NOSS exists to assist education professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of students.

Arkansas Chapter Conference

  • 23 Oct 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Online

"In Tune with Student Success"

Free, Virtual Conference

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Keynote Speaker:  Ali Khalil, Community College of Rhode Island
Professor Khalil joined the Department of English at the Community College of Rhode Island in December of 2018. Previously, from 2011 to 2018, he served as an English instructor at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. In addition, Professor Khalil served as the President of the Arkansas Association for Developmental Education (ArkADE) in 2018. As a current doctoral candidate at Arkansas State University, he is focusing on eliciting best retention practices and policies at two-year community colleges and four-year universities, as the core of his doctoral research. Professor Khalil is also a member of the National Education Association and the National Organization for Student Success.  He actively presents at sessions with a concentration on retention-related topics at national and regional conferences. Since 2019, Professor Khalil shared his insights on best retention and instructional practices at the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development conference in Austin, Texas; the Two-Year College English Association conference in Portland, Maine; the New England Association of Teachers of English conference in Danvers, Massachusetts; the American Association for Behavioral and Social Sciences conference in Las Vegas, Nevada; the National Organization for Student Success conference in Nashville, Tennessee; and the OneCCRI convention in
Warwick, Rhode Island. In 2018, Professor Khalil was awarded the Middle East Research Grant from Arkansas State University. As a Syrian American, Professor Khalil brings a new perspective on student success, as practiced in other nations, including Syria, Lebanon, and the United Arab Emirates, where he recently conducted a research on curricular policies and their impact on student success.

NOSS, The National Organization for Student Success, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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