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2012 Student Parent Support Symposium "Have Baby, Will Graduate: Improving Resources for Low-Income Student Parents in Higher Education" (June 21–June 22, 2012)

What
  • SPSI
When Jun 21, 2012 09:00 AM to
Jun 22, 2012 05:00 PM
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Objective:
The 8th annual Student Parent Support Symposium promotes the advancement of support services in higher education for single parents, low-income parents, and families. The theme for the symposium is "Have Baby, Will Graduate: Improving Resources for Low-Income Student Parents in Higher Education.”
Conference Areas of Emphasis:
  • College Program Models for Student Parents
  • Issues Affecting the Academic Success of Student Parents
  • Realistic Needs for Student Parent Academic Success
  • Helping Student Parents Balance Family/School/Work
  • Housing Needs for Student Parents
  • Developing Community Support
  • Collaboration with Community Resources
  • Means to solicit funds or resources from national, state or private foundations
Who Attends:
Higher Education/Academic Leaders
  • Faculty and Academic Administrators
  • Directors of Housing
  • Coordinators/Directors of Student-Parent Organizations and Programs
  • Student Affairs Officers
  • Multicultural Affairs Officers
  • Support Services Directors
  • Academic Researchers
  • Education Association Representatives
  • High School Educators
  • Other Higher Education Representatives
Government Leaders
  • Representatives of Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies
Community Leaders
  • Advocates for Women’s Rights
  • Program Representatives for Low Income Families
Social Science Leaders
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors

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