Fall Conference 2021

HER Conference

HER Conference: November 18 and 19
  • November 18 and 19, 2021
  • 1:00pm to 3:30pm each day
  • 100% Virtual
  • Free! (space is limited, so sign up soon)

Please note that although we have intentionally placed an emphasis on “her” for the theme of this conference, we strive to be inclusive of all genders, sexual orientations and pronouns, and welcome everyone to attend.

1:00pm to 1:20pm

Welcome Message & Opening Entertainment

1:20pm to 1:45pm

Empow(her) Keynote

Dr. Linda Gerber
Portland Community College, Retired President

The advice I’d give to my younger community college self.

1:50pm to 2:15pm

Workshops

Dr. Kerry Levett’s career path spanning both instruction and student services brought her to Cascadia College as the Vice President for Student Learning and Success in the summer of 2018 after serving at Lane Community College for five years the the Executive Dean of Student Affairs. Dr. Levett fell in love with community colleges when first serving at Finger Lakes Community (Canandaigua, NY) as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, after previously serving two private colleges, Hilbert College, (Hamburg, NY), and Cook College & Theological School (Tempe, AZ).

Where attendees can ask career, social, or personal questions of our “AAWCC exp(HER)t” and will be provided valuable, timely, and practical advice.

AromatHERapy stress relief putty satisfies the tactile need to knead and is made with pleasing aromatic scents. Squishing and stretching releases the soothing scents, simultaneously invigorating and calming your senses. Attend this session and make it with us! Be sure to check the materials and supplies list, so you’ll have everything ready.

Saving strategies on a tight budget with State Of Delaware’s County Cooperative Extension Director, Maria Pippidis.

2:15pm to 2:25pm

Break

2:25pm to 2:45pm

Group Activity: Laught(her) Laugh Yoga

2:45pm to 3:15pm

Celebrate Her: Awards

Celebrate individuals whose accomplishments made a difference for women at their community college. About the awards.

3:15pm to 3:30pm

Closing Remarks

1:00pm to 1:20pm

Welcome Message & Opening Entertainment

1:20pm to 1:45pm

Empow(her) Panel

Sydney Frost, Linda Gerber, Julie Kopet, Adrienne Ochs, Lauren Smith, and Jan Woodcock

RTB: A transformational community group for HER

1:50pm to 2:15pm

Workshops

Dr. Kerry Levett’s career path spanning both instruction and student services brought her to Cascadia College as the Vice President for Student Learning and Success in the summer of 2018 after serving at Lane Community College for five years the the Executive Dean of Student Affairs. Dr. Levett fell in love with community colleges when first serving at Finger Lakes Community (Canandaigua, NY) as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, after previously serving two private colleges, Hilbert College, (Hamburg, NY), and Cook College & Theological School (Tempe, AZ).

Where attendees can ask career, social, or personal questions of our “AAWCC exp(HER)t” and will be provided valuable, timely, and practical advice.

AromatHERapy stress relief putty satisfies the tactile need to knead and is made with pleasing aromatic scents. Squishing and stretching releases the soothing scents, simultaneously invigorating and calming your senses. Attend this session and make it with us! Be sure to check the materials and supplies list, so you’ll have everything ready.

We all have unique experiences, values, habits, and personalities that impact our money decisions. Knowing your “money profile,” can help you create a successful financial plan. Let’s talk about money and how to make it work for your own lifestyle.

2:15pm to 2:35pm

Break

2:35pm to 2:40pm

Group Activity: Healthi(her) Chair Exercise

2:40pm to 3:15pm

Celebrate Her: Business Meeting

Financial report and membership update with the AAWCC Oregon State Board.

3:15pm to 3:30pm

Closing Remarks

Past fall conferences

See topics and materials: previous fall conferences.

“A wonderfully educational and energizing conference.”

Revitalizes my excitement about work at the college.”

It connected and refreshed me for the work we do!