Corporate Support Opportunities
For more information, please contact Christine Armstrong, Director of Development, at 301-231-5944 x 3018 or email@example.com.
Sponsors have the opportunity to address ASCO’s Board of Directors directly and interact in a social setting.
Clinical Educators Forum (November 2014)
This first-time program is comprised of clinical faculty representing a variety of clinical services. Participants will explore collaborative efforts with faculty with similar teaching interests in the areas of clinical research and clinical procedures, exchange clinical teaching philosophies, share best practices, and provide rapid-fire education to update clinical faculty on late breaking technology, treatments and compliance. Estimated 120 attendees.
Clinical Optometric Methods and Procedures Instructors
International Optometric Educators
Vision Science Librarians
Public Health Educators
Low Vision Educators
Continuing Education Directors
Binocular Vision & Perception Educators
This three-day workshop provides participants with an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills necessary to enhance their success in an optometric academic environment as career-long, productive faculty members. Participants are assigned to mentors throughout the workshop. Estimated 45 attendees.
The ASCO/AOA Joint Project Team “Develop a Robust, Diverse, and Highly Qualified National Applicant Pool for the Doctor of Optometry Programs” will use research findings and creative concepts to help launch a national campaign intended to increase the quantity, quality and diversity of applicants to the Schools and Colleges of Optometry.
The Diversity Mini-Grants are designed to provide funding to the schools/colleges of optometry to increase and enhance student and faculty diversity. This program assists optometry schools in developing and implementing activities and programs that are designed to recruit and/or retain underrepresented minority students, financially disadvantaged, and first generation college students into optometry.
Marketing Graduate Education
O.D.-Ph.D. faculty will be identified to serve as graduate school recruiters to speak to first year students at every school or college. To support this program, a standardized module will be developed that will be available as an online learning object.