North Carolina always has a good turnout for the annual NAASS meeting; 2018 meeting was in Portland, Ore., and 2019 in New Orleans 

The North Carolina Association of Summer Sessions (NCASS) serves as a means of sharing information and ideas about educational program development for summer school. Most members find the greatest advantage is getting to know their colleagues from other schools so that when an unusual matter or new idea arrives at their desk, they have persons to phone or email.

Members share what they have learned, either from experience or from attendance at various national meetings. NCASS programs include a speaker with information particularly appropriate to our operations in North Carolina, and have time for interactive discussion. Mostly, NCASS is a forum for talking about challenges, triumphs, and innovations tried.

NCASS began in 1964, shortly after the formation of the national organization, the North American Association of Summer Sessions. Originally called NCACUSSD, the North Carolina Association of College and University Summer Session Deans, the state organization was retitled as NCASS in 1985.

If you are interested in joining NCASS or finding an NCASS mentor, please contact us at ncass@unc.edu.