Professional Development Opportunities

Webinar Series: International Students & Mental Health

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 4:00pm
A unique 4-part event brought to you by the Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development and co-sponsored by the Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services, and the Commission for Housing and Residential Life . Participants who attend at least 3 of our 4 one-hour Webinars will receive a Certificate of Completion.
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2019 NECPA Summit

Thursday, 16 May 2019 (All day)
This year’s Summit encompasses a focus on this mission of providing professional development around social justice education. Join us May 16, 2019 at the University of Rhode Island at the 2019 Annual Summit, where speakers will focus on topics related to the need for equity and unity within all groups in higher education.
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May 2019 - Chinese Pronunciation: Understanding and Honoring Your Students' Names

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Presented by Megan Jeffrey, M.A., Program Manager from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, this session will give a brief overview of the Chinese language system, a short but comprehensive guide to Mandarin intonation, and an interactive pronunciation session that will leave participants with a basic yet powerful command of Chinese linguistics. Participants will also learn how cultural tradition, governmental regulations, and holidays play a significant role in student classroom behavior and etiquette. Register at
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June 2019 - Navigating Higher Education: Experiences of Foreign-Born Professionals in the U.S.

Monday, 10 June 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
This Panel Session invites you to hear about the experience of foreign-born higher education and student affairs professionals, the unique contributions they bring to the field and the obstacles they have to overcome to navigate the professional world. The audience will hear from four foreign-born higher education professionals from different countries, institutions, regions and professional experiences. Registration Link:
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Program Design School

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, 12 June 2019 (All day)
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 11-12 June 2019 | 9am-5pm National Center for Higher Education | Washington, DC Join The Leadership and Training Studio and Erin Fisher for a two-day, hands-on, engaging and entertaining seminar. Erin will share how she wrote 90 programs in four and a half years and still has more ideas. (As a matter of fact, she has written eight new courses in three months.) You will learn how to write participant guides, facilitator guides, identify 40 learning methods and understand why you can’t write learning objectives until the end of your course! By the end of the two days,...
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Two-Year College Drive-In: Equitable Outcomes and Student Success in Two-Year Colleges

Friday, 21 June 2019 - 8:00am to 3:15pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 21 JUNE 2019 08:00am-3:15pm | Raleigh, North Carolina Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University 1890 Main Campus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606 co-sponsored by: Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at North Carolina State University Two-Year colleges have historically served students who have often been excluded from other institutions of higher education. Part of the mission of two-year colleges has been in providing economic mobility to the communities we serve by changing individual lives for collective good. The...
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Training in Restorative Justice

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 (All day) to Friday, 28 June 2019 (All day)
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 26–28 June 2019 | 9am-5pm each day National Center for Higher Education One Dupont Circle NW | Washington, DC 20036 Training in Restorative Justice for College Student Misconduct and Residence Life will give you a thorough understanding of restorative justice principles and practices, strong facilitation skills, practical information about program implementation, and the satisfaction of having participated in a powerful intellectual, emotional, and spiritually-uplifting training experience. Open to student affairs administrators, faculty, students, and other staff...
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Leading with a Racial and Social Justice Lens: SSAO’s as Stabilizers in this Time of Culture Change TM

Thursday, 27 June 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 30 June 2019 (All day)
Increased activism, student demands for more inclusive environments and systemic structures of oppression require 21stcentury university Senior Student Affairs Officers to be more emotionally intelligent and responsive to emergent campus issues. The times demand courageous leaders. Join other senior leaders engaged in this important work to build your capacity so that you can comfortably engage racial justice and decolonization, confident in your knowing and competent in your engagement, and ready to continue leading your campus, staff, and students through these challenging times.
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2019 Assessment Institute™

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, 12 July 2019 - 2:00pm
ACPA is partnering with CACUSS - Canadian Association of College and University Student Services for the 2019 Student Affairs Assessment Institute. This Signature Institute provides a guided, curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit.
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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 sveeral of today’s leaders in higher education and student...