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Accounting Educators & Professionals Conference (Live Streaming Webcast)

8:00 am–4:40 pm ET

# of CPE Credits

8

Description

This conference will equip educators with the most up-to-date information on topics spanning CPA regulatory updates, teaching methods to improve student engagement, and resources to prepare students for careers as CPAs. Participants will leave this conference with new strategies to implement in the classroom to improve the effectiveness of accounting education.
 
New! Concurrent sessions will not be selected at registration. Attendees will select session(s) in real-time during the conference.
 

Objective

Participants will be able to implement new strategies in the classroom to improve accounting education.

Highlights

*CPA Evolution *CPA Exam Review *Innovation in DE&I *Integriety in the Classroom

Who Should Attend

Accounting educators or those interested in accounting education

Required Knowledge

None

Advanced Prep

None

Event Speaker(s)

Ms. Anna Howard, CPA ( The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Durham, NC ), Ms. Holly Sullenger, PhD ( Cary, NC ), Dr. Bahby Banks ( NCACPA, Morrisville, NC ), Dr. Yvonne Hinson, CPA ( The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Raleigh, NC ), Dr. Roby B. Sawyers, CPA, PhD, CMA ( NC State University-Department of Accounting, Raleigh, NC ), Ms. Melanie Thomas ( Wake Technical Community College, Raeigh, NC ), Mrs. Jan S. Workman ( East Carolina University, Greenville, NC ), Ms. Katie Terrell ( University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR ), Mr. Charles Raymond Powell, CPA ( Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC ), Ms. Beth Ann Wood, CPA ( NC Office of the State Auditor, Raleigh, NC ),

Additional Event Information

Technical Support
Contact NCACPA if you need assistance with your online program. For the quickest results, email the Online Learning Team at [email protected], and a team member will contact you shortly.

If you need assistance with internet access issues, browser capability, or when the NCACPA office is closed* please call Freestone Technical Support at 866-702-3278 or by email at [email protected].

*NCACPA office hours are 9:00 am–5:00 pm ET. Online Learning Team members will be available via phone or email 30 minutes prior to the start of a live online program.

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Sessions

Friday, September 25, 2020 (8:00 am–8:50 am ET)

General #1: CPA Evolution - CPA Exam Review
Dr. Yvonne Hinson, CPA ( The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Raleigh, NC ), Ms. Anna Howard, CPA ( The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Durham, NC ),

CPA Evolution aims to transform the CPA licensure model to recognize the rapidly changing skills and competencies accountancy requires today and will require in the future. This session will further explain the new model and answer the following questions: What is the timeline/process for implementing? What is the anticipated impact on the profession? Will existing CPAs need to learn new skills? How will this impact curriculum?

Friday, September 25, 2020 (9:00 am–9:50 am ET)

General #2: Unconscious Bias, Micro Aggression, Inclusion, and Having all Voices Heard
Dr. Bahby Banks ( NCACPA, Morrisville, NC ),

Dr. Banks’ has served the academic community for the past 15 years. Her clientele has included Harvard University, Wake Forest University, NC A&T State University, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai consulting on equity, capacity building and social impact. This session will help you recognize unconscious bias inside and outside of the education environment.

Friday, September 25, 2020 (10:00 am–10:50 am ET)

General #3: Managing Instructor Burnout
Ms. Holly Sullenger, PhD ( Cary, NC ),

Practioners: According to the September 14th issue of Inside Higher Ed, faculty burnout, exacerbated by pandemic-related stressors, a lack of childcare and/or childrens’ school, and accelerated work expectations from colleagues, poses real and serious risk for mental health challenges. This seminar will explore what burnout really is, what we can do to manage burnout as individuals, and what our institutions must do to provide support in this important arena.

Dr. Holly is able to quickly pivot and lean into topics as they become crucial to business and industry. She was called on frequently in the early stages of our country’s recent pandemic not only to provide online speaking and training services, but also to guide organizations and other presenters in their attempts to establish and maintain a professional brand and reputation in an online environment.

Field of Study: Personal Development

Friday, September 25, 2020 (11:00 am–11:50 am ET)

General #4: Best Practices in Building Teams
Ms. Beth Ann Wood, CPA ( NC Office of the State Auditor, Raleigh, NC ),

What are common tools used by organizations? MBTI, DiSC, Clifton strengths finder, other personality tests/tools for building teams Enneagram, Helping Students problem solve, Virtual Collaboration. What are employers doing and what can educators do to make this easier. Educator experienced in building teams. F2F and online teams. – EY, AICPA or State Auditors Office.

Friday, September 25, 2020 (1:00 pm–2:40 pm ET)

General #5: Blending Traditional Accounting Topics with Emerging Technologies
Ms. Katie Terrell ( University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR ),

This sessions looks at best practices for teaching data analytics in the classroom, focusing on big data sets, hands-on Tableau and Power BI training, and blockchain.

Friday, September 25, 2020 (2:50 pm–3:40 pm ET)

General #6: Panel: Integrity of Online & in-Person Classes; Best Practices for Teaching Online Accounting Classes
Mr. Charles Raymond Powell, CPA ( Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC ), Ms. Melanie Thomas ( Wake Technical Community College, Raeigh, NC ), Mrs. Jan S. Workman ( East Carolina University, Greenville, NC ),

With the rapid shift to web-based instruction, our panel will share best practices for teaching online courses and maintaining academic integrity. Our session leaders will present from both an instructor and a student perspective.

Friday, September 25, 2020 (3:50 pm–4:40 pm ET)

General #7: Panel: Preparing Students for Transfer
Mr. Charles Raymond Powell, CPA ( Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC ), Dr. Roby B. Sawyers, CPA, PhD, CMA ( NC State University-Department of Accounting, Raleigh, NC ),

In this panel, our speakers will convene to discuss communication between two and four year schools, how to best prepare students transferring from a community college to a four-year college, and encouraging high school clubs and activities. We will also share data from the Career College Promise Program to show the number of high school students taking accounting courses at Wake Tech and then going to a four year school and host a discussion of pre-MAC students taking prerequisites at a community college in order to go to graduate school.
Other topics to be discussed include:
– Biggest concerns four year colleges have about transfer students, including discussion surrounding what is and is not working well
– Facilitating communication between the community college faculty and students in four year colleges
-How to increase the two year college student’s exposure to networking events
-How to increase high school students’ exposure to the field of accounting


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Event Vendor:NCACPA
Field of Study:Accounting, Personal Development, Personnel/Human Resources, Specialized Knowledge
Level: Overview

Event Type:Webcast
NASBA Instructional Method:Group Internet Based
Event Code:WCNAEF20

Registration Fees

Registration FeeEarly BirdRegular
NCACPA MemberN/A$120.00
Non-MemberN/A$120.00
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