Opportunities for Newcomers



Welcome Newcomers!
 
Whether you are new to NEAIR, or new to IR, we welcome you to the North East Association for Institutional Research!
 
At this year’s conference, we are excited to provide the following opportunities for newcomers:
 
Newcomers to IR Pre-Conference Workshop (PCW)
New to IR?  Led by two experts in the field, this PCW will build your knowledge base in many areas of Institutional Research, including: current issues, working with stakeholders, skills and ethics.
Cost:  $120
When: Saturday Afternoon AND Sunday Morning
Register online in your conference registration
 
Navigating NEAIR: A Newcomer’s Toolkit
New to NEAIR? Connect with fellow new members and get insider tips from NEAIR leadership on how to make the most of your membership and first NEAIR conference!
Cost: Free
When: Sunday 2-4pm
Register online in your conference registration
 
Many Sessions During the Conference  
On the Program-At-A-Glance, sessions with a red border indicates particular relevance to newcomers. The conference mobile app (Whova) will also be keyword searchable for newcomer sessions.
 
Volunteering
Looking to meet other folks in the community in an informal way? Consider volunteering for the conference! There are many opportunities, such as helping out at the registration desk, helping put together conference materials, and more! Look for an email to volunteer in October or reach out to Beth Simpson at neair@neair.org.
 
Still have questions?
About conference logistics: Contact Beth Simpson at neair@neair.org.
 
About being new to the field or new to NEAIR: Contact Allison Reilly, Newcomer/MidCareer Coordinator at maryr@bc.edu.