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2018 Annual Conference

March 23rd, 2018 | 8:30 AM


8:00 to 8:30 am 

8:30 to 9:00 am

9:00 to 9:15 am

9:15 to 9:45 am

10:00 to 11:00 am

11:15 to 12:15 pm

12:15 to 1:00 pm

1:15 to 2:15 pm

2:15 to 2:45 pm

2:45 to 3:15 pm

3:15 pm


Networking Breakfast

Welcome from Dr. Dane Foust, VP for Student Affairs 

Keynote Address by Dr. Wallace Southerland III, AVP for Student Affairs 

Break-Out Session #1 (60 minutes)

Break-Out Session #2 (60 minutes)

Networking Lunch

Break-Out Session #3 (60 minutes)

Poster Session & Snack Break*

MDCLCA Business Meeting & Final Discussion

Optional Tour of the Academic Commons

* Sponsored by Salisbury University Department of Education Leadership & Graduate Studies




Dr. Wallace Southerland III

Associate Vice President of

Student Affairs,

Salisbury University

Dr. Wallace Southerland joined Salisbury University in January 2018 as the associate vice president of student affairs. Dr. Southerland comes to SU from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he served as associate dean of students, director of minority student affairs and director of federal TRIO educational outreach programs. Dr. Southerland has a history of providing leadership to academic and retention support services which have included learning centers (including CRLA-certified), academic advising, tutoring, academic mentoring and coaching, and supplemental instruction. At his former university, he was part of an effort to create a Campus Tutoring Group which brought together tutors from across the campus to discuss professional issues. At Salisbury University, Dr. Southerland provides fiscal and organizational oversight of and leadership to the Center for Student Achievement, Student Health Services, Counseling Center, Disability Resource Center, TRIO Achieve, learning outcomes, and strategic planning. Dr. Southerland believes that campus learning centers play a crucial role in ensuring student success.

A native of Washington, D.C. Southerland earned his Ph.D. in education policy, planning and administration from the University of Maryland, College Park.  He received his B.A. in English and M.S. in counseling and human resources development form the University of Bridgeport, CT.


Hotel & Dining

Hampton Inn: Fruitland

304 Prosperity Lane, Fruitland, MD 21715 

Phone:  410-548-1280

1.7 miles from campus


Courtyard Marriott: Salisbury

128 Troopers Way, Salisbury, MD 21804 US

Phone: 410-742-4405

6.1 miles from campus


La Quinta Inn and Suites: Salisbury

300 South Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801

Phone: 410-546-4400

1.5 miles from campus

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

1804 Sweet Bay Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804

Phone: 410-742-2688

4.8 miles from campus

And more ...



Park in either US 13 Parking Lot A or C. If they are full, park in Camden Parking Lot F. 

Registration will be in Perdue Hall and all break-out sessions will be in the Academic Commons. 



Registration is currently closed. At-the-door registration will be available at the conference for $65 person.

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