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Assessment, Teaching and Learning (ATL) Conference

A Secret Hidden in Plain Sight: The Critical Role Relational Trust Plays in a Guided Pathways Redesign

The Assessment, Teaching and Learning (ATL) conference brings educators together to broaden their understanding of teaching, relate effective practices, and exchange insights, methods and strategies to promote and support student learning.

Date and Location

May 1-3, 2019
The Davenport Grand Hotel
333 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane WA
800-918-9344 or 509-458-3330

Registration and Fees

Online registration is now open.
Conference registration fees are due to SBCTC no later than April 19, 2019. Review our Registration fees and cancellation policy. Payment cannot be accepted at the conference. Payment may be by personal check or college-issued check. SBCTC is not set up to accept payment by credit card.

Checks should be made payable to SBCTC and mailed to SBCTC, PO Box 42495, Olympia WA 98504-2495, Attn: Jackie Eppler-Clark.

Book Your Lodging

When making your lodging arrangements at The Davenport Grand, be sure to reference the "Assessment, Teaching & Learning Conference" or "ATL Conference" room block for the $105 (plus tax, $2 tourism promotion fee, & $10 destination amenity fee) single room conference rate. Room rate is available until April 3, 2019.

LODGING UPDATE 04.02.19: The room block has filled at The Davenport Grand. They may have rooms available but it is unlikely they will be at the state per diem rate. Other nearby lodging options that may have rooms at the per diem rate are:

DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center
The Historic Davenport
Oxford Suites
Best Western Plus City Center

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Proposals are no longer being accepted for the 2019 conference.

  • January 25, 2019 - Submission deadline for proposals
  • Early March, 2019 - Notification of proposal status
  • April 3 - Deadline for hotel lodging reservations (call 509-458-3330 and refer to the Assessment, Teaching & Learning Conference or ATL to get the $105 room rate).
  • April 12 - Conference registration deadline (to avoid a late fee)
  • April 19 - Conference registration fees due to SBCTC

Pre-conference workshops take place from 1:30 – 5:00pm on May 1. The fee to sign up for a pre-conference workshop is $65 if registration received on or before April 12. If registration is received after April 12, the workshop fee is $85. All fees are due to SBCTC by April 19, 2019. 

2019 Pre-conference Workshop descriptions

ATL plenary sessions provide educators opportunity to strengthen individual and collective relationships while exploring practices shown to deepen student learning and increase completions. 

Plenary I: The Transactions of Trust: Creating Engaged Participation in Your Guided Pathways Redesign
Moderator: Bob Mohrbacher-Centralia College
Panelists: Tish Lopez-South Seattle College, Anne Brackett-Everett Community College, Gabriel Mast-Skagit Valley College, Chrissy Davis-Spokane Falls Community College

Plenary II: We're Not Alone in This: K-16 Collaboration as a Catalyst for Educational Reform
Facilitators: Dutch Henry-Shoreline Community College, Andrea Reid-Spokane Community College, Sean Agriss-Eastern Washington University

Plenary III: Wait! Don't Leave Yet!
Facilitator: Jennifer Whetham, State Board for Community & Technical Colleges

The Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award is designed to recognize an individual’s contributions to assessment, teaching and student learning. 

Meet the 2019 recipients on May 2, 2019 during the lunchtime recognition ceremony. 


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