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Hendrick Best Practices for Adult Learners Conference

2021 Hendrick Best Practices for Adult Learners Conference

The Hendrick Conference is a signature event of the Penn State Commission for Adult Learners. This year will be a virtual conference over two afternoons on May 10 and 11, 2021 using the online platform Whova. The conference showcases best practices from Penn State and the BIG 10 community involved with supporting adult learners. Best practices come from classroom and online faculty, administrators, counselors, researchers, and other persons involved with making life more fulfilling for adult students.

Conference dates: May 10 and May 11, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST each day.

Cost: $50


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Registration Information

Early registration by Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5PM EST

Register online (with a credit card). Accepted credit cards are American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and VISA.

  • You may only use your Penn State account to register yourself.
  • Please create a new account if you are registering for someone other than yourself.


Online registration is preferred. If would like a printable registration form, please contact Ann Goeke at agg12@psu.edu.

Registration Fee

$50 Conference Participant until April 30, 2021
$60 Conference Participant after April 30, 2021
$0 Student (fee waived)


Any registration received after April 30 will be considered a late registration and will be accessed a $10 fee.


A $10 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations.  Cancellation requests must be received in writing by emailing PSUconferences@psu.edu no later than 5PM EST Thursday, May 6.


Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may identify a substitute. Registration and full payment by the substitute are required to be eligible to register at the same fee. A full refund will be issued after the substitution registration has been completed.


Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities.  If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please provide Ann Goeke (agg12@psu.edu) 10 days in advance of your participation.

Penn State Certificate of Attendance

Each conference participant who completes all requirements will be provided a certificate of attendance indicating the number of hours and Penn State CEUs earned.  Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are based on a standard of 1 unit per 10 hours of instruction.

Registration Questions

If you have questions about registration, please contact:

Penn State Non-Credit Registration Office
8AM–5PM EST Monday–Friday
Phone: 814-867-4973
Fax: 814-863-2765

NOTE:  Credit card payments received by phone, mail and fax will be processed the following Tuesday when staff are in the office from 8AM – 12PM EST.

To pay by phone using your credit card, please contact the Penn State Non-Credit Registration Office on Tuesdays between 8AM – 12PM EST at 814-867-4973

Check back for updates, or contact one of our co-chairs for more information:  Ruth Ann Herstek (rah32@psu.edu) and Chuck Greggs (ctg4@psu.edu).

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