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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.


September 18-20, 2023 | Arlington, Virginia

Registration Coming Soon!


Be a part of this year's PDC in a new way
as a PDC Speaker!

The PDC program focuses on our shared commitment to supporting exceptional students and fostering a community committed to their success, along with sharing best practices in higher education. PDC speakers help guide the conversation at the PDC and share innovation, knowledge, and make lasting connections within the ACCSC community.

The PDC features sessions concentrating in:

  • Career and Student Services 
  • Community Connection 
  • Excellence in Accreditation 
  • Faculty and Staff Development 
  • Innovations in Education

All session proposals are due by Friday, May 12. Have more than one session idea? Multiple proposals are welcome! Have a question? E-mail events@accsc.org to connect with the PDC team.

2023 ACCSC Awards - nominate a Star!

Each year, ACCSC celebrates the significant achievements and contributions of outstanding accredited schools, and pays tribute to several dedicated and amazing individuals through the ACCSC Annual Awards:

All nominations must include all required information and documentation to be considered - incomplete nominations will not be reviewed and we appreciate your understanding. Submit all nominations before July 6, 2023.

Winners of each award will be celebrated at the 2023 Professional Development Conference in Arlington, Virginia!