Conference 2015

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Kentucky Association for Developmental Education Conference:

November 5 & 6, 2015

Bridging Achievement Gaps

Jefferson Community & Technical College / Louisville, Kentucky

KADE Conference Planning Guide
(Click for PDF)

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Thursday’s pre-conference institute will be held at The Galt House followed by a celebration at The Kentucky Science Center (both in downtown Louisville)

12:00 p.m. – Registration Opens   (The Galt House)
1:00 p.m. – Pre-Conference Institute Begins (The Galt House)

 Keynote Address: “The Future of Developmental Education: Creating a Bridge between Developmental Education and College Level Programs of Study” by Dr. Elisabeth Barnett, Senior Research Associate, Community College Research Center (read more about her here: (

5:30 p.m. – New Members Welcome (Kentucky Science Center)
6:30 p.m. – Celebration of Developmental Educators & Awards Banquet (Kentucky Science Center)
10:00 p.m. – Hospitality Suite Opens (The Galt House)

Friday, November 6, 2015

Friday’s conference will be held at Jefferson Community and Technical College in Health Sciences Hall (in downtown Louisville)

Parking will be available in the Student Parking Lot. Directions:

Campus Map:

7:00 a.m. – Registration Opens

7:30 a.m. – Breakfast Begins

8:00 a.m. – Welcome and Business Meeting

8:30 a.m. – Conference Sessions Begin

Keynote Address:

Consuela Castillo Kickbusch (read more about her here:

 2:30 p.m. – Call to Action / Wrap – Up/ Door Prizes

 *Note:  All times listed are Eastern


Call for Proposals (deadline extended to September 18)




By Mail

Make checks payable to: KADE 2015 Conference. Mail this form and your check to: Maria Galyon, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 109 E. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202. 

By PayPal


Galt House Hotel

140 North Fourth St. Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 800-The-Galt or 855-736-3527

View Map and Driving Directions

Conference Rates:
Rivue Tower / Deluxe Guestrooms Single Rate: $125 per night
Suite Towers / Executive Suites single Rate: $140 per night

Check in: 3 pm & Check out: 11 am
Free Wi-Fi is available in Public Areas of the Hotel


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