Professional Development Opportunities

September - Being Good Company on Students' Journeys Toward Intercultural Maturity

Thursday, 5 September 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
As our world becomes more globalized, student affairs professionals need to rise to the challenge to prepare students for life and work in a global society. This session explores the concept of intercultural maturity (based on King and Baxter Magolda's Developmental Model of Intercultural Maturity) and ways in which educators can foster students' development of intercultural maturity. Our session is geared toward practioners in all functional areas who are passionate about preparing students for meaningful lives in a global society. Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2407963848043541773

Presidential Symposium: Reimagine and Transform: Connecting Research and Practice in Higher Education

Friday, 27 September 2019 (All day)
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 27 September 2019 Michigan State University & On-Line Co-Sponsored by ACPA and ASHE Hosted by the Michigan State University Center for Higher and Adult Education Event Overview: The Presidential Symposium co-sponsored by ACPA and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) will take place on 27 September 2019 and will focus on how to reimagine and transform higher education by connecting research and practice. The event will take place both on-site at Michigan State University and as a virtual live stream event. Graduate degree programs and student...

2019-2020 Webinar Series: Student Affairs & Services Around the World

Tuesday, 1 October 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 (All day)
Join ACUI, IASAS, and ACPA's Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development for a series of international Webinars featuring well known experts and speakers from around the world. Each Webinar will address a topic critical to student affairs and services, including diversity of structures of student affairs in different regions and countries around the world, different roles and functions of students within student affairs and universities, focussed discussions on mental health, free speech, SDG and sustainability, race and equality, gender and other relevant issues such as counseling, residences and community building and many more. The series will start in October 2019 and continue through June 2020 with approximately one Webinar each month. More information coming soon!
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Institute on the Curricular Approach™

Saturday, 12 October 2019 - 8:00am to Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - 6:00pm
ICA 2019 will formally recognize the broader applicability of the Approach by changing the name of the institute from the Residential Curriculum Institute to the Institute on the Curricular Approach. We continue to see more and more colleagues apply this Approach in functional areas beyond residential life and as entire student affairs divisions. This name change formally recognizes that shift in interest from participants and acknowledges the applicability of the Approach to all learning beyond the classroom.
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Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference

Monday, 14 October 2019 - 8:00am to Wednesday, 16 October 2019 - 6:00pm
The University of Vermont annually presents one of the nation’s premiere conferences focused on the diverse legal issues impacting all aspects of higher education. The conference spans two and a half days and includes multiple concurrent sessions, large plenary sessions, welcome reception, networking lunches and vendor area.
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Institute for Aspiring SSAOs: Exploring Underrepresented Identities and Career Paths™

Sunday, 27 October 2019 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 12:00pm
The ACPA Institute for Aspiring SSAOs: Exploring Underrepresented Identities and Career Paths will explore ways in which our diverse backgrounds (such as gender identity and presentation, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and physical/cognitive qualities) impact our move to and experience within an SSAO role. This event is for professionals with 5+ years of experience.
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Program Design School

Monday, 9 December 2019 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 10 December 2019 - 4:00am
WE'RE OFFERING TWO UPCOMING DATES! 9-10 December 2019 | 9am-4pm 9-10 June 2020 | 9am-4pm National Center for Higher Education | Washington, DC REGISTER FOR DECEMBER REGISTER FOR JUNE Join The Leadership and Training Studio and Erin Fischer 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...
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Women's Leadership Institute

Monday, 9 December 2019 - 3:00pm to Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 3:00pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 9-12 December 2019 Amelia Island, Florida ACPA has partnered with ACUI and members of the Council for the Higher Education Management Associations for the 2019 Women's Leadership Institute! Be a part of a special program for women seeking to become leaders in higher education administration and student affairs. Coproduced by several higher education associations, this unique program will bring together administrators from across campus functions to help you: Hone your leadership skills for working in a rapidly changing environment Develop a better understanding of the...
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Compliance U: Four Corners of Title IX Seminar

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, 13 December 2019 - 1:00pm
Compliance U: Four Corners of Title IX Training (TIX 201) is a live 2.5 day module providing intermediate (and some advanced) level instruction in the Title IX pathways. Pre-work will be completed in a hybrid format. The course is a prerequisite for all Title IX pathways including the mastery certificate.
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SCCPA 50th Anniversary Conference

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 (All day) to Friday, 13 March 2020 (All day)
"Navigating the Past, Charting the Future" The planning committee for the SCCPA 50th Anniversary Conference wants you to set sail with us to Myrtle Beach March 11-13, 2020. So grab your beach hat and your great ideas and we will provide the birthday cake! Help us with “Navigating the Past, Charting our future” to learn about the past 50 years of SCCPA and the incredible future we will chart together. Myrtle Beach, SC (Embassy Suites of Myrtle Beach)
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ICA 2020

Sunday, 11 October 2020 - 9:15am to Wednesday, 14 October 2020 - 9:15am
ICA 2020 take place 10-14 October 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland and will focus on the broader applicability of the Approach within Student Affairs and Higher Education.
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ICA 2021

Sunday, 10 October 2021 - 9:30am to Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - 9:30am
10 - 13 October 2021 | Chicago, IL Conference Overview The 15th annual Institute on the Curricular Approach (ICA), formerly the Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI), will challenge you to rethink the practices and grounding philosophies of student learning and student success beyond the classroom. Through participation in the ACPA ICA, you will have the opportunity to: Explain the rationale for a Curricular Approach to learning beyond the classroom; Implement the 10 Essential Elements of a Curricular Approach; Develop the components of a curricular approach; Design, implement, and assess a...
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Future Annual Conventions

Thursday, 3 March 2022 - 6:00pm
Approximately 3,500 members and guests attend ACPA Annual Convention each year! Every Convention experience is different and the Convention Planning Team works hard to ensure a unique and personalized experience for every attendee. Highlights of the past Conventions include: Distinguished speakers such as Eboo Patel, Jose Antonio Vargas (2015), Brené Brown (2014), Melissa Harris Perry (2013), Van Jones and Lisa Ling (2012), Cory Booker and Morris Dees (2011), John Quinones (2010), Greg Mortenson and Marian Wright Edelman (2009), Nikki Giovannni and Carol Gilligan (2008); Over 600 educational...