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Call for Session Presiders:

We are looking for presiders for our concurrent sessions for ACHE South 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Session presiders are needed to introduce presenters, to start and end the sessions on time, and to distribute and collect session evaluations.

Please complete this form indicating your availability to serve as a presider, feel free to sign up for multiple times and days. Please fill out the form even if you have previously sent an email about being a presider. Contact Betsy Cunningham at with any questions.  Dr Mary


EvolllutionACHE and The evoLLLution have entered into an exciting partnership that will provide our members with valuable content about trends and issues in continuing higher education. Look for more information here soon and learn more from The evoLLLution representatives at your regional conferences. CHECK OUT THE EVOLLLUTION/ACHE WEBSITE! 

2020 ACHE South Conference Sponsors 

Thank you to our sponsors! We appreciate how your partnerships make our Continuing Education units better. The conference couldn’t happen without you!

President's LevelBisk

Bisk, a pioneer in corporate learning, partners with leading nonprofit universities nationwide to offer today’s workforce the knowledge and skills for tomorrow’s economy. Our online learning platform bridges business and higher education, helping you build a better organization.

President's Level
Cognition Builders Cognition

We provide Adulting Courses for universities and colleges as well as for in-home private families. Cognition Builders also provides social, emotional, behavioral, and family system support through our Family Architects and Cognitive Companions. 

President's Level
Collegis EducationCollegis

Collegis Education is a strategic partner whose net-revenue growth solutions help colleges and universities maximize their enrollment potential through data-rich, technology-enabled marketing, engagement and retention services.

Vice President's LevelCanvas

The Canvas Learning Management Platform delivers an open, extensible learning ecosystem that allows schools to build the digital learning environment that meets the unique challenges faced by your institution. Canvas simplifies teaching, elevates learning and eliminates the headaches of supporting and growing traditional learning technologies.

Dean's LevelBlackboard

We help you solve your most critical challenges in education to drive student success.  We believe in the power of technology to expand access to education.

Dean's Level
Emsi Emsi

Emsi provides colleges and universities with labor market data to build a better workforce and nurture strong economies, businesses, and graduates. Hundreds of institutions use Emsi to align programs with regional needs, drive enrollment, connect students with in-demand careers, track their alumni’s employment outcomes, and demonstrate their institution’s economic impact on their region. 

Higher Education Vendor
Nova Southeastern University- Orlando CampusNSU

Nova Southeastern University offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs for students looking to gain a competitive edge in their field.

Promotional Products Sponsor
MSK Concepts, LLC  MSK

Looking for promotional products? You've come to the right site! Whether you are looking for a specific item or just browsing for ideas, our site is your one-stop source.

Share Your Expertise

We are looking for volunteers to serve on committees for the upcoming year. Share your expertise, meet new people, and get involved with ACHE South. Email Debbie Poweleit at to sign up or ask questions. We're looking forward to working with you! 

Volunteer Opportunities

Call for Proposals Now Open

If you are wondering IF you should submit a proposal, remember these words of Walt Disney: “If you can dream it, you can do it.  Always remember that this whole thing was started by a mouse.”
Dream up what you could propose, and then do it! 
Guidelines for Concurrent Session Proposals:  Concurrent sessions will be 45-minutes in length, with 15 minutes for Q&A.  Session times will be scheduled on Wednesday, April 15, Thursday, April 16, and Friday, April 17, 2020.Group
You may submit your ACHE South 2020 proposal by Monday, October 7, 2019, at 5 p.m. The proposal team will review all submissions and inform you of your status on or before November 1, 2019. Please note that presenters must register and submit their registration fee prior to the start of the conference.

South Wins!

ACHE holds a scholarship drive during every annual conference. These funds are designated to be used for the grants and scholarships awarded to ACHE members. This year's goal of $3500 was met at the last minute with a rousing round of donations during the final minutes of the last general session. As hands went up with $20 bills, the region giving the most money shifted from Great Plains to West to Mid-Atlantic, South and back to Great Plains. In the end, South would not accept a loss and stepped up to donate the most funds. As Chair, Patti Spaniola was pleased to accept the award on South's behalf. Win-Win for everyone!

South Leads at ACHE Annual Conference

Special mention to Amy Johnson, Lisa Graves, Marilyn Read, James Shamlee, Rick Osborn, Lisa Schmidt, Brian Van Horn, Betsy Cunningham, and Patti Spaniola for serving on the ACHE Annual Conference Planning Committee. Amy Johnson served as Conference Co-Chair, Lisa Graves, and Marilyn Read as on-site logistics, James Shamlee led the Fun’Raising efforts, Rick Osborn co-chaired the Proposals & Program Committee, Lisa Schmidt chaired the Awards Committee and assisted with the First Timers program, Brian Van Horn led the First Timers program, Betsy Cunningham was the technology guru, and Patti Spaniola served as webmaster for the conference website. Thank you to all for representing the South region in serving ACHE.