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Preconference Workshops

Preconference One-Day Workshop

Putting the "Strategy" in Your Transfer Enrollment: SEM for Transfer Populations
Saturday, July 13, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Fee: $339

This workshop focuses on how the core concepts of Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) are applied specifically to transfer populations. The majority of the workshop concentrates on the areas of transfer strategy, policy, processes and relationship building critical to a successful transfer enrollment program, and briefly highlights how transfer strategy fits within a larger SEM plan for undergraduate populations.

Tom Green, AACRAO Consulting
Michele Sandlin, AACRAO Consulting

Preconference Two-Day Workshops

International Transfer Credit
Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Saturday) and 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Sunday)
Fee: $950

This two-day crash course, designed for individuals who work with international educational records, or in admissions or study abroad offices, focuses on determining and calculating acceptable and applicable transfer credit from international institutions. Through hands-on evaluation of authentic international records and credentials, apply best industry practices to transfer credit from international undergraduate, graduate, and short term/ exchange programs from selected top-sending countries.

LesLee Clauson Eicher, AACRAO International
Annetta Stroud, AACRAO International

The Transfer Toolkit
Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Saturday) and 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Sunday)
Fee: $500

Learn how to leverage available resources by building your individual transfer toolkit. Identify best practices in transfer credit, explore how to write articulation agreements, design strong enrollment partnerships, and address best practices in transfer policy.

Seth Kamen, University of Baltimore
Katie Schwienteck, York College of Pennsylvania

Registrar 101 & FERPA
Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Saturday) and 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Sunday)
Fee: $500

Take a journey through the what and how of the registrar's office, and gain the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful now and in future supervisory roles. A significant portion of the workshop, led by AACRAO Senior Fellow LeRoy Rooker, is dedicated to understanding and applying FERPA. This workshop is for those who have been in a registrar-related position for less than three years.

Kimra Schipporeit, University of Nebraska–Kearney 
LeRoy Rooker, AACRAO

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AIR/AACRAO Co-hosted IPEDS Workshops

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) and AACRAO are co-hosting a half-day IPEDS Workshop for data providers and users in conjunction with AACRAO's Technology & Transfer Conference. Financial support for this workshop is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

IPEDS Data and Benchmarking: Supporting Decision Making and Institutional Effectiveness
Sunday, July 14, 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

This workshop introduces the fundamentals of benchmarking as a measure of institutional effectiveness. It is designed for individuals with little to no experience in benchmarking studies. Participants use data from the IPEDS Surveys, Data Feedback Reports, and the “Use of Data” section of the NCES website to learn about the types of comparison groups that can be constructed. Exercises demonstrate establishment of key performance indicators (KPIs) and identification of variables to refine comparison groups.

Note: Participants are required to bring a MAC or PC laptop with wireless capability and Microsoft Excel.


IPEDS Workshop Online Registration

This workshop is limited to 45 participants and workshop seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Seat confirmations are delivered via email on a rolling basis approximately 3 business days after an online seat registration is submitted. For additional information and to request a seat, please visit AIR/AACRAO IPEDS Workshop Registration.