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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.

Professional Development Conference
September 21 - 23, 2016
San Diego, California


Join ACCSC as we celebrate 10 years of the PDC and the unique opportunity to participate in ACCSC’s “Community of Partners in Education” in sunny San Diego!

During the PDC, conference participants will have the opportunity to meet with ACCSC Commissioners and staff, connect with representatives from the ACCSC membership, and hear directly from innovative educators and leaders in higher education. Check out the PDC website for more information and agenda highlights!

Request for Session Proposals

Want to be a part of the PDC program? ACCSC invites interested parties to submit their session proposal for the opportunity to host a session at the 10th annual Professional Development Conference on September 21 - 23, 2016, in San Diego, California!

Download the Request for Session Proposals for more information on the PDC and instructions for submitting your proposal. All submissions are due via e-mail on or before April 29, 2016.

ACCSC Annual Awards

Nominations Due July 6, 2016

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 Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Please send completed Nominations to ACCSC via e-mail.

Winners will be celebrated at the 10th anniversary of the Professional Development Conference on September 21 - 23, 2016, in sunny San Diego, California!