2018 Annual Convention Information

The AOFYE Commission sponsors several networking opportunities during the ACPA Annual Convention. Those interested in AOFYE can meet the Directorate Board during the CelebrACPA event. In addition, AOFYE sponsors an meeting during the convention that is open to all ACPA members who are interested in learning more about the Commission. This meeting generally features the opportunity to meet fellow colleagues in the AOFYE field from around the country as well as recognize the winners of the Commission's Excellence Awards and Research Grant. Important partners such as the Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education (NODA) and the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition also are in attendance to update the membership on important resources and upcoming professional development opportunities.

Sponsored Programs at Convention:

Monday, March 12, 2018
12:15pm - 1:15pm in Room 342B
Presenting Data from the 2017 National Survey of First-Year Experiences
Monday, March 12, 2018
5:15pm - 6:15pm in Room 360B
Helicopter or Compass? Student-Family Relationships in the First Year
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm in Room 342B
Impacting Student Leader Development Using Leadership Competencies
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm in Room 342C
Inclusive Campus Practices for Neurodiversity: Building a Bridge for Success
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
4:15pm - 5:15pm in Room 351F
Engaging Faculty in the New Student Experience
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:30pm - 6:30pm in Room 342B
Community, Access, and Thriving: Theory-based Approaches to Supporting First-year Transitions

If you can’t make it to the Convention this year, don’t fret! We will have plenty of webcasts, blog posts and other professional development opportunities for you throughout the year.  Keep an eye on your email for announcements about these activities and ways to become more involved with AOFYE.