ATD In The Field & In the News

The Achieving the Dream team is in the field this week on campus site visits and participating in summits, conferences, workshops, and meetings across the country. Keep up with us on Twitter @achievethedream.


League for Innovation Executive Leadership Institute

Scottsdale, AZ

President and CEO Dr. Karen A. Stout is participating as a member of the faculty for the League for Innovation’s Executive Leadership Institute.  ELI comprises approximately 35 emerging leaders from across the country, many of whom are from colleges in the ATD Network.  Dr. Stout will be speaking to “Institutional Analytics: Building a Culture of Evidence to Support a Student Success Agenda.”

Holistic Student Supports Teams

Two of our Holistic Student Supports team members, Dr. Mei-Yen Ireland and Dr. Laurie Fladd, are delivering programming and support onsite in Missouri this week.


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The ATD Equity Institute February 19, 2019, in Long Beach, CA
Developing a Single-Minded Focus on Equity

Register your team for this unique interactive day-long institute where they will engage in learning opportunities and activities to develop a deeper understanding of what equity means, what it looks like in practice and how it is manifested or stifled on their campuses. Teams will engage in conversations around equity challenges impeding the success of their students and brainstorm practical solutions that empower all members of the college community. Institutions boldly addressing their own equity challenges will share their strategies, obstacles, and outcomes. Teams will be challenged to engage with new tools to use in their own equity strategy.

15th Annual DREAM National Convening: February 19-22, 2019 in Long Beach, CA
A Unique Collaborative & Learning Event

Our special Early Bird Rate ends soon. Register today to participate in one of the country’s largest convenings focused on tackling today’s and tomorrow’s challenges in student success through more than 140 sessions, workshops, plenaries, and keynotes covering topics from equity, student supports and OER to pathways, leadership, and data and technology. Register today !

ATD Teaching & Learning Summit: Building a Culture of Teaching Excellence for Student Success: May 30 – June 1, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN

Our Teaching & Learning Summit will strengthen the role of Centers for Teaching and Learning and empower faculty as leaders in addressing issues of student access, achievement, persistence, completion, and equity in teaching and learning. Teams composed of faculty members, academic affairs administrators, faculty developers and Center for Teaching & Learning directors will engage with experts in teaching and learning, coaches, and practitioners from ATD colleges as they devise action plans to bolster their institution’s teaching and learning capacity and expand the use of evidence-based classroom techniques. The Summit program will feature multiple focused tracks, including one on implementation of Open Educational Resources.  Colleges that choose this track will learn about the role of OER in fostering open pedagogy and how best to integrate the use of OER in broader institutional student success strategies. Check our website soon for details.


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