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Join hundreds of career college leaders, school staff, exhibitors, public officials, content experts, and more at one of the largest career school conferences in the east.

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2019 HOST CITY:
Lancaster
Pennsylvania
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2019 HOST HOTEL:
Lancaster Marriott
at Penn Square
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Keynote Speaker

Lloyd Smucker
Lloyd Smucker

US Congressman

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Agenda: Tuesday, July 23

Day 1 of the PAPSA Conference 2019

PAPSA 2019 Golf Tournament 7:00am tee off

Cross Gates Golf Course

Cosmetology School Lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm

Annual Business Meeting 1:00pm-1:15pm

• Plenary Session 1: “Federal Government Updates” 1:15pm-2:30pm

• Steve Gunderson, CECU – President and CEO

• Tom Netting, Akerman LLC

Break with Vendors 2:30 - 3:00pm

Plenary Session 2: “Panel Discussion with Accreditors” 3:00-4:15pm

• Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

• Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

• Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training ACCET)

• Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

• National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS)

• Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Networking Reception with Vendors 5:00-6:30pm

Hosted by McClintock & Associates

Dinner about the Town 6:30-9:00pm

On your own. Enjoy any of the dozens of great restaurants within blocks of conference with your school staff, other school leaders, vendors, etc.

Agenda: Wednesday, July 24

Day 2 of the PAPSA Conference 2019

Times Admissions / Marketing Career & Student Services School Leadership Legal & Regulatory Compliance Financial Aid Faculty & Classroom Strategies
8:45-9:15 Welcome/Opening Remarks Welcome/Opening Remarks Welcome/Opening Remarks Welcome/Opening Remarks Welcome/Opening Remarks Welcome/Opening Remarks
Breakout Session 1
9:15-10:15
“#DontDeleteFacebook” “Before the First Impression: Improving Graduates' Online Presence Before the Job Search” “How Leaders Can Use Advanced Data Analytics to Empower Educators” “Comprehensive Legal Update for Schools” “Federal Student Aid Training”
(Training will be conducted by US Department of Education)
“Binge Teaching”
10:15-10:45 “Networking Break with Vendors”
“Networking Break with Vendors”
“Networking Break with Vendors”
“Networking Break with Vendors”
“Networking Break with Vendors”
“Networking Break with Vendors”
Breakout Session 2
10:45-11:45
“Creating Original YouTube Content to Better Market your School; Leverage the World’s Most Watched Social Media Platform” “‘Clean Slate Law’ Helping Students with Criminal Records” Panel led by Democrat Policy Chairman Mike Sturla “Diligent and Cost-Effective Change of Ownership” “Is this reasonable in 2019? What Legal Risks Schools Need to be Looking for” “Federal Student Aid Training” (Training will be conducted by US Department of Education) “Win How?”
11:45-1:15 Awards Lunch
Keynote Speech - US Congressman Lloyd Smucker
(Ranking Member of US House Subcommittee on Higher Education)
Awards Lunch
Keynote Speech - US Congressman Lloyd Smucker
(Ranking Member of US House Subcommittee on Higher Education)
Awards Lunch
Keynote Speech - US Congressman Lloyd Smucker
(Ranking Member of US House Subcommittee on Higher Education)
Awards Lunch
Keynote Speech - US Congressman Lloyd Smucker
(Ranking Member of US House Subcommittee on Higher Education)
Awards Lunch
Keynote Speech - US Congressman Lloyd Smucker
(Ranking Member of US House Subcommittee on Higher Education)
Awards Lunch
Keynote Speech - US Congressman Lloyd Smucker
(Ranking Member of US House Subcommittee on Higher Education)
Breakout Session 3
1:15-2:15
“Conversion Rate Breakthroughs; Doing More Without Spending A Nickel”
“2019 Social Media for Career Service Offices”
“The Leadership Factor in Education”
“Accounting, Audits, and Regulatory Updates”
“Making Good on School Growth and Student Retention Through Flexible Financing”
“Education: The Process of Change”
2:15-3:00 “Networking Break with Vendors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Vendors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Vendors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Vendors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Vendors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Vendors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More”
Breakout Session 4
3:00-4:00
“How Bad Online Reviews Hurt Good Colleges; How to Change that” “How to Keep Employer Relationships Strong When You Can’t fill their Immediate Job Needs” “Compliance Management Leadership: Its Impact on Your Students and Staff” “State Regulatory Updates”
*** Note state officials from both Pennsylvania and Maryland’s state regulatory boards will attend. Separate breakout meetings for schools from each state will occur.
“PHEAA Updates” “Engaging Today for Life Long Learning”

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