Spring Conference

Spring Conference 2019

Friday, May 3
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Center for Meeting and Learning

Spring Conference is Friday, May 3, and there are several opportunities to engage. The theme is focused on encouraging community, which offers a broad field of exploration and participation.

Full schedule is now available. 

Special announcement: We're a sponsor of the United Way of Lane County's BookFest Drive and we're collecting books that will be distributed to K-2 students across Lane County to enjoy over the summer. Please consider giving a gift of literacy to Lane County children. There will be collection bins set up in the CML lobby. Consider these guidelines requested by the United Way: 

  • Please donate books that are new or like condition and age-appropriate for grades K-2.
  • No board books or religious books.
  • Books in English and Spanish are needed.
  • Consider donating books that are engaging and fun to read.

Spring Conference 2019 Agenda
We Over Me: Encouraging Community at LCC




8:30 - 9:00 am

All Staff Social and Registration - Bring your own cup to enjoy coffee and tea and light morning snacks of bagels, spreads and fruit with your colleagues. Register to win a door prize! Drop off your books for the United Way BookFest Drive!

CML Lobby

9:00 am - Noon

Morning Plenary

CML 102-104

9:00 - 9:05 am Welcome: President Margaret Hamilton CML 102-104

9:05 - 9:35 am

It's ALL Community: Paul Jarrell, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs; and Brian Kelly, Vice President of College Services

CML 102-104

9:35 - 10:35 am

We Over Me: Who is Community? All-Alumni Panel

Alumni Facilitator: Angela Kellner, KLCC host and reporter

Alumni: Jolene Bettles (AAOT); Arlen Rexius (Diesel Technology); Kevin Summerfield (AAOT); Maressa Surratt (AAS)

CML 102-104

10:35 - 10:45 am

Announcements: Paul Jarrell

CML 102-104

10:45 - 11:00 am


CML 102-104

11:00 am - 12:10 pm

We Over Me: Building Community - Five Minutes of Fame

Facilitator: Russ Pierson, Florence Center Dean

  • Liz Coleman, Tutoring Services Coordinator: "Students' View of Tutoring"
  • Ed Radza, Network Administration Specialist: "Gmail Here We Come"
  • Daniel Lee Henry, Communications Faculty: "Debating the Fate of the Planet"
  • Jane Reeder, Director of TRIO/TRIO STEM: "TRIOriffic …"
  • Ian Coronado, Dean of Academic Technology: "Google Voice for Lane Employees"
  • Alexandra Geddes, Science Division Instructor: "Keeping Current With Climate Science"
  • Terry Holloway, Instructional Technologist: "Bright Ideas: Making Your Class Glow"
  • Early Outreach Specialists, Casey Reid, Writing Center Coordinator, and Kevin Steeves, Academic Technology Faculty: "Nobody’s Gonna Break My Stride: Speeding Up Access to Student Support"

CML 102-104

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch - Soup and Salad Buffet Menu: Chicken Fajita Soup (GF); Vegan "Cream" of Mushroom Soup (GF/VG); Quinoa Salad with Orange and Mint (GF/VG); Southwest Black Bean Salad (GF/VG); Green Salad with Assorted Dressings (GF/VG); Cookies; Iced Tea; Lemonade

(GF) Gluten-Free; (V) Vegetarian; (VG) Vegan

CENTER Cafeteria

12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

Art Galleries: Visit the Building 11 art galleries and learn about the current exhibits from Ellen Osterkampe

Art Gallery, Building 11

1:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

See below.

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

90-minute sessions listed in schedule as Track A sessions - See the full schedule for details,

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.

Round 1 of 45-minute sessions listed in schedule as Track B sessions - See the full schedule for details,

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Round 2 of 45-minute sessions listed in schedule as Track C sessions - See the full schedule for details,

3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Resource and Brainstorm Fair - Get resourceful! Learn more about Lane resources and provide feedback about ongoing or planned initiatives. See the last page of the full schedule for details,

CML 104

Contact Marsha Sills for more information: by email at sillsm@lanecc.edu or by phone at 541-463-3269.