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2016 South Texas Regional 60x30TX Workshop in San Antonio
Texas A&M University San Antonio
Vista Room, (Room 402), Central Academic Building
One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224

June 16, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Register for this event

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Printable Agenda
List of Speakers and Biographies  
60x30TX Overview
60x30TX Regional Data 
Panel Discussion - Handout 1 **Added 6-21-16**
Panel Discussion - Handout 2  **Added 6-21-16**
Registration Roster as of June 13, 2016 


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  9:30 a.m.    Registration            

10:00 a.m.    Welcoming Remarks             
                     Raymund A. Paredes, Ph.D., Commissioner of Higher Education, will provide vision 
                     for Texas higher education.

10:15 a.m.    60x30TX Overview; Questions and Answers
                     Rex Peebles, Ph.D., Assistant Commissioner for Academic Quality and Workforce, Texas
                     Higher Education Coordinating Board
will provide an overview of the new Texas
                     higher education strategic plan, 60x30TX, and address questions from workshop

10:45 a.m.    Panel Discussion
                   Nereida Cantu, Ph.D., Assistant Superintendent of Post-Secondary Education & Career
                     Readiness, Judson Independent School District; Steven Olswang, J.D., Ph.D., Interim
                     Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Texas A&M University-San Antonio; and
                     Chris Young, Director of Workforce Development, Texas Department of Transportation,
respond to the goals of the new higher education plan and discuss how
                     school/college/business/community collaboration and related efforts are critical for
                     achieving the goals of 60x30TX in the South Texas Higher Education Region.

 11:15 a.m.    Breakout Sessions: Concurrent Discussions on Goals One and Two
                     Workshop participants will discuss strategies to achieve the Educational Attainment
                     and Completion goals of 60x30TX.

12:30 p.m.    Lunch and Keynote Speaker 
                     Roberto Zárate, Trustee of the Alamo Colleges and Chair of the Association of
                     Community College Trustees Board of Directors, will speak about the educational needs
                     of the
South Texas Higher Education Region. 

  1:45 p.m.    Breakout Sessions: Concurrent Discussions on 60x30TX Goals Three and
                    Workshop participants will discuss strategies to achieve the Marketable Skills and
                    Student Debt goals of 60x30TX.

  3:00 p.m.    Summary of Breakout Sessions
                     Workshop participants will identify key strategies and next steps for achieving the
                     goals of 60x30TX.

  3:30 p.m.    Adjournment

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2016 South Texas Regional 60x30TX Workshop in San Antonio is co-hosted by Texas A&M University San Antonio and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board with grant support from Lumina Foundation and the College for All Texans Foundation.
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