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.

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Annual Meeting

With over 300 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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Technology & Transfer Summit

The Technology & Transfer Summit focuses on the technology of transfer and meaningful data exchange. Now is the time to accelerate change. AACRAO is determined to remove transfer barriers and speed processes that support student decision-making and advising by supporting institutions in migrating to digital document pathways.

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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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On-Demand Learning

Online learning provides 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 learning offer a convenient and affordable means of gaining the expertise needed for both managers and staff to excel in their work.

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AACRAO Webinars

AACRAO webinars offer a convenient and cost-effective way to obtain information and receive continuing education on the topics relevant to your profession. Our one-hour, live webinars cover a variety of subjects including: Technology, Strategic Enrollment Management, Admissions, FERPA, Transfer, Credential evaluation, and more

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International Institute

Our International Institute is dynamic and intensive training where participants learn best industry practices and gain a thorough knowledge base of educational systems around the world.

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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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