Time to Plan for the Next Leaders....
By: Nadine Merker, Director of Member and Volunteer Engagement
As we transition from summer to fall, it reminds us that we need to begin to make plans to provide for another upcoming change- looking ahead to your group’s 2016 leaders.
Promoting the AADE Family
By: Kellie Antinori-Lent, 2015 Member Affiliates Liaison
Along with the change of seasons so to comes many regional Fall educational programs. As we make final preparations for the “big day”—gathering speaker PowerPoints, designing attendee handouts, selecting a savory and healthy menu, insuring AV equipment support will be on hand—we should also remember to use the event—even small evening programs—as an opportunity to promote our AADE family.
Active Learner Engagement -- Strategies
By: Nancy Stonis, MJ, BSN, RN, AADE Practice Manager of Accreditation
Individuals attending education programs want to learn information in a fun, exciting way. Active learning is the current standard to engage learners in their own learning process.
Save the date: 2016 State Coordinating Body Training Program in Chicago. New Program and New Name!
Please mark your calendars for the day and a half CB Leader Training program scheduled for Friday, January 8- Saturday January 9, 2016 in Chicago.
Power of the Get-To-Know-You Questions on Social Media
By: Chris Memering, RN, BSN, CDE, SANE-A, Inpatient Management COI
Hey all and welcome back to a lot of you from #AADE15! I don’t know about you, but I love the chance to get to the annual meeting. I always leave feeling refreshed and recharged, like I can take on the world, even though I may need new shoes to do it in (talk about a lot of walking).
Advocacy Volunteer Spoltlight: Sheila Harmon
By: Melissa Akinlawon, Advocacy Administrative Coordinator
For the past few months, the Advocacy Team of AADE has been taking a strategic approach in order to gain support on our federal legislative initiatives. Our primary focus is on gaining support from members of Congress on our federal bill – the Access to Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015 (H.R. 1726/ S. 1345)
Tip from the Indiana Central LNG on meeting the Quarterly Incentive
We asked winners of the Coordinating Body, Local Networking Groups, and Community of Interest Quarterly Incentive Contest, to provide us with some tips on how they worked to qualify.
2016 CB and COI Leaders --Ready, Set, Go!
I know you are looking at the calendar and thinking – it’s barely September 2015 and they want to know if we have our 2016 Leaders ready to hit the ground running????!!!!
MY AADE NETWORK Admin Tip: Copy an Existing Event
It continues to be exciting to see the number of CBs and LNGs using online event registration with MY AADE NETWORK! We have seen many groups utilize MY AADE NETWORK to set up events successfully and seamlessly.
Diabetes Educators Make News with Eating Disorder, Monitoring and Being Active Messages
In the past weeks, diabetes educators have made headlines for the role they play in helping people with diabetes live healthy, active lives. As part of AADE’s Professional and Public Outreach Campaign, media interest in diabetes education climbed thanks in part to AADE15 and other diabetes education news: