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STARLINK                                                                         April 2013
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2012-2013 Programming 

Full Length Programs


April 15- April 29, 2013

"Putting TechKNOWlogy in the Classroom"


Leadership and Success


April 1-April 15, 2013

**"18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done"


Perkins Grant Programs


April 16, 2013

 2:00-3:00pm (CST)

Webinar: "Student Completion"


'Low Producing Programs and Existing Program Review"-TBA 


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**Leadership & Success Programs

Teaching Tip...
What's In The News


I had known it all along at some level, but now it suddenly became glaringly obvious to me. Deep down, sometimes out of conscious reach, students want
to be transformed and their lives made more useful, productive, and powerful. I added the following new goal to my personal mission statement:

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Leadership and Success Series


"18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done" 


--Peter Bregman--

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Streaming for Members Only

April 1 - April 15, 2013

(60 minutes) 24/7 via the Internet at www.starlinktraining.org 


Peter Bregman is CEO of Bregman Partners, Inc., a global management-consulting firm that advises CEOs and their leadership teams. He speaks, writes, and consults about how to lead and how to live. He is the author of 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done.

Highlights include:

  • Identify your strengths, weaknesses, uniqueness, and passions
  • Replace the typical "To-Do List" with a new system that really moves you forward
  • Avoid unproductive distractions
  • Get traction on what matters most
Upcoming Program


"Putting TechKNOWlogy in the Classroom"
Showing online April 15- April 29, 2013

National experts from around the country provide insight and advice on implementing technology into learning objectives, tech tools, MOOCS, and pedagogy vs. technology. They will also give us a glimpse into future classroom technology.


Presenters include:


Adrian Sannier

Vice President

Pearson Publishing


LeiLani Cauthen

Vice President

Center for Digital Education

Publisher of Converge magazine


Dr. Angel Hoekstra

Professor of Sociology

University of Colorado


Dr. Deborah Bushway

Vice President Academic Innovation

Capella University


Free Perkins Webinar 
"Student Completion"
2013/3:00-4:00pm CST
 (Registration Required)
Texas is not achieving the target for Perkins Core Indicator 2Pl, student attainment of an industry-recognized credential, certificate, or degree. Some institutions have implemented initiatives which have been successful in assisting the institution in achieving their target. The presenters for this webinar will provide information about the various initiatives that have improved the number of students achieving success in obtaining an industry-recognized credential, certificate, or degree at their institutions. A question and answer period will follow the presentations.
Presenters Include:
Ian R. Roark 
Dean of Career & Technical Workforce Education 
Odessa College
Rob Blair
Dean of Technical Education
South Plains College
Karen Buck
Director of Technical Education Quality Initiatives  
Blinn College
Gabriela Borcoman
Senior Program Director
Planning and Accountability
Elizabeth Mayer
Program Director
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