Bloomington Advisors Council

Non-BAAC Sponsored Professional Development Opportunities

Save the Date ~
Student Advocates Conference

Indianapolis, IN December 2-3

The Student Advocates Conference is a first-of-its-kind opportunity for Indiana college advisors, mentors, student leaders and other advocates to discover innovative practices, share success stories, and learn about state policies and initiatives impacting college completion and student success. The 2015 Indiana Student Advocates Conference is generously sponsored by USA Funds.

Wednesday, December 2 - Thursday, December 3, 2015
Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 West Maryland Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225


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The NACADA Region 5 conference was a huge success! 
The IAAN sponsored reception was well attended, and IAAN is officially relaunched!

We welcome you to join IAAN and be part of the exciting professional development opportunities for Indiana academic advisors. Annual membership is $25, and you can be part of rebuilding this important organization.  You can join IAAN through the IAAN website or by mailing in the IAAN membership brochure .

Please contact Theresa Hitchcock if you have any additional questions. Please forward this email to your campus organizations and individuals interested in joining IAAN.

Theresa Hitchcock, IAAN President,

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Consider joining NACADA
The NACADA Highlights is the National Academic Advising Association's monthly member news update.
  It is one of the many ways NACADA strives to keep members informed about Association happenings.  Please find the 2015 May Highlights on the Web at

Upcoming Events:
Information about NACADA's Summer Institutes, Annual Conference, and International Conference is available. New platform for NACADA 2015-2016 webinars announced.

NACADA Resources & Publications: Accepting applications for Editor/Co-Editors for the NACADA Journal. Submissions requested for the September 2015 edition of Academic Advising Today. Featured in the Clearinghouse:  Identify Theft.

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NACADA Outstanding New Advisor Award Information:

Advising Organizations:

American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Indiana Academic Advising Network (IAAN)
National Academic Advising Association(NACADA)
National Academic Advising Association - Great Lakes Region 5
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)


The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Mentor: A free e-publication about academic advising in higher education that is published by Penn State's Division of Undergraduate Studies.

NACADA Journal (Subscription/Membership Only)