Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Capitalizing on Developmental Education

Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Capitalizing on Developmental Education

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The NADE Executive Board hopes you attended NADE 2011 in Washington, DC. Many thanks to conference cochairs Dessie Williams and Vickie Kelly and all of the volunteers, presenters, and attendees who made the conference so exceptionally exciting! NADE members visited their congress members' offices; participants heard from Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System; and Dr. Clyde Muse offered an intimate portrait of the love of his life, Vashti Muse, former NADE member and President in 1992. Jeff Zaslow's uplifting keynote spoke of staying connected to loved ones, in his words on Captain Sullenberger Highest Duty) and Randy Pausch (The Last Lecture). NADE, Politics, and Hot Apple Pie, moderated by Hunter Boylan (NCDE), provided a forum for attendees to hear about recent initiatives from Sue Cain (the Kentucky Council for Postsecondary Education), Tamara Clunis (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board), Michael Collins (Jobs for the Future), Uri Treisman (The Dana Center), and Suzanne Walsh (The Gates Foundation). Dr. Jill Biden was in attendance for part of Thursday! Participants enjoyed international panel presentations, a cultural heritage event in DC, and over 160 concurrent sessions including a CLADEA postconference leadership institute, and the "Get Your Walk On in DC. …

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