Professional Development Opportunities

    ArSAA sponsors three standing professional development opportunities annually:


    The Partners for Student Success Conference (PSSC) is a unique and powerful professional development opportunity for those working in higher education across Arkansas.  PSSC is the product of collabroation by four state organizations: 

    • Arkansas College Testing Association (ACTA)
    • Arkansas College Health Association (ArCHA)
    • Arkansas Student Affairs Association (ArSAA)   

    PSSC is held annually during the fall academic semester at the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  

    The 4th annual PSSC will be held September 26-28, 2018! 


    Check out the new website for the 5th Annual Partners for Student Success Conference HERE!


    The New Professional Institute (NPI) is a one-day workshop for new student affairs/services professionals and graduate students, with between one and five years of experience in the field.
    NPI provides opportunities to connect with colleagues and engage in group discussion on topics such as: 

    • Career Pathways
    • Current Trends in the Student Affairs  & Services Profession
    • Managing Relationship with Peers, Superiors, and Ourselves
    • Establishing Mentors
    • Ethical Decision Making
    • Professional and Personal Life Balance  

    ArSAA Spring Drive-In Workshop

    Registration will open in 2019!