AFT National Higher Education Issues Conference in San Diego

Dear Colleagues,

This year’s AFT National Higher Education Issues Conference will be held right here in sunny San Diego, March 8-10, 2013, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

Some of our featured presenters for the conference include:

· Dr. David Hayes-Bautista, Director, Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture

· Tiffany Loftin, President, United States Student Association

· Ana Avendaño, Director of Immigration and Community Action, AFL-CIO

· Daniel Maxey, Co-Investigator, The Delphi Project on the Changing Faculty & Student Success

· Scott Jaschik, Editor, Inside Higher Ed

· Alma Mirell Castrejon, National Dream University Coordinator, Dream University

· Jackson Potter, Executive Director, Chicago Teachers Union

· Sarah Jaffe, Associate Editor and Writer, AlterNet

We will have a wide variety of workshops on:

· Student and community organizing

· State disinvestment in higher education

· Educational debt

· Accreditation

· Issues of diversity on campus

· The Affordable Care Act

· Contingent faculty issues

· And many more

Click here to view the outline of the daily agenda.

If you are interested in attending, please reply to this email for instructions on how to register.

In Unity,

Jim Mahler, President
AFT Guild, Local 1931
San Diego & Grossmont-Cuyamaca
Community Colleges