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2021 STUDENT AFFAIRS ASSESSMENT INSTITUTE

the premier Institute for student affairs and higher education professionals who seek a guided, curricular experience in order to develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit

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ACPA’s Student Affairs Assessment Institute, sponsored by the Commission for Assessment and Evaluation, provides a guided, curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit. This Signature Institute provides a guided, curricular experience where participants can develop essential assessment knowledge and skills for their professional toolkit. The Student Affairs Assessment Institute provides a balance of instruction and hands-on experience designed to ensure attendees leave with the assessment skills and knowledge necessary to develop and execute quality assessment plans on their campuses.

Whether you are brand new to assessment, taking on new responsibilities in your individual unit, or charged with developing a division-wide plan for assessment, the ACPA Student Affairs Assessment Institute is the answer for your professional development needs! The Institute is focused on providing developmental assessment knowledge and may not be the best professional development opportunity for more advanced practitioners. If you are unsure whether or not the Institute may be right for you or have general questions, please contact info@acpa.nche.edu and we’ll be happy to assist!

institute tracks

Assessment Institute attendees have the opportunity to select their track when they register for the Institute, making the experience educationally catered to each registrants professional journey. Tracks help guide attendees session selections at the Institute based on their focus area or role with assessment.

The following tracks will be offered at the 2021 Institute:

  • Program Track – Designed for individuals who are assessing programs or events. These sessions will be focused on building foundational assessment knowledge and skills.
  • Department Track – Designed for individuals who are involved in assessment for one or more departments. These sessions will be focused on building intermediate assessment knowledge and skills.
  • Division Track – Designed for individuals who are leading assessment at a division, college or university level. These sessions will be focused on building advanced assessment knowledge and skills.

Registration Rates

Before 30 April 2021                      After 30 April 2021

$199                     $299

membership must be active through 8 July 2021

Before 30 April 2021                      After 30 April 2021

$129                     $179

membership must be active through 8 July 2021

Before 30 April 2021                      After 30 April 2021

$299                     $399

consider becoming a member of ACPA to save $100 on your registration price!

Before 30 April 2021                      After 30 April 2021

$229                     $279

consider becoming a member of ACPA for $39 to save $150 on your registration price!

Registrations can be paid by check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. All fees must be prepaid. Purchase orders are not accepted. Refunds will be given for cancellations, received in writing at ACPA by 11 June 2021. After 11 June 2021, there are no refunds. ACPA reserves the right to charge a service fee of US$50 for returned checks. Registrations are non-transferable. The conference may be cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the fees will be fully refunded; however, ACPA will not be responsible for other additional costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines and/or travel agencies.

schedule-at-a-glance

Overview of Restorative Justice (RJ)
Principles, practices (circles, conferences, boards, CoSA), evidence of effectiveness, case studies, place of RJ in campus codes of conduct, restorative justice as a global social movement
RJ Outcomes
Repairing harm, apologies, restitution, community service, rebuilding trust/safety concerns
Issues in Facilitation
Diversity and inclusion, trauma-informed care, denials of responsibility, blaming and shaming, safety concerns, secondary victimization
Introduction to Facilitation
Role of facilitator, sequence of process, pre-conference preparation, post-conference support and mentoring, facilitation guide or script, ground rules, listening and reflection skills
Identifying Harms and Needs
Material/physical harm, emotional/spiritual harm, communal/relational harm, moving from harms to needs, applications for conduct violations, residential life; bias incidents, sexual misconduct, academic integrity
Implementation
Program models, referrals, case management, marketing a program, training, policy and code revision, circle practice for community-building, restorative return from suspension

 

Details

Start:
June 8 @ 12:00 pm EDT
End:
June 22 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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Venue

Online