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Spring 2013 CAEP Conference
Schedule–at–a–Glance

March 13–15, 2013

Hyatt Regency Louisville
311 South 4th Street
Louisville, Kentucky

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tentative schedule: subject to change

Wednesday, March 13
2:00–6:00 p.m. Consultations (by appointment)
2:00–5:45 p.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*
  • Inquiry & Evidence: An Introduction to the Inquiry Brief Accreditation Pathway (2:00–3:15 p.m.)
  • What's the Evidence? Creating an Inventory of the Evidence (3:15–4:30 p.m.)
  • Studying Your Program–Appendices B, C, & D (4:30–5:45 p.m.)
Thursday, March 14
7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Resource Room
7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Registration
7:30–8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30–9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00–10:00 a.m. Breakout I
  • Introduction to edTPA (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Introduction to AIMS: CAEP's Accreditation Information Management System (Newcomer Track)
  • Introduction to the Continuous Improvement Accreditation Pathway (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • Introduction to the Transformation Initiative Accreditation Pathway (Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • Introduction to the Inquiry Brief Accreditation Pathway: Focus on Inquiry and Evidence (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • CAEP Program Review Options (Program Review Track)
9:15–10:30 a.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*: Examining the Quality Control System
10:00–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15–11:15 a.m. Breakout II
  • Reliability and Validity of Evidence (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Becoming a Candidate for Accreditation (Newcomer Track)
  • Evidence and Exhibits in the Continuous Improvement Accreditation Pathway (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • Evidence and Exhibits in the Transformation Initiative Accreditation Pathway (Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • What's the Evidence? Creating an Inventory (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • Managing the Program Review Process (Program Review Track)
10:30–11:45 a.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*: Making Claims About Your Graduates
11:15–11:30 a.m. Break
11:30–12:30 p.m. Breakout III
  • Engaging Faculty in Evidence (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Providing Evidence of Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Disposition (Newcomer Track)
  • Writing the Continuous Improvement Self-study (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • Writing the Transformation Initiative Proposal (Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • Studying Your Program–Appendices B, C, & D (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • Initial Licensure/Post Baccalaureate (IL/PB) Review (Program Review Track)
11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*: Linking Assessments to Program Claims
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30–2:45 p.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*: Establishing Reliability and Validity of Your Evidence
1:45–2:45 p.m. Breakout IV
  • Evaluating Clinical Partnerships (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • The Assessment System: Quality Control and Data Use (Newcomer Track)
  • Movement Toward Target (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • Standards in the Transformation Initiative Accreditation Pathway (Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • Examining the Quality Control System (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • Program Review with Feedback (Program Review Track)
3:00–4:30 p.m. Keynote
4:45–5:45 a.m. Breakout V
  • Assessing Candidate Readiness and Presenting the Evidence (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Making Accreditation Work for You (Newcomer Track)
  • Using Accreditation for Improvement: Success Stories (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • Contributing to the Research Base of the Profession(Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • Making Claims About Your Candidates (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • CAEP Program Review Options (Program Review Track)
  • Consultations: Writing the Inquiry Brief

Friday, March 15

7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Resource Room
7:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Registration
7:30–8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30–8:45 a.m. Conference Updates and Overview
9:00–10:00 a.m. Breakout VI
  • Managing Data Presentation (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Diversity: Where and How? (Newcomer Track)
  • The Offsite Review in the Continuous Improvement Accreditation Pathway (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • The Offsite Review in the Transformation Initiative Accreditation Pathway (Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • Linking Assessments to Program Claims (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • Becoming a Volunteer
9:15–10:15 a.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*: Building Your Case for Accreditation
10:00–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15–11:30 a.m. Keynote
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:45–1:45 p.m. Breakout VII
  • Annual Reporting (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Clinical Practice and Partnerships (Newcomer Track)
  • Providing Evidence and Exhibits (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • Campus Mentors (Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • Establishing Reliability and Validity (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • The New CAEP standards
12:45–1:45 p.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*: Preparing for the Inquiry Brief Accreditation Pathway Audit
1:45–2:00 p.m. Break
2:00–3:00 p.m. Breakout VIII
  • Transparency in Candidate Performance (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Resources and Capacity (Newcomer Track)
  • Writing the Self-study Report (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • Service Learning (Transformation Initiatve/Innovations Track)
  • Building Your Case for Accreditation (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • Budgeting for the CAEP Visit
2:00–3:15 p.m. Inquiry Brief Workshop*: The Accreditation Decision and Maintaining Accreditation
3:00–3:15 p.m. Break
3:15–4:15 p.m. Breakout IX
  • The edTPA (Evidence and Quality Track)
  • Engaging Faculty (Newcomer Track)
  • Movement Toward Target (Continuous Improvement Track)
  • The Accreditation Decision (Inquiry Brief Track)
  • CAEP Transition: Facts, Questions, and Answers
  • Budgeting for the CAEP Visit
  • Consultations: Writing the Inquiry Brief
*requires pre-registration, as space is limited
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