About the New York College Learning Skills Association
The first Symposium on Remedial/Developmental Education was held in New York in 1978. In 1979, twenty-five educators in college academic support services joined together to form the New York College Learning Skills Association.
The NYCLSA constitution was ratified in April 1980 with these stated objectives:
Our Mission: To advance standards for teaching and learning skills professionals serving underprepared college students.