Educational Resources

ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners (PDF, 393Kb)

ACPA/NASPA Rubrics for Professional Development (PDF, 512Kb)

Helping Students Develop Vision and Voice: The Role Creativity Plays, article by Michele Welkener (PDF; article begins on p. 13.)

Where Good Ideas Come From, four-minute video by Steven Johnson on the environmental patterns that enable creativity, and how ideas "happen."

Books and Journals

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"Working with College Students & Student Development Theory Primer," by Dr. Michael Walker (2008, PDF), an overview of student-development theory. Contact Mike Walker if you would like to discuss this further.

Shared Resources:

The follow individuals are making these resources available to division staff:

Sonja Ardoin, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
Sonja has an extensive collection of books available for staff to borrow. Complete list of titles here.

Jennie McNeilly, Office of the Dean of Students

Thom Rakes, Career Center

Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Office

Mike Walker, Ed.D., Associate VC and Dean of Students
Dean Walker has an extensive collection of books available for staff to borrow. Complete list of titles here.


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