Signature Initiatives

Our Work

  • Our Work

    Since 1910, AACRAO members have shepherded learning records to document and recognize learning and skills while managing the related institutional systems. As guardians of data and record integrity, AACRAO and its members have developed and pride themselves on their reputation of neutrality and integrity.

  • Learning Mobility

    As guardians of data and record integrity with direct contact to faculty, students and academia, AACRAO members are in a pivotal position to address the barriers to implementation of policies and practices aimed at alleviating issues related to transfer, credit mobility, and recognition of learning.

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  • Our Story

    AACRAO is more than just a professional association; our members, history, and dedication to student success and learning mobility are at the heart of our story. Recording and sharing our members' stories is a vital aspect of our association, and we take great pride in this work.

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Modernizing Credit Evaluation for a Mobile Generation

Jun 25, 2024

Introducing the LEARN Commission

Go Digital with Credential Evaluation Reports

Jun 24, 2024

Streamlining and protecting your international admissions process with digital evaluation reports.

Credit for Prior Learning and Assessment

Apr 15, 2024

The importance of credit for prior learning (CPL) and key practices and opportunities for institutions.

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The Enrollment Manager’s Role in Retention and Student Success

Feb 19, 2024

Key areas you need to focus on to improve and optimize retention and support student success at your institution.

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Two Reasons Higher Education Should Support the Evolution of the Learning and Employment Ecosystem

Nov 27, 2023

The evolution of learning, credentialing, and employment.

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From Privilege to Right to Obligation: The Evolution of Higher Education

Oct 31, 2023

Exploring our work in facilitating and strengthening the value of higher education.

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Nurturing Diverse Leadership

Aug 4, 2023

Cultivating a focus on community building, coaching, and competency development amongst young diverse leaders.

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Marketing to the Entire Enrollment Funnel

May 30, 2023

Recruitment, retention, marketing, and paradigms, looking deeper at the process and finding room for optimization.

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Reviewing A.I. & Examining Skill-based Hiring

May 1, 2023

How will artificial intelligence and skill-based hiring impact higher education in the coming years.

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Sharing Knowledge and Strategic Thinking

Mar 21, 2022

Learn more about AACRAO's ASCEND program through the lens of its participants.

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Overcoming Challenges and Building Confidence

Feb 7, 2022

Learn more about AACRAO's ASCEND program and the opportunities it provides.

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CLR Implementation Guide Released

Dec 27, 2021

AACRAO releases implementation guide for IMS Global Comprehensive Learner Record Standard.

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Re-Envisioning Transfer - A Look Back at 2021

Dec 27, 2021

A review of changes, advancements, and progress made towards Re-Envisioning Transfer in 2021

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AACRAO Members Foster Success Through Coaching

Dec 13, 2021

Meet AACRAO's 2021 ASCEND cohort coaches.

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AACRAO ASCEND Program Application Now Open

Aug 23, 2021

AACRAO's Ascend Program Application is now open. Learn more about the program, its goals, and how to apply.

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AACRAO initiates "Transfer Student Success" designation

Feb 9, 2021

Transfer Practice Summit to convene in July.

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Global Recognition Convention - Global Perspectives

Aug 12, 2019

Explore global perspective from the Global Recognition Convention

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Global Recognition Convention - U.S. Perspective

Aug 11, 2019

Learn about the Global Convention on Recognition - The U.S. Perspective

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AACRAO's 2019 Symposium on Global Recognition

Aug 10, 2019

Learn more about the 2019 Symposium on Global Recognition