Conference Agenda

November 15-16, 2018 • North Platte, Nebraska

Each year, the NACRAO Fall Conference invites members from across Nebraska to gather and share educational trends in the state. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from experienced admission and registrar professionals in a variety of sessions, connect with a representative from AACRAO, and network with colleagues from many institutions.

Please find the agenda here: 2018 Conference Agenda

Below are the conference session:

NACRAO 2018 Conference Sessions

The 12 Factors that Lead to Engaged Teams

Part 1 - How you can be more satisfied and effective at work

Engaged employees are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace. Learn how to develop engaged teams on your campus.

Presenter: Andy Long, McCook Economic Development Corp.

5 Practices to Leading Yourself and Your Team

Part 2 - Learn techniques for improving your leadership style, including the tools to guide effective conversations that enhance individual and team performance.

Presenter: Andy Long, McCook Economic Development Corp.

Early College/CollegeNOW! and Admissions

Learn about the WNCC partnership between Early College/CollegeNOW! and Admissions departments and how they work with home school students, their families and the local home school association.

Julia Newman, Western Nebraska Community College
Gretchen Foster, Western Nebraska Community College

Nebraska Math Readiness

For Community College Registrars

Are you on-boarding the Math Readiness student into your college? What information do you need?  See what we have available to make our Registrar jobs easier.

Barb Larson, Central Community College
Corey Hatt, Central Community College

What’s STRONG With You?

From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. Based on Gallup’s research and techniques – we will explore ways to recognize what you naturally do best – and why it’s important to develop your unique and powerful talents.

Presenter: Mindy Hope, Mid-Plains Community College

TES – Transfer Evaluation System

Learn about how Metro is utilizing TES and got buy-in from the Academics side of the house.

Presenter: Nadra Davis, Metropolitan Community College 

I NEED AN ADULT! Oh wait, that’s me….

This is the real-talk about the real life of being a supervisor! You may have had those moments as a supervisor where you feel like you need an adult...and then you remember that you are an adult. This session will share some best practices and strategies of being a supervisor with an open floor discussion on a few topics. It is important to remember that we are all in this together!

Presenter: Jael Roschewski, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Immediacy and Student Interactions: Make them like you!

The purpose of this session is to discuss research related to interpersonal communication and its impact on student interactions. Specifically, research focused on the topic of immediacy can help admissions counselors develop a better relationship with students they interact with.

Cole Evans, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Karlee Currin, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Community College Admissions Director Meeting

Annual meeting of the community college admissions directors (a double session)

Participants: Community College Admissions Directors

Travel Safety and Awareness

Safety and awareness while traveling is important. Learn about what it means to be aware of your surroundings, what equipment should be in our vehicles, how to change a flat tire, and other safety measures.

Jael Roschewski, University of Nebraska at Kearney
Jeff Shelton, North Central Kansas Technical College

A Potpourri of Registrar Issues

Touching on some issues that are in the background or sometimes the forefront of the things we do as registrars…Social Security Numbers, GDPR, FERPA, and effective degree audit processing. Also, how do we keep motivated as we ride the swirling waves around us?

Facilitator: Roger Hovey, Western Nebraska Community College

Leadership Bookclub Roundtable

Let's work together to build a team of colleagues that are interesting in strengthening their leadership skill set and supporting each other all along the way.

Facilitator: Lisa Stein, Chadron State College