AACRAO and the state and regional associations (ACRAOs) share the same basic goals of enhancing not only the profession but also the professional development of the individual members. One of the fundamental strengths of our profession is the vitality
of strong, active state and regional associations. These associations provide members with many professional development activities and opportunities and generally are instrumental in forging the informal networks that exist throughout the country.
AACRAO's Vice President of Leadership and Management Development and AACRAO's State and Regional Relations Committee formulate and share responsibility for AACRAO's relationship with state and regional associations.
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This course provides a core understanding of the functions of a state and regional Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (ACRAO). An overview of how individual state and regional associations of all sizes can apply best
practices in managing an association, running meetings, and providing professional development activities for their members that are based on successful state and regional ACRAOs.
Containing best practices, examples, and suggestions that affiliated State & Regional Organizations of all sizes may reference as they develop and/or improve their organization
Additional information regarding the AACRAO State & Regional Partnership and Affiliate Program.
The Elbert W. Ockerman State and Regional Professional Activity Award recognizes outstanding professional activities of the state/regional associations and encourages development and expansion of quality professional activities among state/regional
associations. Up to three awards of $500 each will be presented. Nominees must prepare a one page written summary of their activities for consideration. The recipient(s) are recommended by the AACRAO Awards Committee and approved by the
Board of Directors.
State and Regional ACRAOs group is an electronic forum for sharing information about questions and issues of interest to those in positions of leadership in the state and regional associations. It is open to any officers of state and regional
associations, the AACRAO Board of Directors, AACRAO National Office staff, and AACRAO committees whose activities relate to those of the state and regional associations. This group is a beneficial service to the state and regional associations
and to AACRAO.
To request to join the group, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. After sending a message to this address, you will receive an automated reply asking you to confirm your
request. To join the group, you must reply to the message to confirm the request, and a notification will be sent to the Group manager to approve your request.
The State and Regional Treasurers Peer Network is a networking and affinity group for state and regional (S&R) treasurers, treasurers-elect, and immediate past treasurers. This group provides a community of like minded professionals
to share best practices and insights, as well as to provide support and encouragement to one another serving in an S&R treasury role. This group may also identify and propose ways that AACRAO can support and collaborate with the state
and regional associations.
This group is open to professionals serving in the treasurer, treasurer-elect, or immediate past-treasurer positions within their respective state and regional associations, as well as individuals who have served in one of these capacities
within the last two years. Professionals serving in other leadership positions within S&R associations may also join this group.
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Learn about the tools, resources, and support AACRAO provides to State and Regional associations.
A new mentorship program from the New England ACRAO.
Learn about the upcoming virtual conference hosted by the NJNYACRAO.
AACRAO and State and Regional leaders discuss increasing membership engagement and providing resources.
Learn about Indiana ACRAO's experience hosting a virtual conference and promoting engagement with their membership.
Join AACRAO's State & Regional Associations Coffee Break to discuss event and conference planning.
Recent workshops strengthening S&Rs were the bee's knees.
National office makes investment in state and regional associations
Sessions titled after popular game shows make for a fun and engaging fall conference.
"Our work is important and meaningful for students, and our organizations are critical to maintaining consistency in higher education, and being innovative in solving higher education issues," writes Arturo Torres, AACRAO Leadership attendee.
Annual drive furthers the mission of this state organization.
Schools and nonprofits benefit from their Annual Meeting drives.
Giving back to talented students in New England.
Professional development wizardry in the Emerald City.
SACRAO Annual Meeting abuzz with conversations about local members' research, thanks to the "poster sessions" introduced at their 2013 conference.