"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
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...
Professional Development Opportunities

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! 9–11 July 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...
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Phyllis L. Mable New Professionals Institute

Phyllis L. Mable New Professionals Institute
15 July 2018 - 3:00pm to 17 July 2018 - 3:00pm
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT RSVP to the Facebook event to start connecting with colleagues! 15–17 July 2018 George Washington University | Washington, DC Approximately half of ACPA members currently identify as entry-level professionals, and 40% have less than three years of experience in student affairs work. ACPA created the Phyllis L. Mable 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 sveeral...
Professional Development Opportunities

Webinar - Connecting Beyond the Role: Building Digital Communities Around Identity in Career Services

Commission for Career Services
19 July 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Description: As emerging professionals in higher education continue to stem from diverse identities and backgrounds, it is important to highlight how digital communities can provide space, community, and connection points for practitioners. This webinar will showcase how two digital communities—the Men of Color in Career Services and the Women of Color in Career Services groups—champion professionals from varying backgrounds, center success around personal narratives, and provide opportunities for deeper connections in the digital space. Participants can learn how these communities were...