Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Summit
Educating and Engaging AAPI Students
Addressing challenges and inspiring educators to improve opportunities for AAPI students
The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Summit convenes educators, community leaders and policymakers to address the challenges facing AAPI students and those who serve them. The summit will showcase effective partnerships and highlight community engagement initiatives and strategies for access and student success.
April 25, 2012
Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
Los Angeles, California
Who should attend?
- School counselors
- College admission and outreach officers
- Financial aid administrators
- Leaders of national advocacy and community-based organizations
- Parent engagement coordinators
The AAPI Summit will be hosted by Mitchell Maki, Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Registration opens at 7 a.m.
7:45-8:15 a.m.: Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.: Call to Attendees
8:30 a.m.: Welcome remarks by Peter Negroni, Senior Vice President, The College Board and Mitchell Maki, Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
8:50 a.m.: Morning Keynote Address by Iosefa (Sefa) Aina, Dean and Director of the Asian American Resource Center at Pomona College
9:40 a.m.: Introduction to the AAPI Landscape
Speakers: Robert Teranishi, Associate Professor of Higher Education, New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; and Trina Tan, Student, California State University, Fullerton
10:20 a.m.: Access Panel
Moderator: Simon Kim, Professor of Educational Psychology, California State University, Long Beach; Henry Gee, Vice President of Student Services, Rio Hondo College, Calif.; Barbara Kim, Associate Professor, California State University, Long Beach; Malinni Roeun, Professor of Mathematics at Coastline Community College, Calif. ; Vu Tran, Director of Admissions, University of California, Los Angeles; Kehaulani Vaughn, Doctoral Student in Ethnic Studies, University of California-Riverside
12 p.m.: Networking Lunch
12:50 p.m.: Call to Attendees
1:15 p.m.: Afternoon Keynote Address by Leroy Morishita, President, California State University, East Bay
2:00 p.m.: Success Panel
Speakers: Marsha Hirano-Nakanishi, California State University, Office of the Chancellor; Keith Camacho, Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles; Ding-Jo H. Currie, Professor, California State University, Fullerton; Tu-Uyen Nguyen, Assistant Professor, California State University, Fullerton; Mary Ann Takemoto, Associate Vice President for Student Services, California State University, Long Beaches; Linda Trinh Vo, Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine
3:30 p.m.: Break
3:45 p.m.: CSU Initiative Panel
Speakers: Clara Potes-Fellow, Director of Community Partnerships, California State University, Office of the Chancellor; Nancy Wada McKee, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, California State University, Los Angeles; Howard Wang, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, California State University, Fullerton
4:30 p.m.: Break-out Group Discussion
5:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks by Mo H. Qayoumi, President, San José State University, Calif.
5:30 p.m.: Networking Reception
Please join us for an evening reception with an opportunity to network with colleagues from across the nation and create long-lasting connections! Entertainment and hors d'oeuvres will be provided for your enjoyment.
Participant registration: $100
Click here to register.
Workshops and conference activities will take place at our conference hotel:
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
To reserve your room by phone, please call 866-716-8132 and request the rates associated with the group "The College Board." All reservations must be made by April 11, 2012, in order to receive these rates, pending availability.
Discounted room rates:
- Single occupancy: $165
- Double occupancy: $165
- Triple occupancy: $185
- Quadruple occupancy: $185
Westin Bonaventure has limited availability for parking. It's a discounted rate of $16 (tax included) for both day-use guests and overnight guests.
California State University Chancellor's Office
If your organization would like to sponsor or exhibit at the AAPI Summit 2012, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.