Conferences and Events


Moving from Public or Private Education to Higher Ed:
How to Become a Professor

Saturday, Feb. 29
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Higher education institutions are always seeking experienced educators for their faculty positions.  However, the university system is very different from the public and private systems when it comes to qualifications, interviewing process, and expectations.  This two hour professional development session will review tenure, pay scales, application and interview process, and how to write a curriculum vitae.

Cost: $20


APA 7 Workshop

Saturday, Mar. 21
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

The NEW APA 7 has arrived!  Now that the new edition has released, let’s update our APA writing style with the changes.  This workshop is for anyone new to APA or familiar with its previous versions.  We will address basic questions and also cover the more advanced components of APA such as writing style, how to prepare a manuscript, common mistakes, and how to cite in APA format.  Please come join Dr. Hawley as we discuss ways to improve our writing using the new 7th edition of APA.

Cost: $10


Sharon K. Burrows Suicide Awareness and Prevention Conference- 2020

Saturday, April 18
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to:

1. Articulate the factors contributing to the rise in suicidal behavior among minority youth.

2. Discuss how different communities (e.g. faith, friends, family, neighbors, medical/pharmaceutical, etc.) can work together to reverse this trend.

3. Describe at least three strategies for fostering resilience in adolescents.

4. Describe at least three strategies for increasing sense of self-worth and esteem in vulnerable youth.


2020 Dr. Dawn K. Wilson Teaching, Learning, + Research Symposium

Saturday, Nov. 7
9 a.m. – Noon

The symposium serves teachers and future teachers in public and private school settings, those who work in higher education, and those interested in research related to education and the behavioral sciences.The theme for this year’s event is “Dive DEEP with Learning: Discover, Engage, Experiment, Produce!”  Breakout sessions will cover a gamut of topics focusing upon teaching, learning, and research. The sessions will be led by educators from multiple disciplines, area subject-matter experts, and HBU graduate students.

Cost: $15 if purchased before Nov. 7

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