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AAACE Newsletter - July 2016
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AAACE Newsletter

The Newsletter of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education

July 2016
Editor - Kemi Elufiede

Table of Contents
  1. Note from the Editor
    As the first editor of the AAACE newsletter, I am honored to provide the best quality of information and the inclusion of all individuals affiliated with AAACE. This includes staff, board, students, faculty, and community members. In the future, we want to include a variety of topics related to Adult and Continuing Education. Read More.

  2. Message from the President
    The wheels are spinning at AAACE, with your leadership team, SIG leaders, and commission directors. They are moving full speed ahead. Over the past six months, we hosted numerous webinars, completed the proposal review process for conference presentations in November, formed partnerships with several mutually-beneficial organizations, and enhanced member benefits. You can read more about these happenings in this newsletter, or as posted to our website. Speaking of the aaace website, it was totally retooled. I hope you checked out all the new features, if not, you may want to take a look! As a member, you have access to lots of areas that are closed to the general public, and there are more enhancements to come. Read More.

  3. Message from the President-Elect
    It is hard to believe that the 2016 AAACE Conference is a mere 4 months away. The Conference Planning Committee and the Management Team have been working hard preparing for what will be a memorable event. I am looking forward to the visit to Albuquerque , a beautiful city with stunning views of the Sandia Mountains. We had an impressive group of proposals submitted this year – a grand total of 331! This represents strong growth, and bodes well for the conference. The Proposal group, led by Leslie Cordie, took on the Herculean task of organizing the proposal review process. The large number of submission meant extra work reviewing and then matching proposals with the most appropriate sessions types to allow for as many voices as possible . We will have concurrent, shared concurrent, round table and poster presentation sessions. Each style offers a different type of presenter/attendee interaction. I look forward to sharing my time with a variety of session types. Read More.

  4. IACET and AAACE Announce Partnership
    The International Association for Continuing Education and Development (IACET) and American Association of Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) are pleased to announce their partnership. The organizations will collaborate on continuing education and training research, content, and advocacy initiatives. They also will be seeking other associations and nonprofits to join this new collaboration. This will provide a stronger voice for adult educators, trainers,  learners. It will also offer  additional opportunities for these groups to interact and share knowledge. Read More.

  5. Commission on Workforce and Professional Development
    The Commission on Workforce and Professional Development will be sponsoring a webinar entitled “The First 5 Minutes: Critical to the Success or Failure of a Presentation” on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM EST. Read More.

  6. CDLT: LinkedIn Webinar, Conference Sessions and New Award
    The Commission for Distance Learning and Technology (CDLT) is pleased to offer an upcoming LinkedIn webinar, approximately 38 diverse technology sessions and panels for AAACE 2016 in Albuquerque, and a new award for outstanding commission leaders and members. It’s easy to engage with the CDLT! Read More