Professional Development

For the ASHE 2020 Virtual Conference, professional developments that are typically held the Wednesday and Thursday prior to the conference will be held between September and December. Each event will be held virtually, through Zoom. Please click below for the event you are interested in to learn more and to register.


Academic Leaders Workshop

Presented by the Council for Advancement of Higher Education Programs (CAHEP)

Who should attend:
  • Faculty who are considering moving into leadership positions at the program, department, college, or university level

CEP Mentor-Protege Program

Who should attend:

  • You should participate as a protege if you are a member of racially/ethnically minoritized population and are a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow.

  • You should participate as a mentor if you are a member of racially/ethnically minoritized population and are an administrators student affairs professional, or a faculty member. 


CIHE Mentoring Roundtables

Who should attend:

  • Faculty, staff, researchers, and students who are interested in international and comparative higher education


Early Career Faculty Workshop
Presented by the Council for Advancement of Higher Education Programs (CAHEP)

Who should attend:
  • Pre-tenured faculty members
  • Administrators who have recently joined the faculty at any rank

Graduate Student Policy Seminar
Presented by the Council for Public Policy in Higher Education

Who should attend:
  • Graduate students in higher education programs who are interested in the intersections of public policy and higher education
  • Graduate students who have successfully defended their proposal
  • Graduate students whose dissertation research focuses on public policy issues (broadly defined). 

International Scholars Workshop
Presented by the Council for International Higher Education (CIHE) 

Who should attend:

  • Doctoral students, recent graduates, post-docs, and early career faculty from international backgrounds


Mid-Career Faculty Workshop
Presented by the Council for Advancement of Higher Education Programs (CAHEP)

Who should attend:
  • Mid-career faculty including associate professors and those faculty members who are full professors, but with 15 years plus remaining prior to retirement

Research Methods Workshops

Who should attend:

While the workshops are open to anyone who is interested, the following groups may benefit the most from the content:

  • Graduate students currently preparing for the dissertation (e.g., dissertation proposal stage) or who do not have access to such methodological opportunities at their home campuses

  • Adjunct, clinical, and post-doctoral scholars