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Two-Year Instructional Officers to Meet at Calhoun

10/2/2013

Close to 50 members of the Alabama State Instructional Officers Association will converge on Calhoun Community College’s Decatur campus on Thursday and Friday, October 3 and 4 for “Bridging to Excellence,” the Association’s Fall 2013 conference.

The chief instructional officers from the state’s two-year college system will receive system updates from Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education Chancellor, Dr. Mark Heinrich; Dr. Amy Brabham, Vice-Chancellor of the state’s Workforce Development program; Mr. Gene Dudley, head of Alabama’s Department of Postsecondary Education’s Career Tech program; and Mrs. Barbara Anne Spears, Department of Postsecondary Education’s  Academic Program Director.  A session on “eBooks, iPads, and Flipped Classrooms” will round out the morning events.

“The Things They Taught Me, a presentation by Calhoun English instructor Dr. Randy Cross, is scheduled for the Thursday afternoon session.  Campus tours, a dinner Calhoun’s Aerospace Training Center, and an evening at the college’s Black Box Theatre for a special production of “Our Town” will round out the day’s events.

Friday morning, the group meets at the Alabama Robotics Training Center for a tour, and committee meetings.  The conference will conclude with the Association’s business meeting.

 

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