TUESDAY, MARCH 30
9:00 - 10:00 AM CT: SESSION I
Hear from a panel of school administrators that have reviewed certificated program content in advance of the imminent change to aviation technical program oversight and learn what they are doing to prepare for the interim final rule, expected March 27.
JARED BRITT, DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL AVIATION MAINTENANCE TRAINING, SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY
JEREMY FRICK, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, CENTRAL NEW MEXICO COMMUNITY COLLEGE
KURT LESLIE, DEAN OF AERONAUTICS, HALLMARK UNIVERSITY
SHERYL OXLEY, COORDINATOR, AVIATION PROGRAMS, TULSA TECH
BRIAN SNIDER, MARKETING DIRECTOR, AVIATION SUPPLIES & ACADEMICS, INC.
Online delivery is not just an emergency modality, how (or should) aviation technical programs embrace computer-based learning? The first half of this two-part session will provide a tutorial on tools schools can use for synchronous and asynchronous online lecture in a virtual classroom. In part two, panelists will pivot to exploring ways these tools and others can be used specifically for aviation technical programs. Panelists will facilitate open discussion and best practice sharing amongst attendees.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31
9:00 - 10:00 AM CT: SESSION III
How did aviation maintenance technician schools maintain academic continuity during COVID? A panel will share preliminary results from an ongoing study about the learning responses and how certificated programs approached pandemic-related challenges to keep training students.
Hear from a panel of industry experts on exciting innovations in aviation, how these new technologies will impact aviation maintenance workforce needs, and what educators can do to better address emerging technologies under the new part 147.