Organizations and Conferences

EMPOWER is an Adult Education graduate association.  

Goals of EMPOWER:

  • To assist and support the preparation of adult learners in positions as administrators, programmers, educators, and trainers in a variety of adult educational settings
  • To engage in community service activities, work with existing graduate adult education associations, campus organizations, alumni, and continuing education programs, and others that are relevant to the field of adult education.

 For more information about EMPOWER, please contact Dr. Geleana Alston.

 Professional Organizations:

North Carolina Adult Education Association (NCAEA)

The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)

Commission of Professors of Adult Education (CPAE)  

Adult Higher Education Alliance (AHEA)  

American Education Research Association (AERA)  

Upcoming Conferences  

November 8-11, 2016

65th Annual American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference

Albuquerque, NM  

March 9-10, 2017

Adult Higher Education Alliance 2017 Conference

Orlando, FL  

April 27- May1, 2016

2017 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

San Antonio, TX  

June 8-11, 2017

Adult Education Research Conference

Norman, OK