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NCE at Convention!


Professional Development Seminar


Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join Dr. Arie Nettles and Dr. Donna Ford from Vanderbilt University as they discuss the importance of being a culturally responsive workplace and the impact it can have on our constituents. They will lead group discussion on racial disparities in services for people with IDD, personal introspection on biases, and the impact on racial biases behavior. Come and network with other organizations as you continue your professional development.

In addition to the NCE Professional Development Seminar, NCE is bringing additional opportunities for you to bond and engage with your fellow chapter leaders, including a chapter leader reception and more:

NCE Awards Luncheon

The NCE Distinguished Professional Achievement Awards recognizes leaders across The Arc nationwide who demonstrate the skills, dedication and passion that has come to exemplify an executive at The Arc. The NCE Awards Luncheon celebrates those leaders who strive for excellence, put our clients first, and deliver great results. Join us to celebrate your colleagues and revel in the accomplishments of all of us who make The Arc great! The NCE Awards and Professional Development Seminar can be registered for when you complete your Convention registration. If you’ve already registered for Convention and would like to add on either event, please contact Robin Powers at

The 2018 NCE Silent Auction is now Open!

As the premiere fundraiser for the National Conference of Executives, we have solicited an amazing collection of items from donors around the country! Are you interested in jewelry, fashion, travel, dining out, art, culture, sports, memorabilia, or something else? We have the perfect item for you!

It’s easy to get started:

  1. Click the link 2018 NCE Silent Auction  and bookmark it on your phone
  2. Register to be able to begin bidding
  3. Start bidding!
  4. Come back often to see recently added items and check on your favorites.

The Silent Auction closes on Friday, November 9, 10pm CST!

If you are coming to Nashville, TN for our National Convention, come by and visit the auction in person! The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center is our gracious host. Silent Auction hours at National Convention are:

  • Thursday, November 8, 12pm – 6pm
  • Friday, November 9, 12pm – 10pm