ACCSC Professional Development Conference

September 25 - 27, 2017
Hyatt Regency Reston | Reston, Virginia


The PDC, now in its 11th year, provides the perfect forum to celebrate 50 Years of sustained organizational success by recognizing the contributions and significant achievements of ACCSC-accredited institutions and to pay tribute to several outstanding individuals, as well as the opportunity for participants to share best practices while making meaningful connections with other school representatives, Commissioners, and ACCSC Staff.

The heart of the PDC is its dynamic slate of training and networking opportunities for ACCSC-accredited institutions, including half or full day pre-conference workshops and a diverse array of Learning Labs and Power Sessions covering a dynamic slate of topics highlighting the issues critical to running a high performing accredited institution that offers effective educational programs and services to students and graduates.

ACCSC has designed the PDC to provide an exceptional opportunity for member institutions to come together to innovate, explore, and discuss meaningful ways to enhance the student educational experience, further support workforce development, and bridge the ever-present skills gap in the United States.

Join us for the unique opportunity to participate in ACCSC’s Community of Partners in Education 

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The PDC’s education program is designed around four major Focus Areas and centered around best practices from an institution’s perspective, presented through intensive Pre-Conference Workshops, Learning Labs, and Power Sessions. Check out the Session Details and Schedule of Events to start planning your PDC experience today.            

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Join ACCSC for a reception on Monday, September 25, as we celebrate 50 years of recognition from the U.S. Department of Education as a reliable authority for the establishment of educational standards.

Always a favorite of all PDC participants, we will applaud the accomplishments and significant contributions of several outstanding institutions and individuals at the Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, September 26.

The PDC ends in celebration on Wednesday, September 27, as we recognize the accredited member schools that demonstrated a commitment to the expectations and rigors of ACCSC accreditation and a high level of achievement among their students.

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  • When

  • Monday, September 25, 2017 - Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Where

  • Hyatt Regency Reston
    1800 Presidents Street
    Reston, Virginia 20190

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