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Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”. But with credentialing programs, MOOCs, conferences and other online offerings, associations can fill the skills gap. Try MOOCs or coding camps.

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How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

In the association community, it feels like we’re always playing catch up to the world around us. If you need a little inspiration—the kind that makes you feel blessed “to have been alive and well back then”—then read The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , a white paper from Elizabeth Engel, CAE and Shelly Alcorn, CAE. But how many associations are only paying lip service to that part of their mission? It’s not just about associations.

Can Associations Corner the Education Market?

Associations Now

A look at some of the roles associations can play as the price and demand for traditional higher education continue to climb. Can associations ever take the place of colleges? This was a question posed recently by Jeff Cobb , managing director and cofounder of Tagoras. There is a lot of hand wringing and gnashing of teeth these days about the future of associations,” Cobb wrote. About whether associations are even ‘relevant’ any more.