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Adult Workshops – 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

What You Need To Know About Evaluating Your Program

Three leading, nationally recognized program administrators provide different insights on the required components of successful program evaluation, from the perspective of a program administrator, an assessment expert, and a foundation official. Learn the nuts and bolts: from what types of data should be collected, to what makes a winning evaluation plan!
Presenters:
Ms. Michele Williams, Interim Executive Director, The Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (SECME, Inc.), Georgia Institute of Technology
Ms. Linda Kelley, Evaluation & Technology Manager, Communities in Schools of Georgia
Ms. Tina Gridiron-Smith, Senior Program Officer, Lumina Foundation for Education
Moderator:
Dr. Angela Birkes, Senior Research Associate, P-16 Data Management, University System of Georgia.
Room: 401

Strategies for Developing and Sustaining an African-American Male Program on a College Campus

Sustaining an African-American male educational program on a college campus requires dedicated personnel, consistent funding, willing students, passion and commitment. Hear from these two USG AAMI program directors how they have established, expanded and reshaped their respective programs – one of which has garnered national attention and earned the USG’s AAMI Best Practices Leadership Award.
Presenters:
Dr. Said Sewell, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, Center for African-American Male Research, Success, and Leadership, University of West Georgia
Ms. Coletta Hassell-Carter, Assistant Vice President for Educational Affairs and Director, Leadership Academy, Georgia Perimeter College.
Moderator:
Mr. Robert Kelly, Junior, University of West Georgia
Room: 402

Student Workshops – 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Cultivating a Passion for Success: From Dreams to Reality

Led by one of the nation's most passionate motivational speakers, this exciting session will examine the challenges that African-American males confront in their daily lives. Attendees also will learn proven strategies for personal development and success, and how to join the Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) – a national organization with more than 160 collegiate and high-school chapters across 30 states.
Presenter:
Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe, President and Founder, Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB)
Moderator:
Mr. Jelani Liddell, College Coach, Performance Learning Centers, Communities in Schools of Georgia, Inc.
Room: 300

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