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Looking Ahead to ACHE Regional Meetings

December 02, 2016 8:16 AM | Anonymous

Now that the excitement from the 2016 national conference has calmed, you might be looking ahead to future professional development opportunities. The Association for Continuing Higher Education offers several valuable events for continuing education professionals, and we would like to take a moment to be sure you are aware of them. In addition to webinars and online resources, we also offer networking events and five distinct regional meetings in various locations throughout the United States. Take a look at some information about these events, and then be sure to follow the links and register for the one closest to you!

ACHE Northeast Metropolitan Winter Networking Event
Date: January 23, 2017
Time: 12 – 3 p.m.
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan
Join the ACHE Northeast Metropolitan region to kick off the new year and network with your colleagues at Stony Brook Manhattan. The event includes lunch and is free to all current members. Please RSVP by emailing Joyce Wellinger at Find more information on the ACHE Northeast Metropolitan event page. 

ACHE Great Lakes
Date: February 8-10, 2017
Location: Doubletree Hotel on the infamous Magnificent Mile in Chicago

The ACHE Great Lakes Region has partnered with the Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education (ICCHE) to host a regional conference. This year’s conference theme is Persistence, Perseverance, and Success in Continuing Education. More information can be found at If you are interested in submitting a conference speaking proposal, there is still time. Please contact Dr. Bonnie J. Covelli, ACHE Great Lakes Regional Chair at

ACHE West 
Date: February 22-24, 2017
Location: San Francisco State University, San Francisco
The 2017 ACHE West regional conference will be held in sunny San Francisco on February 22-24 of next year. The conference theme is Innovate, Create, and Elevate, and the keynote speakers are now available! Find more information about the conference on the ACHE West website 

ACHE Great Plains
Date: March 9-10, 2017
Location: Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, OK
The ACHE Great Plains regional meeting will commence on March 9 at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow, OK. The conference theme will be Continuing Education: Pathways to the Future, and early bird registration runs until February 24! Find more information about the conference on the ACHE Great Plains event page

ACHE MidAtlantic
Date: April 5-7, 2017
Location: Founders Inn & Spa, Virginia Beach
Join ACHE MidAtlantic in a regional meeting that explore best practices and strategies in encouraging degree completion and student retention
. The conference theme will be Degree Completion and Retention: Stopping the Revolving Door, and the Call for Proposals is open until January 16! Find more information about the event and CFP on the ACHE MidAtlantic event page.

ACHE South
Date: April 11-13, 2017
Location: Peabody Hotel, Memphis
Take a trip to Memphis, TN for the ACHE South regional meeting. The conference theme is Treading Our Crossroads Today: Marching Our Pathways Tomorrow, the
keynote speakers have been announced, and early bird registration continues until March 10. Find more information about the event on the ACHE South website.

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