ACPA Entity Groups

providing professional development, networking, and leadership opportunities to members

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Commissions

{ involvement by functional area & interests }

Commissions represent the job/functional areas or professional specializations in which ACPA members are employed or have an interest or passion.

Coalitions & Networks

{ involvement by personal identity }

ACPA Coalitions & Networks are unique entities in that they represent and act as advocates for the social and personal identities of the ACPA membership. ACPA has a proud tradition of advocating for and advancing the voices of all of members of our profession and Coalitions & Networks are at the forefront of issues of inclusion and social justice.

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Communities of Practice

{ involvement by career level }

Communities of Practice represent and focus on the unique needs of professionals at various points within their career. Communities of Practice recognize the importance of community, conversation, and collaboration among professionals spanning functional areas and identities, yet sharing positional-related experiences. 

local chapters & international divisions

{ involvement by geographical location }

ACPA Chapters & International Divisions provide professional development, access to research & scholarship and access to leadership opportunities at
the local level.

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Upcoming Entity Events

ACPA2GO: Learning Lab: Centering Disability Inclusion on Your Campus

ACPA2GO: Learning Lab: Centering Disability Inclusion on Your Campus

ACPA is proud to offer virtual learning opportunities for student affairs and higher education professionals. Join colleagues as we focus on getting you the information you need to thrive in your role and best support your students right now.

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13 October 2022
Publishing for Social Justice: A Dialogue on Moving a “Great Idea for a Book” to a Published Manuscript

Publishing for Social Justice: A Dialogue on Moving a “Great Idea for a Book” to a Published Manuscript

Join us for an intergenerational dialogue focusing on the publishing process, hosted by the Multiracial Network!

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14 October 2022
ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

The ACPA Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCoP) coordinates and hosts the Senior-Level Support Network. Our monthly conversations are to discuss concerns and issues facing those in leadership positions across institutional […]

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20 October 2022
ACPA2GO: Centering Disability Justice in Supervision and Management Practices

ACPA2GO: Centering Disability Justice in Supervision and Management Practices

This session is designed for mid-level professionals to better understand the disabled employee’s experience in the workplace. Centering disability justice, we will highlight identity-conscious supervision strategies, how the accommodations process […]

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21 October 2022
One Size Does Not Fit All: Assessing Student Affairs

One Size Does Not Fit All: Assessing Student Affairs

The One Size Does Not Fit All (Manning et al., 2014) offers an overview of Student Affairs (SA) divisional models. The presenters—each practitioner-scholars—employed this resource to assess the current functions […]

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27 October 2022
ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

The ACPA Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCoP) coordinates and hosts the Senior-Level Support Network. Our monthly conversations are to discuss concerns and issues facing those in leadership positions across institutional […]

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17 November 2022
ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

The ACPA Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCoP) coordinates and hosts the Senior-Level Support Network. Our monthly conversations are to discuss concerns and issues facing those in leadership positions across institutional […]

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15 December 2022
ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

The ACPA Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCoP) coordinates and hosts the Senior-Level Support Network. Our monthly conversations are to discuss concerns and issues facing those in leadership positions across institutional […]

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19 January 2023
ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

The ACPA Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCoP) coordinates and hosts the Senior-Level Support Network. Our monthly conversations are to discuss concerns and issues facing those in leadership positions across institutional […]

Find out more »
16 February 2023
ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

The ACPA Senior-Level Community of Practice (SLCoP) coordinates and hosts the Senior-Level Support Network. Our monthly conversations are to discuss concerns and issues facing those in leadership positions across institutional […]

Find out more »
16 March 2023