Professional Development Opportunities

2017 Assessment Institute

Student Affairs Assessment Institute
20 June 2017 (All day) to 23 June 2017 (All day)
Location: Costa Mesa, California, USA SPONSOR: ACPA’s Student Affairs Assessment Institute, sponsored by the Commission for Assessment and Evaluation , provides a guided, curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit. The Student Affairs Assessment Institute provides a balance of instruction and hands-on experience designed to ensure attendees leave with the assessment skills and knowledge necessary to develop and execute quality assessment plans on their campuses. NEW FOR 2017! The 2017 Student Affairs Assessment...

LGBTQ Leaders in Higher Education

23 June 2017 (All day) to 25 June 2017 (All day)
Register Here >> This 3rd annual Institute is designed to support LGBTQ leaders who are looking to advance within higher education, as well as for faculty, staff, and students looking for an opportunity to learn about current issues in Higher Education affecting the LGBTQ Community. The Institute is designed for participants throughout higher education, including academic affairs, student affairs, finance, and development. The Institute also offers a Spouse/Partner Program. Spouses and partners are welcome to attend all keynote addresses and meals, and a limited program and social...
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2017 Phyllis L. Mable New Professionals Institute

Phyllis L. Mable New Professionals Institute
26 June 2017 - 3:30pm to 28 June 2017 - 3:30pm
Columbus, Ohio, United States Overview Approximately half of ACPA members currently identify as entry-level professionals, and 40% have less than five years of experience in student affairs work. ACPA created the Phyllis L. Mable 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 is named in honor of Ms. Mable, a highly respected educator and leader in student affairs for the past four decades. She served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Longwood University (...

Good Housekeeping: Housing Experiences Matter to LGBTQ College Student Success

Commission for Housing and Residential Life
12 July 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
On-campus housing benefits all college students, right? What about students who have to navigate coming out to their roommate? Or students who experience isolation or microaggressions on their floor as the only "out" community member? Longitudinal data from the National Study of LGBTQ Student Success, coupled with authentic practitioner reflection, give workshop participants an opportunity to engage in a case study and identify ways to (re)consider housing at their home institutions. Presenters: Amanda L. Mollet, University of Iowa; Jodi Linley, University of Iowa; Molly Elizalde, University...

Transformative Residential Curricula: Lessons Learned Over 10 Years

Commission for Housing and Residential Life
7 September 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Increased attendance at ACPA's annual Residential Curriculum Institute over the past 10 years is just one indicator that residence life programs across the country are making a shift to curricular approaches to residential education. Bold ideas on student learning and development in the residential setting are driving transformational practices worthy of reflection. This session is intended to cultivate a dynamic learning environment that features lessons learned from implementation of the residential curriculum, experience on a myriad of campuses, and original research. Presenters: Hilary...
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Program Design School

12 September 2017 - 9:00am to 13 September 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: National Center for Higher Education, Washington, DC The Leadership and Training Studio is pleased to announce a fall session of Program Design School . This two-day event in Washington, D.C. will help you write like a pro, develop curriculum with more speed and give you a process to design innovative programs. It's time to join the Program Design School if you: Struggle writing creative curriculum year after year. Need to write quickly or move past writer’s block. Are trying to rehash another “values-based" course or bring life to an existing course. Need a specific plan and clear...
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2017 Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI)

Residential Curriculum Institute
15 October 2017 (All day) to 18 October 2017 (All day)
Norman, Oklahoma, USA Sponsored by ACPA Commissions for Housing & Residential Life and Assessment & Evaluation 2017 RCI Campus Host: University of Oklahoma Conference Overview The 11 th annual Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI) co-sponsored by ACPA’s Commission for Housing & Residential Life and Assessment & Evaluation will challenge you to rethink the practices and grounding philosophies of your residential experience. A residential curriculum provides an alternate approach to traditional programming models that focuses on student learning outside of the classroom. A...
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2018 MMI Overview

Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute
6 January 2018 - 3:00pm to 10 January 2018 - 12:00pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA Going into its 20th year, the Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute is an ACPA signature educational program for those desiring to understand their authentic leadership, strengthen their capacities and understand self and organizational dynamics in order to lead well. The Institute, named for Donna Bourassa, Ed.D. former Associate Executive Director of ACPA, is a successful professional development resource to hundreds of colleagues in the student affairs profession. Features Dynamic curriculum focused on identifying the complexities facing higher...