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For nearly 40 years, he National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) and its members have helped learners at all levels of preparedness realize their full academic potential. We encourage you to explore this site to learn more about developmental education; our professional association; and our services to learners, members and educational institutions.
New NADE award in honor of Maxine Elmont
Refer to AWARDS page for other award information
Integrated Reading & Writing Summit:
Nov. 5, 2015
On Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, as a preconference event to the annual CRLA Conference, CRLA and NADE will host an Integrated Reading & Writing Summit. The summit will include presentations and discussions of curriculum redesign, best practices, and information from states that have experienced mandated change.
National Math Summit:
March 15-16, 2016
This pre-conference summit will begin on Tuesday, March 15, at 1 p.m., with a panel discussion led by representatives of AMATYC, NADE, the National Center for Developmental Education and other organizations. Concurrent sessions will follow that afternoon and all day on March 16. These sessions will present how instructors have successfully implemented developmental mathematics reform and will provide information on the initiatives that have been developed by AMATYC, Carnegie Learning, the Dana Center and others. This NADE preconference also will offer attendees time to meet with presenters to discuss issues related to the implementation of reform at their individual institutions. The National Math Summit is co-sponsored by NADE and AMATYC. Visit nade2016.net for registration information.
Call for nominations
The NADE Executive Board is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for NADE 2016-17 board positions. We encourage you to nominate your colleagues for one of the following positions: president-elect, vice president and secretary. You also may self-nominate.
Download details. Nominations must be emailed by Sept. 15, 2015.
Please consider your colleague or yourself for this exciting opportunity to serve the field of developmental education!
Chronicle of Higher Education
- Remedial Educators Warn of
Misconceptions Fueling a Reform Movement
NADE Executive Board comment on the Higher Education Reauthorization Act
Journal for Developmental Education Outstanding Articles:
- Addressing Flawed Research in
- Effective Student Assessment and Placement: Challenges and Recommendations
The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) is pleased to announce that our second white paper, Assessment of Learning Assistance Programs is now available online for free download.
The Terrain of College Reading (CRLA Whitepaper)
A Common Framework for Remedial Reporting: Response to Remedial Reporting Task Force Recommendations. Download PDF.
A Cure for Remedial Reporting Chaos: Why the U.S. Needs a Standard Method for Measuring Preparedness for the First Year of College. Download PDF
CLADEA White Paper "Meaningful Access and Support" (August 2013)
Previous postings are here.
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