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AAAED PDTI Program for Experienced Practitioners 2017 (Sr. CAAP)

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 8:00 AM -
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 5:00 PM (Mountain Time)

AAAED PDTI Program for Experienced Practitioners 2017 (Sr. CAAP)
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 8:00 AM -
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 5:00 PM (Mountain Time)

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
(480) 627-3200
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253

Registration Link:

Note: This AAAED PDTI training is occurring during the AAAED 43rd National Conference and Annual Meeting.
To register for the Conference, which requires a separate registration and fees, click here:

Experienced practitioners (those with 10 years or more relevant experience) will receive the "Senior Certified Affirmative Action Professional" certificate, which shall be valid for three years. The Sr. CAAP credential is subject to continuing education requirements prescribed by PDTI. For a copy of the PDTI Program Requirements, click here PDTI2017FINAL010917.pdf or here:

New Professionals Academy (NPA)

June 6 - 7, 2017
Scottsdale, AZ
Registration link:

The NPA takes place during the 43rd National Conference and Annual Meeting and registrants are expected to stay for the conference as well. For more information about the AAAED conference, click here: AAAED Conference 2017. For hotel information, click here: AAAED Conference Hotel Information. Please do not register and pay your fee until you have been accepted into the program. See information about the application process below.

AAAED' s New Professionals Academy (NPA) is designed to inspire and engage new AA/EEO and diversity professionals to achieve excellent work and career outcomes. The New Professionals Academy (NPA) is a 1-1/2-day learning opportunity for new EEO/AA and diversity professionals to:

(1) Draw on their first years of experience to improve their effectiveness and to learn from other peers and distinguished colleagues within the profession; and (2) work and actively engage with other new professionals and colleagues during the duration of the NPA and AAAED conference.

The NPA will also enable participants to be supported and mentored by distinguished colleagues within the profession and to learn strategies for career success.

The application process for NPA:

  • To assure that new professionals’ participation in the Academy is fully endorsed by the current senior EEO/AA officer at his/her organization, registrants must have a letter of support submitted by the senior leadership from their respective institutions. There is a limit of one participant per organization.
  • Each applicant must complete an application, submit a resume and a high resolution, photo head-shot (this will be included in the NPA Participant contact directory). Click here for a copy of the application: AAAEDNPAApplication1-5-17.docx. Please wait to be accepted into the program before you register to pay your fee.
  • NPA applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The final deadline for applying to the NPA is May 26, 2017.
  • Once approved, applicants must register and pay the required fee on the AAAED registration page:
  • Participants are expected to attend the AAAED National Conference and Annual Meeting as well as the NPA program.

For questions, please contact Wanda Malden, Chair, New Professionals Academy,,

Please email or or call the AAAED national office toll-free at 800-252-8952 for more general information about the AAAED Conference. For conference registration questions, please contact Sandy Isho at

AAAED Professional Development and Training Institute/Title IX Institute - July 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017 8:00 AM -
Saturday, July 29, 2017 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Registration site:

Portland State University
Market Center Building
1600 SW 4th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97201
United States

AAAED Professional Development and Training /Title IX Institute - September 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017 8:00 AM -
Saturday, September 30, 2017 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Registration site:

METRA Corporate Office
547 W. Jackson Blvd.
2nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60661
United States