Off Campus Conferences


10/29/2014 - 10/31/2014
Online Learning Consortium International Conference 2014
Orlando, FL
This conference, which will provide the latest information on asynchronous learning programs, processes, packages, and protocols, is geared to both experienced professionals and interested newcomers to online learning who hail from a variety of work sectors, including higher education, continuing education, K–12 professionals, business, government, health care, professional associations, and nonprofit organizations. It is especially designed to meet the needs of College–level faculty and administrators; Instructional technology and media professionals; Instructional designers; and Trainers in public and private sector organizations

11/3/2014 - 11/6/2014
The Leadership Academy
Macomb Community College, Clinton Township, MI
In a relaxed, personalized, and content–rich environment, this four–day academy is designed to prepare leaders for the myriad of challenges that await them. Discuss unique leadership traits, be given opportunities for self–reflection, and be encouraged to think strategically about your professional goals while advancing the mission of the community college. You will also learn effective strategies for critical leadership tasks such as running effective meetings, collaborative problem solving, and personnel development.

11/9/2014 - 11/12/2014
STEMtech Conference
Hyatt Regency, Denver, Colorado
An international convening that emphasizes increasing student access, success, and completion in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Conference tracks focus on improving STEM education, better aligning educational systems, addressing local workforce needs, and exploring technologys role in teaching and learning processes.

11/12/2014 - 11/14/2014
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) International Conference
Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Chicago, Illinois–International–Conference
The annual conference of CAEL brings together 500 participants to learn, network and work together to make lifelong learning accessible to adults around the world. Attendees include college faculty and administrators, HR professionals, workforce developers and representatives from labor and government.

11/19/2014 - 11/22/2014
ACTE's CareerTech Vision 2014 Conference
Nashville, TN
This conference promises an exciting, informative and inspirational educational agenda packed with hundreds of sessions, along with exceptional networking opportunities with thousands of CTE peers and professionals, exchanging valuable insights. In addition Keynote presentations by Diane Ravitch and Emily Pilloton bookend the conference activities.

11/24/2014 - 11/24/2014
The Lansing Administrative Assistants Conference
Lansing, MI
You'll learn to build and strengthen your people skills; manage multiple projects, responsibilities and bosses; get more done in less time; and become an indispensable star assistant! Boost your communication skills, your productivity, your professional development and your satisfaction! In this era of dramatic change in the business world, assistants have never been more challenged … more stretched … than they are today. You're expected to do whatever it takes to keep the train moving amidst the confusion brought on by re–engineering, restructuring, new technology—whatever changes you're up against. In this valuable conference, you'll learn new, practical skills that will enable you to manage your job and your career with new professionalism, new authority and new success.

1/28/2015 - 1/30/2015
San Diego, CA–events/educause–connect
EDUCAUSE Connect creates highly interactive, action–driven professional development experience focused on finding workable solutions, connecting people's experiences, building professional networks, and growing individual and collective understanding of higher education IT issues. Connects are events for anyone who wants to move ideas, understanding, and the profession forward.

2/19/2015 - 2/21/2015
General Education and Assessment 2015: From Mission to Action to Evidence: Empowering and Inclusive General Education Program – Association of American Colleges and Universities
Kansas City, MO
General education remains a central element of the higher education landscape for most of us. It is a place where faculty members and student affairs educators have the primary opportunity to reach the largest number of students, engaging them with important skills and knowledge beyond their major. When higher education institutions examine their general education programs, a logical place to begin is the mission of the institution. How can we make it clear to ourselves and to others how well we are achieving the goals we have set for ourselves and our students?

2/19/2015 - 2/22/2015
Impact National Conference
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest annual conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service–learning, community–based research, advocacy and other forms of social action. Building on the rich 28–year tradition of the COOL Conference and the Idealist Campus Conference, IMPACT is the one time during the year when students, administrators, faculty, AmeriCorps members and VISTAs, and nonprofit professionals gather together to learn and share effective practices, improve personal skills and organizational strategies, discover opportunities and resources, exchange stories, be inspired and challenged to sustain our efforts.

3/2/2015 - 3/4/2015
Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, San Francisco, California
Summit attendees will come from across all aspects of the education field, from kindergarten to higher ed, practitioners to policymakers, funders to researchers, and many others. Carnegie Foundation Summit for Improvement in Education participants are like other education conference attendees in wanting to learn new skills, develop a professional network, and share their experiences. But they are unique in that they are ready to be at the forefront of the educational improvement community — that together will transform problem–solving within education.

3/8/2015 - 3/11/2015
The Innovations 2015 Conference
Boston, MA;`
The Innovations conference is the premier event for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and learning, and discovering new approaches for enhancing the community college experience. The conference provides a tremendous forum for collaboration among academic experts and leading community college professionals, while granting participants exclusive access to the most inventive and thought–provoking programs from around the world.

4/9/2015 - 4/11/2015
National Service Learning Conference
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC
More than 1500 youths and adults from across the country and around the world will convene for three days of learning, inspiration and connection. This international conference provides tools so both can return home with the tools, resources, ideas and support to return home and improve their practice, their schools and their communities.

4/16/2015 - 4/20/2015
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research and is a showcase for ground breaking and innovative studies in diverse areas of early to higher education. This year's theme is justice, locally as well as globally, with the aim to make room for democratized knowledge production in which the experiences of all people are shaped by the principles and practices of justice.

4/22/2015 - 4/24/2015
San Antonio, Texas–events/educause–connect
EDUCAUSE Connect creates highly interactive, action–driven professional development experience focused on finding workable solutions, connecting peoples experiences, building professional networks, and growing individual and collective understanding of higher education IT issues. Connects are events for anyone who wants to move ideas, understanding, and the profession forward.

5/25/2015 - 5/28/2015
NISODs 2015 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence
Austin, TX
NISODs International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence attracts educators from around the world and is the definitive gathering of community and technical college faculty, administrators, and staff seeking to engage in deep conversations about best and promising practices designed to improve student achievement. (See the call for Presenters!)