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Calendar of Events

2014

April Board Meeting
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
April 11, 2014 at 9:00 am (EST)

The Nominating Committee actively seeks nominations for public members to the AALE Board of Trustees. These nominations must reach the Nominating Committee by February 13, 2014.

Proposed revisions to Bylaws, Standards, Policies and
Procedures
-sent to Board members by May 14, 2014

June Board Meeting - Annual Meeting and Elections
June 13, 2014 at 9:00 am (EST)

Orientation Session-New Board Members
[tba]

October Board Meeting
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
October 10, 2014 at 9:00 am (EST)

December Board Meeting - Budget Meeting
December 12, 2014 at 9:00 am (EST)

(*subject to change by the Executive Committee)



2013

January Board Meeting
(Accreditation/Membership decision session)
January 9, 2013 at 1:00pm (EST)

March Board Meeting
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
March 6, 2013 at 1:00pm (EST)

Nominations for Annual Elections - post by May 8, 2013
The Nominating Committee actively seeks nominations for public members to the AALE Board of Trustees. These Nominations must reach the Nominating Committee by March 1, 2013.  

Proposed Amendments to Bylaws - sent to Board members by May 8, 2013

June Board Meeting - Annual Meeting and Elections
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
June 7, 2013 at 9:00am (EST)

Orientation Session - New Board Members
[tba]

September Board Meeting
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
September 11, 2013 at 1:00pm (EST)

Proposed Amendments to the Bylaws - sent to Board members by November 11, 2013

December Board Meeting - Budget Meeting
December 11, 2013 at 1:00pm (EST)


(*subject to change by the Executive Committee)

 

2012 

January Board Meeting
(Accreditation/Membership decision session)
January 11, 2012 at 1:00pm (EST)

March Board Meeting
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
March 7, 2012 at 1:00pm (EST)

April Board Meeting
(Special Accreditation/membership session)
April 23, 2012 at 1:00pm (EST)

Nominations for Annual Elections - post by May 2, 2012
The Nominating Committee actively seeks nominations for public members to the AALE Board of Trustees. These Nominations must reach the Nominating Committee at least 90 days prior to the deadline for posting nominations for the Annual Elections. 
Proposed Amendments to Bylaws - sent to Board members by May 2, 2012

June Board Meeting - Annual Meeting and Elections
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
June 1, 2012 at 9:00 am (EST)

Orientation Session - New Board Members
 [tba]

September Board Meeting
(Accreditation/membership decision session)
September 12, 2012 at 1:00pm (EST)

Proposed Amendments to the Bylaws - sent to Board members by November 12, 2012

December Board Meeting - Budget Meeting
December 12, 2012 at 1:00pm (EST)

(*revised 01/25/12 by Board of Trustees; subject to change by the Executive Committee)

 

2011

January Board Meeting
(Membership/accreditation decision session)
January 12, 2011

Nominations for Annual Elections - post by May 3, 2011
The Nominating Committee actively seeks nominations for public members to the AALE Board of Trustees. These Nominations must reach the Nominating Committee at least 90 days prior to the deadline for posting nominations for the Annual Elections.
Proposed Amendments to Bylaws - sent to Board members by May 3, 2011

June Board Meeting - Annual Meeting and Elections
(Membership/accreditation decision session)
June 3-4, 2011

Orientation Session - New Board Members
August [tba], 2011

September Board Meeting
September 7, 2011

Annual AALE Members Meeting
[tentative: fall 2011]

December Board Meeting - Budget Meeting
December 7, 2011

(*approved 09/ 01/10; subject to change by the Executive Committee)

 

2010

January Board Meeting
January 15, 2010

[Nominations for Annual Elections - post by April 30, 2010]

June Board Meeting - Annual Meeting and Elections
June 4-5, 2010

Orientation Session - New Board Members
August [to be announced], 2010

September Board Meeting
September 1, 2010

December Board Meeting - Budget Meeting
December 1, 2010

(*approved 12/16/09; subject to change by the Executive Committee)

 

Past Events

Week of November 26, 2007 The Winter Council of Scholars and Board Trustee Meeting
February 28-March 3, 2006 Of Interest: The 13th annual California Charter School Association conference will be held simultaneously and in partnership with the 2006 National Charter Schools Conference sponsored by Charter School Leadership Council in Sacramento, CA. AALE staff will be in attendance and  will be part of the exhibit hall. for further information, please see the conference website.
February 23-25, 2006 Of Interest: Core Knowledge, Inc.  will hold it's XVth annual conference  in San Antonio, Texas. AALE staff will present on charter school quality as well as exhibit in the Vendor Hall. Please attend our presentation or stop by our booth. For further information, please see the organization's website.
October 27-28, 2005 Of Interest: Colorado League of Charter Schools will hold it's annual Charter Schools Conference: Celebrating Charter School Growth & Quality in Denver, CO. AALE staff will be in attendance. For further information, please see the League's website.
October 27-28, 2005 Of Interest: Michigan Association of Public Academies will hold it's annual Charter Schools Conference: Excellence for Every Child in Detroit, MI. AALE staff will be in attendance. For further information, please see the Association's website.
October 24-25, 2005 Of Interest: National Association of Charter School Authorizers will hold it's annual conference in Denver, CO. AALE staff will be in attendance. For further information, please see the Association's website.
October 6-9, 2005 Of interest: The Association of General and Liberal Studies and the Association for Integrative Studies will hold a joint conference at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. For further information, please see the conference's website. 
May 1-3, 2005 Sarah Cunningham, Director of Charter School Accreditation & Education Assessment will speak at Pennsylvania's Charter School Association annual meeting in Harrisburg, PA
April 17-19, 2005 Sarah Cunningham, Director of Charter School Accreditation & Education Assessment, spoke along with school leader, Wilson Willard of W.E.B. Dubois Academy, at the Ohio Charter School Association annual meeting in Columbus, OH.
April 7-10, 2005 Of interest: The Association for Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) Eleventh Annual Conference, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Theme: "Contemplation, Crisis, Construct: Appropriating Core Texts in the Curriculum."  For further information, please see ACTC's website
January 26-29, 2005 AALE past President Jeffrey D. Wallin speaks at Association of  American Higher Education (AAC&U) "Liberal Education and the New Academy: Raising Expectations, Keeping Promises," in San Francisco, CA.
November 30-December 1, 2004 AALE Charter School Accreditation Program partnered with the 2004 National Summit on Charter School Innovations, Show Me The Money, Show Me The Measures, presented by The Performance Institute of Washington DC. Director Sarah Cunningham and Program Officer Meghan Cotter presented on accreditation as a form of accountability to parents, the community and institutions of higher education.
April 18, 2003 AALE and the Brookings Institution co-host a roundtable discussion for liberal arts college leaders and Washington policymakers on "The Coming Accountability Revolution: Staying Ahead of the Curve" at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. 
December 12, 2002 AALE Director of Accreditation Francis DuVinage speaks on "Liberal Education and General Education in a Global Context" at the 10th Anniversary Workshop of the Business-University Forum of Japan
April 20-21, 2001 "Workshop on Accreditation through Student Learning Assessment," for AALE faculty fellows and their college presidents, sponsored by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, in Washington, DC.  The meeting was highlighted by speeches from former Assistant Secretary of Post-Secondary Education Lee Fritschler and from Timothy Fuller, recently Acting President at Colorado College (read Dr. Fuller's speech). 
October 18-22, 2000 AALE presentation New Methods of Student Learning Outcomes Assessment at the National Collegiate Honors Council's 35th Annual Conference, held in Washington D.C.
August 4, 2000 AALE presentation on Accrediting General Education in Distance Learning Bachelor's Degree Programs, at the 16th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison Wisconsin. Paper by Prof. John Baker and Prof. George Lucas. Presentation and information session conducted by AALE Associate Director Dr. Francis DuVinage.
June 23, 2000 AALE Executive Director Michael Poliakoff speaks on  "Accreditation Review and Academic Audit: A Fresh Approach or More of the Same?" at CHEA 2000: Enhancing Usefulness Conference IV, held in Washington, DC. 
June 14-15, 2000 AALE Research and Policy Analyst Tom Suh and AALE Consultant Dale Larson make a presentation on AALE Key Performance Indicators at a conference of the Data Elements Task Force of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), held in Oakland, California.
May 16, 2000 AALE Hosts Accreditation Based on Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes, a conference with regional accreditors, Washington, D.C. Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
March 13, 2000 Remarks to the Associated Colleges of the Midwest by AALE past President Jeffrey Wallin
November 13, 1999 Liberal Education Curricula: Advantages of Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Programs - summary of a debate between Peter Kalkavage of St. John's College in Annapolis and Glen Thurow of the University of Dallas. The full text of both speeches is also available.
November 13, 1999 Jacques Barzun Award Dinner. The second presentation of the Barzun Award, this year honoring William C. Friday, former president of the University of North Carolina.
July 1999 State of Virginia Adopts AALE Education Standards, Press Release
December 10, 1998 Keynote Remarks to the Virginia Governor's Commission on Higher Education, by AALE past President Jeffrey Wallin
May 25, 1998 Keynote Remarks to the American Academy for Liberal Education, by W. R. Connor, Director, The National Humanities Center
May 19-20, 1998 Quality Assurance Conference, Kenan Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
November 8, 1997 Jacques Barzun Award Dinner. The first Barzun Award, presented to Jaroslav Pelikan, Sterling Emeritus Professor of History, Yale University.  A downloadable (PDF) version of his acceptance lecture, entitled "Pernicious Amnesia: Combating the Epidemic," is available.