Toledo Academic Advising Association

Professional Development

TACADA Tuesdays

The Toledo Academic Advising Association hosts monthly information sessions from September to May of each academic year.  These "TACADA Tuesday" sessions are open to all student service professionals on The University of Toledo campus.  Be sure to check the upcoming meeting dates for the next general meeting.


Transferology training, TACADA Tuesday, October 2014

Past TACADA Tuesday Topics:

  • National presenter showcase: a recap of UT's presence at the NACADA National Conference 2015
  • Faculty presentations on curriculum changes and the new gen ed core
  • Networking presentations from various student service departments on campus
  • Informational updates from the Registrar's office
  • Financial Aid updates
  • Scholarship changes
  • HR and career ladders
  • Legal:  The Clery Act
  • Jesup Scott Honors College Initiatives
  • Updates from the Office of the Provost
  • Meet and Greet with UT President Gaber

Have an idea or a request?  Contact your TACADA leadership at   

Annual Conference


The Toledo Academic Advising Association partnered with the Ohio Academic Advising Association, the state allied organization, to host their spring UNconference on UT's campus on March 27, 2015. The half day event featured roundtable talks about serving military and veteran students and a presentation from the Military Service Center on Ohio House Bill 488.  Thanks to a grant from NACADA, TACADA was able to offer this event is free of charge to TACADA members!


TACADA hosted author and philanthropist Andrew Faas on October 20, 2016 with a lecture and discussion regarding bullying in the workplace and emotional intelligence. Andrew Faas is the founder of the Faas Foundation, which supports non-profit organizations concerned with workplace well-being. Currently, he is partnering with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence on an initiative called Emotion Revolution in the Workplace.

Summer Book Club

book coverTACADA established the summer book club in 2016 with The Energy Bus.  Members met in a picnic area for a brown bag discussion of this reading on July 27, 2016 over their lunch break.

Members are invited to participate in the 2017 summer reading of From Bully to Bulls-Eye by Andrew Faas. Copies were gifted to TACADA at the author's visit in 2016 and are available to members, please contact Emily Creamer at  A brown bag date will be forthcoming.


Outstanding Adviser Award

The Outstanding Adviser Award was established at The University of Toledo in 1986 to honor faculty and staff who exemplify excellence in academic advising. Each year, the Office of the Provost recognizes two advisers with this prestigious award. 

Allied Organization Annual Conferences

The Toledo Academic Advising Association is proud to be a contributing sponsor to the Region 5 Annual Conference in 2015!

NACADA Region 5 Conference (Spring)

OHAAA Regional and Annual Conferences (Summer)

NACADA National Conference (Fall)

Last Updated: 6/30/19