Commission for Housing and Residential Life

Transformative Residential Curricula: Lessons Learned Over 10 Years

7 September 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Increased attendance at ACPA's annual Residential Curriculum Institute over the past 10 years is just one indicator that residence life programs across the country are making a shift to curricular approaches to residential education. Bold ideas on student learning and development in the residential setting are driving transformational practices worthy of reflection. This session is intended to cultivate a dynamic learning environment that features lessons learned from implementation of the residential curriculum, experience on a myriad of campuses, and original research.
Professional Development Opportunities

Program Design School

12 September 2017 - 9:00am to 13 September 2017 - 4:00pm

Location: National Center for Higher Education, Washington, DC

The Leadership and Training Studio is pleased to announce a fall session of Program Design School. This two-day event in Washington, D.C. will help you write like a pro, develop curriculum with more speed and give you a process to design innovative programs.     It's time to join the Program Design School if you:  

  • Struggle writing creative curriculum year after year.

  • Need to write quickly or move past writer’s block.

2017 Institute for Chief Academic and Chief Student Affairs Officers

4 November 2017 (All day) to 8 November 2017 (All day)

Preparing All Students for Civic Participation
November 4- 7, 2017
San Antonio, TX

Hosted by the Council for Independent Colleges in cooperation with ACPA-College Student Educators International and NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Professional Development Opportunities

Women's Leadership Institute

3 December 2017 (All day) to 6 December 2017 (All day)
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December 3-6, 2017
Amelia Island, FL
Be a part of a special program for women seeking to become leaders in higher education administration and student affairs.
Coproduced by several higher education associations, this unique program will bring together administrators from across campus functions to help you:
Professional Development Opportunities
Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute

2018 MMI Overview

6 January 2018 - 3:00pm to 10 January 2018 - 12:00pm

Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Going into its 20th year, the Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute is an ACPA signature educational program for those desiring to understand their authentic leadership, strengthen their capacities and understand self and organizational dynamics in order to lead well. The Institute, named for Donna Bourassa, Ed.D. former Associate Executive Director of ACPA, is a successful professional development resource to hundreds of colleagues in the student affairs profession.