Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Celebrating Collaborative Spirit

Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Celebrating Collaborative Spirit

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The National Association for Developmental Education values the collaborative professional spirit that pervades developmental education and NADE. We owe that spirit, in part, to many leaders in our field. Recently we lost three of those leaders: Martha Maxwell, William "Bill" White, and Gene Kersteins. Martha Maxwell, a pioneer for over 50 years, left us valuable reading and study strategies, tutoring and learning center management techniques, the CLADEA Fellows program, and NADEs Martha Maxwell Developmental Education Student Scholarship. Bill White, Grambling State University faculty member and 2009-2010 CLADEA Fellow, left us numerous research initiatives and graduate students whom he mentored. Gene Kersteins, CLADEA Fellow and a founding member of CRLA (College Reading & Learning Association), left us his work in the assessment of student study behaviors. All influenced the growth and development of thousands of students and professionals. They will be missed but treasured for their legacies.

NADE actively pursues collaboration with its members and partners. For example, California NADE members and the Executive Board have worked over the last 18 months to create NADE's 31st active chapter, CaIADE, to be installed at NADE 2010. President-elect Marcella Davis and I recently participated with international educators in two roundtable discussions during the Forum for Access and Continuing Education (FACE) conference and met with FACE members interested in collaborating on math research with NADE members. The Certification Council participated in the Technology Institute for Developmental Educators (TIDE), as the first recipients of NADE's TIDE Scholarship. …

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