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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

Pete Hegseth
Pete Hegseth

Fox News contributor

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

Annual Cosmetology School Meeting 10:00am-12:00pm

Heritage Ballroom Salon C

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

Heritage Ballroom Salon AB

Opening Keynote Speaker 1:00pm-1:30pm

US Congressman Lloyd Smucker
Heritage Ballroom Salon C

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

Heritage Ballroom Salon C

• Steve Gunderson, CECU – President and CEO

• Tom Netting, Akerman LLC

Break with Exhibitors 2:30 - 3:00pm

Heritage Ballroom Pre-Function

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

Heritage Ballroom Salon C

• 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)

Plenary Session 3: “The Sanction of the Victim” 4:15-5:00pm

Heritage Ballroom Salon C

Keith Zakarin Duane Morris

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

Heritage Ballroom Pre-Function

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, exhibitors, etc.

President’s Late Night Reception 9:00pm-10:30pm

William Montgomery House

Hosted by Champion College Services, Inc. , American Medical Certification Association and TFC Tuition Financing

Agenda: Wednesday, July 24

Day 2 of the PAPSA Conference 2019

Times Admissions / Marketing
HICKORY ROOM
Career & Student Services
FEDERAL ROOM
School Leadership
HERITAGE BALLROOM SALON A
Legal & Regulatory Compliance
HERITAGE BALLROOM SALON B
Financial Aid
HERITAGE BALLROOM SALON D
Faculty & Classroom Strategies
HERITAGE BALLROOM SALON E
8:45-9:15
LOCATED IN HERITAGE BALLROOM SALON C
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
ROOM LOCATION LISTED BELOW EACH TRACK
"ProbablyDontDeleteFacebook" “Before the First Impression: Improving Graduates' Online Presence Before the Job Search” "How bad reviews hurt good colleges" “Comprehensive Legal Update for Schools” "Federal updates"
(Training will be conducted by US Department of Education)
“Binge Teaching”
10:15-10:45
LOCATED IN HERITAGE BALLROOM PRE-FUNCTION
“Networking Break with Exhibitors”
“Networking Break with Exhibitors”
“Networking Break with Exhibitors”
“Networking Break with Exhibitors”
“Networking Break with Exhibitors”
“Networking Break with Exhibitors”
Breakout Session 2
10:45-11:45
ROOM LOCATION LISTED BELOW EACH TRACK
"Your website is destroying your student generation efforts" “Clean Slate Law’ Helping Students with Criminal Records” “Change of ownership - Plan for success" "Is this Reasonable? Legal-Issue Spotting for Schools in 2019" "Top 10 compliance issues"
(Training will be conducted by US Department of Education)
“Win How?”
11:45-1:15
LOCATED IN COMMONWEALTH ROOM
Awards Lunch
Keynote Lunch Address by Pete Hegseth
Fox News contributor, Army combat veteran, and national advocate for career education
Awards Lunch
Keynote Lunch Address by Pete Hegseth
Fox News contributor, Army combat veteran, and national advocate for career education
Awards Lunch
Keynote Lunch Address by Pete Hegseth
Fox News contributor, Army combat veteran, and national advocate for career education
Awards Lunch
Keynote Lunch Address by Pete Hegseth
Fox News contributor, Army combat veteran, and national advocate for career education
Awards Lunch
Keynote Lunch Address by Pete Hegseth
Fox News contributor, Army combat veteran, and national advocate for career education
Awards Lunch
Keynote Lunch Address by Pete Hegseth
Fox News contributor, Army combat veteran, and national advocate for career education
Breakout Session 3
1:15-2:15
ROOM LOCATION LISTED BELOW EACH TRACK
“Conversion Rate Breakthroughs; Doing More Without Spending A Nickel”
“2019 Social Media for Career Service Offices”
“The Leadership Factor in Education”
"What's new - Accounting and regulatory changes
“Making Good on School Growth and Student Retention Through Flexible Financing”
“Education: The Process of Change”
2:15-3:00
LOCATED IN HERITAGE BALLROOM PRE-FUNCTION
“Networking Break with Exhibitors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Exhibitors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Exhibitors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Exhibitors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Exhibitors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More” “Networking Break with Exhibitors & Raffles, Pick-A-Prize, Gift Card Bonanza, and More”
Breakout Session 4
3:00-4:00
ROOM LOCATION LISTED BELOW EACH TRACK
"Marketing trends and updates for new student recruitment" “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: PA State Grant and Special Programs and PA Forward Loan" "The power of high-impact story-telling in teaching"
4:00-4:30
LOCATED IN HERITAGE BALLROOM SALON A
Annual Business Meeting (optional) Annual Business Meeting (optional) Annual Business Meeting (optional) Annual Business Meeting (optional) Annual Business Meeting (optional) Annual Business Meeting (optional)

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