Events & Training

AACRAO's professional development program goes beyond training courses for basic skills and knowledge. Our program anticipates both short and long term development needs, including experiences to advance professional standing, contribute to leadership skills, and expand an essential professional network.

Annual Meeting

With over 200 sessions and a range of full and half-day workshops, roundtables, and special interest gatherings, the AACRAO Annual Meeting brings together more than 2,000 higher education administrators focused on professional development and networking. The Annual Meeting addresses the issues facing today's campuses, provides goals and guidelines for meeting those challenges, and offers a forum for learning and sharing experiences.

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Share Your Professional Knowledge

AACRAO is accepting applications for faculty positions for both in-person and online courses. Expand your skillset by sharing your professional knowledge as AACRAO Faculty.

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Technology & Transfer Conference

Attended by over 400 participants, the AACRAO Technology and Transfer Conference offers distinct programming, but shares plenary sessions, a combined exhibitor space and a joint reception. It's one meeting with a focus on two very specific topics.

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Strategic Enrollment Management Conference

The SEM Conference brings together a comprehensive lineup of experts, researchers, and practitioners - who showcase both the core concepts that are the foundation of SEM, as well as new and best practices. There is no better time to navigate the changing landscape and position yourself to maximize your students' and institution's success.

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Online Courses

Online courses provide participants with opportunities for training without travel, no matter where they are globally. Designed for professionals who need flexibility in a demanding work schedule, AACRAO's online courses offer a convenient and affordable means of gaining the expertise needed for both managers and staff to excel in their work. Courses range from basic skills and knowledge in registrar, admissions, recruiting, and enrollment functions to courses that help participants build on their work experience to advance in their careers.

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SEM Endorsement Program

 AACRAO's Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program (SEM-EP) provides a well-defined, self-paced professional development program and career advancement track for in-service enrollment service professionals. For the individual, completion of the program is a valuable addition to a resume and a formal recognition by AACRAO regarding professional readiness to meet current and future challenges in the field. For the institution, the program will offer a better way to evaluate the preparedness of prospective employees for SEM positions.

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FERPA Compliance Training

This interactive, online training course covers the basics of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) for all faculty and staff. The training focuses broadly on defining key terms from within the regulations and outlining what actions are required or permitted under FERPA.

The course provides powerful tracking tools that are available within your Learning Management System (LMS), allowing you to check completion rates, pass rates, and particular areas of concern quickly and easily.

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International Institutes

Dynamic and intensive trainings where participants will learn best industry practices and gain a thorough knowledge base of educational systems around the world. 

 

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AACRAO on the Road

Unable to attend one of our three yearly conferences? No need to worry AACRAO is bringing our most popular workshops to a location near you! The workshops are led by AACRAO staff and consultants who have extensive experience with the content provided.

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