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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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Diary of an International Credential Evaluator

May 18, 2020

Credential fraud explodes as COVID-19 provides opportunity for scammers. (Webinar: Protect your institution.)

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Returning to campus: When, whether, how?

May 18, 2020

4 institutions address decision-making around instructional delivery for fall.

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Field Notes: Analog connections in a digital world

May 15, 2020

Research shows benefits to various forms of communication.

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Your Caribbean Students and CXC® Exams

May 15, 2020

What to expect in pandemic times (webinar May 27).

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Celebrating 30 years of AACRAO's SPEEDE Committee

May 5, 2020

Join their DIY transcript and document solutions Coffee Break tomorrow.

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AACRAO 2020 Business Meeting held virtually

May 4, 2020

Key takeaways that members should know.

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4 creative international enrollment solutions during COVID-19

May 4, 2020

Reconsider deadlines, start dates, instruction delivery and more.

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Meet new AACRAO President Jack Miner

May 4, 2020

"A challenge we are equal to": COVID, strategic planning, and the search for a new Executive Director.

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Black Americans and the student loan crisis

May 1, 2020

Recommendations for institutions and the federal government.

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Two perspectives on prior learning assessment

May 1, 2020

Student and institutional feedback on policy barriers and scalable strategies.

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Diary of an International Credential Evaluator

May 1, 2020

How the COVID crisis is different than disruptions we've seen before.

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4 transcript and enrollment questions raised by the pandemic

May 1, 2020

Guidance and resources from the National Student Clearinghouse.

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Survey: Barriers to supporting underserved students

May 1, 2020

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks practitioner responses, especially in CA, WA, TX, FL and TN.

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Field Notes: Working with distinct populations during COVID-19

May 1, 2020

Support student athletes, military students, and students with disabilities through application and enrollment.

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Please respond to IIE surveys

Apr 21, 2020

Open Doors student census & COVID-19 snapshot surveys close in the coming days.

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7 tips for a higher ed job search during the pandemic

Apr 21, 2020

Is it the right time to look for a job? Learn more.

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Providing simple, secure, and efficient transcript services during COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020

COVID-19 is accelerating shift to electronic transcripts. Learn more and join this Friday's webinar.

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Ask the FERPA Professor

Apr 19, 2020

Is a recorded Zoom meeting considered a student record?

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Preserving mental health in a time of uncertainty

Apr 19, 2020

Handling fear, helplessness, agitation, boredom with music, gratitude, and other proven mood-shifters.

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Feeling thoughtful? Inspired? Write for an AACRAO journal

Apr 18, 2020

Take this time to stretch your imagination and build your resume.