Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Policy Preparation Should Be by Professionals, Not Politicians

Academic journal article Journal of Developmental Education

NADE News: Policy Preparation Should Be by Professionals, Not Politicians

Article excerpt

As professionals, we must prepare for the coming changes that will impact the design and delivery of developmental education across the country. It is imperative that we be involved with implementing these changes. For this reason, the Executive Board is asking that more members become actively involved with the NADE Special Professional Interest Networks (SPINs) and Committees. Working together with other NADE members to stay abreast of these changes is some of the most important work we will do this year. Also, we are asking that you work with your SPIN, Committee, or state chapter to get copies of our Principles for Implementing State Wide Innovation in Developmental Education (see page 41) into the hands of policy makers. These principles are based on sound research, and they can serve as a guide for state policy makers looking at ways to improve postsecondary developmental education programs.

Keep in mind that not all of the recommended changes are bad. We know there is always room for program improvement. However, thousands of students will be impacted by these proposed changes, and we must not wait for others to tell us how these changes need to be made. Take time to talk with other educators and administrators on your campuses. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.