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3 Things I Learned at NCCEP

February 14th, 2017

Last week, we had the opportunity to attend the NCCEP capacity building conference in NYC. We had a great time, and are fired up about the information we came home with! Thinking back on the conference, there are 3 big takeaways that come to mind. WE MUST RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF NON-COGNITIVE SKILLS MATTER I listened…

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Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance Annual Conference

April 8th, 2013

I have been fortunate to be a member of the Oklahoma Division of Student Assistance since 2006. ODSA is the state organization for the TRiO programs in Oklahoma, and inspirational individuals in my life. This conference was one of the best I have ever attended…thanks to everyone who made it a success! TRiO Works!

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ORU Young Adult Burn Survivor Conference

March 11th, 2013

There is nothing better than being inspired.  I attend conferences to hopefully inspire, motivate, or encourage others to achieve their goals and told life who was boss. [slideshow] Click here to see all of the photos of the event. Thank you all for inspiring me, and Music Makers. Ryan Eller Founder, Paradigm Shift

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SAEOPP Conference Recap

January 30th, 2013

There is nothing sweeter than being in the coastal South while my home state is cold and inspired TRiO professionals who welcomed me only the way a true Southerner can…with class. I presented two breakout sessions, spent time touring historic Savannah and even taught a few people how to juggle. Thank you SAEOPP for being…

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SAEOPP Conference

January 28th, 2013

Paradigm Shift is at the SAEOPP Conference in beautiful Savannah, GA! I am exhibiting, presenting, and KY. Day one consisted of travel, set-up, meeting SAEOPP’s members for the first time, and Dreamers of Dreams.” I finished the day off by traveling to Tybee Beach and enjoying some time by the ocean. I am on the…

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MAEOPP Conference Recap

November 14th, 2012

I love MAEOPP! These TRiO folks know how to throw a great conference, how to promote TRiO, and participants succeed. In the afternoon I was able to present a professional development workshop titled “Constant Motion.” Thanks to all who came and I will send you the sequencing list of activities ASAP! I can’t wait to…

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MAEOPP Conference Monday Recap – Funtivity and Amazing Race

November 13th, 2012

I had a wonderful day yesterday at MAEOPP with the fine people from the upper midwest. After a great day exhibiting and competing in challenges. We even finished by singing Karaoke at Hamburger Mary’s, a neat joint packed full of TRiO folks. After the Amazing Race I participated in Funtivity, MAEOPP’s Celebrity Event packed full…

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MAEOPP Conference

November 12th, 2012

Paradigm Shift is at the MAEOPP (Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel) Conference in beautifully brisk Kansas City. MAEOPP represents the TRiO professionals in 10 states! Come by and opportunities in 2013. Ryan Eller Founder, Paradigm Shift  

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November 6th, 2011

Experiential Adventure is in the beautiful Oklahoma City at the 40th Annual Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs Conference. We survived the crazy earthquake that hit OKC last night at about 11:30 p.m. My reaction was similar to Kirk Herbstreit’s (ESPN’s college football analyst) reaction. He was at the OSU-K State game and was on…

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Cuba Leadership Conference Blog Coming Soon!

July 12th, 2011

I am still working out the new post about our national youth leadership conference in Cuba…just know that it was amazing and I have a ton of things to tell you! Keep posted, it will be up soon!

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