The conference offers faculty and student services personnel from seven colleges/universities in Northeast Indiana the opportunity to share ideas, challenges, and successes in helping our students survive and thrive. We hope you will join us for this unique and free (to individuals from participating institutions and area high schools) professional development opportunity. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lolita Paff: "Zest, Grit & Sweat: Strategies to Develop Critical Learners"
This workshop is designed for adults who want to learn more about the perils youth face with social media. Topics will include sexting, victimization, ghosting, partner violence and student's "secret struggle" as well as healthy habits and strategies for young people to adopt. These presentations will also include data collected through student polling done at over 50 Northeast Indiana public schools during the 2016-2017 school year.
This week-long training intensive will cover how moving lights and LEDs work and how they can be programmed. Also covered will be using intelligent lights in the design process. Open to high school students, high school teachers, church lighting technicians and other individuals who use this type of technology and want to learn more about how to use it effectively. This program will take place in Williams Theatre and be led by Mark Ridgeway, IPFW Associate Professor of Scenic/Lighting Design.