Everything will be located in the W.R. Collier Auditorium
1919 Frankfort Ave.
12:30 am-1 pm
Dr. Mark Taylor is an award winning speaker recognized internationally as an educator, expert and thought leader who is on the forefront of transformations in educational practice and workplace management. As an authority on the traits, developmental issues and learning outcomes of today’s young people, he is dedicated to helping colleges, universities, schools and professional programs better understand and serve our students for learning, development, persistence and successful integration into the “after college” world. His work with organizations and companies focuses on helping people understand and work more effectively with the generational groups, especially our young people from “Generation NeXt”. Building on experience in higher education, health care and the helping professions, including as a psychotherapist, professor, and in academic and student services administration, Dr. Taylor has worked with over 600 organizations, businesses and schools in 48 states, and made presentations at numerous state, regional, national, and international events. Publications include numerous book chapters, invited pieces, and articles in professional journals including his recent articles on “Teaching Generation NeXt”. His most recent publication is in the journal LEADERSHIP on helping faculty move to research based instruction. Business clients have included Boeing Aerospace, 20th Century Fox Motion Pictures, Wal- Mart, FEMA and the U.S. Army. Dr. Taylor holds graduate degrees from the University of Arkansas and academic appointments at Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Graduate School.