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NADE is collaborating with other organizations to provide professional development opportunities.  Please see the list below.  Any of these sessions can be paid for in advance.  Click the link provided for more information.  Each webinar costs $50 for NADE members and $75 for non-members.



November 21, 2018: The Changing Landscape of Dev Ed Math Reform:  Challenges for Leaders

Presenter:  Dr. Uri Treisman, Executive Director, The Charles A. Dana Center, The University of Texas at Austin

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Dec. 5, 2018: Best Practices of Postsecondary Peer Learning Programs (3:00 p.m. Eastern Time)

Presenter:  Dr. David Arendale

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Jan. 25, 2019: Developmental Education: Professionalism, Politics, and Practice (2:00 p.m. Eastern)

Dr. D. Patrick Saxon will be speaking about political advocacy in developmental education.

D. Patrick Saxon, Professor and Director, Developmental Education Administration Ed.D. Program, Sam Houston State University

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More NADE events can be found at the NADE Events page.


White House Would Slash Student Aid and NSF

By Andrew Kreighbaum, Inside HigherEd, May 19, 2017


NADE Newsletter: NADE News May, 2017


Chronicle of Higher Education:

DeVos’s Rollback of Servicing Guidance Raises Fears Among Borrowers’ Advocates

By Adam Harris, April 13, 2017


Cutting College Prep

By Andrew Kreighbaum, Inside Higher Ed, March 28, 2017


NADE Newsletter: NADE News April, 2017


Are Mergers in Pennsylvania Higher Ed’s Future?

By Rick Seltzer, Inside Higher Ed, March 27, 2017


College Completion: Focus on the Finish Line

By Hunter R. Boylan, Barbara J. Calderwood and Barbara S. Bonham of the National Center for Developmental Education on March 1, 2017

Letter from NADE President, Robin Ozz

NADE News February 14, 2017, Letter from President Robin Ozz


Chronicle of Higher Education:

What Does Betsy DeVos Have in Mind for Higher Ed?

By Dan Berrett, Sarah Brown, Eric Kelderman, Brock Read, and Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz on Nov. 23, 2016

Letters from NADE President, Robin Ozz

NADE News October 12 2016, Letter from President Robin Ozz

NADE News September 15 2016, Letter from President Robin Ozz


Inside Higher Ed: Advising as Activism

By Wendy M. Christensen on September 9, 2016


Chronicle of Higher Education: What Colleges Can Do Right Now to Help Low-Income Students Succeed

By Sara Goldrick-Rab on August 28, 2016

The new economics of higher education are harsh, but institutions that listen to the needs of their undergraduates can get them to the finish line.

Upcoming Events

PADE 2019 Conference

PADE 2019 Conference Celebrating Forty Years! March 31-April 2, 2019 PADE is pleased to announce Dr. Michelle Asha Cooper, President of the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), is this year’s Keynote Speaker. Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, … Continue reading

Call for Proposals: 2019 PADE Conference

Deadline for Proposals due January 14, 2019 Click here to submit your proposal (Google form)