2017 Success Workshop Series
Self Awareness:  The Road to Success
Countering the Academic Achievement Gap
(Workshop sessions from 9AM to 1PM)
Date
Workshop Title
Description
Facilitator(s)
Location
September 9,
2017
Part 1:  Understanding
the Academic
Achievement Gap

Part 2:  Learning Styles
and Preferences
This workshop explores
the academic
achievement gap.  The
workshop includes an
interactive discussion
related to achievement
gap contributing
factors.  Also learning
styles and preferences
awareness are
discussed as a strategy
to improve academic
success.
Steven B. Skinner,
EdD
Adelphi Univ
Alumni House
September 16,
2017
The Importance of
Education:  A Historical
Perspective
This workshop explores
the progress of African
American education
from the 19th century to
present.
Steven B. Skinner,
EdD
Adelphi Univ.
Alumni House
September 23,
2017
Part 1:  Financial
Literacy
Part 2:  Academic
Integrity  
This workshop reviews
the basics of budgeting,
credit, and banking
practices.  It also
includes a discussion
and review of issues
related to academic
integrity including
plagiarism, proper
citation, and other
factors.
Richard Hayes, PhD
Eddie Gripper
Adelphi Univ. Staff
and Faculty
Adelphi Univ.
Alumni House
September 30,
2017
College Success and
Selection
This workshop explores
the various factors that
influence college
success
Steven B. Skinner,
EdD
Adelphi Univ.
Alumni House
October 7, 2017
The College
Experience: An
Interactive Panel
Discussion
a panel discussion with
current college This
students and new
graduates.  Topics to be
explored include the
relevance of higher
education, academic
success, social factors,
mentoring relationships,
etc.
Steven B. Skinner,
EdD
Adelphi Univ.
Alumni House
October 15, 2017
Parent Student
Orientation
This is a mandatory
event.  The program will
occur in two segments:  
The Student Orientation
Program is our special
session prior to the
College Tour.  Parents
will have a separate
workshop at this time.  
All participants will
receive additional
information about this
orientation session.
Chapter and
Foundation
Personnel
TBA
The ETL Education Foundation Success
Workshop Series brings high school
students and their parents onto local
college campuses for a series of
interactive workshops led by content
experts in the fields of education
administration, business, and higher
education.  Amongst the workshops’
goals is to equip parents and students
advance their success potential in
achieving lofty educational goals.  In
addition to traditional delivery, selected
workshops are offered via the web as
interactive e-conferences.