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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.
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.
Call for Session Presiders:
Session presiders are needed to introduce presenters, to start and end the sessions on time, and to distribute and collect session evaluations. If you are available, please send an email indicating your availability to serve as a presider to Betsy Cunningham at CUNNINGHAMB@mail.etsu.edu by October 7, 2019.
ACHE 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!
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81st Annual ACHE Conference
October 14-16, 2019 Denver, Colorado
A new feature of the conference this year was a track specifically designated for the themes of influence and leadership. There were six sessions within this track and they were designed to help attendees establish and develop a vision for personal leadership, create and implement a plan to set and accomplish goals, and to provide tools and resources for personal and organizational development and growth. Sessions for this inaugural leadership track of sessions were the following:
Individuals who attended at least four of the six leadership sessions received a certificate of achievement and designated as an ACHE South Influencer. Feedback on this new track for the conference was very positive, and it is possible that this will be an ongoing feature of ACHE South conferences.
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.
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 email@example.com to sign up or ask questions. We're looking forward to working with you!