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Making the most of conferences


The Fall conference season is here. I invite you to read Nine Tips for Makingn the Most of Conferences. In addition to making the conferences meaningful, I'd like to have a discussion about strategies we use to apply information learned in conferences to our professional world. 

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All About Science at the COABE Conference


Several science enthusiasts are working collaboratively with COABE to discuss the potential for a future Science Conference Strand. We are looking for your feedback. What would you like to see as conference sessions? What were some of your favorite / most interesting topics of discussion from LINCS or even other conference presentations? 

Our goal is to begin to gather data to so the presentations meet your needs. 

We are looking forward to your feedback. 


Submitting a Successful Call for Proposal and Developing Conference Sessions

It's that time of year again! Conference planning and call for proposals are out for conferences across the country. The annual COABE conference has recently opened up their call for proposals, asking educators, administrators, coordinators, librarians, and intake staff members to share their best practices and ideas. Conferences are a wonderful way to share your expertise with peers. Have you ever considered submitting a proposal to a conference but hesitated? If so, why? Do you worry about presenting a conference session?

MPAEA & NMAEA 2014 Conference

Hello all,

The Mountain Plains Adult Education Association (MPAEA) and the New Mexico Adult Education Association (NMAEA) are hosting the 2014 MPAEA Conference this week in Santa Fe, NM.  Over 340 adult educators are in attendance and featured keynote speakers include:

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier – Federal Perspectives on Transforming Adult Education

Brad Deeds – The Positive Impact of MPAEA and State Associations

Art Ellison – A Call to Action

Did anyone attend WE LEARN?

Did anyone attend the WE ELARN conference this past weekend?  If yes, it would be wonderful to hear your experiences!

For those of you who are not familiar with WE LEARN, it stands for Women Expanding Literacy Education Action Resource Network. It is a “community promoting women’s literacy as a tool that fosters empowerment and equity for women.”  You can learn more about WE LEARN by visiting

American Foundation for the Blind Leadership Conference 2014

  • Date: 
    Thursday, February 27, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, March 1, 2014 (All day)
    New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

to view the schedule select this link Conference Agenda 

Correctional Education Association Annual Conference Begins Next Week

The Annual Correctional Education Association (CEA) Conference -- Lighting the Path to Reentry -- begins Sunday, June 30 and runs through July 3, in Cleveland, Ohio.  Please join us to exchange information, make contacts and learn what's new in correctional education.  Highlights include GED Teacher Training and the CEA-endorsed Union Supply prison safe tablet.  Participants can register on-site.  Visit or email for more informati

Call for Presenters--National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education

The National College Transition Network at World Education invites you to submit a proposal for its seventh annual national conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education to be held on November 13 - 15, 2013 in Providence, RI.

The proposal deadline has been extended to June 24, 2013. For information on guidelines and how to submit your proposal, please visit our website:

2013 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference: Call for Proposals

The 2013 National Refugee and Immigrant Conference Committee extends the opportunity for you to share your experiences working with refugees and immigrants with others in your field.  This is a conference for all those who interact with refugees and immigrants:

K-12 Educators

Adult Educators

Mental Health Professionals

Immigrant and Refugee Centers

Health Professionals

Social Workers

School Counselors


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