Adult Student Educator apple iconMark 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 12-14, 2019, Orlando, Florida
  • Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience
        February 21-24, 2020, Washington, DC
  • First Biennial International Forum on the First Year Experience
        February 20, 2020, Washington, DC
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.”
April 7-10, 2019, 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 9-10, 2020, 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 7 – 9, 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana
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)
March 31 – April 3, 2020, Chicago, Illinois
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 6-8, 2019, Chicago
International Conference on College Teaching and Learning
Presented by the Association of Florida Colleges. The AFC’s Conference on College Teaching and Learning provides a robust interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of college teaching and learning that ensure student success.
April 3-5, 2019, St. Petersburg, 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 2019 – Regional, TBA
April 2020 – National, TBA