Events

2022 Women’s Leadership Institute

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa 74-855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert

Be a part of a special program for women seeking to further their leadership skills in higher education administration. Through presentations, small-group exercises, and discussion, you will gain a practical understanding of what it takes to be a leader on a college or university campus—both the challenges and the rewards.

2022 Leadership Educators Institute

Join us for #ACPA25 in Long Beach, California from 16-19 February 2025!
Additional information on this convention experience will be released at the end of #ACPA24 in Chicago. Visit convention.myacpa.org for more information!

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

Online

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 […]

December #CWIwrites

The Coalition for Women’s Identities (CWI) and Emerging Scholar Dr. Chelsea Haines invite interested CWI members and friends to join a monthly online Zoom writing space. Our December 16 session […]

2023 Writer’s Retreat

Online

The ACPA Writer's Retreat will help you center the Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice and Decolonization while recognizing that writing is a power-laden activity that has been made more difficult by racist and colonial schooling.

2023 Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute

Online

Going into its 25th year, the Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute is an ACPA educational program for those who have been in the student affairs field for five or more years or are a departmental director. The Institute guides those desiring to grow their authentic leadership, strengthen their capacities and understand self and organizational dynamics in order to lead well.

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

Online

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 […]

Program Design School

Online

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 template for writing consistently and engaging material with ease. We are excited to continue to offer this outstanding professional development opportunity in a live virtual format using Zoom Video Conferencing.

2023 Supervisor Strengths Institute

Online

ACPA is excited to partner with Strengths University for the 2023 Supervisor Strengths Institute! Learn to become a more effective supervisor and show up authentically in your leadership role. You'll gain skills around how to feel balanced, aligned, and able to genuinely enjoy your work while having the energy to do your best work. Strengths University understands the challenges, the frustrations, and the joys of leading a team. We want to help you manage the stress and chaos, so you can better lead your team, support your students, and have more balance in your life.

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

Online

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 […]

ACPA Senior-Level Support Network Conversations

Online

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 […]

NextGen Institute 2023

Marriott New Orleans

The NextGen Institute is a unique opportunity for those who are interested in the field of student affairs and who have not yet begun graduate studies to learn more about the field of Student Affairs. In particular, the NextGen Institute brings together individuals from across the world to learn about the profession of Student Affairs and Higher Education, ACPA, graduate preparation, functional areas, and the core values that guide our work. This is an opportunity for the next generation of Student Affairs and Higher Education educators to meet and learn from current graduate preparation program faculty, NextGen alumni, and professionals with a variety of personal and professional experiences and identities from diverse institutional types and positions.