US Department of Education (DOE)
The DOE exists as a means of federal oversight and regulation of education as well as a warehouse of education data, laws, and funding opportunities. For example, the DOE has a page dedicated to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)
CAS is the pre-eminent organization in the nation for promoting positive standards in student development and aid. NACADA (see below) uses their Academic Advising standards as the foundation for successful advising.
NACADA is the foremost authority on academic advising on Earth. There are over 10,000 members from dozens of different nations. Originally founded at Kansas State University, NACADA hosts conferences, publishes peer-reviewed literature, and provides professional development opportunities for academic advisors and administrators.
- NACADA - National
- TEXAAN: Texas Academic Advising Network - NACADA's Texas affiliate
- Membership - Although not free, NACADA membership gains you access to NACADA's advising journal, discount on professional events, and a discount on NACADA's publications.
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