Presidential Symposium: Creating Higher Education: Compelling Change & Writing Our Story (NOW, more than ever)

Thursday, 8 October 2020 (All day)
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 8 October 2020 // 1:00-3:00pm EDT // ONLINE Co-Sponsored by ACPA and ASHE Event Overview: The Presidential Symposium co-sponsored by ACPA and the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) will bring together higher education practitioners and scholars to begin writing the next chapter of higher education while acknowledging impact, disruption, and possibilities. In this symposium, ACPA President Vernon Wall and ASHE President KerryAnn O’Meara will continue the Presidential Symposium tradition of engaging, meaningful, and cross-functional conversation about...
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Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference

Monday, 19 October 2020 - 8:00am to Wednesday, 21 October 2020 - 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.
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Program Design School

Tuesday, 27 October 2020 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 28 October 2020 - 4:00pm
REGISTER FOR OCTOBER 27-28 October 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT each day 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, you will have a...
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Institute on the Curricular Approach™

Friday, 4 December 2020 - 4:00pm to Friday, 18 December 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

Monday, 14 December 2020 - 11:00am to Wednesday, 16 December 2020 - 5:00pm
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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Leading with a Racial & Social Justice Lens Institute for Senior Level Campus Leaders™

Sunday, 13 June 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, 16 June 2021 (All day)
Increased activism, student demands for more inclusive environments and systemic structures of oppression require 21stcentury university Senior Student Affairs Officers to be more emotionally intelligent and responsive to emergent campus issues. The times demand courageous leaders. Join other senior leaders engaged in this important work to build your capacity so that you can comfortably engage racial justice and decolonization, confident in your knowing and competent in your engagement, and ready to continue leading your campus, staff, and students through these challenging times.
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Training in Restorative Justice

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 (All day) to Friday, 16 July 2021 (All day)
Due to COVID-19, the July 2020 Training in Restorative Justice has been rescheduled for next year, 14-16 July 2021. Registration is open now and we hope you'll make plans to join us! REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 14–16 July 2021 | 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...
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Phyllis L. Mable Emerging Leaders Institute™

Thursday, 15 July 2021 - 3:00pm to Saturday, 17 July 2021 - 3:00pm
Due to COVID-19, the annual Phyllis L. Mable Emerging Leaders Institute has been rescheduled for next year, 15-17 July 2021. Registration is open now and we hope you'll make plans to join us! REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 15-17 July 2020 Virginia Commonwealth University | Richmond, VA Approximately 30% of ACPA members currently identify as entry-level professionals with 1-3 years of experience in student affairs work. ACPA created the Phyllis L. Mable Emerging Leaders Institute (previously the New Professionals Institute) to support the development of emerging leaders as they collectively serve...
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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...