[AAACE-NLA] AALPD membership, advocacy
jataylor at utk.edu
Wed Nov 10 09:01:47 EST 2004
I invite those of you interested or working in professional development to
join or renew your membership with the Association of Adult Literacy
Professional Developers (AALPD). An important part of AALPD's purpose is
advocacy. Please see below.
Do you believe adult literacy professional development is important? If yes,
then now is the time to join or renew your membership with the Association of
Adult Literacy Professional Developers (AALPD) and vote for this year's slate
Why should you join or renew your membership?
As we grow and expand, we need updated information about our members in order
to advocate effectively for professional development and provide members with
the best possible services. So, we are asking everyone to renew their
memberships by registering as an AALPD member each year. ***Please take a
moment to update your membership information and *vote* for this year's slate
of officers by visiting:
New Membership/Prospective Members:
If you are not yet a member, are you interested in:
- getting more involved with adult literacy professional development?
- contributing your voice along with other proponents of adult literacy PD?
- taking part in establishing (in the eyes of policy makers) the legitimacy of
a national association of practitioners committed to adult literacy
We invite you to become a formal member of the Association of Adult Literacy
Professional Developers (AALPD). Membership in AALPD is *free* and open to
adult educators interested or working in professional development in adult
Individuals join AALPD by completing and submitting the Membership Form:
**MEMBERS VOTE FOR SLATE OF OFFICERS BY DECEMBER 5, 2004**
On the membership page, you can also VOTE for the current slate of nominated
AALPD officers (Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary-Treasurer).
Why should you become a member of AALPD?
* It's free!
* You can vote for AALPD officers and on special issues that arise (Only AALPD
members will be eligible to vote).
* We will send you the latest information about upcoming trainings, events and
* You can have input into the design of the COABE pre-conference session next
year (2005 in Anaheim).
* You can contribute your voice to our advocacy efforts.
* You can help to establish AALPD's legitimacy in the eyes of policy makers by
demonstrating a strong membership of concerned practitioners committed to
Thank you for joining or renewing your membership with AALPD. We're glad to
have you on board!
On behalf of the AALPD Executive Board,
jataylor at utk.edu
The Association of Adult Literacy Professional Developers (AALPD) is a
national group for professional developers in adult literacy. A special
interest group within COABE (Commission on Adult Basic Education), AALPD meets
at COABE Conferences and other professional development events. AALPD is a
member of the National Coalition for Literacy.
More information about the AAACE-NLA