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Professional Development Conference

The PDC is a membership driven event that provides an opportunity for leaders at ACCSC-accredited institutions to learn more about proven strategies to enhance the services they provide to their students each and every day.

Call for Award Nominations

The Professional Development Conference affords the Commission with an opportunity to recognize the significant contributions made by several outstanding individuals representing ACCSC-accredited institutions.

The Commission is currently accepting nominations for the following awards:

The Nomination Forms are MS Word fill-in documents. All Nominations are due on or before Monday, July 6, 2015. Please send completed Nominations to Michelle Ragnetti, Conference and Events Coordinator, via e-mail.

Request for Session Proposals

ACCSC Professional Development Conference
September 9 - 11, 2015 | Arlington, Virginia

ACCSC invites interested parties to submit a session proposal for the 9th annual Professional Development Conference! This year's educational sessions will be focused in the following areas:

  • Trends and Innovations 
  • Career and Student Services
  • Faculty and Staff Development
  • ACCSC Standards as Best Practices

Be a part of the PDC program – download the Session Proposal Form for more information and submit your idea today.

All Session Proposals are due via e-mail to Michelle Ragnetti, Conference and Events Coordinator, by Thursday. April 30, 2015. Individuals that submit a session proposal will be notified by May 29, 2015.  Selected presenters must be available to present at the designated session time assigned by ACCSC on either September 10 or 11, 2015. Selected presenters are provided with airfare and one (1) night hotel accommodations at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View, the host hotel of the 2015 PDC.  

  •  Click here to view the ACCSC Executive Director’s Annual Report recorded live in Denver, Colorado at the 2014 Professional Development Conference.
  • Click here to view a gallery of photos from the Professional Development Conference hosted in Denver, Colorado
  • Click here to view the 2014 PDC program.