Institutional Group Membership (IG)

An Institutional Group Membership (IG) membership allows up to ten individuals from an institution or a subset of an institution, such as a department or program, to join NADE as a group. An IG membership costs $525 per year, a substantial savings when compared to ten individual memberships.



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Benefits of Institutional Group Membership in NADE include:

  • While the IG Membership is in force, up to ten individuals can hold NADE membership and have voting privileges, member registration rates for the annual conference, and one free SPIN membership each. Have more than ten people to include in your NADE IG membership? Purchase additional IG memberships for each group of up to ten individuals.
  • WELCOME PACKET: When completing the IG Main Membership Application Form, each IG group identifies its contact person (who must be one of the up to 10 individuals covered by the IG membership) who will receive NADE publications for the group and ensure that all members of the IG have access to the publications. When a new IG membership is created, the contact person will receive one NADE poster and will also receive a set of "new member materials" for each person in the group who was not previously a NADE member. This Welcome Packet has a value of over $30.
  • PUBLICATIONS: Members covered by IG memberships receive electronic access to the NADE Digest and the NADE Newsletter.
  • JOBS CLEARINGHOUSE: The Professional Jobs Opportunitees Committee serves as a conduit for information to individual NADE members concerning developmental education job opportunities throughout the U.S.
  • INFLUENCING POLICY MAKERS: Through coordination with NADE's Political Liaison Network, members of NADE share information with legislators and policy makers concerning issues relevant to developmental education.
  • MENTORING: Past presidents of NADE will provide brief advice by mail or telephone.
  • LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Through volunteer positions at both the chapter and national level, individuals can develop and display personal leadership skills for the benefit of themselves and the Association. Individuals may serve on a committee or run for elected office.
  • PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION PROGRAM: NADE sponsors an annual competitive award program to recognize individual, departmental, and chapter achievements in regards to developmental education.
  • FINANCIAL SUPPORT GRANTS: Through a competitive award process, NADE provides cash grants for some members to support graduate education and to conduct research, experimentation, and investigation in developmental education.
  • PUBLICATION AND PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITIES: NADE members have many opportunities for publication in chapter or national newsletters, monographs, or journals. There are substantial opportunities for presentations at the chapter and national level. The annual conference often features more than 200 concurrent presentations on a wide range of areas of interest to developmental educators.
  • As a benefit of NADE membership, the Editor of Research in Developmental Education (RiDE) offers you a discounted subscription to the journal. RiDE is a research-based publication designed to review and analyze current developmental education practices or report on current research literature and studies. For more information, please visit RiDE. RiDE is published by the National Center for Developmental Education, a research and training organization committed to advancing the practice of developmental education. In order to receive a 15% discount on the subscription price, please provide your NADE membership number on the order form. This offer is available to new subscribers.
  • Journal of Higher Education (JHE): For an additional fee paid directly to its publisher, by special cooperative arrangement with the Journal of Higher Education, NADE members may subscribe to this research-based publication for only $47, a 33% discount over the normal price of $70 annually. JHE is published by the Ohio State University Press.For more information, visit their website or contact them at 614-292-1407.

What's New

NADE Digest, Fall – 2016

“The New (Old) NADE”

  • A Position Paper by the Executive Board on the State of the Association
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Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Remedial Educators Warn of
    Misconceptions Fueling a Reform Movement
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NADE Executive Board comment on the Higher Education Reauthorization Act
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Journal of Developmental Education Outstanding Articles:

  • Addressing Flawed Research in
    Developmental Education
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  • Effective Student Assessment and Placement: Challenges and Recommendations
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The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) is pleased to announce that our second white paper, Assessment of Learning Assistance Programs is now available online for free download.

The Terrain of College Reading (CRLA Whitepaper)

A Common Framework for Remedial Reporting: Response to Remedial Reporting Task Force Recommendations. Download PDF.

A Cure for Remedial Reporting Chaos: Why the U.S. Needs a Standard Method for Measuring Preparedness for the First Year of College. Download PDF


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