Keynote Speaker

Dr. Phil Hulbig

Consultant and Learning Specialist Curry College.

Speech Title: Metacognition, Self-Authorship and Social Justice

Dr. Phil Hulbig M.Ed,Ph.D. has extensive experience designing programs for and working with neurologically diverse learners at all educational levels. Currently he works at the Program for the Advancement of Learning at Curry College and as a consultant and learning specialist. He has established, designed and overseen the daily operations of Therapeutic Learning Centers in public schools at both the elementary and middle school levels, as well as run a Pragmatic Learning Center, for students with autism, intellectual, social and emotional involvement, and a Social Skills Classroom for elementary age students. He was also a director at the Bridge Center, a specialized campground for students with both neurological and physical differences and presently runs Skate Whole Dojo, which provides therapeutic skateboarding instructions to neurologically diverse individuals.

He recently attained a doctoral degree from Lesley University researching metacognition and has presented this work at the New England Doctoral Student Conference, Harvard Student Research Conference and Lesley Community of Scholars events. Most recently he presented his research Prepandemic Teacher Perceptions of their 2019-2020 K1 Class Readiness at the 5th International Academic Conference on Research in Social Sciences in Copenhagen, Denmark. Presently, he is working on a project that will expand upon his Wholistic Problem Solving approach, which will help colleges and highschools provide mentorship to all incoming freshman at their institution. In the fall he will publish his book The Path to Self-Authorship and the Development of Transformational Learning: The Neurocognitive Impact of Metacognition with Springer Nature books.

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Dr. Corina Rotar

An enthusiastic teacher and a Public Relations specialist at Babes-Bolyai University, the largest Romanian higher education institution

Speech Title: Public Relations role in improving the image of a public institution among stakeholders

Dr. Corina Rotar, An enthusiastic teacher and a Public Relations specialist at Babes-Bolyai University, the largest Romanian higher education institutionWith teaching experience at universities in Europe, South America and Asia, Corina Rotar received the title of “Bologna Professor”, an honorable distinction at the national level. Corina’s research experience is on topics related to strategic role of PR in organizational development.

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