NADE's efforts include the hard work of 17 committees, listed below. If you would like to help with the work of a committee as a volunteer, please complete and submit a Committee Volunteer Form or contact Joyce Adams, the Committee Coordinator.
Encourages adjunct faculty participation and development and establishes professional growth activities.
Collects and organizes NADE materials for easy access and historical preservation.
Coordinates promotion of NADE awards, selects reviewers for awards program, promotes nominations for the various awards, and assists with award ceremony.
Provides information about the NADE Bylaws, as well as information for amending the documents, and makes recommendations for possible changes.
Chaired by the NADE Vice President, includes all NADE Chapter Presidents and Presidents-elect in its membership. Maintains the organizational and communication structure between the NADE Board and each NADE Chapter as well as provides services to assist chapters in their development.
Ensures that cultural diversity is recognized and celebrated in all NADE activities.
Provides information and promotes nomination of officer candidates, coordinates process for selection of candidate slates, and supervises the election process.
Promotes and increases communication between NADE members and international partners through on-going networking efforts and at the annual conference, where the committee hosts international attendees and sponsors dedicated sessions and events.
Works with the Board and other NADE groups to coordinate the dissemination and promotion of information, press releases, policy statements, and products.
Provides opportunities for Developmental Education professionals to publish articles in the NADE Digest to further discussion of practical issues in Developmental Education.
Assists with writing, editing, and other production aspects of the NADE Newsletter.
Serves as a clearinghouse of information among the NADE chapter political liaisons, identifies key issues on the state and national level, and oversees the NADE political liaison newsletter (The Liaison).
Coordinates a professional development website and links to the NADE website.
Maintains a membership of 5+ members.
Identifies lead professors in graduate programs in the field, receives approved annotated bibliographies from same, and facilitates posting.
Investigates and invites experts from various areas to participate in website postings and updates.
Assigns topics and areas to committee members and facilitates postings.
Coordinates annual awards to support continuing education by individual NADE members. Recommends activities to support professional development of members, and coordinates professional development workshops for the members
PROFESSIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Coordinates information concerning job opportunities to the NADE membership and provides information at the annual conference.
Coordinates information among like-minded professional organizations and recommends cooperative agreements between NADE and other organizations.
Coordinates research concerning NADE activities (e.g., membership, conferences), coordinates annual research awards for individual NADE members, and recommends and coordinates research studies concerning developmental education. This committee is responsible for creating the overall conference evaluation form, collecting information from that form, and disseminating that information to the NADE Board and to conference teams.