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Adult Higher Education Alliance (AHEA) Conference View All Resource Organizations

The AHEA conference is experiential learning by, with, and for practitioners who are committed to learning in action, reflection, and sharing in a community of like-minded persons involved in adult alternative higher education. Our annual conference is open to our membership and non-members who are committed to adult alternative higher education.


  • Call for Proposals to be available August 2017.
  • Theme: Quality of Life in Adult Learning.
American Council on Education (ACE) View All Resource Organizations

ACE seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives.

American Educational Research Association (AERA) View All Resource Organizations

The AERA offers a comprehensive program of scholarly publications, training, fellowships, and meetings to advance educational research, to disseminate knowledge, and to improve the capacity of the profession to enhance the public good. AERA publishes a number of relevant journals, including "Educational Researcher. "

American Educational Studies Association (AESA) View All Resource Organizations

AESA is a society primarily comprised of college and university professors who teach and research in the field of education utilizing one or more of the liberal arts disciplines of philosophy, history, politics, sociology, anthropology, or economics as well as comparative/international studies.

Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) View All Resource Organizations

The ACHE is an organization of colleges, universities and individuals that encourages professional development, research and exchange of information for its members and continuing higher education as a means of enhancing and improving society.

Association for Institutional Research (AIR) View All Resource Organizations

AIR is a professional association of institutional researchers, planners, and decision-makers from higher education institutions around the world, provides benefits to its members, and helps advance research that will improve the understanding, planning, and operation of higher education institutions.

Association for Institutional Research (AIR) View All Resource Organizations

AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education.

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) View All Resource Organizations

AACU holds annual meetings, supports a variety of task forces, and supports other regional meetings on a wide variety of issues related to higher education.

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teachers View All Resource Organizations

This is an independent policy and research center with a primary mission to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher and the cause of higher education.

Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) View All Resource Organizations

HERS provides training institutes for women in higher education.

National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) View All Resource Organizations

NIACE is the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, the national voice for lifelong learning.  NIACE is a large, internationally respected development organisation and think-tank, working on issues central to the economic renewal of the UK, particularly in the political economy, education and learning, public policy and regeneration fields.

New Horizons for Learning View All Resource Organizations

New Horizons for Learning is an international network of people, programs, and products dedicated to successful, innovative learning. As such, this organization builds support for comprehensive lifespan learning communities.

Professional & Organizational Development Network (POD) View All Resource Organizations POD supports a network of nearly 1,500 (members) faculty, teaching assistants, administrators and education consultants who value learning in higher education.
SUNY Center for Professional Development View All Resource Organizations

SUNY Center for Professional Development (CPD) is a collaborative central resource for the SUNY Community providing access to high quality professional development opportunities focused on the latest trends and established best practices in higher education to enhance the capability of SUNY faculty and staff and increase SUNY's competitive advantage.

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Using SUNY CPD Points at SUNY Empire State College

SUNY Center for Professional Development “points” for SUNY Empire State College are managed by the Center for Mentoring and Learning.  When SUNY Empire faculty and staff select “CPD points” as the method of payment for an event or a course, use of these points requires approval by CML; points are available on a first come, first served basis.  If the annual points allotted to the college have been exhausted, the individual’s home center/office will be responsible for payment.  Please note that registration confirmation does not validate the use of CPD points; official approvals/denials of the use of points are sent to the individual by CML via email.  Associated travel and lodging costs are the responsibility of the individual’s center/office. For more information about CPD points, please visit

Teaching, Learning and Technology (TLT) Group View All Resource Organizations

The TLT Group is an organization that offers online resources/workshops/sessions on a variety of topics.

With its HP grant, the college purchased an institutional membership, which means all members of Empire State College can join for free.

To obtain a username and password, you will need to register through this page:

The Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C) View All Resource Organizations

The Online Learning Consortium (formerly the Sloan Consortium) assists learning organizations to continually improve the quality, scale, and breadth of their online programs according to their own distinctive missions, so that education will become a part of everyday life, accessible and affordable for anyone, anywhere, at any time, in a wide variety of disciplines.

Thirteen Ed Online View All Resource Organizations

Thirteen Ed Online is New York City's public television stations' website that has links to several outstanding adult education websites.

University Business View All Resource Organizations

University Business is the leading provider of smart management solutions for higher education administrators at two- and four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States, and is the most-closely followed and most-regularly read information source in the industry, bringing top-quality journalism to the unique issues, challenges and opportunities faced by higher-education executives.

University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) View All Resource Organizations

UCEA is an organization that assists institutions of higher learning and affiliated nonprofit organizations to increase access through a wide array of educational programs and professional development services.