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New England College Personnel Association is an ACPA—College Student Educators International Local Chapter representing all six New England states. NECPA is committed to the education and development of post-secondary students in New England and exists for the benefit of all professionals in the region.

New England College Personnel Association connects diverse higher education professionals from all institution types, functional areas, and experience levels in New England. We support and develop equitable higher education communities by providing intentional, creative, and accessible opportunities and resources focused on professional and personal growth.

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A Case for Competency Development

by Nancy Hunter Denney Going to college was a game changer.  This is where I learned just how much it was I still didn’t know.  This is where I messed up, made up and moved on.  College represented a place to “find myself” while growing as a human being.  A liberal arts education stood on its own merits.  I was Read More

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Learning About Yourself

             As student affairs practitioners, we are constantly thinking about how to improve the experiences of students. We might even find ourselves asking questions like, how do we get on the same level of students? Or, what resources can we use to help students in their educational endeavors? Both questions are important in meeting students Read More

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Higher Ed Trends to Watch in 2019

By Emily Perlow, Assistant Dean of Students, Worcester Polytechnic Institute As higher education professionals, keeping abreast of happenings in the world and anticipating the ways that these changes will affect our work is an ever-constant need. The world is rapidly changing and our students are evolving in response. Higher education is not always the most nimble enterprise, yet we’re called Read More

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