1Engaging Students and Higher Education Institutions _____________ How to make the most of a great partnership! Dr. Veronica Bruhl, CPLP & NAC Dr. Ken Phillips, CPLP & NAC
2 Welcome!Today we will:• Learn about resources available to engage students with your chapter• Participate in discussions with other chapter leaders• Learn best practices for partnering with higher education institutions National ASTD welcomes you and thanks you for your commitment.
3 National ASTD Resources• Student and New Professional Idea Book• Student Relations Job Description• John Coné Membership Scholarship• National Student Membership• Social Media• ASTD International Conference & Exposition - Student Day• Interest Group Toolkit
6 The John Coné ASTD Membership Scholarship• Six Free One-Year Student Memberships• One Complimentary Registration to the 2012 ASTD International Conference (May 6-9, Denver, Colorado)• Applications available: August 15, 2011• Application deadline: November 15, 2011• Scholarship Recipient Announcement: December 15, 2011 www.astd.org/students
7 National Student Membership• $59 annual membership• 12 credit hours per year to qualify• 4% of national membership are student members• Chapters may request a list of national members (includes student members) www.astd.org/membership
8 Social Networking• @astdstudents• ASTD Students Fan Page• ASTD Students and Young Professionals www.astd.org/students
9 Student Day ASTD International Conference• Several registration options• 2011 Student Day activities included – networking coffee and welcome – reserved seating at the General Session – student/career-focused session – tour of the EXPO – networking lunch with keynote speaker, Mette Norgaard
10ASTD Chapter Interest Group Toolkit• Chapter Interest Group Guide• Types of interest groups offered by ASTD chapters (coming soon)• SOS submissions on interest groups• Interest Group Charter Form (sample) www.astd.org/toolkits
13 CCASTD Best PracticesTara HawkinsDirector of University Relationsthawkins@roosevelt.edu• Student Membership Discount• Deb Colky Scholarship• Student Interest Group• Partnership with Colleges and Universities
14 Orange County Best PracticesPaul VenderleyPast PresidentPastPresidentelect@astdoc.org• Student Membership Rate• Partnership with Brandman University – Branding• Two Part Process – Engagement – Exposure
15 South Florida Best PracticesSteve ParkinsPresident Electpresidentelect@astdsfl.org• Student Membership Rate• Student SIG formed by Barry University Graduate Students• President of Student SIGs sits on Chapter Board• SIG is active on Chapter Social Media – Challenge: As students graduate, new partnerships and SIGs need to be formed.
16Things you can do immediately…• Consider if your chapter is ready for students?• Consider how will you invite them?• Consider how will you make them feel included?• Create a Student Relations position on your Board.• Review or create a student membership category.• Bookmark the Chapter Leader Community and use the resources. (www.astd.org/clc)• Communicate successes and challenges to chapter coaches and NAC advisor.• Submit a Sharing Our Success (SOS) to be recognized for your efforts www.astd.org/sos• Promote www.astd.org/students to your local student community and student chapter members.• Promote John Coné Scholarship to community.
Idea Page• Meeting space at college/university• Providing speakers from board or members• Internships• Mentorships/Shadowing Program• Community Involvement
iPad Student Engagement Challenge• Three iPads up for grabs• National ASTD will award three winners (one winner in small, medium, and large chapter categories) to the chapters that engage with local students the most between January 1-September 31*, 2011. www.astd.org/studentchallenge
19Thank you for your leadership!See you at ALC on Saturday, October 15!(Sunrise Session) - Student Engagement