Educational Opportunity Program) counselor at Alfred State College has been honored with a NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Region 1 Advising Excellence Award, which was presented to her at a conference held recently in Burlington, VT, where she presented “The Mid-Semester Reality Check – Creating a Plan for Academic Recovery.” She also received a $130 presenter scholarship from NACADA to cover the cost of the conference registration.
NACADA is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students. Its mission is to champion the educational role of academic advisers to enhance student learning and development in a diverse world; affirm the role of academic advising in student success and persistence, thereby supporting institutional mission and vitality; anticipate the academic advising needs of twenty-first century students, advisers and institutions; advance the body of knowledge on academic advising; and foster the talents and contributions of all members and promote the involvement of diverse populations.
Engle, of Almond, joined the ASC community in 2008 as an EOP (Educational Opportunity Program) counselor where she assists students enrolled in the EOP program with academic, financial, and personal issues.
Prior to joining The Learning Center, Engle served as a special education teacher. Engle holds a bachelor of science degree in education from SUNY Geneseo and is currently pursuing her master’s degree through Empire State College.
The Honeoye Central School graduate is the mother of Leysha, at home.