NACEP website gets a makeover!
The new website has more resources including summaries of federal policies and legislation affecting concurrent enrollment, key developments in state policies, links articles about NACEP and NACEP members, information about volunteering, and the newly-adopted 2011 Standards. Visit http://nacep.org/ to take a tour. Help us maintain the resources on the website by sending updates about your program to Adam Lowe at email@example.com, particularly news articles, research and data, presentations you make, and state policy developments.
Membership categories change
At the business meeting during the Fall 2009 Annual Conference in Memphis, TN, changes to the by-laws regarding membership were passed. The changes are intended to ensure that NACEP remains an inclusive organization with the participation of a wide range of institutions – regardless of whether they are pursuing accreditation. Previously, the membership categories were related to accreditation status (e.g., Provisional and Accredited Members); membership and accreditation status are now separate. Review the new categories on the NACEP website at Fees and Categories.
NACEP Day on the Hill
Join your colleagues on Monday, March 8th to raise awareness of the benefits of concurrent enrollment partnerships to federal legislators and policy-makers. Contact Adam Lowe at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Memphis Conference Presentations Now Available on the Website
More than 250 professionals involved in concurrent enrollment partnerships from 31 states gathered at the NACEP annual conference in Memphis TN in October 2009. Hosts from University of Tennessee at Martin organized a dynamic conference filled with a wide range of workshops and presentations on building strong concurrent enrollment partnerships, survey techniques, using online collaboration tools, state policy development, accreditation, and the latest research findings. Many of the presentations and handouts are now available on the NACEP website, in the conference archives.
A number of the break-out sessions also covered the accreditation process and how to prepare accreditation applications. Programs seeking accreditation were able to meet with Accreditation Chair Jan Erickson and other reviewers to ask questions specific to their applications.
Building our Quality, Broadening our Reach
NACEP 2010 Conference to be Held in Minneapolis MN
Mark your calendar for the 2010 NACEP conference, to be held October 24 – 26 in Minneapolis, the “City of Lakes.” In addition to hundreds of lakes, beautiful parks and golf courses, and miles of biking and hiking trails, Minneapolis also boasts fine restaurants, award-winning theater, world class museums, and many professional sports teams.
The conference will be co-hosted by College in the Schools at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, and the state coalition of concurrent enrollment programs, MnCEP. A request for presentations will be e-mailed to members of the NACEP listserv and posted on the NACEP website in early April. Watch the website for more information as plans for the conference unfold. To learn more about Minneapolis, visit Meet Minneapolis at www.minneapolis.org/.