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I hope your transition to a new academic year is going well. I am excited to let you know of my plans to retire from my Executive Director position at the end of 2017. However, as I shared with the AAEE Board, my decision is bittersweet. Ironically, the “bitter” is due to so much that is sweet! I have thoroughly enjoyed my affiliation with AAEE, from various roles on the board, to serving as President, Interim Executive Director, and Executive Director. I am particularly proud of the improvements implemented during my leadership and the promising future that continues to unfold for AAEE.
I’d like to thank the board for their leadership, collaboration and support. I must also thank Sara Russell for her partnership in all aspects of my work. I’m very proud of the sense of team we have developed—this could not have occurred without Sara’s competency, collegiality and diligence. Finally, I’m grateful to you—our community of educators—for the wonderful relationships I’ve been privileged to develop with our membership. As you can see, it is going to be challenging for me to leave my position and my colleagues. However, because it is gratifying for me to consider the organization we have built, my departure will be sweet, too.
As a former career counselor, I’ve used words like “deceleration” and “reinvention” to refer to retirement. Now, I’m eager to apply these terms to the next phase of my career journey and to be able to reconfigure my schedule with more time for family (i.e. grandkids!), reading, exploring, spending time with friends, volunteering, and being open to new possibilities.
During the remainder of my tenure, I will continue to invest fully in AAEE; however, I wanted to announce my retirement early so that the board and I could collaborate to provide a favorable transition for a new Executive Director. Thank you for the opportunity to serve alongside great colleagues and in a key role within an excellent professional association. I hope to see you at our annual conference and fair in Pittsburgh, October 24-26!
Deborah R. Snyder, Executive Director
American Association for Employment in Education
email@example.com; 614.800.1722; www.aaee.org
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Thank you, Deb. Colleagues, I hope this communication finds you well and ready to begin a new academic year. It is my hope that you can join me in congratulating our Executive Director, Deb Snyder, in her retirement announcement for the end of this year. Having served in an Executive Director capacity since 2015, there have been a great number of contributions Deb has provided leadership to our association for, including:
For seven years, I had the privilege of seeing Deb serve on the AAEE Board in various capacities. During this time, Deb demonstrated her loyalty and commitment to the association. Everything Deb worked on, every project she completed, every connection she made, was of impeccable quality and brought credibility to the association and its mission.
In light of Deb’s retirement announcement, AAEE will be starting a nationwide search for a new Executive Director. Look for details about the position to be released to the membership on September 1, 2017. I am confident that among our membership and other professional colleagues, we will find a quality individual who will be able to continue the excellent leadership Deb has provided AAEE as Executive Director.
As we move through these exciting times of transition, the conference planning committee is working hard to offer another great opportunity for all of us to connect for professional development, networking, and fun. I look forward to seeing you at the 84th AAEE Conference, Bridging Partnerships, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 24-26. Our Education Career Fair will occur October 26 in collaboration with Kappa Delta Pi’s national conference—providing an opportunity for recruiters to connect with future teachers from across the U.S. who are attending the education honorary’s conference. You can register for the conference and fair, and book your hotel through our AAEE website,www.aaee.org. Looking forward to connecting with all of you in Pittsburgh as we continue to build partnerships together!
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Deb Snyder (AAEE Executive Director) at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Sara Russell (AAEE Strategic Marketing Manager) at email@example.com
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Congratulations to Bethany Schlipf, recipient of the 2017 Janice Jones Scholarship, an award of $800.
Bethany was presented with her check by Illinois State University Career Center Director Pamela Cooper, Career Advisor Renee Carrigan, Bethany Schlipf, and College of Education Associate Professor Dr. Pauline Williams.
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Help us ensure the success of our 84th Annual Conference and Education Career Fair by becoming a sponsor! Your conference sponsorship allows AAEE to provide enhanced programs and services for conference attendees without increasing the cost to our members.
By attending as a sponsor, you have great opportunities to make valuable connections with hundreds of AAEE attendees. We have sponsor packages ranging from Diamond to Bronze, for full details please see Conference Sponsorship.
“The 2016 AAEE conference in Nashville was one of the best conferences of the year. It was set up as a vendor-friendly conference, creating multiple opportunities for conversations with school districts all across the country. The collaborative environment focused on tackling challenges that exist in education, sharing best practices, and creating initiatives to positively impact student achievement.” - Justin Metcalf, PeopleAdmin; 2017 Diamond Sponsor
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With memories of Nashville lingering fondly, the AAEE team preps for an exciting journey to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the 84th Annual Conference and Education Career Fair. The 2017 Conference and Fair will run from October 24 through 26, with the Career Fair falling on the final day, a new schedule from pervious formats. Until we see you there ...#AAEE2017PA
Tue. Oct. 24 - Thu. Oct. 26
We'll cover it all: professional development and networking opportunities for career services & Colleges of Education professionals, K-12 recruiters & school district administrators, and colleagues from nonprofit & for-profit education-related organizations.
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Share your expertise and experience by presenting a 30-minute Express Session or 60-minute Concurrent Session at the Conference
Education Career Fair
Thu. Oct. 26 from 3 - 6 PM
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Please join us for Webinar #4 from our 2016-17 Webinar Series with a presentation by Diana Maughan. "Tips for Teacher Fair Success: A Career Services Perspective" will offer advice on how to make your fair more effective and ensure you get the most from your teacher fair attendance.
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