National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning
25 Years of Innovation
June 19 – 21, 2013 • Revel, Atlantic City, NJ
with an optional pre-conference workshop on June 18
The National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning provides an intensive learning experience for professionals in education who are involved in the assessment of adult and experiential learning. Celebrating its 25th year, the National Institute has been attended by, and provided educational sessions from experts who have joined us from all around the world.
The theme of the 2013 National Institute is: Looking Back. Moving Forward. As assessing adult learning encompasses many areas, sessions will engage participants and allow them to gain knowledge in the area of assessment as it pertains to:
- Prior Learning Assessment
- Distance Education
- Assessment Methodologies
- Competency-Based Education
- Effective Learning Outcomes
- College-level Learning
- Workplace Education and Assessment
- Utilizing Technology
The main goal of the National Institute is to address issues of interest to novices and experienced professionals alike. The National Institute also serves as a venue to share experiences in a casual environment and to network with colleagues. All attendees are also invited to attend the exclusive Welcome Reception during the early evening of Wednesday, June 19. A special invitation will be included in the registration packets. The National Institute is sponsored annually by Thomas Edison State College.
Dr. Elena Silva
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
Dr. Elena Silva is a senior associate at The Carnegie Foundation, where she contributes to the Foundation's research and writing projects and represents the Foundation and its work in the Washington, D.C. education policy community and nationally. She comes to Carnegie from Education Sector, where she was a senior policy analyst researching and writing on a wide range of educational issues, including public school staffing, scheduling, assessment and the role of teachers' unions in reform. Earlier in her career she was the director of research for American Association of University Women, where she led national research initiatives and wrote related research reports on gender equity in science and technology, higher education and the workplace, and managed the Foundation's research grants portfolio. Silva developed and directed one of the first AmeriCorps service programs in the United States for the ASPIRA Association.
Silva holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. in education from University of California-Berkeley, where she taught undergraduate courses in urban education, high school reform and qualitative research. She holds a bachelor's degree in sociology and anthropology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
If you have any questions regarding the National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning, please call (609) 984-1130 ext. 2297 or email [email protected].
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