Click in the box to the right of the committee that you would like to have more information about, or would like to serve on.
Advocacy: Effect change, influence outcomes, address politically sensitive issues, fight for equity in resource allocation.
Alumni: Encourage alumni to work with us; explore endowment possibilities.
Communication: Effective communication will result in strong and creative collaborative efforts. Study language as applied to nontraditional student stereotypes, manage the website, host a listserv, keep us connected.
Finacial Aid: Discover the significant debt and the differences nontraditional students face.
Health & Well-Being: Advocate for health, fitness, education, and psychological services.
Lifelong Learning: Research learning styles; investigate the potential of credit for prior learning experience; gather statistics on retention with an adult education focus.
Organization Administration: Provide support and technical assistance to student organizations and to NNTSA developement.
Research: Develop proposals and studies, conduct surveys; add the the body of research and knowledge on nontrads, e.g., propose a national standard for the definition of "nontraditional student", pursue a training-of-trainers grant.
Special Projects: For example, the Paladin Project for individual and group advocacy, is waiting for leadership. Write grants, develop/manage projects, act as liaisons.
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Members can serve on a state, regional, or national level. National-level service requires a committment of at least one year.
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