AACRAO's meetings, workshops, and institutes enable professional growth through instructive presentations, hands-on workshops, lively roundtables, engaging exhibits, and keynote speakers covering compelling topics.



AACRAO On the Road

Led by experienced AACRAO staff and consultants, our most popular workshops and trainings are heading to the State and Regional ACRAOs. Sharpen your skills in one of more of the following areas: Registrar 101; FERPA; SEM Core Concepts; Admissions Leadership: and Foreign Credential Evaluation. 

International Education Trainings & Workshops

AACRAO is committed to the professional development of your international admissions and credential evaluation staff. We offer customized training on a variety of topics. Available topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Undergraduate/Graduate Admissions
  • International Transfer Credit Practices
  • Compliance/Record Keeping
  • Transfer Credit for Study Abroad

Baden-Württemberg Seminar (Germany)

Each fall, thanks to the generosity of the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts (MWK), north American higher education professionals have the opportunity to apply to be chosen for the prestigious Baden-Württemberg (BW) Seminar on German-American educational exchange.

The seminar focuses on the German educational system, German-American academic equivalencies and student exchange between Germany and the U.S. Lectures and discussions are complemented by visits to primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions.

In-country lodging, excursions, and most meals are covered by the German Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts. Chosen participants are responsible for their transportation to and from Germany. All skill levels are encouraged to apply, although generally preference has been given to those who have been in the field for several years. German-language ability is appreciated but not required.

Registrar Workshops

AACRAO’s registar workshops address the daily operations, issues, and challenges of the registar’s office, for both new and seasoned professionals. Registrar 101 & FERPA answers many of the “what” and “how” questions that make up the work of the registrar’s office. A significant portion of the workshop focuses on understanding and applying FERPA. Registrar 201 picks up where Registrar 101 leaves off, and explores leadership and management, budgeting, technology, FERPA beyond the basics, and the issues registrars may face in the near future. Check our current meetings to see when and where these workshops will be offered.