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. 

DREAM 2019

ATD’s annual convening saw more than 2,200 higher education leaders, policy makers, and faculty for four days of thought-provoking sessions about issues critical to increasing student success. Read more about DREAM 2019 here.

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2019 NASPa annual Conference

Los Angeles, CA

Executive Director of Holistic Student Supports Dr. Mei-Yen Ireland  will be presenting at the 2019 NASPA Annual Conference.

success 2019 Conference

Wausau, WI

Associate Director of Network Recruitment and Retention Ryan Knight will present "Dreaming Success: How Achieving the Dream's Network Drives Improved Student Success" and Holistic Student Supports Coach Shauna Davis will present "What problem are you trying to solve?" at the Success 2019 Conference.

join the atd network

Thinking about joining the ATD Network? Join us for an ATD101 webinar Thursday March 14th at 2:00pm EST to learn more about how to benefit from the collective learning of the national ATD Network of institutions and partners and from our 15 years of experience innovating and anticipating future needs and issues in the face of continual change Register for the webinar here.


Achieving the Dream President, CEO Named to NJCAA Foundation Board
MVCC student named DREAM Scholar
Board of Trustees approves new simplified tuition model
8 NC State Education Doctoral Students Named 2019 DREAM Fellows
Community College Administrator Focuses on Student Success


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

Mark your calendars! ATD’s 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.

SAVE THE DATE: September 11 – 13, 2019. ATD Data & Analytics Summit, College Park, MD

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