Be in the KNOW | Be a part of SoACE Knowledge Groups
Are you interested in a forum designed specifically to address the current challenges, questions, and trends that you face in your everyday work? Would the experience and best practices of colleagues be of value to you? If so, you will be interested in learning more about SoACE’s Knowledge Groups.
SoACE Knowledge Groups offer members the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the growing and evolving body of knowledge that guides our profession. By joining a Knowledge Group members have access to…
SoACE has 8 different Knowledge Group areas focusing on different content areas of our profession. A brief description of each of these 8 Knowledge Groups are provided below, along with the name and email address of that Knowledge Group’s chairperson. Feel free to email him/her for more information about the group.
Administration: Directors and administrative staff who have management responsibilities including strategic planning, budgeting, staffing, research, outcomes, legal issues, etc.
Assessment and Data Analytics: Members who utilize various forms of data/surveys to track student/employee success, improve services and other means of assessing program effectiveness
Career Advising/Counseling: Members who counsel and advise students and alumni on various stages of career development from choosing career/major to job search strategies.
Employer: Members working for employing organizations/businesses involved in college relations and recruitment.
Employer Relations: Members working for institutions of higher education who develop and sustain employer partnerships, coordinate on campus recruitment and employer involvement, etc.
Experiential Education: Members who are involved in aspects of experiential education and student employment.
Technology: Members who design, implement, coordinate, update, and/or facilitate technological support for programs, social media and services.
Two-Year Colleges: Members engaged in community or state colleges, certificate programs, trade schools, etc. with a population different than the traditional age baccalaureate student.
Each knowledge group is led by a team of volunteers with specific experience and interest in the content area of their Knowledge Group. These positions include the Chair, Assistant Chair/Chair Elect, Communication Liaison, Conference Planning Liaison and Professional Development Liaison.
In addition, to the positions listed above, Knowledge Group members are invited to help conduct research, present on designated topics at the annual conference, develop webinars and share resources with the SoACE membership relevant to the ongoing work of the group.
All Knowledge Group members must also be current members of SoACE. To join a Knowledge Group, simply click here to fill out the online membership form. You must be logged in to SoACE Connect to complete the form.
Please allow 24 hours for the updates to take place. Your KG membership chair will send you a confirmation email containing additional information about the group.