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Darden College of Education to Host AACE Conference

Old Dominion University's Darden College of Education will host the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE) 2009 National Assessment and Research Conference Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11-12.

Featuring high-energy, intensive workshops conducted by nationally known presenters, the conference will focus on assessment, research and diagnosis. It is designed for all professional counselors, counselor educators and supervisors, school testing coordinators, district accountability specialists and graduate students.

Ted Remley, professor and Batten Endowed Chair of ODU's Department of Counseling and Human Services, will be the keynote speaker. A lawyer, counselor and former executive director of the American Counseling Association, Remley will discuss issues related to the ethical considerations regarding admissions testing.

"Our mission is to promote understanding of counseling outcome research, diagnosis and the professional use of counseling, psychological tests and educational assessment tools to benefit the clients and students we serve," said Danica Hays, associate professor of counseling at ODU and the AACE 2009 Conference chair.

More information about the conference is available at www.theaaceonline.com or by contacting Hays at 757-683-6692 or dhays@odu.edu.

This article was posted on: September 3, 2009

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