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Professional Development

The ACA is committed to the ongoing professional development of its members. Members continually point to these rich opportunities to learn and connect as among the most valuable programs and services we offer.

Highlights of our professional development offerings include the following events and programs:

ACA Conference

ACA Workshops

Each year, as part of the Annual Conference, the ACA’s Professional Learning Committee coordinates workshops designed for both archivists in the region hosting the conference as well as the many individuals travelling to attend the conference. The ACA Workshops offer learning for intermediate and advanced-level archivists and cover a wide range of relevant and timely topics. Workshops vary in duration, from one-half day to two days, and are typically offered immediately prior to, or following the Annual Conference.

ACA Institute

The ACA Institute offers a more intense learning experience, featuring topics and curriculum designed for archivists at a more advanced level. Institute sessions typically last two to three days and feature topics suggested by members