News and Upcoming Events


The National Center for Developmental Education is proud to release its White Paper entitled “The Importance of Developmental Education in Rural Communities”. Andrew Koricich and Hunter R. Boylan author this paper describing the need for developmental education services and research at rural colleges.  
We are pleased to announce the scholarship winners for the 2019 Kellogg Institute.    McGraw-Hill Scholarship winner - Dr. Betsy Stoutmorrill - Florida State College at Jacksonville   Cengage Adjunct Award winner - Myberline Saint-Pierre - Hudson County Community College   Diverse Scholars Award winner - Mario Valcin - Central Piedmont Community College    Congrats to all 2019 winners!  

Upcoming Events

The Kellogg Institute

Sat, 07/13/2019 - Fri, 07/26/2019

The Kellogg Institute is designed to further educators’ knowledge in the theory and best practices of post-secondary developmental education. Seminars combine expert-led presentations with practical applications promoting student persistence and retention.

2019 Kellogg Institute dates:  July  13 - 26

The summer residency provides a dynamic living-learning community with opportunities for sharing ideas and experiences. Networking among professionals representing a variety of backgrounds from across the United States is a key benefit. Seminar topics will cover the most current issues and methods in the field in 2019.

Join us for two weeks of professional and personal renewal on the campus of Appalachian State University in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina!

Advanced Kellogg Institute

Sun, 07/28/2019 - Fri, 08/02/2019

The Advanced Kellogg Institute JULY 28-August 2, 2019.

The Theme for 2019- "Addressing the Reform Movement"

The Advanced Institute may be taken for three hours of graduate credit. This credit is applicable to all Appalachian State University graduate degrees. Those taking the Advanced Institute for credit will attend all class sessions, participate in class activities, and write a reaction paper.


Deadline for applying is July 1, 2019.  

Tennessee Association for Student Success and Retention (TASSR) 9th Annual Conference

Thu, 10/03/2019 - Fri, 10/04/2019

TASSR (Tennessee Association for Student Success and Retention) is committed to student advocacy. We will bring diverse voices together to share our expertise and to embrace innovations in education. Working collaboratively, TASSR seeks to be the leading voice of student success and retention for all stakeholders in higher education in the state and the Southeast. Join us in October for this years conference!

For more information and to register, click HERE

National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Conference

Fri, 10/04/2019 - Mon, 10/07/2019

Join the National Center at this years NCLCA Conference. Hosted in Louisville, Kentucky, this years theme in 'Racing Toward Student Success.' Early bird registration will open at the end of March!

For more information and to register, click HERE