Welcome to NADE!
NADE is a professional organization that includes faculty and learning support professionals from across the United States. Considering the rapid changes taking place in developmental education today, it is more important than ever for educators to network, to share ideas that will enhance student success, and to be involved with a professional network that can serve as an essential resource. NADE seeks to improve the theory and practice of developmental education at all levels of the educational spectrum, the professional capabilities of developmental educators, and the design of programs.
The organization focuses on the academic success of students by providing professional development for faculty and support professionals, supporting student learning, providing public leadership, disseminating exemplary models of practice, coordinating efforts with other organizations, facilitating communication among developmental education professionals, and providing a proven voice in the current higher education narrative.
Call for Nominations for the 2017-2018 NADE Executive Board Treasurer
The NADE Executive Board is issuing a call for nominations for Treasurer. The elected individual will serve on the Board beginning March 2017 after being installed at the Spring 2017 NADE conference.
- Please note that the deadline for nominations is September 15, 2016.
1st Annual McCabe Conference
Yes, We (Still) Can!
Equity and Access within Reform
Sponsored by NADE and NACTC | July 27, 2016 | Cleveland, Ohio
Call for Proposals
You are invited to submit proposals for the 1st Annual McCabe Developmental Education Conference. Join your colleagues in celebrating the work of Dr. Bob McCabe through sharing your work in enhancing access, equity, and success for all students in postsecondary education. The conference is named in honor of Dr. Bob McCabe, one of the original modern advocates of and researchers in developmental education.
This conference is a joint effort of NADE and the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges, an organization of which Dr. McCabe was the executive director until his death in December 2014.
Proposals are due by April 8, 2016.
For more information and to submit your proposals, please go to http://goo.gl/forms/yFFk4sA3zX.
NADE Membership Advantages. Get Involved!
By becoming a member of NADE, you will be part of a vibrant community of professionals who have a passion for students and for working to provide meaningful, relevant coursework and support services. NADE members are leaders in developmental education who are committed to quality academic programming and research. Become a member today and enjoy the following benefits:
- State chapters that offer a local network and conferences (Visit nade.net/chapters.html to learn more.)
- Committee opportunities at the state and national levels
- Special Interest Networks
- Jobs clearinghouse
- Publication/presentation opportunities in newsletters, peer reviewed journals and at conferences
- Active social network (Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our blog.)
- Grants and scholarship opportunities
- Conferences and workshops at a national and regional levels
- Leadership opportunities at the state and national levels
Make Plans Now
to Attend the NADE 2017 Conference!
Winds of Change
March 1–4, 2017
Oklahoma City, OK
Deadline for submitting proposals: July 15, 2016Visit nade2017okc.com for information.
Connect with NADE Social Media
Chronicle of Higher Education
- Remedial Educators Warn of
Misconceptions Fueling a Reform Movement
NADE Executive Board comment on the Higher Education Reauthorization Act
Journal of 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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