related to college access, student success, workforce development, and collective impact. Session topics include college affordability; serving Florida’s diverse student populations; serving veterans in postsecondary education; innovative scholarship models; the future of school counseling; helping adults with some college complete a degree; upcoming changes to the FAFSA; non-academic supports for college students; creating education “ecosystems”; career pathways to postsecondary credentials; aligning workforce needs with postsecondary programs; and much more!Learn more and register at www.fcansummit.org. Special early registration rate of $165 is available through April 13.
Many thanks to summit sponsors!
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Helios Education Foundation
University of South Florida
Florida International University
University of Central Florida
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