NACA® Summer Series
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Summer Series is a virtual education program that focuses on various themes throughout the summer. Through live virtual sessions developed to improve knowledge, build connections, and engage in shared learning experiences, the weeks will provide campus professionals and students an opportunity to learn in a virtual environment.

This summer, let us take the hassle out of training your board officers and student programmers. Or use the Summer Series as a springboard or complement to your current training schedules. Hosted via Zoom so you can tune in from any location.

Register for one or more weeks that fit your needs! Questions? ContacMember Relations.

2022 Summer Series Weeks 

  • Student Government Basics  - June 7-9
  • Programming Board Basics - June 28-30
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility - July 12-14
  • Advisors - July 26-29
Registration: Now Open!

Student Government Basics Week: June 7-9

Are you new to student government? Have a new board and/or new officers? Student Government Basics Week has you covered! Topics include Robert’s Rules, budgeting, the role of student government, and more.  

Program Details  & Registration

  • Dates: June 7-9
  • Time: 2-5:00 p.m. ET
  • Audience: Undergraduate Students and Professional Staff/Advisors
  • Cost: Member - $125 per individual; Non-Member - $315 per individual
    • Registration closed

Learning Outcomes  

STUDENTS who complete Student Government Basics will: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic functions of SG and the role SG plays on college campuses.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role and authority of student government in community, state, regional, and national events and initiatives. 
  • Demonstrate ethical leadership practices including equitable and responsible stewardship of resources. 
  • Create strategies to engage students, gain input, and maximize student government presence. 

ADVISORS who complete Student Government Basics will: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role and authority of student government in community, state, regional, and national events and initiatives.
  • Train students on the basic functions of SG and the role SG plays on college campuses.
  • Identify strategies to strengthen their growing network of student government advisors. 
  • Demonstrate and communicate ethical leadership practices including equitable and responsible stewardship of resources. 

Programming Board Basics Week: June 28-30

How do you make an event an experience? How do you read a contract? How do you build business relationships? Let us train your programming board so you don’t have to. 

Program Details  & Registration

  • Dates: June 28-30
  • Time: 2-5:00 p.m. ET
  • Audience: Undergraduate Students and Professional Staff/Advisors
  • Cost: Member - $125 per individual; Non-Member - $315 per individual


Learning Outcomes  

STUDENTS who complete Programming Board Basics will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various types of events
  • Demonstrate an understanding of programming basics including planning, budgeting, contract (reading and negotiation), and building business relationships
  • Implement programming best practices on campus

ADVISORS who complete Programming Board Basics will:

  • Identify best programming practices
  • Manage all aspects of programming basics including planning, budgeting, contract, and building business relationships
  • Articulate the connection between participation on a programming board and students’ personal and professional development 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility Week: July 12-14

Let us help you create engaging environments that intentionally center diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA). Learn how to integrate DEIA principles into campus programming and learn to reflect on how your own identities may impact what you do.  

Program Details  & Registration

  • Dates: July 12-14
  • Time: 2-5:00 p.m. ET
  • Audience: Undergraduate Students and Professional Staff/Advisors
  • Cost: Member - $125 per individual; Non-Member - $315 per individual


Learning Outcomes  

Students and Advisors who complete DEIA Week will: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the NACA Competencies for Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Integrate DEI principles into campus programming
  • Recognize and reflect upon their own identity and cultural biases 


Advisors Week: July 26-29

Join us for a deep dive into topics that will help professional staff tell the story of their impact on student learning beyond the classroom. 

Program Details  & Registration

  • Dates: July 26-29
  • Time: 2-5:00 p.m. ET
  • Audience: Professional Staff/Advisors
  • Cost: Member - $125 per individual; Non-Member - $315 per individual


Learning Outcomes  

Advisors who complete the Advisors Summer Series Week will: 

  • Integrate elements of a curricular approach into their offices/departments 
  • Incorporate strategic thinking tactics into their practice 
  • Compare and contrast a variety of board and office staffing structures and policies and their impact on resources 
  • Explain the role of student engagement/involvement and its impact on learning at an institution 

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