WCET's 28th Annual Meeting
Optimizing Student Success Should Be Your Institution’s #1 Strategy
Preconference Workshop

Speaker: Linda Baer, Senior Fellow, Civitas Learning
Speaker: Lisa Foss, Associate Vice President and Associate Provost for Strategy, Planning and Effectiveness , St. Cloud University
Speaker: Don Norris, President and Founder, Strategic Initiatives


Many institutions have substantially enhanced student success through a variety of data-supported best practices and interventions. By leveraging predictive and prescriptive analytics, leading institutions are demonstrating the capacity to optimize student success. Data analytics has matured to the point where many institutions have developed effective initiatives for collecting and analyzing data and are moving towards effective strategies for student success. Attend this interactive workshop to learn how to enhance and eventually optimize student success. Data analytics experts Don Norris and Linda Baer will guide attendees through the process of: • Assessing the current state of student success through case studies and reflection on their on institutional strategies. • Connecting the student success dots at their institution (who to include, key metrics, strategies). • Learning about the seven dimensions of student success. • Developing a roadmap for optimizing student success. This workshop will be hands-on and collaborative, bring your experiences and ideas. Attendees will receive a copy of the white paper "What Every Leader Needs to Know about Student Success Analytics."

Preconference workshops are free to members and $75 for non.
Workshop slides