Online Workshops

Workshops will be held online over 2 days the week before Alliance Virtual. Check out workshop: pricing, access benefits, and most importantly content information below. A separate registration purchase is required for full conference access, visit our Registration Rates webpage for additional information.



Workshop Add-on All-Access Pass Workshop Purchase*
 Institutional $75


Subscriber $125


Workshop admission ONE UNLIMITED ONE
Digital access post conference ONE ALL ONE
Alliance Virtual 2021 registration required? YES YES NO

All workshop payments must be paid no later than March 1, 2021, or registration is subject to cancellation.
*Workshop Purchase ONLY provides you access to (1) pre-conference workshop, consider the All-Access Pass to receive access to all pre-conference workshops. A separate registration purchase is required for full conference access, visit our Registration Rates webpage for additional information.

Note: All times are listed in ET Eastern Time (US and Canada). You may use this time converter to help calculate the session times in your time zone.

Monday, March 8th

Workshop 1 - 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM 

COVID Screener App Integration & Self Service Reporting
Presenters Dominick LoGiudice, Stony Brook University
Neeru Ailawadi, Stony Brook University 
Tirumala Rao Chimpiri
, Stony Brook University
Jeanmarie Ricciardi, Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University has developed flawless web service to integrate with Qualtrics and Campus Clear screening apps data into PeopleSoft to monitor students and employees COVID health screening surveys. First part of the session will review the challenges, web service design, various configurations, and data structure. 


Second part of the session will provide an overview of Self Service Covid Reporting for returning to work. Our system uses a Self-Service internet and Mobile app for employees to report their Covid 19 status each day before reporting to work for the day. Upon reporting their Covid 19 status via internet or using Mobile app. The supervisors may initiate a review their employees Covid 19 status Those indicating illness will be denied access to the campus and are directed to Health services.   The Self-service supervisor review system has been developed in house allowing the entries to be reviewed by authorized Human Resources employees in addition to the employees Supervisors. We use a unique report to structure using the Employees Position reports to structure for up to 3 levels, In additions to using the position reports to structure We have allowed for two variations of designated employees to be authorized as Reviewers of the employees self-reporters.  Our capture of employee’s entries is used in the State University of New York (SUNY) Dashboard recording of campus virus activity. 

Workshop 2 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM 

A Journey into Transfer Credit with the University of Michigan
Track Student Information System (SIS)
Presenters Margie Monforton, University of Michigan
Jessica Leete, University of Michigan

In 2019-2020, Michigan moved 150K+ transfer credit rules from MS Access into PeopleSoft and created a web search using PS articulations. Come learn about our journey and see transfer credit setup and options in PeopleSoft. We will walk you through setting up external courses and transfer credit rules. We'll also discuss challenges, solutions, and options for more complex TC rules. 


Virtual Workshop Overview:

In this session we will cover:

  • Demonstration of staff and student pages related to transfer course articulation
  • Hands-on setup of external org subjects and courses, plus other external org considerations
  • The structure of TC rule setup in Campus Solutions (multi-layered)
  • How to input TC evaluations and build them into working TC rules
  • Overview of course transfer credit rule setup in Campus Solutions (multi-layered)
  • Hands-on setup to build course transfer credit rules
  • Discussion of:
    • Options for multi-course evaluations, expiration dates, and other more advanced functions
    • Strategies for making the complex setup work for your institutions' needs
    • Data preparation and an overview of file parser loading options
    • Considerations for project planning when considering Campus Solutions transfer credit

We will leave time at the end for talking through specific questions and scenarios at your institutions.

Tuesday, March 9th

Workshop 3 - 7:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

PEAM 101 -
Setting up and Managing Program Enrollment and Activity Management*
Track Student Information System (SIS)
Presenter Nilgun Oneren, The University of Manchester

In this workshop, we will be completing an End to End Lifecycle within Program Enrolment and Acvitiy Management functionality. By starting using a curriculum structure "on paper" we will setup the structure in system, assign students to those structures, enroll them through, create assessments for the courses in this structure and mark students. 

We will also demonstrate a sample progression evaluation and how such information is stored in Program Enrolment of students' which is known as Academic Progress Tracker (APT)


Virtual Workshop Overview:

45 min (Presentation):
PART 1: Program Enrollment Setup

10 min (Break): You deserve it!

45 min (Presentation):
PART 2: Activity Management Setup

20 min (Break): Get up and stretch we are half way there!

90 min (Presentation):
PART 3: End to End Student Journey in PEAM by using the setup we created

*This workshop is eligible for (3) CPE credit hours.

Workshop 4 - 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM 

From Transactional to Transformational: Developing Your Leadership Identity*
Presenters April Pennington, Ph.D., Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Paige Brooks-Jeffiers, Kentucky Community and Technical College System

Successfully managing change and implementing new solutions requires knowing who you are and how to leverage your personal leadership identity. Operating from a core sense of purpose, leaders can shift from merely getting things done to creating lasting impact. 


 In this workshop, participants will undertake a variety of engaging, inward-looking activities and discussions to clarify their leadership vision and values, culminating in articulating a leadership philosophy and setting actionable goals for further leadership growth. Leadership is not about position or title. Being a leader does not mean being a manager or supervisor. Whatever your official role, join this session to better understand how to be a change-maker for your organization.
*This workshop is eligible for (3) CPE credit hours.

Workshop 5 - 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM 

Activity Guide Composer and Questionnaire Framework - Deep Dive*
Track Student Information System (SIS)
Presenters Jamie Frances Rose Polizzi, University of Texas at Dallas 

Come learn the ins and outs of Activity Guide Composer and Questionnaire Composer in a deep dive with UT Dallas. 


Those familiar with Task Management Activity Guides and those brand new to Activity Guides should walk away with some new knowledge and tips and tricks.

Virtual Workshop Overview:

We'll cover: 

  • Activity Guide Composer – Background
  • Activity Guide Composer vs Task Management
  • Activity Guide Composer – background and basic build steps
  • Deep dive into Activity Guide Composer features and options
  • Questionnaire framework – background and basic build steps
  • Deep dive into Questionnaire Framework features and options
  • Activity guide assignment options – dynamic tile assignment vs assign tasks
  • Case Study: Demonstration of using Activity Guide Composer and Questionnaire framework to create an application for admission at UT Dallas
  • Querying/auditing
*This workshop is eligible for (3) CPE credit hours.