"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

Supporting Student-Athletes: A Student Affairs/Athletics Staff’s Guide to Addressing Social Consciousness

Recreation, Athletics, and Wellness Commission
24 April 2018 - 2:15am to 3:00am
ACPA’s Recreation, Athletics, and Wellness Commission presents: “Supporting Student-Athletes: A Student Affairs/Athletics Staff’s Guide to Addressing Social Consciousness.” Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/106866322869082369 Webinar ID: 844-722-347 The current climate of increased activism regarding social issues by professional athletes in the United States has increased to a point where it has trickled down to the college ranks. This leaves student-athletes, who have a different set of parameters for self-efficacy, in a precarious place of whether or not to use...
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Two Year College Drive In - Atlanta, GA

Two Year College Drive In - Atlanta, GA
15 June 2018 - 2:00pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT RSVP to the Facebook event to start connecting with colleagues! "Community Colleges as Agents for Racial Justice & Decolonization: Closing the Equity Gap" June 15, 2018 | Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta Technical College | 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 Community colleges and other two-year institutions of higher education have long served the educational needs of the vast majority of students of color, racial minorities, and colonized people. Realistically, the volume of students from these populations have frequently been the statistic majority in these...
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2018 Assessment Institute

Student Affairs Assessment Institute
20 June 2018 - 8:00am to 22 June 2018 - 2:00pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT RSVP to the Facebook event to start connecting with colleagues! 20–22 June 2018 Chicago, Illinois 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...
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ACPA Compliance U: Four Corners of Title IX Training - Intermediate

27 June 2018 - 9:00am to 29 June 2018 - 1:00pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 27-29 June 2018 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 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. Completion of Compliance 101, TIX 101 and TIX 201 will result in the awarding of an intermediate certificate. Advanced Certificates will require the completion of additional modules. TIX 201 is an interactive experience...
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Training in Restorative Justice

Training in Restorative Justice
9 July 2018 (All day) to 11 July 2018 (All day)
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT RSVP to the Facebook event to start connecting with colleagues! July 9–11, 2018 | 9am-5pm each day National Center for Higher Education One Dupont Circle NW | Washington, DC 20036 In this intensive training, you will gain 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...