Mark your calendars for the following upcoming conferences.
Many are annual, check web site for latest information.
- National Center for First-Year Experience and Students in Transition:
- Conferences held nationwide (and internationally) at various sites throughout the year. (Formerly known as the Freshman Year Experience):
- Visit their calendar of upcoming events page for more information about the following annual events, as well as the many special conferences they organize:
- National Conference on Students in Transition
October 15-17, 2016, Denver, Colorado
- Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience
February 11-14, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia
- Institute on First-Generation College Students
July 29 – 31, 2016, Columbia, South Carolina
- Teaching Academic Survival Skills (TASS) “is a forum for faculty, staff, student support personnel, administrators and others who help under-prepared students succeed in college and beyond. The conference focuses on theory and practice of student engagement in active and effective learning.”
- March 19-22, 2017, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- Adult Student Recruitment and Retention Conference
“In the field of higher education, each institution sometimes stands alone in their efforts to reach, recruit and retain adult learners. Break down the walls and learn from others’ successes at the ASRR Conference. Each year, we bring together experts in the field and discuss a variety of topics that address student service needs. We guarantee you will take away additional knowledge and new ideas.”
- March 13-14, 2017, Madison, Wisconsin
- Teaching Professor Conference “The Teaching Professor Conference is a place where teachers connect. This conference provides an opportunity to learn effective pedagogical techniques and interact with colleagues committed to teaching and learning excellence. Whether you are a new or experienced faculty member, teaching assistant, adjunct faculty, dean, chair, or provost, you will learn something that helps you expand your teaching and learning efforts. The plenary and conference sessions will renew and energize you É not to mention the nonstop talk about teaching throughout the conference.”
- June 2 – 4, 2017, St. Lous, Missouri
- OLC Innovate – The Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) in cooperation with local partners present their annual conference, geared for both novice and expert educational technology users. (Formerly know as the MERLOT / SLOAN Annual International Conference)
- April 5 – 7, 2017, New Orleans
- International Council for Adult and Experiential Learning Conference (CAEL)
“This conference brings together 500 participants to learn, network, and work together to make lifelong learning accessible to adults around the world. Attendees include college faculty and administrators, HR professionals, workforce developers and representatives from labor and government.”
- November 9-11, 2016, Chicago
- International Conference on College Teaching and Learning (Note: Oct. 2016 – server not responding).
The Future—Is the Future a Captive of the Past?
“Can higher education change to accommodate the rapid advances in science and technology in general, and in learning in particular? Or will it be a captive of the past? Since higher education is composed of people — faculties, staffs, and students — must we give up what we have valued in the past in order to move forward?”
- April, 2017, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
- National Tutoring Association Conference
“This conference aims to expand the discipline in all areas regarding: recruiting, training, and retaining tutors; current trends in practice and research; use of technology; understanding the law; tutoring special populations; online tutoring; grant writing; learning preferences; improving tutorial leadership for directors and coordinators; conflict management; building and marketing private or community programs; basic nuts and bolts of tutoring; and motivating students.”
- April 2017 – Regional, TBA
April 2018 – National, TBA