Monthly Announcements

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Communities of Practice 
  • Is currently being reworked/under renovation to make it more user friendly.
  • Make sure to follow the Region IV Communities of Practice page for monthly updates, to find information in regarding the Region IV Conference, minutes, and more.
  • If there is some type of information you would like to see on our Region IV page, which is currently not there, please let me know and I will make sure to get it added.
NAAE Awards
  • Don't forget to make sure applications are submitted to the online system by May 15th
  • Please make sure to bring your Outstanding Cooperation, Outstanding Service Citation, and Lifetime Achievement Award applications to the Region IV Conference in Ann Arbor, MI.
  • State Winner Verification Forms were sent to State Presidents on Monday, April 17th. If you need the link again it is:
  • As soon as Ideas Unlimited State Winners are selected, I will be notifying them to get their videos made for submission for Regional Judging.
  • NAAE is also looking for awards judges. You can sign up on the NAAE website by May 15th if you would like to help judge. 
Professional State Association Application
  • An email should have arrived to State President's last week with a copy of the application.  
  • The application is due on September 1 to me. If you would like to complete it sooner, I have attached a copy of the application. I will also have paper copies of the application available at Region IV Conference.
2019 Region IV Conference (June 25-27, 2019) in Ann Arbor, MI
  • Here is the CoP link to the Region IV Conference page:  
  • Please remember hotel reservation must be made by May 26th
  • Early bird pricing ends on June 1st 
  • If there are specific items you would like to see added to the Region IV Conference during our business sessions, please let me know. I am open to any and all changes and/or suggestions. I have a planning session with Jeff Voris on May 21st so please send any ideas prior to that.
2019 NAAE Convention (December 3-7, 2019) in Anaheim, CA
  • If you are interested in being a presenter at the convention, make sure to submit your proposal by June 3, 2019
  • Early bird registration and housing is now open through July 12, 2019. After July 12th, prices will increase by $50 for registration.
Professional Development Opportunities
  • NAAE Virtual Book Club-make sure to sign up by May 31st on the NAAE website