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2018 Speakers

Get ready for the 21st Annual ANTSHE Conference! This year our conference will showcase some of best educational experts in the field. Whether you are attending a workshop, plenary session, coaching, or attending one of the many exciting sessions and presentations, we are excited to have a host of distinguished speakers that will educate, share lived experiences, and deliver powerful messages to motivate and empower you so that you can motivate and empower others. Whether you are an administrator, advisor, educator, or non-traditional student, you will find the sessions and events to be very rewarding experiences. There's something for everyone at this years 21st Annual ANTSHE Conference! (Speakers will be added as they are confirmed)

Presenters for the 2018 ANTSHE Conference please email a photo of yourself to include on the list of speakers and in the conference program to Lori Viar


Spotlight Speakers Keynote Speakers


Dr. Kennedy Maranga, Ph.D.
Consultant, Professor, and Practitioner Washington University

NuLuv Jones
Georgia University

Dr. Tricia Berry
Associate Dean and Director of Clinical and Practicum Programs, Kaplan University

Dr. Sydney Richardson

Dean, Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education, Salem College
Heather Harrison
Residential Coordinator & facilitator of the Leadership Salem program, Salem College

Dr. Laura McLean
Dean of Johnson C. Smith University’s (JCSU) Metropolitan College of Professional Studies
Dr. Melita Pope Mitchell
Assistant Dean of the Metropolitan College of Professional Studies, Director of Adult Degree Programs, Johnson C. Smith University
Dr. Keith Smith
Dean and Vice-President, School of Health Sciences , Kaplan University
Dr. Michael Parsons
Visiting Professor, Community College Leadership doctoral program Morgan State University
Paul Artale
Doctoral Candidate
Work-Life and Motivation Expert
Rosemary Osso
Assistant Dean, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Manhattan College
 Dr. Katherine C. Aquino
Faculty & Quality Assurance Coordinator, Manhattan College

 Nancy Szwydek, MPH
Department Chair, Kaplan University

Dr. Robert W. Hill
Associate professor of Higher Education Leadership at Nova Southeastern University 
Dr. Margaret Pittman
 Professor of Social Work, Morgan State University

Dr. Gail Summerskill
Strayer University
Cheddar MBA & North Charlotte Campus

Dr. Margaret A. Eggleston
American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)
Lorrie Budd

Assistant Director of Student Life
Community College of Baltimore County


Barbara Mebane
Doctoral Student
State University

Myron C. Duff, Jr.
Director of Workforce Readiness and Program Development, an initiative of the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Dr. Jonelle Knox
College of Staten Island and Bronx Community College (CUNY)


Ja’Ken Caston

Doctoral Candidate
Morgan State University

Dr. John Sheuring
Wake Technical Community College

 Dr. Fortune Taylor
Strayer University and University of Phoenix

 Dr. James K. Page
Trefz School of Business at the University of Bridgeport

      Mary Johnson
      Brenau University

Amy C. Waninger
Founder & CEO
Lead at any Level LLC



Samantha Dutra
Doctoral Student and Adjunct Faculty, Bay State College, Middlesex Community College and Endicott College
R. Todd Powell
Assistant Director of Adult and Commuter Student Affairs
Kennesaw State University 

Mary Beth Lakin
Director, College and University Partnerships Center for Education Attainment and Innovation American Council on Education 
 Charles Jackson
Academic Specialist for Student Success Initiative in the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education at Michigan State University

Dr. David Ross
Director of the Veterans Resource Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Christine Ulch
Academic Program Manager Rutgers Joint Base location

Dr. Crystal Toombs   Dr. Jeffrey Taylor Dr. Margaret Patterson 
Assistant Vice President for Student Support at Brenau University Coordinator of Disability Services, Veterans Affairs, and Academic Testing at the University of Dallas Senior Researcher with Research Allies for Lifelong Learning

 Dr. Susan Elkins  Christopher Williams Sean-Michael Green
Chancellor of the University of South Carolina Palmetto College

Empowerment Speaker and Connection Coach

Vice President for Enrollment Management, Albertus Magnus College
Bradley Ward
University of Nebraska/Oklahoma Department of Veteran Affairs 

Assistant Business Administration Professor, Academic Advisor at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU)

Program Director, Human Services Faculty, Adult Bachelor of Liberal Studies Degree Program, Wingate University Ballantyne


Maisaa Alahmadi
Doctoral Student, Morgan State University

Travis Tracey, FMP
 Computerized Maintenance Management System Support and Data Quality Specialist, Frederick County Schools

Dr. Carlos Wilson
Interim Director of the School of Lifelong Learning, Jackson State University

Dr. Millard Juette Bingham
Interim Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Development, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Jackson State University

Dr. Gloria Smith 
Director of Student Support Services, Assistant Professor, Jackson State University

Dr. John Bannister
Instructional Designer, Metropolitan College
Johnson C. Smith University
Scott Gartlan
Executive Director of Charlotte Teachers Institute
Charles Mitchell, PH.D. (ABD)
Assessment Professional, North Carolina Central University
Dr. Bonnie A. Green
East Stroudsburg University

Kathy Pendlay
Wingate University - Ballantyne Campus  


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