Good afternoon!

With our annual CRLA Northeast Spring Conference
<> right around the
corner, I write to you today with a *FINAL CALL for nominations for board
positions, awards, and conference proposals......*

*                   ACT NOW! Deadline is this Friday, March 1st!*

Please consider running for one of our board positions for the 2019-2020
academic year, or recommending an exceptional colleague.

 *Open positions include:*

President-Elect, Treasurer, Communications Coordinator, Membership
Coordinator & Secretary

full position descriptions*


*Outstanding Educator*
This award is for an outstanding educator who is an excellent teacher,
tutor, director, coordinator, or scholar in the field of post- secondary
reading, writing, mathematics, or developmental education.

*Outstanding Contributor to the Field*

This award is for a college level administrator or educator who has shown
exemplary service to others in their work with students and colleagues in
the fields of learning assistance, tutoring, and developmental education.


Proposals for 45 minute concurrent sessions are welcome from anyone with a
passion for and occupation in learning assistance, including learning
assistance professionals, faculty, peer educators, graduate students, or.
Concurrent session presenters will benefit from a discounted conference
fee. Please be sure to include the following in your proposal:

o Title of the session

o Intended audience and learning objectives

o 50-100 word description of topic and how it will be addressed

o Relation of topic to conference theme – please keep in mind that literacy
isn’t limited

to traditional ideas of reading and writing – proposals representing the
broad range of disciplines and uses of literacy are encouraged!

o Full name(s), organization affiliation, e-mail, and phone number of


o Technology requests (rooms will have HDMI and/or VGA hook ups for

*Please send all nominations (or inquiries) by

March 1st to:

*Marisa Passafiume, CRLA Northeast Past President*

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*Marisa Passafiume*
*Assistant Vice President for Academic Success*

Riverdale, NY 10471
Phone: 718-862-7796
Fax: 718-862-7791
Twitter: @Marisa_Pass
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