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Convention Tote Bag Sponsor    ETS

 
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ETS SIR II™
Course evaluations are an effective way to measure the quality of teaching and instructor
performance. The research-based SIR II™ Student Instructional Report is a fair and easy-to use rating tool that objectively captures students’ perceptions of their course experiences
in only 15 minutes or less.


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ETS Criterion® Online Writing Evaluation
The Criterion® Online Writing Evaluation service is a web-based instructional tool that
helps students plan, write and revise essays. This fast and easy tool can help students
improve their writing skills without requiring additional classroom resources.

 
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ETS® Proficiency Profile
Your students need to be proficient in critical thinking, reading, writing and mathematics. The ETS® Proficiency Profile is the only objective test of academic skills that:

  • Measures these four valuable skills in a single convenient test
  • Delivers two types of reliable, actionable data — norm-referenced and criterion-referenced scores
  • Is backed by ETS’s 60+ years of experience in creating high-quality, research-based assessments

 

Convention Related Events

 
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National Council on Black American Affairs Events
Find out about the NCBAA events during the 2012 AACC convention, including the location of the NCBAA booth at the Academic Market Place; read about the future Dr. Carolyn Grubbs Williams Leadership Institute with “Save the Date” and discover the new book, “The Chocolate Truth”, a collection of narratives that speak to the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of community college CEOs.

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American Association for Women in Community Colleges Awards Breakfast
Open to all attendees

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Discover the Power of Education
View the AACC Virtual Meeting through the Live Learning Center.  The Virtual Meeting includes 50 hours of preselected sessions that will be available after the meeting. Share with your colleagues back on campus or view sessions you missed.

 
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Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches to Prevention by Brian Van Brunt
Coming June 2012

With the growth of threats and violence in higher education settings, college campuses are increasingly expected to have systems in place to identify potentially aggressive individuals
and intervene to ensure the safety of the campus population. This book will be useful for student affairs professionals as well as college counselors, psychologists, social workers interested in the practical management of aggression and violence on a college campus. It will also be a valuable resource for those involved in creating and running behavioral intervention teams and threat/risk assessment teams.

Brian Van Brun is Director of Counseling and Testing at the The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management, Ltd., Western Kentucky University. He will present at the Spotlight Session: Campus Violence: Ten Common Mistakes in Assessment and Prevention, Monday, April 23, 2012, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM.

AACC Related Flyers

 
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Minority Male Student Success Database
AACC welcomes your college’s profile on promoting Minority Male Success. Please upload your FREE profile today.

 
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American Association of Community Colleges Policy Briefs
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has published a variety of short research papers in the past few years. This item in the virtual tote bag provides you with a list of 10 different briefs, which can be found at www.aacc.nche.edu/briefs.

 
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SEED’s Green Genome Project
SEED’s Green Genome project is aimed at helping community colleges realize a strategic and integrated approach to green growth, talent development, and sustainability, with the ultimate goal of ensuring green becomes part of the DNA of the institution. In the spring of 2012, AACC will issue a Green Genome Awards application to distinguish exemplary colleges in these areas. Recognition will include monetary awards.

 
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AACC Service Learning Research Brief
As more community colleges incorporate service learning into the curriculum, AACC continues to provide the research and program models for effective teaching and learning. Service learning has a positive impact on student learning outcomes, civic engagement, and retention. Read a research brief on learning outcomes and dig into more service learning resources.


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AACC's Make It Personal: College Completion
AACC’s Make It Personal: College Completion initiative is improving student retention and success by addressing pregnancy planning, prevention, and healthy relationships. Check out multidisciplinary course materials, student and faculty videos, webinars, online lessons, fact sheets, and other resources designed specifically for community colleges.

 
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News from the National Science Foundation
NSF’s Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) has several funding programs of particular significance to two-year colleges. Programs include: Advanced Technological Education (ATE), NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM), Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES), Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP), Math and Science Partnership (MSP) and teacher scholarships to institutes of higher education.

 
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 AACC Affilated Councils

The AACC Affiliated Councils are national or international organizations that serve the interests of community colleges. Currently there are 30 affiliated councils.

 
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Affiliated Councils

This document lists the following for those organizations interested in becoming an affiliated council.

  • criteria to become an affiliated council
  • privileges of becoming an affiliated council
  • purpose of the affilated councils 

AACC Affiliated Councils

 
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American Student Association of Community Colleges (ASACC)
ASACC is a coalition of student governments that represents the interests of community colleges students and focuses on building leadership, citizenship and advocacy among its members. Membership in ASACC is an avenue for community colleges and their students to get involved and make a difference. It provides the opportunity to talk directly to members of Congress, State Legislators, and the staff who advise them on crucial issues facing community colleges

 
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Community College Business Officers (CCBO)
CCBO is committed to providing educational and professional sup¬port, networking opportunities, and timely information for Community College business leaders and those who are interested in advancing their careers in the US and Canada. CCBO works to help you and your institution excel in today’s challenging economy. Read about the benefits of being a member of CCBO.

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Instructional Technology Council (ITC)
ITC is celebrating 30 years of providing exceptional leadership and professional development to its network of eLearning experts by advocating, collaborating, researching, and sharing exemplary, innovative practices and potential in learning technologies. Learn more about ITC by viewing this video.

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The National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC)
NCCHC is the nation’s premier organization for preparation and support of Hispanic leaders in America’s community colleges. The non-profit, professional organization is committed to delivering high quality leadership development experiences and providing Hispanics with opportunities to continue their personal and professional growth. Consider membership and/or participation in our Leadership Fellows Program.

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National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR)
Discover the benefits of membership in the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations, a professional development organization that exclusively represents communications professionals at community and technical colleges.

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The National Council on Student Development (NCSD)
Become a member of NCSD today. Members are connected to a network of student development professionals, industry partners, and consultants throughout the United States. Members share expertise and receive advice to assist each other with their day-to-day challenges. Learn more about the advantages of being a NCSD member.
   
   

Upcoming Conferences and Meetings

 
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OSHA Health and Safety Instructor Training, June 5-15, 2012
Community College Consortium for Health and Safety Training (CCCHST): Instructors are prepared through a Train-the-Trainer Program called the Great Environmental Safety Training Institute to deliver required certifications for responders and workers.

 
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The Specialist Training Program - June 10-22, 2012- Council for Resource Development
The Specialist Training Program, June 10-22, is a two-week intensive introduction to all facets of resource development in the community college. Many of the nations' most successful community college development and alumni professionals have participated. The experiential learning environment will provide you with the essential elements common to private fundraising, public grant seeking and best practice office operations.

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The National Council on Student Development Leadership Institute, June 22-24, 2012
Register for the NCSD Leadership Institute. More information and application available online at www.ncsdonline.org.

 
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National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Summer Institute, July 12-13, 2012
Mark your calendar now for NCMPR’s Summer Institute 2012, “Do It Write!” This year’s day-and-a-half summer intensive takes place July 12 and 13 in Chicago, Ill.

 
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Community Colleges for International Development Summer Institute, July 14-16, 2012
CCID is hosting a Summer Institute in July 14-16, 2012 in Milwaukee, WI. Topics include media strategies to encourage internationalization, program models of global business education and participatory sessions to further CCDI’s mission, which is “to provide opportunities for building global relationships that strengthen educational programs, and promote economic development.”

 
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Council for Resource Development Presidents Fundraising Academy, September 16-18, 2012
CRD’s annual Presidents Fundraising Academy is designed to provide a president the necessary tools to build a comprehensive and systemic institutional advancement program that will result in acquisition of significant private sector resources in support of the college's strategic plan. The academy will take place September 16-18 at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, VA. For more information, go to http://crdnet.org.

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National Community College Hispanic Council Leadership Symposium, September 20-22, 2012
Mark your calendars for the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) 17th Annual “21st Century Vision: Innovation and the New Normal” Leadership Symposium at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, CA from September 20-22, 2012. Event will feature timely topics and sessions beneficial to ALL community college administrators. Hear from nationally recognized keynote speakers, participate in dynamic sessions that address issues of concern to our Latino community and all community college leaders, develop leadership skills, and network with seasoned professionals.

 
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National Council of Continuing Education and Training Annual Conference, October 14-16, 2012
Join the National Council for Continuing Education & Training (NCCET) at its Annual Conference on October 14-16, 2012 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada. Details can be found online at www.nccet.org. Join "The Quest" For New Ideas!

 
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National Council on Black American Affairs Carolyn Grubbs Williams Leadership Institute for African American Mid-Level Administrators, October 21-26, 2012
Join us for the 11th Annual Dr. Carolyn Grubbs Williams Leadership Development Institute for African American Mid-level Administrators in Community Colleges. The institute will begin Sunday, October 21, 2012 and end on Friday, October 26, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. Institute sessions have an interactive approach used to facilitate focused dialogue on community college issues relating to leadership, ethics, diversity and inclusiveness, global awareness, technology and institutional change and development.


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Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored African American Leadership, October 21st -26th, 2012
NCBAA and its Presidents’ Roundtable announces the 2012 Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored African American Leadership, October 21st -26th in Phoenix, Arizona.

 
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The National Council on Student Development Annual Conference, October 21-23, 2012
 The National Council on Student Development plans to be “Hitting it out of the Park” in October 2012 at the NCSD Annual Conference, held in Louisville, Kentucky. NCSD recorded webinars are also available at ncsdonline.org.

 
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National Council for Workforce Education Annual Conference, October 21-23, 2012
The National Council for Workforce Education is now accepting proposals for the annual conference “Riding the Waves of Change: Leading Strategies for a Diverse Economy”. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Long Beach in California, October 21-23, 2012. Conference strands include: Basic Skills and Student Success; Grant Outcomes, Deliverables and Sustainable Solutions; Emerging Technologies: Partnerships for Training a Resilient Workforce.

   
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