Speed Networking: Question Connection

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Are you tired of the same old small talk at networking events? Join us for a session that will spice up your conversations with creative prompts! Share your unique experiences and perspectives with other attendees using thought-provoking conversation starters. This is the perfect opportunity to break the ice, make new connections, and learn from others in your field. You'll leave with new insights and a fresh approach to networking. Don't miss out on this chance to connect in a meaningful and memorable way!


Jennifer Zaur is an assistant professor in the Department of Education and Liberal Arts at the University of Arizona Global Campus. She has a BA in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Language and Literacy, both from Arizona State University. She been an elementary school teacher, a reading interventionist, teacher mentor, and an instructor of professional development workshops. For the last eight years she has worked in higher education focusing on student retention, curriculum development and best practices in online learning.
Dr. Cynthia Pascal is the Associate Vice President of eLearning at Northern Virginia Community College's online division, overseeing Faculty Services, Instructional Design, Student Services, and Educational Technology Support Services for over 550 faculty and 28,000 asynchronous students. She and her team prioritize inclusive, culturally responsive practices to promote student success through authentic engagement and open pedagogy. When not serving NOVA, she supports higher education leaders in designing holistic support services, policies, and practices to better serve marginalized and non-traditional populations.

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