Getting Involved & Connected for Advising

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Getting Involved & Connected for Advising

  1. 1. Getting Involved &  Connected for Advising  UCAN Presentation by Laura Pasquini & Terrance Parker
  2. 2. UCAN Get Involved Professionally <ul><ul><li>NACADA Purpose & Function </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commissions  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interest Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Proposals - Region & National </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Get Involved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Stay Connected </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. NACADA  Vision and Mission Statements <ul><ul><li>Vision:   NACADA is the leader within the global education community for the theory, delivery, application and advancement of academic advising to enhance student learning and development. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NACADA Mission and Strategic Goals:   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     1:   Address the academic advising needs of higher education globally </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     2:   Advance the body of knowledge of academic advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     3:   Champion the educational role of academic advising to enhance student learning         and development in a diverse world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     4:  Educate university and college decision makers about the role of quality academic advising in higher education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     5:   Ensure the effectiveness of the NACADA organization </li></ul></ul>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/
  4. 4. NACADA Organization Chart - Executive Office
  5. 5. http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/AboutNACADA/orgdir.htm
  6. 6. NACADA Regions <ul><li>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events/Conferences/Regional/upcoming.htm </li></ul>Hoo-ray for Region 7!!! 
  7. 7. UCAN is a NACADA Allied Member <ul><li>The University Counselors Advisors Network (UCAN) as an official allied member of the National Academic Advising Association  </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits as an allied member include: </li></ul><ul><li>Access and use of NACADA mailing lists on a reciprocal basis in accordance with current NACADA mailing list policy. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Publication of activities in the regional communications at the discretion of the editor. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Identification of organization as “An Allied Member of the National Academic Advising Association”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Inclusion of representatives on Regional steering and planning committees when possible. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Expanded political base from which to advance the goals of the organization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6. No legal involvement, connection, or obligation to the organization on the part of NACADA. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Where YOU Can Get Involved!! http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Leadership/cidiv.htm
  9. 9. NACADA Commissions <ul><ul><li>Advising Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Adult Learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Business Majors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Education Majors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Grad & Pro Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising High Achieving Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Student Athletes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Student with Disabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Transfer Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisor Training & Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment of Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Education Advising </li></ul></ul>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Commissions/index.htm
  10. 10. NACADA Commissions <ul><ul><li>Engineering & Science Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL/International Student Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered & Allies Concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liberal Arts Advisors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multicultural Concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer Advising & Mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Colleges and Universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology in Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theory & Philosophy of Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-Year Colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Undecided/Exploratory Students </li></ul></ul>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Commissions/index.htm
  11. 11. NACADA Interest Groups <ul><ul><li> First-Generation College Student Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Probation/Dismissal/Reinstatement Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Professions Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School to College Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Advising Professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Law Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study Abroad Advising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appreciative Advising  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Universities </li></ul></ul>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/InterestGroups/index.htm
  12. 12. NACADA Interest Groups <ul><ul><li>Advising and Academic Coaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising at Historically Black Colleges & Universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Fine Art Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising First-Year Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Veterans, Military Students & Family Members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Second-Year Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Native American and Tribal College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Doctoral Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics and Legal Issues in Advising </li></ul></ul>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/InterestGroups/index.htm
  13. 13. NACADA Professional Involvement <ul><ul><li>Emerging Leaders Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Review  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research & Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Proposals  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer & Committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay Connected: Social Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Ideas .... </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. NACADA Emerging Leaders Program <ul><ul><li>To assist in increasing diversity within NACADA leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Emerging Leaders selected  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Mentors are work with chosen emerging leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging Leader (EL) and Mentor work closely to aid the EL in working towards their area of interest within NACADA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 year program commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  $1500 given during EL's first year to assist in travel expenses to state, regional, and national conferences </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. NACADA EL Program: Requirements <ul><ul><li>NACADA member for 2 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate active involvement in the association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home institution support for attending 2 ir 3 annual conferences during the 2 year commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in personal & program evaluation & assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articulate goals for increasing involvement in NACADA leadership & how the program will support those goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articulate how participation will support the program goal of intentional leadership development for underrepresented groups within NACADA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application due January 1, 2011 for 2011-2013 Class:  http://nacada.ksu.edu/Programs/EmergingLeaders/ELPLeaders.htm#App </li></ul>
  16. 16. UCAN Mentoring Program <ul><ul><li>Opportunity for less experienced UCAN members to develop presentation skills by working with members who have presented at conferences in the past  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal is to pair mentor & mentee in area of similar interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact the UCAN president to be a mentor or a mentee </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact Nola Moudry if interested TODAY! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  17. 17. NACADA Book Review <ul><ul><li>Must be a current NACADA member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited to 1 book review per membership year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviewer is given 1 free book in a topic related to advising in exchange for a written review of that book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The review will be in a future addition of NACADA Journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books cover a wide range of topics due to NACADA having a diverse membership in various university/college roles  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To find a list of current books to review and the instructions on how to submit a review go to: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>     http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/journal/broverview.htm </li></ul>
  18. 18. NACADA Research  <ul><li>NACADA supports research in academic advising to advance knowledge about academic advising as both a field of practice and academic inquiry.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grants of up to $5000 are available for a 1-year proposal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple year grants are also available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotated bibliographies are available on the Research and Grant Writing Resources page of NACDA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NACADA allows for the surveying of its membership  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specific guidelines must be followed  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For a complete list of the research resources available through NACADA go to: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/clearinghouse/research_related/index.htm </li></ul>
  19. 19. NACADA Resources & Publications <ul><ul><li>Academic Advising Today  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publications: Monographs & Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clearing House  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>                          http://nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/index.htm </li></ul>
  20. 20. NACADA Volunteers <ul><li>http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Leadership/VoluntrForm.htm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commission Steering Committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Business Majors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Transfer Students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GLBTQ & Allies Concerns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Interest Group Steering Committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advising First Year Students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Study Abroad Advising </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advising Military Students & Dependents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Within the Commission and Interest Groups: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Write Newsletters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Update Website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review Conference Proposals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commission/IG Fair Help </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diversity Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal Editorial Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards and Ethics Committee  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NACADA Annual Conference On-Site Support  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer at the NACADA regional level   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Write Newsletters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Update Website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Help at Regional Conferences </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. UCAN Committees <ul><ul><li>Elections--Kelly Ayers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitality--Alicia Welch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development (Awards)--Brandy Ellis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programming--Terrance Parker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations (UCAN Logo)--Laura Pasquini </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference/Retreat Planning Committee--Terrance Parker </li></ul></ul>Help us, help you. Get involved!
  22. 22. Conference Proposals <ul><li>NACADA Conference Proposal Tutorial:  http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/AnnualConf/proposals/tutorial.htm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm a topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check out the past presentations for ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find an advising friend on campus to work with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review the guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft your proposal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit the proposal by the deadline </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Some Proposal Suggestions... <ul><li>1.     Clearly stated purpose and objectives </li></ul><ul><li>2.     Timeliness of the subject matter </li></ul><ul><li>3.     Topic's contribution to the advising field </li></ul><ul><li>4.     Creativity in an approach to a situation or ways to manage it </li></ul><ul><li>5.     Adaptability of ideas to a variety of institutional settings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A solid foundation for proposal content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adherence to proposal submission guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective of good writing practices </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Sample Outlines & Presentations <ul><li>Check out the NACADA 2010 Presentation Topics & Handouts on the Interactive Scheduler for ideas:  http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/cgi-bin/proposalsphp/ScheduleInteractive.php </li></ul>
  25. 25. Upcoming Conferences <ul><ul><li>  Students in Transition Confernece </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>November 13-15, 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Houston, TX </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Registration ends October 22, 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference on the First Year Experience 30th Annual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>February 4-8, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  Atlanta, GA  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early Registration ends January 14, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TEXAAN Annual Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>February 23-25, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>College Station, TX </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early Bird Registration is open and ends December 3, 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><ul><li>NACADA Region 7 Annual Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>March 6-8, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oklahoma City, OK </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UNT's Carol Pollard is the region chair so will be involved in the conference!! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American College Personnel Association (ACPA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student Affairs focused organization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>March 26-30, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Baltimore, MD </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early Bird Registration is open & ends January 31, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NACADA National Annual Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>October 2-5, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Denver, CO  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The American College Counseling Association Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>October 3-6, 2012 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orlando, FL </li></ul></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Get Connected with UCAN & NACADA
  28. 28. UCAN is Social Get Connected!
  29. 29. UCAN Online & Interactive <ul><li>Keep the conversation going beyond our monthly meetings! </li></ul><ul><li>Here are a few ways to connect: </li></ul><ul><li>UCAN Facebook Page: </li></ul><ul><li>  http://www.facebook.com/pages/UCAN-at-UNT/191953200927 </li></ul><ul><li>UCAN Forum:   http://ucan.unt.edu/drupal/forum </li></ul><ul><li>UCAN Blog:  http://ucan.unt.edu/drupal/blog </li></ul><ul><li>UCAN Presentations:  http://www.slideshare.net/UCANatUNT </li></ul><ul><li>UCAN Flickr Photos & Videos: </li></ul><ul><li>  http://www.flickr.com/photos/ucanatunt/ </li></ul>
  30. 30. Socialize with NACADA Peers Here's how...
  31. 31. NACADA Gets Social (Media)
  32. 32. Local Advising Organizations <ul><ul><li>National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NACADA Southcentral Region VII </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Texas Academic Advising Network   (TEXAAN) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UT-Arlington Advising Association (UTAAA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UT-Austin Academic Counselors Association (ACA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Texas A&M University Advisors and Counselors (UAC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Connections? Suggestions? </li></ul>
  33. 33. Other Ideas for Pro. Development <ul><li>Student Affairs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ACPA  http://www2.myacpa.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NASPA  http://naspa.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Higher Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inside HigherEd  http://www.insidehighered.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Chronicle  http://chronicle.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Career Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NACE  http://www.naceweb.org/home.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ACA  http://www.counseling.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACCA  http://www.collegecounseling.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TCA  http://www.txca.org/tca/Default.asp </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Thoughts? Questions? Ideas?
  35. 35. Terrance & Laura

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