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This paper contends that, although there is much to commend in the remediation reform movement, it is unlikely to attain its goals. The authors suggest that there are three phases involved in attaining the dramatic increase in college completion desired by foundations and government.....  Presented by:  Hunter R. Boylan, Barbara J. Calderwood and Barbara S. Bonham of the National Center for Developmental Education.  "College Completion - Focus on the...
Kellogg Institute participants funded by the Flint Family Foundation-Tulsa Community College was able to send eight attendees to the 2016 Kellogg Institute. View the following to hear their story.
The National Center for Developmental Education in Boone, NC, at Appalachian State University is pleased to announce the Kellogg Institute's line-up of presenters for 2017. We look forward to receiving your application to attend one of these leading edge Institutes addressing the most current topics in the field of Developmental Education. Please click HERE for more information. * The Kellogg Institute is intended for Instructors, Tutors, and Administrators in the field who are responsible for...
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 McGraw-Hill Developmental Educator Scholarships for the Kellogg Institute. Please join us in congratulating Virginia Leonard of East Mississippi Community College and Ellenar Harper of Tallahassee Community College, who each will be awarded $2,500 toward their cost of attending this summer's Institute. We look forward to their participation in Kellogg and the contributions they will continue to make to the field, and extend our heartfelt thanks...
CRLA is pleased to announce the release of our third white paper, Meeting the Needs of Linguistically Diverse Students at the College Level. It was written by Christa de Kleine of Notre Dame of Maryland University and Rachele Lawton of the Community College of Baltimore County, and it provides a comprehensive review of the scholarship related to language diversity in postsecondary context, and includes evidence-based practical suggestions for improving institutional support for linguistically...
The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) is pleased to announce that their second white paper is now available online for free download. The paper, Assessment of Learning Assistance Programs: Supporting Professionals in the Field, was written by Jan Norton, University of Iowa, and Karen S. Agee, University of Northern Iowa. The paper provides a comprehensive review of current thinking about the improtance of assessment in Learning Assistance programs, as well as evidence-based...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dr. Michelle Asha Cooper, president of the Institute for Higher Education Policy, testified today at a U.S. House of Representatives' Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training hearing to discuss postsecondary education policies that improve access and completion for low-income and first-generation students. Dr. Cooper testified to the important role minority-serving institutions (MSIs) play in educating these students and provided...
Appalachian State University is now offering their Ed.S. in Higher Education, Adult and Developmental Education, ONLINE. A new cohort is forming for FALL 2015, and courses taken during the Kellogg Institute apply to the program of study. Space is limited. Click here for more information: Online EdS at AppState.
Hunter R. Boylan (LES/NCDE) and Barbara S. Bonham published their book, "Developmental education: Readings on its past, present, and future," with Bedford/St. Martins publishing company in New York. The book provides commentary and readings on critical issues in the field of developmental education from 1841 to the present as well as readings on future directions in the field. The book was introduced and featured at the 2014 National Association for Developmental Education Conference in Dallas...
On April 8, 2014, National Center for Developmental Education Director Dr. Hunter Boylan spoke to the annual meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges. Dr. Boylan has made his presentation slides available to interested parties at the NCDE Web site. Please click the title below: Politics and Policies of Developmental Education [pdf]


Supplemental Instruction (SI) Conference - Seattle, Washington

Wed, 05/24/2017 - Sat, 05/26/2018

The International Center for Supplemental Instruction is pleased to announce our 10th International Conference on Supplemental Instruction! We will hold the conference from Thursday, May 24-Friday, May 26, 2018, at the Sheraton
Seattle Hotel in downtown Seattle, Washington. The theme for this conference, Sustaining Safe Harbors, seeks explore the ways that Supplemental Instruction sustains its commitment tocommunity, incluSIvity, and accessibility in ever-changing landscapes and how it can continue to inspire students to pursue these values in their own educational experiences and in the impact they will make on the future.  Keep checking the website for more registration information. 

Click the following for more info: General InformationAwards Nominations , Conference Schedule. Conference Sponsors, Hotel Information.

For questions contact:                                              

Megan Cross, Assistant Director, SIJ Managing Editor
International Center for Supplemental Instruction, University of Missouri-Kansas City

37th Annual First Year Experience

Sat, 02/10/2018 - Tue, 02/13/2018

This years annual First Year College Experience Conference will be help February 10-13, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. The conference provides a forum where higher education professionals can share experiences, concerns, and accomplishments. You are invited to be a part of productive collarborations, conversations, and relationships aimed at providing successful transitions in the first college year.

Proposals are invited on topics addressing the myriad aspects of the first year of college. Proposals undergo blind review and are selected based on appropriateness of session topic, adherence to proposal guidelines, and overall quality of the proposal. Detailed guidelines and selection criteria for each session type are listed on the proposal submission website.

Click here to view the website for further information

NADE Conference 2018 - February 21-24, 2018 - Gaylord Nat'l Resort & Convention Ctr, Nat'l Harbor, MD

Wed, 02/21/2018 - Sat, 02/24/2018

EARLY REGISTRATION IS OPEN:  Discounted rate available until January 31, 2018.  Rates go up February 1, 2018.  Click the following link to register:  Register for NADE 2018

Limited Hotel rooms with special rate $207  1-2 people (click on link). The last date to secure the reduced rate is January 15.

Call to Conference Document

Keynote Speakers at NADE 2018

Thursday, February 22
STUDENT VOICES: WE BELIEVE IN YOU (Martha Casazza and Sharon Silverman)"The Believe in You Model, an outcome of the Student Voices research project, will be presented and discussed. Inspiring student stories will be highlighted as the model is shared along with strategies for promoting student success. Gain insights from the principles and practices based on the Believe in You Model in order to facilitate student persistence and graduation."

Friday, February 23
IMPROVING STUDENT PERFORMANCE BY ADDRESSING STUDENT AND TEACHER MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT LEARNING (Stephen Chew)"The goal of this presentation is to present pedagogical techniques based on the principles of learning that will help students develop a mindset for successful learning.Research shows that students who are explicitly taught how to learn do significantly better.Furthermore, knowing how to learn is an important life skill for success.In this presentation I will discuss and demonstrate some pedagogical strategies that incorporate principles of learning."

Friday, February 23
LEARNER JOURNEYS: ORIGINS, EXPERIENCES, and DESTINATIONS (John Storan)"This keynote presentation will explore some of the connections, between the different learner journeys which are a being undertaken into, through and beyond higher education.What impact, if any, does the origins of learners have on the learning journey they make and the destination they arrive at?The presentation will also consider by drawing on a combination of policy, practice and research sources what higher education providers along with other stakeholders can do to enable more and different learners to access and succeed in higher education


The Association for the Tutoring Profession 14th Annual Conference

Sun, 03/18/2018 - Wed, 03/21/2018

Come and enjoy the beauty of spring in the Sonoran Desert at the 14th annual Association for the Tutoring Profession (ATP) Conference in Tucson, Arizona, March 18 - 21, 2018, at the Hilton El Conquistador Hotel!

Our theme, Reaching the Summit of Success, focuses on the hope and inspiration that we in the tutoring professions work diligently to instill in our students to help them reach the top of their academic aspirations.

Beautiful Tucson is surrounded by five mountain ranges: the Santa Catalinas, the Rincons, the Santa Ritas, the Tucsons, and the Tortolitas. While mountains, like academics, can often feel insurmountably challenging at times, they also provide safety, serenity, and inspiring views of what is possible from their summits. At this years ATP conference, we invite you to share your promising and proven practices that bring hope to students seeking and reaching summits of academic success. Submit a proposal today for presentation at our 2018 Conference!

The annual ATP conference is a wonderful opportunity to share ideas and best practices and grow professionally in the process. Come and showcase your innovative technologies, social media endeavors, creative learning strategies, tutor training techniques, and/or research findings. Or let your colleagues in on how your effective management, data collection, assessments, and reporting techniques contribute to reaching summit successes. We want sessions on all things that make *your *academic support programs distinctive in giving hope to students while they strive to reach various pinnacles of success. Both professionals and students are encouraged to submit proposals.

For more information on the conference and how to apply, click here

Association of Colleges for Tutoring and Learning Assistance Conference

Thu, 04/26/2018 - Sat, 04/28/2018

Come joing the ACTLA for their annual conference at the Crowne Plaza, in San Diego, CA.

The North Carolina Community College System Conference

Sun, 10/07/2018 - Tue, 10/09/2018

The next North Carolina Community College System Conference will be held October 7-9, 2018, in Raleigh, North Carolina, at the Raleigh Convention Center. More information is to come


Hold your association meeting at the conference. See the conference website to request a meeting space and to recieve more info


Consider making a presentation! The call for presentations proposal site will open in early 2018


Go to, or call 919-515-2261 for more details