"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

NECPA Social Justice Academy

Friday, 24 January 2020 (All day)
Inspired by the ACPA Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice & Decolonization , The Social Justice Academy (SJA) is designed as a learning lab to bring together Higher Education professionals to learn about and promote a deeper level of social justice standards, enhancing and refining our skills and competencies to create greater inclusion for all members of our campus communities and beyond. Over the course of 4 in-person sessions, professionals in all functional areas and experience levels will explore personal and social identities, learn about the dynamics of privilege and its role in society, build a deeper understanding of ACPA's Racial Justice & Decolonization Framework, and create tools to become a change agent on their home campuses."
Professional Development Opportunities

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)