HETS will be celebrating the Second Best Practices Showcase on February 16 and 17, 2012 in Puerto Rico. This event will be full of outstanding presentations of innovative projects in the areas of access , retention, assessment , and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education for Hispanics. Visit these links to learn more about the excerpts of the showcase in each topic.
As a benefit for those who can’t attend in person, HETS has coordinated a live webcast transmission of 14 out of the 35 presentations that will be showcased during the two day event. HETS member institutions can enjoy this showcase for only a flat rate of $119 for both days. Hispanic Serving Institutions, not affiliated to HETS yet, will also have the opportunity to access with a rate of $149. The access is for the main presentations that will be presented at the Theater and Amphitheater I, including the presentation of the event’s keynote speaker, Dr. Antonio Flores, President & CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).
With only one registration, your institution can set up the webcast access for a group or the key people you may think could benefit from this topic based on their need and interests. To register for the webcast sessions please visit HETS BPS 2012 Registration. For additional information, do not hesitate to contact the HETS office at 787-766-2600 extensions 8910, 8911 or send an email to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the event:
The HETS Consortium would like to highlight and celebrate the outstanding work of Hispanic Serving Institutions in meaningfully and strategically using technology to achieve Hispanic student success. HETS has defined a “best practice” as an innovative approach or strategy that, with the effective use of technology, has proven to increase recruitment, promote student success, improve student retention and completion, and provide institutions with viable, effective, and efficient approaches to assessment. HETS is also interested in innovative approaches and strategies that use technology to promote Hispanic success in STEM education. Overall, it will be a celebration of innovative technology strategies in Higher Education focused on impacting the Hispanic student population by enhancing retention, college completion, and successful learning outcomes.