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AACRAO's bi-weekly professional development e-newsletter Connect offers timely information, actionable tips, and expert guidance relevant to your career; stories about interesting colleagues doing inspiring things; and news about association services, activities and resources.

Like a virtual, on-demand AACRAO conference-between-conferences, Connect keeps professional conversations alive and helps you stay engaged with the association that advocates for and believes in your career. 

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Serving today’s nontraditional students

Feb 9, 2021

Strategies for helping online students reach success.

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February Book Club: How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi

Feb 9, 2021

Author to speak at the AACRAO (106th) Annual Meeting.

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Moderate an AACRAO Collective Gathering

Feb 9, 2021

Stay connected with your fellow AACRAO members.

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Considering a job change?

Jan 26, 2021

Insight into the pros and cons of making a professional change.

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Addressing microaggressions on campus

Jan 25, 2021

How to put a stop to "a million tiny paper cuts."

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Revisiting AACRAO’s Academic Record and Transcript Guide

Jan 25, 2021

Recommendations for name changes, disciplinary action notations, and transcription of nontraditional work.

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AACRAO approves new Strategic Plan

Jan 25, 2021

Next step: develop strategies and tactics.

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AACRAO celebrates 2021 award winners

Jan 25, 2021

13 recipients honored for outstanding service to the profession and association.

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Engaging faculty in SEM

Jan 25, 2021

5 key faculty roles to build institutional success.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jan 25, 2021

Are academic advisors' notes considered "education records" under FERPA?

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For the Record: Looking back at the past week

Jan 11, 2021

Host Doug McKenna unpacks the coup attempt.

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AACRAO hosts final showcase on Comprehensive Learner Records

Jan 11, 2021

Join the free virtual event: January 26 and 27.

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Academic advising plays important role in student transfer experience

Jan 11, 2021

Recommendations for transfer student advising.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Jan 11, 2021

Is it a FERPA violation to provide teaching assistants gradebook access?

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Meet Anita Nuñez Cepollaro, AACRAO’s new Director of Corporate Partnerships

Jan 11, 2021

Help us welcome her to the team.

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Catch up on recently-passed legislation that you might have missed

Jan 11, 2021

These important bills will impact higher education this year.

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Field Notes: Is technology helpful or holding us back?

Jan 11, 2021

Tips for managing new solutions.

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All new AACRAO Research report layout coming soon

Jan 11, 2021

Stay tuned for this page update in early February.

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New year’s resolutions for AACRAO: Advocacy, engagement, and leadership

Jan 11, 2021

AACRAO board members look ahead.

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AACRAO international year in review

Dec 15, 2020

ICYMI: Catch up here and stay on top of your game.