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jonathan byler on mon 11 apr 11

I'm still trying to figure out what the benefits of membership are?
no one can really explain this to me. The conference, I can totally
understand, but I can't quite figure out why I would want to spend the
extra money and become a member. someone ought to remedy this.

On Apr 11, 2011, at 5:17 PM, Arnold Howard wrote:

> Jonathan, your testimonial should appear on the NCECA website. It is
> the best I have read. You should send it to NCECA.
> Sincerely,
> Arnold Howard
> Paragon Industries, L.P., Mesquite, Texas USA
> /
> On 4/11/2011 12:49 PM, jonathan byler wrote:
>> this is a shame. I had to pay most of my own way to go, but I learned
>> enough in the first day to more than make it worth it. fortunately my
>> department is supportive of me going. I bring back knowledge and
>> ideas that benefit everyone (faculty and students) at a level much
>> higher than the mere cost of a conference fee. it is an investment
>> well worth making. it was close-ish to home, which helped defray some
>> of the costs... I plan on finding a way to seattle next year.
>> On Apr 9, 2011, at 12:09 PM, John Britt wrote:
>>> Budget woes have finally trickled down to the states.
>>> I am going to bet that the very real budget constraints of state
>>> institutions
>>> contributed to low attendance at NCECA. I know of several state
>>> schools that are
>>> having to cut $50,000 or one person from the department. Don't think
>>> that they
>>> are inclined to spend $2,000 to send faculty to NCECA.
>>> But I could be wrong,

Taylor Hendrix on tue 12 apr 11

I'm not sure what needs to be figured out (hee haw). Here is the
listed benies of the standard membership:

Taylor, in Rockport TX
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On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 5:32 PM, jonathan byler wrote:
> I'm still trying to figure out what the benefits of membership are?