2014 Symposium Program

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The 12th Annual North Country Symposium

With assistance from the Ellen C. Burt ’42 Endowment for North Country Education

 St. Lawrence University, Eben Holden Conference Center

 April 7, 2014

http://www.stlawu.edu/north-country-symposium

 

“Education, Community, and Economic Development”

 

9:30 a.m.          Registration and refreshments

10:00 a.m.        Welcome and Overview

                         Dr. James Shuman, Associate Professor of Education Emeritus,

                         St. Lawrence University

10:15 a.m.        Setting the Stage:  Stakeholders in Community Vitalization

                          Patrick Brady, Superintendent, Potsdam Central School District, Potsdam, NY

10:45 a.m.        Break

11:00 a.m.        General Session

                          Education as a Foundation for Economic Development

                          William Murray, Executive Director of CITEC and Workforce Development expert

                          What Do Kids Need Now?

                          David Norenberg, Director of Career Services,

                          SUNY Canton (Panel Moderator/Speaker)

                          William Murray, Executive Director of CITEC and Workforce Development expert

                          Richard Merchant, Clinical Assistant Professor and CEO,

                          Northern Area Health Education Center

                          Jeffrey Rickey, Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid,

                          St. Lawrence University

                          Effective Delivery of Services to our Students

                          Dr. Doug Huntley, Superintendent of Schools,

                          Queensbury NY Union Free School District

12:30                Lunch  

1:15 p.m.          Community-based Learning:  Expanding Opportunities for our Students

                          Community-Based Learning at St. Lawrence University

                          Brenda Papineau, Director of Community Based Learning Partnerships,

                          St. Lawrence University

                          After-School Enrichment Program

                           Heidi Todd, Banford Parents Organization

                          International Baccalaureate Program Service Learning

                          Dr. Doug Huntley, Superintendent of Schools,

                          Queensbury NY Union Free School District

1:45 p.m.          Concurrent Sessions

                          Opportunities with the Arts and Culture

                          Opportunities with Business and Commerce

                          Opportunities with Energy Initiatives

                          Opportunities with Agriculture and Food Industries

                          Opportunities in the Health Sector

                          Opportunities in the Recreation and Tourism Sector

                          Opportunities in Education

3:00 p.m.          Break

3:15 p.m.          Large-Group Summary Session

3:45 p.m.          Synthesis and Closing Remarks