Vote for NCLC to speak at SXSWedu 2020

August 6, 2019
Story by Jordan Baker

We are excited to announce that NCLC has been nominated to speak at SXSW EDU, taking place in Austin, TX, from March 9-12, 2020. The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival empowers the community to advance teaching and learning as an international education conference.

We invite you to participate in the voting process to help solidify our spot at the event!

From now until Friday, August 23, you can vote on our submissions to be selected for the annual conference designed to cultivate and empower education stakeholders.

Here’s how you can vote:

  1. Sign up for a free SXSW PanelPicker account here.
  2. Vote for NCLC Director of Research & Training Lindsey Templeton’s The Student Voice Index submission here.
  3. Vote for NCLC Policy Director Ernest Ezeugo’s The Case for Student-Led Higher Ed Policy submission here.
  4. Share webpage links with your SGA and entire campus!


The Student Voice Index

How do you measure student voice? The Student Voice Index is focused on understanding student voice in institutional decision-making. Using metrics of access, role, empowerment, and influence, we examine the perspective of student body presidents at over 300 institutions. This mixed-methods research uses survey and case study data to highlight the current landscape for student leaders in higher education decision-making and sparks ideas to strengthen student voices.

The Case for Student-Led Higher Ed Policy

Student stories have influenced higher education policy and decision making for decades. But in today’s contentious higher education landscape, bridging growing ideological divides and achieving results requires student voice and student action. In this session, higher education experts and students will make the case for a student-led higher education policy movement, exploring how student voice has lead to meaningful change and how student advocacy can change hearts, minds, and policy.

Voting ends on Friday, August 23. Be sure to vote for our submissions before the end of the month and share our PanelPicker links with your SGA, friends, and family!

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