Sept. 21, 2023

Join us on the journey to redefine education data exploration. Spark meaningful conversations with thought-leaders from Central Florida’s Education Ecosystem Database team. Be a part of shaping the future of education!

Why Attend

Knowledge Enhancement

The CFEED Summit provides in-depth discussions on cutting-edge research regarding Transfer Advisory, and updates on a Dual Enrollment Pilot and the Helios Transfer Grant, helping you stay up-to-date with the rapidly evolving landscape of data in the educational sector.

Strategy Development

Spark meaningful discussions, align strategies, and work together to elevate education standards. Following the keynote discussions, attend breakout sessions regarding K-12 and higher education, providing updates on Communications, Impact, Insight, Access and Transfer teams.

Technology Transformations

Education is evolving rapidly, and staying informed is key. During the CFEED Summit, you'll have the opportunity to interact with our intuitive dashboard, providing insights on K-12 and higher education data that simplifies complex educational trends and potential intervention needs for students.


September 21, 2023

Valencia College West Campus Special Events Center
1800 S. Kirkman, Bldg 8, Orlando, FL 328

8:30 am – 9 am: Arrival and continental breakfast, provided by TooJays  

9 am – 10 am: Keynote by Dr. Kathleen Plinske, President, Valencia College   

Breakout Sessions

10:15 – 11:15 AM: Breakout Sessions 

UCF Boosts Graduation Rates with Helios Transfer Grant

Presenters: Angie Smith, M.Ed. - Director, Transfer Center and Academic Support Services, UCF Connect - University of Central Florida & Bernard Huggins, Associate Director, Student Coaching - The Transfer Center at The University of Central Florida.
Description: Learn how the Helios Transfer Grant impacted students who transferred to UCF. The UCF/Valencia partnership helped to improve student success through additional support to students before and after their transfer from Valencia to UCF.

CFEED Gets Fancy

Presenters: April Newcity, UX Designer. CFEED Communications Governance Team.
Description: Dive in to help refine the review process as the team unveils the new brand, logo, website, and infographics.

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Breakout Sessions

Access a Bright Future

Presenters: CFEED College Access Impact Governance Team.
Description: Join the “round table” discussion to help guide future research, generate ideas for research, and prioritize projects.

Advance the student success journey

Presenters: CFEED Transfer Governance Team.
Description: Drive Intervention Development and Implementation. Refine future research Priorities

1:30 – 2:30 PM: Breakout sessions

Valencia Boosts Transfer Readiness

Presenters: Dr. Wendy Givoglu. Provost, Downtown, Winter Park, & Transfer Initiatives, Valencia College
Description: Learn how the Helios Transfer Grant impacted students who transferred from Valencia College to UCF and the ways in which the UCF/Valencia partnership provided additional support to students before and after their transfer from Valencia to UCF.
Wendy will also share about Transfer Advisory Partnership.

CFEED Helps Shape Osceola Prosper Program

Presenter: Ashton Terry. Sr., M.Ed., Senior Manager CFEED.
Description: Take an engaging look at how CFEED’s innovative data collection and analysis has kept institutional leaders current on trends in acceleration, course patterns, attendance, and enrollment. Learn how our findings led to a partnership between Osceola County and Valencia College which created Osceola Prosper in 2022 and is yielding positive results. Let your voice be heard in how CFEED can continue to support data-driven decision making in Central Florida and beyond.

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