Professional Development Opportunities

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...
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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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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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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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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...