2019 Student Parent Support Symposium

2019 Student Parent Support Symposium

"Understanding the New College Majority"
May 29th – May 31st, 2019
The Ohio State University
The Blackwell Inn & Pfahl Conference Center
Columbus, OH


he National Student Parent Support Symposium promotes the advancement of support services in higher education for single parents, low-income parents, and families.

Conference Areas of Emphasis
  • College Program Models for Student Parents
  • Issues Affecting the Academic Success of Student Parents
  • Realistic Needs for Student Parent Academic Success
  • Helping Student Parents Balance Family/School/Work
  • Housing Needs for Student Parents
  • Developing Community Support
  • Collaboration with Community Resources
  • Means to solicit funds or resources from national, state or private foundations
Who Attends

Higher Education/Academic Leaders

  • Directors of Housing
  • Coordinators/Directors of Student-Parent Organizations and Programs
  • Student Affairs Officers
  • Multicultural Affairs Officers
  • Support Services Directors
  • Academic Researchers
  • Education Association Representatives
  • High School Educators
  • Other Higher Education Representatives

Government Leaders

  • Representatives of Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies

Community Leaders

  • Advocates for Women's Rights
  • Program Representatives for Low Income Families

Social Science Leaders

  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Counselors