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Phyllis L. Mable Emerging Leaders Institute™

Sunday, 21 July 2019 - 3:00pm to Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 3:00pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 21-23 July 2019 University of Oklahoma | Norman, OK Approximately 30% of ACPA members currently identify as entry-level professionals with 1-3 years of experience in student affairs work. ACPA created the Phyllis L. Mable Emerging Leaders Institute (previously the New Professionals Institute) to address the knowledge and skills emerging professionals desire as they collectively serve thousands of students on a daily basis. This institute includes several mentoring opportunities and one-on-one interactions with several of today’s leaders in higher education and student...
Professional Development Opportunities

July 2019- Grounding our Experiences: Introducing Social Justice Frameworks into International Service-Learning Programs

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Service-learning and international programs have become foundations across universities, often recognized for their ability to support students in achieving academic learning goals and building empathy; however, these programs have come under increasing criticism for reinforcing power dynamics and failing to address issues of identity and privilege. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss how integrating social justice pedagogies into their international service-learning programs made space for conversations around identity, power, and privilege. Presenters will do so by sharing their...

August - Pride Worldwide: Supporting LGBTQ+ Students Through the Study Abroad Process

Tuesday, 6 August 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Study abroad in higher education in the United States has grown steadily in recent years. While the numbers have increased, access to study abroad resources for students of diverse identities has not necessarily grown with them, and universities may not offer explicit support in advising these students through the study abroad process. In this webinar, participants will learn how student affairs professionals can support LGBTQ+ students through the process of studying abroad. They will also gain an understanding of the context of study abroad advising in US higher education, especially...

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