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2017 LERN Best Practices Summit

April 5 - April 7


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Back by Popular Demand – LERN Best Practices Summit

Last year’s LERN Best Practices Summit at Kirkwood Community College was a big hit. Continuing education leaders from across North America attended and learned best practice strategies, techniques and tips for improving class programming, marketing, contract training, and operations.

You have asked us to offer a Best Practices Summit in 2017 and to include presenters from multiple best practice continuing education programs.

The LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit will take place April 5-7, 2017 in Chicago and will be limited to 50 people.

2017 Best Practices Summit Brochure

The format will be unique and interactive and include 50-minute presentations, 3-4 member panels, roundtables, and 5-10 minute how-to tip sharing sessions by best practice continuing education practitioners.

Only the LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit is designed to give you practical, how-to information delivered by winning continuing education programs.

“The Summit included great practical advice and a ‘how-to’ approach for action items our program can implement.” – Angela Martin, Western Technical College

 

Details

Start:
April 5
End:
April 7

Venue

Hyatt Regency O’Hare
9300 Brynn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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Benefits

Our environment is more competitive than ever. There are increasing fiscal demands, new management challenges, more organizations becoming competitors, and learners’ demands are shifting.

Winning continuing education programs:

1.      Are financially self-sufficient

2.      Utilize industry best practices

3.      Operate like a business employing a staffing structure allowing revenue generators to generate revenue

4.      Make data-driven decisions

5.      Plan both short and long-term

6.      Operate on a software system built for continuing education

7.      Have a leader who is connected and a visionary focused on new revenue streams

The LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit is designed to provide you with the strategies, techniques and tips for ensuring your program remains and/or becomes a winning program.

Click here to access a LERN Case Study on Kirkwood Community College’s Continuing Education & Training Services Team to better understand why winners win and the reason you cannot afford to miss the LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit.

The format will be unique and interactive and include 50-minute presentations, 3-4 member panels, roundtables, 5- to 10-minute how-to tip sharing sessions by best practice continuing education practitioners.

Only the LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit is designed to give you practical, how-to information delivered by winning continuing education programs.

Who Should Attend

Leaders of continuing education programs dedicated to ensuring their program prospers and thrives over the next five years cannot afford to miss the LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit. LERN predicts over 25 percent of continuing education programs will be eliminated, decentralized or merged by 2020 and the LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit will provide you the tools, connections and vision to lead your program forward.

The LERN Best Practices Summit at Kirkwood Community College set the bar for future LERN Best Practice Summits. Click here to access a LERN Best Practices Summit at Kirkwood Community College Special Report to better understand the critical information shared.

Location Information

Chicago: The LERN Best Practices Summit, along with the LERN Chicago Institutes, will take place in Rosemont, Illinois due to easy access both nationally and internationally.

Rosemont is home to O’Hare Airport.
The hotel offers complimentary 24-hour shuttle service to and from the Shuttle/Bus Center located near Terminal 2 at O’Hare Airport approximately every 20 minutes. The CTA Blue line has stops near the hotel at the Rosemont Station and at O’Hare Airport.

HOTEL
To make reservations call (847) 696-1234 or (800) 233-1234 and ask for the LERN Institutes rate. The rates are $174 Single, $189 Double, $204 Triple and $219 Quad. The rate includes breakfast. Reservations must be made by March 13, 2017 for LERN Group Discount Rate.

Hyatt Regency O’Hare
9300 Brynn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL  60018
(847) 696-1234
ohare.hyatt.com

Registration Information

The cost for the LERN Chicago Best Practices Summit is $695 for LERN members and $895 for non-members until Feb. 1. After Feb. 1 the prices are $795 for LERN members and $995 for non-members.

Your sleeping room fee includes breakfast, while LERN will provide Wednesday and Thursday lunches.

With a limit of 50 people, you want to register now!

Register Online

Register by Email:

Send your registration information to info@lern.org.

Register by FAX:

Complete the Registration Form and fax it, toll-free, 24 hours a day to (888) 234-8633.

Register by Phone:

Have your Registration Form ready and call Tammy at (800) 678-5376. The phones are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday-Friday.

Register by Mail:

Complete the Registration Form and mail it to:

LERN Best Practices Summit Registration
P.O. Box 11
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

Cancellations/Substitutions: Must be requested in writing. Email is acceptable. Cancellations made prior to Feb. 20, 2017 will receive full refund. Cancellations made after that date will be charged $100. No refunds if cancellation is after March 20, 2017. OK to substitute, but if substitute is not a LERN Member, additional fees may apply.