"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

2018 Assessment Institute

Student Affairs Assessment Institute
20 June 2018 - 8:00am to 22 June 2018 - 2:00pm
20-22 June, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois Register for this event >> 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 plans on their campuses. Review and download the...
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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
Compliance U Four Corners of Title IX Training 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...
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2018 Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI)

Residential Curriculum Institute
14 October 2018 - 8:00am to 17 October 2018 - 6:00pm
October 14-17, 2018 Chicago, Illinois, USA Sponsored by ACPA Commissions for Housing & Residential Life and Assessment & Evaluation Conference Overview The 12 th annual Residential Curriculum Institute (RCI) co-sponsored by ACPA’s Commission for Housing & Residential Life and Assessment & Evaluation will challenge you to rethink the practices and grounding philosophies of your residential experience. A residential curriculum provides an alternate approach to traditional programming models that focuses on student learning outside of the classroom. A curricular model utilizes...
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Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference

15 October 2018 - 8:00am to 17 October 2018 - 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. You can attend the conference at UVM or online via webstream. The program features leading experts in Higher Education Law, Student Affairs and Campus Public Safety. Through interactive sessions, panel discussions and informal networking opportunities participants learn...