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The AFC Joint Commission Spring Conference was held at Daytona State College, May 21-22, 2014. This conference provided an excellent opportunity for collaboration between commissions, colleges, and programs throughout the state. Over 130 attendees (our highest attendance) took  advantage of this opportunity for great professional development and learned about best practices being used at institutions across the state that demonstrated how we can "Achieve Success Together" with creative and practical ideas that impact teaching, learning, and student success.

Conference Highlight Video
Participating Commissions: Administration ~ Adult & Continuing Education ~ Communications and Marketing ~ Equity ~ Faculty ~ Healthcare Education ~ Institutional Effectiveness, Planning & Professional DevelopmentOccupational and Workforce Education ~ Technology
Conference Program 2014 Joint Commission Spring Conference Program

Educational Session Presentations:
Faculty Commission Presents: Professor of the Year Finalists

Communication and Marketing Presents: High-Tech vs. High-Touch: Communicating Effectively in the 21st Century/Higher Education, Presenting: Daniella Pierre, Student Advisor, Miami Dade College

Healthcare Education Commission Exemplary Practices: Safe Patient Handling, Presenting: Christina Lisle, Project Director, Lake-Sumter State College and Dawn LaRoe, Safety Adjunct, Lake-Sumter State College

Healthcare Education Commission Exemplary Practices: Breaching the Gate: Nursing Care of Military and Veteran Populations, Presenting: Dr. Beth Norton, Program Director, Northwest Florida State College Dr. Marty Walker, Nursing Professor, Northwest Florida State College and Dr. Teresa Ryan, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Northwest Florida State College

Equity Commission and Administration Commission Panel Discussion: Diversity in Leadership: Why it Matters, Moderator: Stephanie Campbell, Business Development Coordinator, Polk State College

Adult and Continuing Education Commission Presents: Preventative Radiological Nuclear Detection (PRND) Mobile Training Unit: Advanced Training for Public Safety Professionals, Presenting: Bryan Beaty, Director, National Preparedness Institute, Indian River State College and Brenda Rante, Program Coordinator, National Preparedness Institute, Indian River State College

Communications and Marketing Commission Presents: Guiding the Message: How to Ensure Your Video Makes its Mar, Presenting: Robin Herriff, Writer/Producer, Florida State College at Jacksonville

Healthcare Education Commission Exemplary Practices: Student-Centered Engagement: Building Patients and Student's Higher Order Thinkin, Presenting: Dr. David Sullivan, Professor-EMS-Health Occupations, Pasco Hernando State College

Healthcare Education Commission Exemplary Practices: Back to School for The Freshman 40: A Case-Based Model of Advisin, Presenting: Mollie Rhodes, Program Grant Director, Palm Beach State College, Cara Good, Health Information Advisor, Palm Beach State College and Joan Roberts, Health Information Advisor, Palm Beach State College

Equity Commission Presents: Increase Your Institution's Student Enrollment - An Inclusive Program Targeting High School Seniors that WORKS, Presenting: Teri Jones, Associate Director, Student Recruitment, Eastern Florida State College and Sarah Stoeckel, Student Advisor, Eastern Florida State College

Communications and Marketing Commission Presents: Stop-Outs: Strategies To Locate Them And Marketing To Make It Matter, Presenting: Holly Macias, Retention and Completion Specialist, Indian River State College

Equity Commission Presents: How Can you Make A Difference? Providing Exemplary Customer Service to ALL Students, Presenting: Francine Fuentes, Administrative Services Specialist, St. Petersburg College

Communication and Marketing Commission Presents: Comprehensive Branding and Marketing of the Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex, Presenting: Bryan Beaty, Director, National Preparedness Institute, Indian River State College

Healthcare Education Commission Exemplary Practice: The Impact of 2D/3D images (BodyViz) on Anatomy and Allied Health courses Instruction, Presenting: Dr. Juan Guzman, Professor of Human Anatomy and Physiology, Florida Gateway College, Dr. Doris Lombo, Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, Florida Gateway College and Dr. Gabriel Pardo, Associate Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, Florida Gateway College

Equity Commission Presents: Beyond Compliance: Creating an Inclusive Environment for the LGBTQI Community, Presenting: Rachel Luce-Hitt, Coordinator, Diversity and Inclusion, Valencia College

Communications and Marketing Commission Presents: Internal Communications: The Forgotten Piece of the Puzzle, Presenting: Kathy Harrison, VP/Corporate Communications, Wells Fargo

Equity Commission Presents: A Guide to Social Networking for College Employees, Presenting: Lonnie Thompson, Director of Equity and Inclusion, Daytona State College

Communications and Marketing Commission Presents: Energize Your Communication Strategies via Gamification, Presenting: Rawlslyn Francis, Professor of English, Florida State College at Jacksonville and Amy Baskin, Professor of English, Florida State College at Jacksonville

Service Project:

The Halifax Humane Society exists to protect animals from cruel, neglectful and exploitative treatment.It is the belief of the Society that all living creatures possess an intrinsic value, which is manifested in its creation. Further, the Society believes that mankind must become a responsible steward of animals which he has domesticated and brought under his control. Here are some pictures from conference:

 Dr. Gary Sligh and AFC donations for the Halifax Humane Society

Certified College Professional Program:

The Certified College Professional (CCP) Program will provide AFC members with the opportunity to earn a designation related to their work as a college professional, and expose them to content and experience they may not be able to obtain elsewhere. The CCP program provides significant value-added benefits for membership in the AFC and enhances the AFC's role as the primary professional development provider for the Florida College System. To learn more and apply for the CCP Program, please visit the Certified College Professional Program page.

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Thank You Sponsors:

 Platinum Sponsors

 

AFC Platinum Sponsor Xitracs

 

Gold Sponsors

 

AFC Gold Sponsor VALIC

 

Silver Sponsors

 

AFC Silver Sponsor American Century Investments

 

Bronze Sponsors

 

AFC Bronze Sponsor Digital Architecture
         

 

 


 


 

 Commission Chairs

Administration
Chair - Dr. Nika Coleman -Ferrell
Palm Beach State College
(561) 862-4415
ferrelln@palmbeachstate.edu

Adult & Continuing Education
(CASEC)
Chair - James Connolly
St. Petersburg College
(727) 341-4449
Connolly.james@spcollege.edu

Communications and Marketing
Chair-James Froh
Chipola College
(850) 718-2413
frohj@chipola.edu
Equity
Chair-Rachel Luce-Hitt
Valencia College
(407) 582-8081
rluce@valenciacollege.edu
Faculty
Chair- Margie Robertson
State College of Florida Manatee ~ Sarasota
(941) 228-0115
robertm@scf.edu
Healthcare Education
Chair- Lisa Smith
Indian River State College
(772)462-7554
lgsmith@irsc.edu
Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Professional Development (IEPPD)
Chair-Rob Gregg
Pensacola State College
(850) 484-1848
rgregg@pensacolastate.edu
Occupational & Workforce Education
Chair-Valerie Murphy
College of Central Florida
(352) 854-2322 ext. 1776
murphyv@cf.edu
Technology
Chair-James May
Valencia College
(407)582-2047
jmay@valenciacollege.edu
 

 

To view presentations from previous years, please click the links below:

 

2011 Educational Sessions - Annual Convention

2012 Educational Sessions - Annual Convention

2013 Educational Sessions - Annual Convention

2015 Educational Sessions - Joint Commissions Conference

2015 Educational Sessions - Annual Convention

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How do I retrieve my login credentials to register?

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Q: How do I retrieve login credentials for my college president, lobbyist, or trustee?

A: Please send an email to info@myafchome.org with the name(s) of those you wish to register. Also include the email address that you would like associated with them (i.e. the assistant who will be registering them). Once we confirm their information is correct in the database, you will receive an email with all usernames and passwords for all profiles attached to your email address. **Please note, you will receive AFC email blasts for each person whose membership profile is attached to your email address.


Q: How do I register multiple people from my chapter?

A: If you would like to register multiple members from your chapter and receive one invoice, please contact Eileen Johnson at 850-222-3222 or ejohnson@myafchome.org

 

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