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

Institute for Critical Perspectives and Practices on College Masculinities

Institute for Critical Perspectives and Practices on College Masculinities

The Institute for Critical Perspectives and Practices on College Masculinities will provide a space for student affairs educators, scholars, and higher education professionals to critically explore and reflect on the future of men and masculinities scholarship and practice. This virtual institute will curate opportunities for critical reflection and provide tools for professional practice related to examining power and privilege as well as centering the experiences of marginalized masculinities in higher education. Through dynamic keynote speakers and interactive workshops, participants will gain critical perspectives and practices that will allow them to reimagine new possibilities for engaging and supporting college men.

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16 June 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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16 June 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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21 July 2022
NINLHE, NAIC, ISAN Summer Institute

NINLHE, NAIC, ISAN Summer Institute

The NINLHE Institute is a time for professional development, networking with other educators, and personal renewal. Through this residential institute, educators with expertise in policies and practices vital to Native student success develop through our training sessions.

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26 July 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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18 August 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 September 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
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 […]

Find out more »
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