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      October 26, 2012

      Friday  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

      6300 Ocean Drive
      Corpus Christi, Texas 78412

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      Higher Education & Public Education Summit ~ How The Two Worlds Meet

      Higher Education & Public Education Summit

      How The Two Worlds Meet

      Friday, October 26, 2012

      Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

      University Center - Lone Star Ballroom, 142



      (Meals included)



      Featuring State Representative Todd Hunter

      Breakfast Keynote - John Sharp, Texas A&M University System Chancellor 


      Luncheon Keynote – Michael Williams, Texas Education


      and many more education experts!

      Dr. Flavius Killebrew, President of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

      Dr. Mark Escamilla, President of Del Mar College

      Fred Heldenfels IV, Chairman of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

      Carol Scott, Vice President of the CCISD Board of Trustees

      Tom Pauken, Chairman of The Texas Work Force Commission

      Dr. Scott Elliff, Corpus Christi Independent School District Superintendent

      R.E. "Bob" Parker, President of Repcon, Inc.

      Trey McCampbell, Chair of the Board of Regents for Del Mar College

      Dr. Jeff Cass, Provost of The University of Houston-Victoria

      Dr. Tracie Rodriguez, Principal of Colligiate High School

      Patricia Outrim, Vice President, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, Cheniere Energy

      Janet Cunningham, Director Coastal Bend Partners for College Career Readiness

      Dr. Janis Jordan, Past Pres. of the Texas Assoc. of Supervisors of Curriculum


      Dr. Jim Needham, Flour Bluff ISD Board Member

      Dr. Joan Holt, Interim Director of the University of Texas at Austin Marine Science



      Panel One - What's Working

      Panel Two – Barriers Still Yet To Be Overcome

      Panel Three – Merging Work Force Needs


      Hosted by

      State Representative Todd Hunter,

      Corpus Christi Independent School District,

      Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi,

      Del Mar College and The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce



      Traveling to the Summit

      If You Are Traveling by Air 
      The distance from the airport to the university is approximately 15.2 miles. Travel time from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to the Corpus Christi International Airport can take up to 30 minutes depending on traffic. Information about rental cars and shuttles is available in the Beach Bay Guide.


      The conference will include coffee and pastries during check-in, lunch, and an afternoon snack.

      Campus Location, Parking, and Maps

      The campus is located at 6300 Ocean Drive. Driving directions and maps to the campus can be found by visiting 

      Parking will be in the Bayside Parking Garage. Please enter campus at the first entrance and turn left at the first street (immediately past the information kiosk, where it is not necessary to stop). After turning left, stay in the right lane to proceed to the garage. Take a ticket and bring it to the check-in desk for validation. The Bayside Garage is adjacent to the University Center. Handicap parking is available on the first floor. 

      Download the map of the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi campus, for directions to the location of the Sea Breeze Garage and the University Center at


      For more information, please contact Angie Flores at or Debbie Lenz at

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