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Words of Wisdom

Writing is like an iceberg; for every foot that shows above water there are eight below.

— Raymond Chandler


7:00 – 10:00 am La Salle hotel breakfast available (every morning). Included in room price. Besides what is listed below, there will be cereal and yogurt every morning.
 

Sunday, June 5

2:30 – 5:00 Check-in at La Salle Hotel lobby
3:00 – 5:00 LaSalle Hotel restaurant: Welcome, Introductions, & Works in Progress (WiP) assignment (Balester & Smith)
6:00 – 9:00 Dinner and reception at LaSalle Hotel (Cash bar)

Monday, June 6

7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast: pancakes, waffles French toast, bacon, sausage, fruit (in dining area)
8:30 – 9:15 Assemble at La Salle Hotel meeting room (lower level) for daily introduction (Grogran)
9:15 – 9:45 Design Thinking for the Writing Center (Balester)
10:00 – 10:30 Leadership in Writing Centers (Grogran)
10:30 – 12:00 Professional Development for Tutors (Smith & Keaton Jackson)
12:15 – 1:30 Group Lunch at Papa Perez
1:30 – 2:45 Assemble at LaSalle meeting room; Professional Development for Tutors (Hastings)
2:45 – 3:15 Assign groups (Balester)
3:15 – 5:00  WiP time
Dinner on own, or in topic or WiP groups

Tuesday, June 7

7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast: tacos, fruit and drink (pick up TO GO box
8:30 – 8:45  Assemble at La Salle Hotel meeting room (lower level) for daily introduction (Keaton-Jackson)
9:00 – 9:15 Assemble for bus to Texas A&M
9:45 – 10:15 Tour of TAMU writing center (Evans Library 214) (Balester and Hastings)
10:15 – 11:00 Designing a Writing Center (Evans 211) (Balester and Hastings)
11:00 – 11:45 Wearing Multiple Hats (Evans 211) (Keaton-Jackson)
11:45 –12:15 Scheduling Systems (Evans 211) (Hastings with Grogan and Bitzel)
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch (Catered) (Evans 211)
1:30 – 2:00 Walk to Memorial Student Center
2:00 Assemble for concurrent sessions at Memorial Student Center (Pick one each session) (Room 2501)
2:15 – 2:45
Concurrent 1 Preparing Tutors for Online Consulting (Room 2502) (Hastings)
Concurrent 2 Projects for Tutors for Effective Time Management (Room 2504) (Bitzel)
Concurrent 3 Community Outreach (Room 2505) (Smith)
3:00 – 3:30
Concurrent 4 Hiring & Evaluating Tutors (Room 2502) (Hastings)
Concurrent 5 Marketing the Writing Center (Room 2504) (Grogan)
Concurrent 6 Learning Disabilities (Room 2505) (Balester and Bitzel)
3:45  – 5:45 WiP
6:00 Bus from Memorial Student Center to Blackwater Draw Brewery for tour and dinner
 
Wednesday, June 8

7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast: eggs, biscuits & gravy, fruit (in dining area)
8:30 – 9:00 Assemble at La Salle Hotel meeting room (lower level) for daily introduction (Bitzel)
9:30 – 10:30 Diversity and Inclusivity (Keaton-Jackson)
10:30 –11:15 Budgets and Funding (Grogan)
11:15 – 12:00 Faculty Outreach (Smith)
12:00 – 1:00. Lunch at Molly's
1:30 – 3:00 Campus Partnerships and Collaborations (Bitzel)
3:00 – 5:00 Check in WiP in Breakout Groups
6:00 Reception at Downtown Uncorked Wine Bar
Dinner on your own
8:00 Saloons and Oulaws Tour

Thursday, June 9

Breakfast buffet
8:45 Assemble at La Salle Hotel meeting room (lower level) for daily introduction (Hastings)
9:00 Assemble for bus to Blinn College, Bryan campus 
9:30 – 10:00 Tour of Blinn College Writing Center (Williamson)
10:00 – 11:00 Working with Adult Students (Room E120) (Hastings)
11:00 – 12:00 Specialized Spaces: Satellites, Learning Centers, Athletic Centers (Room E 120) (Bitzel)
12:00 – 1:00 Napa Flats Pizza Oven and Gelato food truck
1:00 – 2:00  Assessment & research (Room E120) (Balester and Smith)
2:00 – 3:00 Working with English Language Learners (Room E120) (Smith)
3:00 – 5:00 WiP
5:15 Bus pick up to return to LaSalle Hotel
6:30 Dinner on your own
8:00 Summer Sunset Concert at the Palace Theatre with Kirk Thurmond & The Millennials (free) 
 
Friday, June 10

9:00 – noon Checkout
8:30 – 9:00 Assemble at La Salle Hotel meeting room (lower level) for daily introduction (Smith)
9 –1 0:00 Share WiP's
10:00 – 11:00 Assessment and closing (Balester)