BEPrep Summer Institute - Dayton, OH
May 21-24, 2018
Professional Development Opportunity for
Community College Built Environment Faculty
Summer Institute May 21 – 24, 2018
Spend four days on the Sinclair Community College campus developing and aligning enhanced
curriculum modules to the seven Construction Document Technologist (CDT) knowledge areas to help
students learn the basics of the CDT certification. Curriculum and content experts will help faculty align
existing courses with CDT principles, as well as develop strategies for diversity and inclusion for built
environment programs. There is no cost for participation in this Institute; however, faculty or their
institutions are responsible for the cost of travel, accommodations, and per diem expenses. A $1,000
travel allowance from the National Science Foundation grant will be provided for each faculty
participant to help defray expenses. All or most of the expenses should be covered by the allowance.
Optional evening activities will be available and coordinated by the Institute.
Sinclair Community College
444 W. Third Street, Bldg. 12
Dayton, OH 45402
May 21 – 24, 2018, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM daily
Participation and Completion Stipends:
- Institute completion stipend of $100 per day for each faculty for four days.
- Curriculum conversion stipend of $500 for each faculty for implementing curriculum by
December 31, 2018.
- Project evaluation and reporting stipend of $300 for each participating faculty.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
May 20 – 24 (discounted rate of $99.00 plus tax)
Each faculty participant will receive $1,000 travel allowance to offset eligible travel expenses
(transportation, parking, hotel, and IRS per diem expenses).
Participating faculty will attend a webinar in August 2018 to share best practices and success of new
curriculum development. Plans for 2018 – 2019 implementation activities will be shared. Participation is
Community College Student Benefits:
As colleges implement the enhanced built environment curriculum, their students will be eligible to take
the Construction Document Technologist (CDT) examination at no cost for them. Students earning the
CDT credential will have an industry-recognized acknowledgement of the quality and depth of their
skills. Students will be reimbursed for the cost of the exam, regardless of their pass/fail result.