Applied Learning Conference

Fifth Annual Applied Learning Conference


November 1-2, 2018

Fifth Annual Applied Learning Conference

Double Tree Tarrytown
455 S Broadway
Tarrytown, New York 10591

Conference Registration Rates:

SUNY registrant: $50
Non-SUNY registrant: $75
Student: free
Presenter: free

Hotel and Rates:

Double Tree Tarrytown
455 S Broadway
Tarrytown, New York 10591

Hotel rate with group code: $146

Room Reservations:

To ensure you receive the hotel rate with group code, please reserve your room by September 30th. The 2018 Applied Learning Conference Group Code is: “SAL”.  You can reserve your hotel room via phone or online:  

Call for Proposals, 5th Annual SUNY Applied Learning Conference

The 2018 Applied Learning Conference Call for Proposals has closed. Thank you to all that have submitted. If you have any questions, feel free to email

Pre-Conference Optional Workshops Wednesday, October 31st

Join us on Monday, October 31st as we bring the National Society for Experiential Education's Experiential Education Academy back to SUNY! 

Morning Session 9:00am - 12:30pm:
Assessment in Experiential Education

Description: Assessing outcomes of our EE programs allows us to refine and improve the learning experience for our students. This session on assessment in experiential education will help participants develop an outcomes assessment plan for your program, initiative, and institution. Employing a hands-on, active learning approach, this workshop includes a mix of presentation, applied tasks, small group work, and interactive discussion. 

Leader: Beth Sheehan, PhD, Professor of Sport Management, Southern New Hampshire University 

Cost: $195.00 per person [Note: this session will run with a minimum of 20 participants]

Double Tree by Hilton Tarrytown
455 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591

Time:  9:00am - 12:30pm

Audience: This training will be most appropriate for faculty and staff members who are interested in establishing or refining experiential learning activities.

Register here:

Afternoon Session 1:00pm - 4:30pm:
Legal Issues in Experiential Education

Description: Examines the broad range of legal issues arising in EE, with emphasis on reciprocal rights and responsibilities of the school, work-site, and student. Liability, risk management (including waivers, assumptions of risk & insurance), protecting and accommodating student rights (ADA compliance and discrimination), tax and compensation, contractual obligations, and issues arising from use of public funds will be reviewed. Mix of lecture and "legal clinic" formats. 

Leader: Rena Varghese, JD, Executive Director, Nexus Center for Applied Learning, SUNY Farmingdale

Cost: $195.00 per person [Note: this session will run with a minimum of 20 participants]

Register here:

About the EEA: NSEE’s Experiential Education Academy (EEA) is the nation’s premier certificate program for experiential educators. The Academy provides foundational knowledge in the theory and practice of experiential education through workshops offered as pre-conference sessions and throughout the year at our strategic partner institutions.  Participation in the Academy also connects you to a large network of faculty and administrators throughout the country who continue to exchange best practices and consult with and for each other. 

EEA Certification is earned upon completion of five required sessions and one elective.  For more information, visit:

To bring the EEA to your campus or region, contact:

Full Conference Registration will open by mid-September. Registration and other details to come.
Applied Learning