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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!
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
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe, President and Founder, Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB)
Mr. Jelani Liddell, College Coach, Performance Learning Centers, Communities in Schools of Georgia, Inc.
Room: 300

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