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ACHE 2014

October 27–29, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

The Choreography of Collaboration: A Case for Sustainable Academic Partnerships

Monday, October 27, 2014 at 1:30 PM–2:15 PM PDT
Concurrent Session 2
Session Description

The Boston Ballet Education Program at Northeastern University has garnered nationwide attention as a revolutionary partnership that supports continuing learners with complex lives. Leveraging academic synthesis, program flexibility, cohort design, and high touch service, it has become a model for partnership efficacy and sustainability, particularly among unique populations. Discover what makes this framework successful, and how it can be applied to transcend traditional partnership pitfalls in higher education. Attendees will learn:
• Strategy for tiered priority and service when working with partners
• Use of cross-functional teams and a blend of internal and external resources to support more comprehensive and sustainable partnerships
• Generating partnership visibility for improved marketing, brand recognition, and community/college-wide synergies

Session Focus
Credit Programming
Online Programming
Post-traditional Students
Student / Client Support Services
Marketing / Social Marketing
Session Audience
Program Directors
Program Staff
Deans & Senior Administrators
Student Services Providers

Primary Presenter

Kristi Woodworth, Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies
Contact information; (617) 373-2283

Brief Bio

With an interest in facilitating education access, Kristi Woodworth has extensive experience working across the nonprofit, secondary, post-secondary education sectors, including positions at Colgate University, Cornell University, and Mount Holyoke College.

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