The DEAC's 2023 Fall Workshop will take place Sunday, October 22 - Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at The Notary Hotel  in Philadelphia. 

The meeting will begin Sunday October 22, with registration and a welcome reception from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. There will be education sessions on Monday and Tuesday October 23 and 24, beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. and ending at approximately 4:45 p.m. A continental breakfast will be served before the education sessions Monday and Tuesday, and lunch will be served both days as well. The meeting will end after the sessions conclude Tuesday.

Workshop Schedule

The 2023 Fall Workshop will feature presentations from experts in the distance education field and beyond, including:

  • Keston H Fulcher, executive director of the Center for Assessment and Research Studies at James Madison University and author of Improving Student Learning at Scale will offer practical strategies for improving student learning that institutions can implement right away. 
  •  Ryan Craig, Managing Director at Achieve Partners and author of Apprentice Nation: How the "Earn and Learn" alternative to Higher Education Will Create a Stronger and Fairer America, will provide a roadmap for how to catch up with other developed countries in scaling apprenticeships across the economy. 
  •  Vickie Schray, Founder and Principal of Vanguard Coaching, has decades of private and public sector experiences, including as Deputy Director, Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education. Her session will address how leaders need to be focused and agile in a dynamic learning environment while keeping institutions strong and sustainable.
  • Brandon Sherman, Of Counsel in Maynard Nexsen's Higher Education Practice Group, will review past, present, and future regulations, and explore lessons learned for compliance. 
  •  Steve Cline and Christopher Bolcik, experts in cyber security, will offer recommendations and insights into defending networks, computers, servers, mobile devices, and data from malicious attacks and understanding the transformative power of generative artificial intelligence.

Submit a Presentation Proposal

Are you interested in giving a presentation at the DEAC's 2023 Fall Workshop, taking place October22-24, 2023 at The Notary Hotel in Philadelphia? DEAC is looking for presentations from member institutions interested in sharing and showcasing their best practices. Click here to submit your proposal!