ADEIL 30th Annual Conference: Distance Learning Moving Forward

Learn about cutting-edge strategies, research, learning designs, technology tools, and ability to connect with students by attending ADEIL’s one-day, free virtual conference on October 18, 2022, from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm (ET), generously hosted by the University of Arizona Global Campus and sponsored by Hubble Studios. 

Share your knowledge with colleagues and peers to connect creatively, building your network of skilled professionals and educators!

Keynote Speaker

Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D.

Program Director

Doctorate in Social Work and Public Service Leadership

Adjunct Faculty

Educational Doctorate


Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Graduate Social Worker (LGSW)


Books on various aspects of community building in online distance education

Conference Registration

Conference time is extended and scheduled to end at 5:30 pm (ET)

Register by September 16, 2022, and earn an entry for a conference giveaway item.

Why Attend

  • Attend the virtual conference whenever you are located
  • Grow your professional network
  • Share energy with like-minded individuals
  • Become inspired
  • Expand your knowledge and find solutions to problems
  • Invest in yourself

Register Now!

Conference recordings will be available to ADEIL members. Join ADEIL Today!  Join ADEIL by September 16, 2022 for a chance to win a free ADEIL membership.

ADEIL Welcomes Rena Palloff, Ph.D.

Keynote Speaker

Rena M. Palloff, PhD is the Program Director of the DSW Program (Doctorate in Social Work) and Public Service Leadership at Capella University as well as adjunct faculty at Fielding Graduate University in the Educational Doctorate (EdD).  Dr. Palloff is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California and a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) in Minnesota.  Her clinical work has focused on youth and families impacted by addiction and also clinical supervision.  She has consulted extensively in health care, academic settings, juvenile justice, and addiction treatment for well over 20 years and has also taught in higher education for well over 20 years, predominantly online.  She has written eight books on various aspects of community building in online distance education, three of which have been translated into Portuguese and Spanish and is considered a pioneer in this area.  She has been presenting this work across the United States and internationally since 1994 as well as consulting to academic institutions regarding the development of effective online distance learning programs.  She is the 2012 winner of the Charles A. Wedemeyer Award for Outstanding Practitioner in Distance Education.  Dr. Palloff received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  She holds a master’s degree in Organizational Development and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University.