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CTN TO HOST ASCENDER FALL SEMINAR
Catch the Next’s Ascender Fall Seminar will be held on October 27th and 28th in Austin. The seminar brings together Peer Mentors, educators, advisors, counselors, and CTN Leadership Fellows from across the state to discuss progress and challenges in the program and to share best practices in the classroom. It focuses on team building while also addressing the needs of various disciplines through breakout sessions and is always responsive to the needs of the current cohort.
Participants will have the opportunity to hear from several distinguished speakers during the seminar sessions. These include Dr. Sergio Troncoso, Fulbright scholar, and author, who teaches fiction and nonfiction at the Yale University Writer’s Workshop. He is the past president of the Texas Institute of Letters. He will present his novel Nobody’s Pilgrim; Frank Savina, Course Program Specialist in Post-Secondary Mathematics at the University of Texas/DANA Center; CTN Board Member, Dr. Norman Eng, President of EducationXDesigns; , Dr. Victor Saenz, Former Founding Board Member, Scholar Mentor, Department Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Texas at Austin; Dr. Suzanne Morales-Vale, Senior Director, Division for College Readiness and Success, Texas Higher Education Coordinator Board; and Dr. Keylan Morgan, Assistant Director, Division for College Readiness and Success, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
To register for the Ascender seminar, go to: https://guestli.st/722739. Only registered people will be able to access the link to the materials.
In partnership with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at The University of Texas at Austin University Extension, the Fall Seminar provides the option for participants to earn one graduate credit. The cost for the Graduate Credit is $310.00 Fall/Spring: $310 per course, which includes $300 for course enrollment and $10 for library services. Register for the course here: https://extension.utexas.edu/catch-the-next
Participants will stay at the Radisson Hotel Austin North located at 6121 N. Interstate Hwy 35 Austin. Room reservations can be made here Room Reservation: The number for the hotel is (512) 765-9626.
For questions about the seminar contact Catch the Next at FXh0Z3x0O3Z9dGNwb1V2dGF2fWF9cHtwbWE7emdy@nospam