"Advancing Student Affairs, Engaging Students" are the central parts of being student affairs educator and member of ACPA-College Student Educators International. As you progress in your career, you need to keep abreast of current issues, trends and research in this field.

Whether it's the Annual Convention, Institute for Aspiring SSAOs, the Mid-Level Management Institute, the New Professionals Institute or State/International Chapter workshops or conferences, ACPA provides you with many opportunities to gain the skills, knowledge and tools so you are more effective in your job and your work with students.

Professional Development Resources

Professional Development Opportunities

Looping Method Educator Master Class

24 January 2019 - 3:00pm to 25 January 2019 - 3:00pm
National Center for Higher Education Washington, DC We're helping you step out of routine and collaboratively tackle tough challenges facing your team and your students in the future of work! Today's relentless pace of change demands new strategies to turn ambiguity into opportunity, build resiliency, and practice life-long learning. Join a Looping Method Educator Master Class to gain a highly interactive, professional training to deliver transformative change in your work and student success.
Professional Development Opportunities

Program Design School

11 June 2019 (All day) to 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,...
Professional Development Opportunities

Training in Restorative Justice

Training in Restorative Justice
26 June 2019 (All day) to 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...