9th Annual Educator Conference

Friday, October 19 Code: ED 5.0 CPE Credits


ASCPA's 9th Annual Educator Conference

9:00 – 10:00Check in/registration/Social hour<?xml:namespace prefix="o" />

9:50 – 10:00Welcome – Dena Mitchell, CPA, Education Committee Chair

10:00 – 11:15Flip Your Accounting Classroom

Chris Edmonds & Mark Edmonds – UAB

11:15 – 12:05Practitioner PanelInsight from local, regional, and national firms on how educators can best prepare students for the transition from classroom to career

Representatives from:Jackson Thornton, Hartmann, Blackmon Kilgore, Warren Averett, PwC, Barfield Murphy, Shank & Smith

12:05 – 12:50Lunch

12:50 – 1:10 An Update from the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy, and the State Board Education Task Force

Boyd Busby, Executive Director, Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy

1:10 – 2:00Hiring Trends from a Big Four Perspective


2:00 – 2:10Break

2:10 – 3:00Educator Panel – Discussion of best practices for teaching

Lisa McKinney, Lowell Broom, Greg Prescott, Scott Lane