Professional Development Opportunities

2019-2020 Webinar Series: Student Affairs & Services Around the Globe

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Join ACUI, IASAS, and ACPA's Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development for a series of FREE Webinars featuring speakers from around the world. Each Webinar will address a topic critical to student affairs and services, including diversity of structures of student affairs in different regions and countries around the world, different roles and functions of students within student affairs and universities, focused discussions on mental health, free speech, SDG and sustainability, race and equality, gender and other relevant issues such as counseling, residences and community building and many more. The series will go from October 2019 through June 2020 with approximately one Webinar each month. The first Webinar for 2020 will be on Thursday, Feb. 20th at 1 PM EST (6 PM GMT) and will focus on "U.S. Student Affairs Professionals Working Abroad". Two US-trained Student Affairs professionals will share their stories of obtaining positions abroad. Missed a Webinar in the series? You can check out recordings of our past Webinars on University Services, Sustainability, and Mental Health here .

Fraternity & Sorority Life Doctorate Degree Panel

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Do you work in Fraternity and Sorority Life? Have you every thought about pursuing a doctorate level degree? Wondered about the pros and cons and how a degree will benefit you and our field? Come to listen to panelists speak about their experiences and important factors in their decisions to work on their doctorate level degrees while working in FSL! Panelists include: Michael Goodman, University of Maryland, Assistant Director for Advising & Programming, Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life Travis Martin, Northwestern University, Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life Chris...
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SCCPA 50th Anniversary Conference

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 (All day) to Friday, 13 March 2020 (All day)
"Navigating the Past, Charting the Future" The planning committee for the SCCPA 50th Anniversary Conference wants you to set sail with us to Myrtle Beach March 11-13, 2020. So grab your beach hat and your great ideas and we will provide the birthday cake! Help us with “Navigating the Past, Charting our future” to learn about the past 50 years of SCCPA and the incredible future we will chart together. Myrtle Beach, SC (Embassy Suites of Myrtle Beach)
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Program Design School

Tuesday, 9 June 2020 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 4:00am
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 9-10 June 2020 | 9am-4pm National Center for Higher Education | Washington, DC Join The Leadership and Training Studio and Erin Fischer 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,...
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Training in Restorative Justice

Wednesday, 15 July 2020 (All day) to Friday, 17 July 2020 (All day)
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 15–17 July 2020 | 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...
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Institute on the Curricular Approach™

Sunday, 11 October 2020 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, 14 October 2020 - 12:00pm
ICA 2020 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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Leadership Educators Institute

Sunday, 13 December 2020 - 8:00am to Tuesday, 15 December 2020 - 2:00pm
The Leadership Educators Institute provides an opportunity for leadership practitioners and scholars to engage in active learning and dialogue to assist with program and leadership course development.
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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...