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2016 Gulf Coast Regional 60x30TX Workshop
The Learning Hub Science Building (Room 100)
Houston Community College - Central Campus
1300 Holman Street
, Houston, TX 77004

July 26, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 


Meeting Materials
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HCC Central Campus Map  - Showing Parking Garages
Printable Agenda 
List of Speakers and Biographies 
The Future of Texas Higher Education 
60x30TX Overview
60x30TX Regional Data
Registration Roster
Keynote PowerPoint   **Added 07/27/16**
Keynote Speech  **Added 07/27/16**


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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
                     David W. Gardner, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner for Academic Planning and  
                     Policy/Chief Academic Officer, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board,
                     provide an overview of the new Texas higher education strategic plan, 60x30TX, and 
                     address questions from workshop participants.

10:45 a.m.    Panel Discussion
                   Kimberly Beatty, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of Instructional Services/Chief Academic
                     Officer, Houston Community College; Laurie Bricker, Vice President Emeritus, 
                     Municipal Securities Group, Jefferies LLC; Bob Harvey, President & CEO, Greater 
                     Houston Partnership; and Michael Love, Assistant Superintendent for Career Readiness,
                     Houston Independent School District, will
respond to the goals of the new higher
                     education plan and will discuss how school/college/business/community collaboration 
                     and related efforts are critical for achieving the goals of 60x30TX in the Gulf Coast
                     Higher Education Region of Texas.

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 
                     Cesar Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E., Chancellor, Houston Community College, System will 
                     speak about the educational needs of the Gulf Coast Region of Texas.

  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 Gulf Coast Regional 60x30TX Workshop is co-hosted by Houston Community College and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board with grant support from Lumina Foundation and the College for All Texans Foundation.
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