The 96th KACRAO Annual Meeting | Virtual Conference
The State of KACRAO - Coming Back Stronger

9:00 am - 2:30 pm (Eastern)

 
The Kentucky Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers is excited to welcome members back for the 96th KACRAO Annual Meeting. As this years meeting is being held virtually, all sessions will be utilizing the Zoom video conferencing platform. The KACRAO Executive Committee recommends all attendees test to ensure their devices are setup for Zoom video conferencing prior to the start of the meeting.

AGENDA - Friday, November 5th, 2021
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Greeting & Opening Session

Dan Hendrickson, KACRAO President, Executive Director of Enrollment Management and Student Success, Eastern Kentucky University
SACRAO Greetings
Kim Taylor, SACRAO President, University Registrar, University of Kentucky

9:30 AM
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Keystone Speaker
Dr. Vincent Windrow, Associate Vice Provost for Student Success, Middle Tennessee State University
10:30 AM
10:30 AM
10:40 AM
Break
10:40 AM
10:40 AM
11:25 AM
High School Counselor Panel

Question and answer session with high school guidance counselors concerning current issues impacting high school juniors and seniors.

Speakers:
Charliese Lewis, College and Career Readiness Coach, Tates Creek High School
Kate Fitzgerald, Counselor, Lafayette High School
Meredith Schwindel, Counselor, Scott County High School

10:40 AM
11:25 AM
Graduation Roundtable

Question and answer session with college registrar's concerning current issues impacting graduation and future ceremonies.

Speakers:
Becky Harp Stephens, Associate Dean of Records & Registrar, Bluegrass Community & Technical College
Amanda Tindall, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Registrar, Jefferson Community & Technical College
Shannon Tipton, University Registrar, Eastern Kentucky University
Stephanie Reibert, Commencement Coordinator, University of Louisville

10:40 AM
11:25 AM
Morale - Monday Morning Motivation

Morale...It's that extra kick employees have so that they don't show up to work looking like a zombie. It's what keeps them productive and engaged. It's what keeps them at your college for longer. It's what helps them deliver exceptional customer service day in, day out. Join this session to learn how to help keep morale high amongst teams!

Presenter:
Dan Hendrickson, Executive Director of Enrollment Management and Student Success, Eastern Kentucky University

11:30 AM
11:30 AM
12:15 PM
Mental Health - Be Good to Yourself!

This session will provide you with a reminder on the importance of mental wellness and self-care. We will review the signs and symptoms of mental illness and burnout as well as provide suggestions and ideas for self-care. We will also discuss resources that are available when you or your colleagues need help.

Presenter:
Shericka D. Smith, MSSW, LCSW, Coordinator of ESS, Social Work & Mental Health Services, Fayette County Public Schools

11:30 AM
12:15 PM
FERPA - Let's Play

A fun and interactive review of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Presenter:
Dr. Rheanna Plemons, Visiting Associate Professor, School of Leadership & Professional Studies, Western Kentucky University

11:30 AM
12:15 PM
Recruiting 101

Best practices for future recruiting...

Presenter:
Katelyn Collins, Admissions Counselor, Bluegrass Community & Technical College

12:20 PM
12:20 PM
12:30 PM
Break

12:30 PM
12:30 PM
1:15 PM
Business Meeting and Lunch
Dan Hendrickson, KACRAO President
Business Meeting Agenda
 
1:15 PM
1:15 PM
1:20 PM
Break
1:20 PM
1:20 PM
1:55 PM
Admission Forum
1:20 PM
1:55 PM
Registrar Forum