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SPOL Webinar Series

The SPOL Webinar Series features outstanding practitioners discussing topical issues in Higher Ed. Hosted by senior SPOL members like VP Product Larry Squarini, the series is dedicated to institutional transformation. Topical, real-world practices and insights are presented to assist all levels of academe as they confront the myriad challenges facing higher ed today. The series combines informed discussion as well as Q&A. Please enjoy the series at your own pace, and consider registering for live events which occur throughout the year.

Latest Event

The Future of IE: Software to Inform Your Integrated Planning Process

About this Event

Watch the two-part live interactive webinar series, “Effective Execution Strategies for Integrated Planning and Assessment”featuring Dr. Mark Morgan, Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness with Seminole State College.

While Strategic Planning, Accreditation, and Student Engagement have always been a challenge, COVID-19 has shaken and continues to challenge higher education to transform with unprecedented speed. University leadership is working to figure out how to bring students back safely while contending with declining enrollments and slashed budgets. This webinar will help you successfully navigate these challenges and provide a framework for rebuilding your Integrated Planning and Assessment processes.

For the past 10 years, under the direction of Dr. Mark Morgan, Seminole State College incorporated an innovative and disciplined approach to integrated planning and accreditation. A radical idea at the time, Dr. Morgan knew the importance of leveraging every department in institutional effectiveness and using technology to make informed data-driven decisions.

Learning Outcomes of this session

In this two-part session, Dr. Morgan provides insights on:

• How Seminole State College built their blueprint for success and created healthy Institutional Habits

• The four main strategies Seminole State used to integrate Planning and Accreditation

• Managing and documenting continuous improvement and Institutional Effectiveness, and the importance of linking Planning and Accreditation together

• When to start preparing for Accreditation reviews, and best practices in preparing for them

• The Metrics – Their plan for connecting the dots between State Agencies, Federal Reporting, and Internal Reporting

• Creating and reinforcing a campus-wide Culture of Accountability, Continuous Improvement, and promoting Student Engagement

About Dr. Mark Morgan

Dr. Morgan is the Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness at Seminole State College of Florida and Seminole State’s accreditation liaison for SACSCOC. Mark joined Seminole State in 2005 after serving as the director of quality improvement for Northrop Grumman at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Johnson Space Center in Texas.

Mark earned his doctorate from the University of Florida and is a graduate of the Florida Chancellor’s Leadership Seminar, a Presidential Scholarship recipient from the Association of Institutional Research’s Data and Decisions Academy, and a Graduate Faculty Scholar at the University of Central Florida.

Past SPOL Webinar Series Recordings

The Future of IE: Software to Inform Your Integrated Planning Process

Watch this webinar with Nicholas R. Santilli, Ph.D. Director for Learning Strategy for SCUP

Purpose, Culture, and Inclusion: 3 Key Elements of Institutional Effectiveness Success

Watch this webinar with Dr. Karla Moore, Daytona State College, Institutional Effectiveness Dean

Using CARES Act Funding for EdTech Software Purchases

Hosted by EdTech veteran and attorney Edward Clougherty and IE veteran Tony Adam

Effective Execution Strategies for Integrated Planning and Assessment

Watch the webinar series with Dr. Morgan, AVP of Institutional Effectiveness

Crisis, Coercion, and Choice

Watch the webinar series with Dr. Wesley Payne & SPOL

Planning in Times of Crisis and Beyond

Watch the webinar series with SCUP & SPOL

Practical Solutions for Navigating Change

Watch the webinar series with Dr. Roger Parrott & SPOL

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