Spring 2016 NEFDC Conference

May 24, 2016 at Tufts University- Medford, MA

Inclusive Excellence: Teaching and Learning in an Increasingly Interconnected World

Keynote Speaker Dr. L. Lee Knefelkamp

Professor of psychology and education, Teachers College, Columbia University, she teaches in the programs of social–organizational psychology and higher education. For 30 years, Dr. Knefelkamp has researched and written about student intellectual, ethical, identity and intercultural development; curriculum transformation; issues of race, ethnicity, and gender; campus climate assessment; the psychology of organizational change and resistance to change. She is a Senior Fellow with the AAC&U and has held administrative posts as program coordinator and department chair.

Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the NEFDC Spring 2016 Conference held at and co-sponsored by Tufts University on their Medford Campus. This theme is intended to capture ideas, pedagogies and initiatives that create more inclusive classrooms for an increasingly diverse student population. In a global society, in challenging times, where technology affords opportunities to support learning and connection in ways previously not possible, what strategies are being used to support and expand learning for all students?We frame diversity in the broadest sense – sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, international/ global, learning disabilities, learning preferences, culture, levels of preparation, and so on.

Conference Program is now available.

Guidelines for Presenters

Conference Location
Tufts University

20 or 40 Talbot Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144

574 Boston Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144

Conference Rates
NEFDC conferences are one-day events held in the New England area.  A continental breakfast, hot buffet lunch, and wine and cheese poster session are included as part of the conference fee.  Click here for the 2015-2016 conference rates.

Hotel Information
We have reserved a block of rooms in the name of "NE Faculty Development" at
Best Western Plus New Englander in Woburn at $125/night for May 23, 24.

1 Rainin Road, Woburn, MA 01801-4627
Phone: 781/935-8160