November 10 - 14, 2018
AACRAO's Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Conference is recognized as the foremost provider of practical solutions, promising practices, training, research, and guidelines for enrollment management practitioners looking to maximize student success, improve operational efficiency, and enhance the financial well-being of their institution.
The SEM Conference brings together a comprehensive lineup of experts, researchers, and practitioners—who showcase both the core concepts that are the foundation of SEM, as well as new and best practices. There is no better time to navigate the changing landscape and position yourself to maximize your students' and institution's success.
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San Diego, CA
October 21-24, 2018
"Our work, field, and selves are constantly in a state of forward motion. As our work continues to evolve, we strive to navigate the next wave to ensure student success. Join NODA in America's Finest City for the 2018 NODA Annual Conference as we continue the conversation on coming together, moving forward, and affecting change."
Registration & Information: https://www.nodaweb.org/page/NODAC_2018
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October 14-16, 2018
GEAR UP West is a collaborative regional conference for college access practitioners from the western states of the US. The conference draws approximately 500 participants from ten western states: AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, & WY. Attendees include GEAR UP and other college access program staff, evaluators, higher education professionals, and middle and high school teachers, counselors, and administrators. All those working to help low-income and underrepresented students prepare for and succeed in college are welcome to attend.
October 8 - 10, 2018
New Orleans, LA
"At the 2018 ACT Workforce Summit, educators, workforce and economic developers, Work Ready Community leaders, employers, and industry partners will unveil collaborative and innovative approaches, best practices and success stories that help students and job seekers achieve career and workplace success and employers find the talent they need to be competitive...Join us as we unmask and celebrate our collective potential to develop a qualified workforce, foster business and economic growth, and help build stronger communities."
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September 27 - 29, 2018
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
"NACAC's 74th National Conference heads to Salt Lake City this fall! Make plans to attend this preeminent annual gathering of over 7,500 counseling and admission professionals. Get ready to network, learn the latest admission news and research in cutting-edge education sessions, and hear from inspiring speakers." Registration now open.
More Information & Registration: www.nacacconference.org
September 24-26, 2018
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, Pittsburgh, PA
This is the premier networking and professional development event for the field of college access & Success. We hope you will join us in September!
The major topics of discussion at the 2018 NCAN National Conference will be:
Information & Registration: www.collegeaccess.org/2018conference
September 19 – 20, 2018
Strand Union Building, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Hosted by the Office of Public Instruction (OPI)
The State of Montana uses the GEMS Data Warehouse for research and evaluation purposes and this conference will highlight the research we sponsor. We seek to understand more about schools and their students, specifically where they struggle and where they thrive so that we can better understand how to help every student succeed.
Who Should Attend? Anyone with an interest in education data from Pre-K through post-secondary–superintendents, principals, teachers, board members, university faculty/staff, university students, local education agency staff, state education agency staff, IT/technical staff and directors.
More Information & Registration: http://mtplportal.org/event/pathway-to-a-data-use-culture-in-montana-conference/
NACAC created the Emerging Admission Professionals (EAP) initiative for those with 0-3 years of experience in college admission. EAP engages admission professionals through educational sessions and networking opportunities with seasoned professionals from NACAC and its local affiliates.
Educational sessions take place in conjunction with National College Fairs in the spring and fall and are free to attend for both NACAC members and nonmembers.
For information on which College Fairs this initiative will be hosted at, visit: https://www.nacacnet.org/professional-development/emerging-admission-professonals/
July 24 - 26th, 2018
"Don't miss the most comprehensive conference dedicated to enrollment, student success, and fundraising. Choose from more than 150 sessions and network with more than 2,000 campus professionals, thought leaders, and higher ed experts as you explore the latest innovations, insights, and intelligence covering the entire student lifecycle."
Information & Registration: https://www.ruffalonl.com/events/event-materials/national-conference-materials/2018-national-conference
July 16 - 20th, 2018
Summer Institute for International Admissions will teach best industry practices for the evaluation of foreign credentials and its application on the job. Attendees will gain a thorough knowledge base of educational systems around the world. Detailed hands-on practice evaluating authentic foreign credentials in a collaborative environment will allow participants to demonstrate the capability of determining credential comparability and admission eligibility.
More Information & Registration: www.aacrao.org/events-training/international-insititutes/summer-institute
July 15 - 18th, 2018
"The conference program includes over 100 concurrent sessions focused on increasing your impact on middle and high school students, their families, K–16 faculty and administrators, student services and college access professionals, program evaluators, family engagement coordinators, business and community partners, and education policy makers. Sessions will include panels of experts, researchers, practitioners, how-to presentations, program evaluation presentations, and descriptions of the most effective GEAR UP practices."
Registration & Information | https://www.edpartnerships.org/annual-conference-2018
July 14 - 17th, 2018
Los Angeles, CA
"Join approximately 3,000 school counseling professionals for four days of inspirational keynote sessions, informative breakout sessions, in-depth looks at hot topics in the school counseling profession and networking opportunities galore."
More Information & Registration | https://www.ascaconferences.org/
July 8 - 10th, 2018
"How can you integrate technology and transfer best practices into campus operations to support your institution's academic policies and mission? For many institutions, creating a transfer-friendly environment is a key strategy as students continue to transfer at higher rates. In addition, the use of technology is integral to enrollment strategy, and the activities of the registrar, admissions, orientation, and retention staff are often the critical difference between institutional success and failure. AACRAO's Technology & Transfer Conference offers more than 90 sessions and presentations from experts who can help you discover answers to this question. Join the conversation and network with some of the most innovative professionals in higher education."
More Information & Registration | https://www.aacrao.org/events-training/meetings/technology-transferwww.aacrao.org/events-training/meetings/technology-transfer
July 5 - 9th, 2018
San Diego, CA
United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) Conference
More than 1,800 attendees will be expected once again for the largest Native youth leadership gathering in the country.
The exciting 5-day conference agenda is like none other. Attendees will once again enjoy popular keynote speakers, have access to 25+ workshops, participate in fun and unique peer-led fitness activities, have access to more than 50 exhibitors and vendors, and experience the uniqueness of the National UNITY Conference through the UNITY Fire, the UNITY Drum, the UNITY College and Career Expo, a cultural exchange, talent night, and the annual UNITY Banquet & Awards Celebration and Dance!
Information & Registration: https://unityinc.org/event/2018-national-unity-conference/
June 18 - 21st, 2018
Who Should Attend?
General and special education teachers, parents, administrators, school psychologists and counselors, social workers, licensed professional counselors, mental health professionals, probation officers, police officers, university students and others concerned with children and behavior issues in classrooms, schools, and the community.
Information & Registration | https://tofu.msu.montana.edu/cs/mbi2018/page/general_information
The Native American Student Advocacy Institute hosts their annual conference in Honolulu this year! Theme? Building nations through education.
The Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI) has assembled a dedicated community of educators and tribal education leaders to address the educational challenges facing Native students. NASAI seeks to galvanize and build national networks to enhance the academic performance of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students and to close the educational achievement gap.
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The PNACAC Annual Conference is our organization’s premier professional development opportunity bringing together over 300 individuals who share our goal. Through workshops, educational sessions, shared interest group conversations, counseling and enrollment professionals gain new knowledge and a revived enthusiasm to improve the opportunities for students across our five states.
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More Information! > http://www.pnacac.org/conference
June 18 - 21st, 2018
Who Should Attend: General and special education teachers, parents, administrators, school psychologists and counselors, social workers, licensed professional counselors, mental health professionals, probation officers, police officers, university students and others concerned with children and behavior issues in classrooms, schools, and the community.
More Information & Registration: http://mtplportal.org/event/2018-montana-behavioral-initiative-mbi-summer-institute/
Date | April 4 - 6
Location | Red Lion, 1223 Mullowney Ln, Billings, MT
2018 Conference Theme: Educational Sovereignty
Montana Indian Education Association (MIEA) promotes and advances equitable opportunity for academic success so that Montana’s American Indian students are provided with an education that acknowledges, affirms and includes their rich cultural diversity in every aspect of the educational experience. By serving as an essential link between Montana’s diverse tribal communities and educational institutions, MIEA holds all accountable for improving social, cultural and academic achievement.
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Date | March 28 - 30, 2018
Location | Bozeman, MT
Network with college access professionals from across Montana, get valuable training, gain new ideas, be refreshed and inspired to keep making Post Secondary Education accessible to ALL!
Montana Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Conference
Date | March 21 - 23
Location | Great Falls, MT
The Montana Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA) is an organization serving the needs of students, institutions of higher education, government agencies, and private funding sources through the coordination of plans and programs for student financial aid.
The Association serves as the State forum and acts as the focus for the expression of views on matters relating to the development, funding and administration of student financial aid at the state, regional and national levels.
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Date | March 4 - 5
Location | Carroll College, Helena
Multiple breakout sessions focusing on contemporary issues in Indian country and successful integration of IEFA into all content areas will be offered over 2 1/2 days. Sunday, March 4th, will see a return of the mini institutes. Registration will open in November and will be limited to 200 participants. More information to come via the Indian Education Division’s webpage.
Here's a great chance to interact with high school counselors!
Date | February 21 - 24
Location | Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverside Hotel, Jacksonville, FL
Register at: http://ascaconference.com/
"Entirely focused on analytics in higher education, the 2018 Higher Ed Analytics Conference (the 6th edition!) will take place on February 14, 2018.
This online conference will feature a dozen of 10-minute sessions presented by higher ed professionals working in institutions just like yours — with real analytics solutions to real higher ed problems.
The call for proposals is open until November 29, 2017, so don’t miss this unique opportunity to share your analytics expertise and experience with the higher ed digital professional community."
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