Join us for the VALHEN 2013 Encuentro on October 10-11 and learn about Developing the Hispanic Workforce through Higher Education.
VALHEN’s 2013 Encuentro is co-sponsored by J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (JSRCC) and the Community College Alliance (CCWA).
- Learn about the higher education side of workforce development.
- Network with those responsible for the best programs available.
- Engage with those who prepare Virginia’s 21st Century leaders.
Registration is Now Open at https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7799230709.
Early Registration Discounts & Special Student Rates Available!!
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College - Parham Campus
1651 E. Parham Road
Workforce Training Center
Richmond, VA 23285
Learn about these excellent programs functioning at the nexus of higher education and workforce development:
- Career Switchers Program
- PRODUCED in VA Program
- Why Rolls Royce chose Virginia?
- The value of a Liberal Arts Education
- Non-Credit Options for Adults
- HOT Careers with Jobs!
- The Professional Science Masters
- Global 21st Century Workers: Hispanics are already ½-way there!
- Educational and Career Development Pathway Programs
|AGENDA: Thursday, October 10th|
|Registration, Refreshments & Networking||10:30AM - 12:15PM|
|Opening Session - Welcome|
Keynote: Latinos in the Workforce: USA
|12:15PM - 1:15PM|
|Plenary I - Setting the Stage||1:15PM - 2:15PM|
|Plenary II - Post-Baccalaureate Opportunities||2:15PM - 3:30PM|
|Break & Refreshments|
Section A - Exemplary Programs
Section B - Alternative Routes to Success
|4:00PM - 5:15PM|
|Plenary III - 21st Century Workers
The Value of Liberal Arts in Producing 21st Century WorkersDeveloping Global Citizens: Latinos are Already Bi-Cultural
|5:30PM - 6:30 PM|
|Walk back to Reception Area|
|Welcoming Reception||6:45PM - 8:15PM|
|AGENDA: Friday, October 11th|
|Breakfast||7:30AM - 8:30AM|
|Plenary IV - Nexus: Education and Business||8:30AM - 9:45AM|
|VALHEN Update||9:45AM - 10:30AM|
|Break & Refreshments|
|Plenary V - Growing Hispanic Engineers||11:00AM - 12:15PM|
|Walk Back to Closing Luncheon Area|
|Luncheon and Scholarship Awards||12:30PM - 2:15PM|
|Adjourn||2:15PM - 3:00PM|
- Dr. Mark Allan - VADOE
- Ms. Denisse Aranda - NASA
- Eng. David Alvarez - Altria
- Ms. Whitney Bonham - VT
- Dr. William Bosher - VCU
- Dr. Carmen Burrows - TNCC
- Dr. Renee Chapline - Gateway Region
- Eng. Priscilla Cygielnik - City of Roanoke
- Dr. Ray Drinkwater - JTCC
- Ms. Laura Fornash – Virginia Secretary of Education
- Ms. Monica Gomez - NVCC
- Dr. James Groves - UVA
- Dr. Joy Hatch - VCCS
- Professor G. Hiller - UR to Adjunct Professor George Hiller, UR
- Eng. Debbie Martinez - NASA
- Mr. Mac Mcginty - CCWA
- Ms. Maria Nieto - NVCC
- Mr. Patrick O'Brien - VT
- Dr. M. Perez-Quinones - VT
- Dr. R. Ramsammy - NVCC
- Mr. Phillip Sandino - Dominion
- Mr. Jonell Sanchez - Pearson Global
- Dr. Victor Vilchiz - VSU
- Ms. M. J. Washko - JSRCC