The ACPA18 Convention is committed to upholding the values and mission of ACPA and focusing on the Association’s bold vision through a reimagining of the convention experience and its impact for our profession, our attendees, and the community at-large.
ACPA18 will provide convention attendees opportunities to: (1) Reflect on their own positionality and role in social justice work within student affairs; (2) Educate and role model the value of racial justice; (3) Engage the issues impacting higher education by applying our identified competencies; (4) Experience critical opportunities for learning and engagement through the creation and dissemination of knowledge; and 5) collaborate with the local Houston community.
We are committed to an experience that pushes boundaries in our thinking, empowers members to make a difference, and stimulates change in the community.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
Future Conferences: http://www.aera.net/Events-Meetings/Annual-Meeting/Future-Annual-Meetings
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges. The association represents nearly 1,200 two-year, associate degree–granting institutions and more than 13 million students. Read more about Who We Are.
“Building a Nation of Learners by Advancing America’s Community Colleges”
AACC strives to:
- Provide a national voice and advocacy for the community college mission
- Serve as a national information resource
- Create opportunities for peer networking and interaction at all levels, professional initiatives, dialogue, and community-building
- Facilitate collaboration among AACC staff and stakeholders
- Encourage a shared commitment to the community college movement
- Offer leadership and career development opportunities.
Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, Texas
The 32nd annual UCEA Convention will be held November 14-18, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Houston in Houston, TX. The purpose of the 2018 UCEA Convention is to engage participants in discussions about research, policy, practice and preparation in the field of education with a specific focus on educational leadership. Members of the 2018 Convention Program Committee are Terah Venzant Chambers (Michigan State University), Bradley Carpenter (University of Houston), Terrance L. Green (University of Texas at Austin), and Lolita A. Tabron (University of Denver). Also, for the first time, the Program Committee will include a graduate student, Andrene Castro (University of Texas at Austin). The 32nd Annual UCEA Convention theme, “Our Mission Critical: Revolutionizing the Future Through Equitable Educational Leadership, Research, and Practice,” is inviting submissions that e invite submissions that (a) challenge dominant narratives that subvert equitable leadership and education; (b) revolutionize the preparation of school and district leaders to enact equitable leadership, research, and practice; (c) imagine equitable alliances with students, families, and communities where there is shared expertise, decision making, and ownership for sustainable change; and foster coalition with policymakers and elected officials to create the future we need.