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Wednesday June 20, 2018 Summer Institute Events

Welcome to the CASAS National Summer Institute!
Each morning we will provide a guide on key sessions and events you won't want to miss.
After a busy first day, the second day of the Institute continues with new sessions and our keynote speaker, Amanda Bergson-Shilcock, Director of Upskilling Policy, National Skills Coalition. She will address the Institute at 9 am in the Golden Ballroom.
FIT CLASS 6:30 am - 7:30 am Tiki Fountain
BREAKFAST 7:30 am - 8:30 am Lion Fountain Court
REGISTRATION / INFORMATION 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Grand Ballroom Foyer
GENERAL SESSION AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER 9:00 am - 10:15 am Golden Ballroom
HOSTED REFRESHMENTS 10:00 am - 11:00 am Golden Ballroom Foyer
LUNCH ON YOUR OWN 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  
STATE AND PROGRAM WORK GROUPS 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm Golden Ballroom/San Diego Room
NETWORKING SOCIAL – SALSA NIGHT! 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Tiki Pavilion Courtyard
SESSION C    10:35 am - 12:00 pm  
C1 LAB: TOPSpro® – Batch Edit/Insert* Pacific Salon One
C2 LAB: TOPSpro® – Staying on Target, Data Integrity* Pacific Salon Two
C3 LAB: TOPSpro® – Instructional Reports* Pacific Salon Three
C4 LAB: CASAS eTests® Online for Coordinators* Royal Palm Five
C5 Soft Skills Are Success Skills! How to Teach Them Royal Palm Four
C6 Teachers: English Language Proficiency Standards Royal Palm Six
C7 RACHEL Reaches Learners in Remote Areas Royal Palm One
C8 Update on GED® Student Outcomes and Success Stories Royal Palm Two
C9 CASAS Assessments: New Reading and Math Test Series Royal Palm Three
C10 Planning Instruction: English Language Proficiency Pacific Salon Four/Five
C11 WIOA Data Collection and Reporting w/ TOPSpro® Pacific Salon Six/Seven
C13 CRM Tech to Build Transformational Relationships San Diego
C14 AEBG Tech Assist ance Project (TAP) – Panel Discussion Golden West
C15 Intake and Orientation – Citizenship Education Terrace Salon Two/Three
C16 Implementation Training Sky 1
C17 Expand Local/State Investment in ESOL Sunrise
C18 Digital Badges and CASAS Level Standards – the Connection? Sunset
SESSION C    10:35 am – 3:00 pm  
C12 California Accountability WIOA II Town & Country
SESSION D    1:30 pm – 3:00 pm  
D1 LAB: TOPSpro® – Merge Wizard Pacific Salon One
D2 LAB: TOPSpro® for Admins. – Monitoring Your Program* Pacific Salon Two
D3 LAB: TOPSpro® for Teachers – Accessing Classes Online* Pacific Salon Three
D4 LAB: CASAS eTests® Online for Proctors* Royal Palm Five
D5 Trauma! Powerful Hidden Barrier to Education Success! Royal Palm Four
D6 Effective Professional Development: What Research Tells Us Royal Palm Six
D7 ETS HiSET Program Updates – Tools & Resources Now! Royal Palm One
D8 Expanding Learners’ Horizons: Integrating IELCE and IET Royal Palm Two
D9 NEDP Practitioners Roundtable Royal Palm Three
D10 Stepping Stones to Success: Beg. English Learners Pacific Salon Four/Five
D11 AEBG Data Collection, Reporting w/ TOPSpro® Pacific Salon Six/Seven
D12 Expanding Employer Reach: Robust Solutions Portfolio San Diego
D13 Technology in Adult Education Golden West
D14 Teachable Moments Form N-400 Terrace Salon Two/Three
D15 Successful Blended Curriculum Implementation Sunrise
D22 Accelerated Learning – How Do We Make It Happen? Sunset
SESSION D    1:00 pm – 4:30 pm  
D16 Implementation Training Sky 3
SESSION D    3:15 pm – 5:00 pm  
D17 LAB: TOPSpro® Basics – Quick Start Pacific Salon One
D18 LAB: TOPSpro® – Exchanging Data Pacific Salon Two
D19 LAB: Discover QuickSearch® Online* Pacific Salon Three
D20 LAB: CASAS eTests® Online – Listening Tests* Royal Palm Five
D21 Paper to CASAS eTests® Online Royal Palm Four
*Pre-registration required. Please visit the Registration Area for assistance with adding or changing technology sessions.
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