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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]


2018 NADE Conference Call for Proposals

Tue, 02/21/2017 - Wed, 05/24/2017

The 2018 NADE Conference planning committee would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the 2018 conference in National Harbor, Maryland. 

To view the Call for Proposals and to submit a proposal, please click here:

Priority submission deadline: July 17, 2017

Regular Submission deadline: August 15, 2017

For more information about proposals, please email .
For more information about the conference, please contact the 2018 NADE Conference Co-Chairs, Johari Barnes and Karen Tompson-Wolfe, at

NADE 2018: Believe - February 21-24, 2018
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD


Rick Sheets Outstanding Tutor Award

Mon, 04/24/2017 - Wed, 05/31/2017

Do you have an amazing tutor? Consider nominating them for the 2017 College Reading and Learning Association Rick Sheets Outstanding Tutor Award!

This award is given annually to one peer tutor from any one of CRLA's 1200+ certified tutor training programs. It honors the work of undergraduate student tutors who contribute much to the academic success of their peers and motivate and inspire others through their dedication and passion for their work.

The nominated tutor must be an undergraduate student who is currently employed by an ITTPC-certified program, and who is certified at least level 1. They must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a track-record as a great tutor!

If you are interested in nominating one of your amazing tutors, the nomination page is available here:

Questions? Please email Shawn O'Neil at     Contact info:  Academic Skills Tutoring Programs (336) 334 3878

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

2017 Institute on General Education and Assessment

Wed, 05/31/2017 - Sat, 06/03/2017

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) is sponsoring the 2017 Institute on General Education and Assessment in Chicago, IL at Loyola University Chicago May 31-June 3, 2017.  The registration fee for the Institute covers room, most meals, tuition, materials and team consultations with the Institute faculty.  Meals begin with a reception on Wednesday May 31 and continue through a final lunch reception on Saturday, June 3rd.  

Visit for more information.

Application deadline is February 1, 2017.

The Teaching Professor Technology Conference - St. Louis, MO

Fri, 06/02/2017 - Sun, 06/04/2017

For more information on this conference CLICK HERE.

2017 Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success - Boston

Sat, 06/24/2017 - Tue, 06/27/2017

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) is sponsoring an Institute called High-Impact Practices and Student Success to be held at Boston University June 24-27, 2017. 

for more information visit:

Application deadline is March 8, 2017.  To complete an application, click HERE.


NCLCA 2017 Summer Institute Registration is Open!

Sun, 06/25/2017 - Wed, 06/28/2017

Join us at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) June 25-28 for an immersive workshop-style experience with field mentors of learning center administration. Housing is included in registration this year, saving attendees hundreds of dollars in hotel costs. 

The cost?  $675 for members, $775 for non-members.  Registration includes all meals except one, a brewery tour and dinner, a tour of Milwaukee, bus transportation, and housing!  Registrations are capped at forty attendees.

Attendees will be placed in mentor groups of ten, and each group will be assigned a mentor.  Mentor groups will be given working time and space to digest the information they received from mentor presentations and put those resources into action, applying it to their own project goals. Mentors for this year’s Institute are Laura Sanders (assessment and benchmarking), David Reedy (budget and income streams), Jackie Harris and Johanna Dvorak (professional development), and Alan Craig (programming, staffing, training, annual report and advisory board). 

Registration is open!  Please visit for more information.  A PDF is also attached here

37th Kellogg Institute

Sat, 07/08/2017 - Fri, 07/21/2017

37th Kellogg Institute for the Training and Certification of Adult and Developmental Educators and Learning Skills Specialists

July 8-21, 2017, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.

Visit the website by clicking HERE for more information.

NCLCA 32nd Annual Conference Call for Proposals - 2017

Wed, 09/27/2017 - Sat, 09/30/2017

NCLCA has made a call for proposals for this year's conference.  The theme for will be:  'Remember the Student! Making a Stand for Student Success". 

The Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX September 27-29, 2017. 

For more information click HERE.

NCLCA Conference - Call for Proposals - San Antonio

Wed, 09/27/2017 - Sat, 09/30/2017

Looking for a starting point for your presentation career? Submit a proposal for a mini-engagement session at the NCLCA 32nd Annual Conference, September 27-30 in San Antonio, Texas. Review the Call for Proposals on our website: Click Here. Submit your mini-engagement session, poster session or concurrent session today. While you are there, reserve your spot by registering for conference and hotel!

Diana Garland, EdD, MBA
Professional Development Officer, NCLCA
Phone: 417-836-4229,