ASU GSV Schedule 2019

ASU GSV Panel Session: Dr. Cunningham

Bending the Arc of Human Potential Through Radical Scaled Online Learning Models
Room: Harbor B, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:00 PM PT
Length: 40 minutes

Following the advent of MOOCS a decade ago, the non-profit university sector has made enormous strides in creating scaled learning delivery leveraging online models. A group of prominent academic leaders debates the future of online learning and what’s the next big thing.

  • Moderator:
    Mitchell Stevens, Director, Center for Advanced Research through Online Learning, Stanford Graduate School of Education
  • Panelists:
    • Michael R. Cunningham, Ph.D., Chancellor, National University System
    • Don Kilburn, CEO, UMassOnline
    • Zvi Galil, Dean, Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing
    • Betty Vandenbosch, Chancellor, Purdue University Global
    • Vikram Jandhyala, Vice President for Innovation Strategy, University of Washington

National University/Sanford Programs Sessions

GASLAMP C ROOM—2nd FLOOR SEAPORT TOWER

Monday, April 8th
2:00pm-2:45pm
Session: K-12th Extended Learning


Trauma-Resilient After-School and Summer Learning Programs: A Vision for Transformational Change

Half of public school students in Los Angeles report moderate to severe traumatic stress symptoms. After-school and summer learning programs have always been dedicated to positive youth development, but LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program has realized that to truly address the impacts of trauma, we must go deeper. In this session, we will discuss how we embraced a trauma-resilient approach and Sanford Harmony’s social emotional learning program to reinvigorate a large-scale expanded learning system, equip staff to care for themselves as well as students, and transform not only our programs but also our systems and culture.

  • Eric Gurna, President and CEO, LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program

Monday, April 8th
3:00pm-3:45pm
Session: K-12th Leadership Development


Finding a Network of Opportunity In LA Unified

LA Unified is committed to an equity agenda of access, innovation, and acceleration. Together we will discover, reflect, and engage in ways that connect research, practice, and heart. Let’s embrace our collective commitment to ensure that students are at the center in this lively session.

  • Frances Gipson, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer, LA Unified

Monday, April 8th
4:00pm-4:45pm
Panel: Pre-K-12th Social Emotional Learning


A Community-Based Approach to Trauma and Social Emotional Learning

A panel of experts discusses strategies and interventions used to address the social emotional learning needs of all children. You will learn about successful frameworks that utilize tools to effectively address childhood trauma.

  • Dr. Marc Brackett, Founding Director, YALE Center for Emotional Intelligence, YALE/RULER
  • Dr. Heather J. Clawson, Chief Program and Innovation Officer, Communities In Schools National Office
  • Elizabeth Cook, Senior National Advisor – Social Emotional Health, Alliance for a Healthier Generation
  • Eric Gurna, President and CEO, LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program
  • David Adams, Director of Social Emotional Learning, The Urban Assembly

Tuesday, April 9th
10:00am-10:45am
Panel: Higher Education


Precision Education: Delivering a Tailored Educational Experience to Each Student

In this discussion, we will share a model of delivering education in an adaptable platform capable of considering the specific needs of each unique learner, informed and guided by evidence-based data analysis.

  • Dr. Huda Makhluf, Interim Director and Chief Academic Officer, Precision Institute at National University
  • Jonathon Chillas, Vice President, Chief Data Officer, National University and Precision Institute
  • Meghan Fager, Psychometrician and Research Fellow, Precision Institute at National University
  • Greg Wilt, Special Assistant to the President at National University

Tuesday, April 9th
11:00am-11:45am
Session: Higher Education


Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Identify, Engage, and Support At-Risk Students

This presentation will explore the methods and early impact of using predictive analytics at National University to identify and engage at-risk students and intervene in an effort to improve student outcomes. These outcomes include student course scheduling improvements, reduction in drop rates, and an increase in the average number of courses/units taken.

  • Dr. Brandon Jouganatos, Vice President Enrollment Management and Student Success, National University
  • Jonathon Chillas, Vice President, Chief Data Officer, National University and Precision Institute

Tuesday, April 9th
2:00pm-2:45pm
Panel: Pre-K-12th Social Emotional Learning


Expanding the Vision for Social Emotional Learning: Driving Toward Action Around Research, Policy, and Practice

These scholar practitioners emphasize a call to action for addressing the social emotional learning of all children. They will highlight practices that can inform future research agendas and policies.

Moderator: Dr. Heather J. Clawson, Chief Program and Innovation Officer, Communities In Schools National Office

  • Dr. Marc Brackett, Founding Director, YALE Center for Emotional Intelligence, YALE/RULER
  • John Gomperts, President and CEO, America’s Promise Alliance
  • Kathy Higgins, Chief Executive Officer, Alliance for a Healthier Generation
  • David Adams, Director of Social Emotional Learning, The Urban Assembly

Tuesday, April 9th
3:00pm-3:45pm
Session: Pre-K-12th Children’s Health/Social Emotional Learning


Healthy Kids Learn Better: Why Social Emotional Learning is Foundational to Children’s Health

Kids’ ability to learn and their physical, emotional, and social well-being are inseparable. Healthier Generation will share how social emotional learning is foundational to children’s health and how schools and their partners can play a role in supporting children’s physical, mental, and social emotional health. Learn more about how Healthier Generation, together with our partners Sanford Harmony and Kaiser Permanente, is addressing the whole child to ensure every child can grow and thrive.

  • Kathy Higgins, Chief Executive Officer, Alliance for a Healthier Generation
  • Elizabeth Cook, Senior National Advisor, Social Emotional Health, Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Wednesday, April 10th
10:00am-10:45am
Panel: Higher Education
Gaslamp C Room — 2nd Floor Seaport Tower


Radical Affordability: Strategies And Considerations For Delivering Low-Cost Degrees

The average annual tuition for a non-profit, private university is $39,529. At the National University System, we are developing a variety of initiatives aimed at bringing down the cost of a degree, including through FlexCourseSM, a teaching and learning platform that offers faculty-supported, self-paced online degree programs at an affordable price point of $8,500 annual tuition — about 78% less than the norm. Join us as we talk about using degree program structure, variable pace, integrated learning materials, transparent and flexible pricing, and collaboration with accreditors to achieve affordability while maintaining quality and outcomes.

  • Andrew Shean, Chief Academic Officer, National Education Partners
  • Jay Goin, President, National Education Partners
  • Susan Morrow, Vice Chancellor of Innovation, National University System
  • Thomas Stewart, President, JFKu Online

Wednesday, April 10th
11:00am-11:45am
Panel: Higher Education


Demonstrating Social-Emotional Learning in Grades PK-6 Pupils and Concurrently for Their Teachers Through Impactful University-School Showcase Partnerships

This panel discussion features showcase schools involved in a unique university-schools regional alliance that emphasizes social emotional learning and inspiring teaching in grades PK-6 pupils while concurrently focused on professional development in social emotional learning for teachers. Resources available at no cost to schools, and Year 1 results of research conducted by Johns Hopkins University are provided.

  • Dr. Judy Mantle, Dean, Sanford College of Education, National University
  • Dr. Steven Ross, Professor and Evaluation Director, Center for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University
  • Dr. Donna Elder, Associate Dean, Sanford College of Education, National University
  • Karl Mueller, Superintendent, Coronado Unified School District
  • Torrie Norton, Associate Faculty and Project Facilitator, National University

Wednesday, April 10th
2:00pm-2:45pm
Session: Non-Profit


The Power of Cause Selling: How to Solve the Nonprofit Dilemma, Stand Out from the Competition, and Thrive in Any Economy

This workshop will introduce you to the mindsets and activities that drive Cause Selling — an approach to fundraising based on the well-established “relationship model of selling” in the for-profit world. Both nonprofits and for-profits need the same thing to grow — a steady and predictable flow of revenue. In this powerful workshop, you will learn how to cultivate loyalty and explore strategic relationship-based activities that encourage donor engagement.

  • Dr. David Lill, Distinguished Professor, Entrepreneur, and Co-Author of Cause Selling the Sanford Way: A Guide to Relationship-Driven Fundraising
  • Jennifer Lill-Brown, Ghostwriter for Speakers, Sales Coach, and Co-Author of Cause Selling the Sanford Way: A Guide to Relationship-Driven Fundraising

Wednesday, April 10th
3:00pm-3:45pm
Panel: Higher Education
Gaslamp C Room — 2nd Floor Seaport Tower


Credentialing Workforce Training Programs — Degrees for as Low as $5k/yr

While an estimated $22 billion dollars is spent annually by US employers for tuition reimbursement, workforce leaders would conclusively agree that there is still a long way to go to build a vital and competitive workforce. At the National University System, we specialize in building customized, high-value, online programs specific to industry requirements that easily stack into degrees — and we are currently piloting one such initiative aimed at bringing the price point for a degree to about $5,000 per year. Join us as we talk about using stackable program structure, variable pace, integrated learning materials, and industry-aligned learning outcomes to achieve employment readiness while maintaining quality and cost.

  • Andrew Shean, Chief Academic Officer, National Education Partners
  • Susan Morrow, Vice Chancellor of Innovation, National University System
  • Joylyn Darnell, Executive Director for Corporate Partnerships, National University