Category: Annual Conference


Nominate a great colleague, student, or program today!

Great work is done every day by public service education faculty, students, and programs. At the NASPAA Annual Conference, we highlight this excellence and celebrate their successes. You can nominate yourself, peers, students, and programs by submitting a few pieces…

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COPRA Seeks Consultants to Design Educational Sessions

The Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (COPRA) of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) seeks consultants to present and/or design educational sessions for academic program directors seeking to learn about accreditation for public service education:…

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Accreditation Institute 2014: Thank you for your Feedback!

At the beginning of the 2014 Accreditation Institute, the facilitators asked each attendee to write down what he or she considers the most confusing, frustrating, and/or onerous aspects of the accreditation process. They then asked participants to wad up the papers…

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Join NASPAA at the 2015 Annual Conference!

NASPAA is pleased to invite proposals for the October 14-16 conference! This year’s theme, Adding Value to Public Service Education through NASPAA, features three tracks on which to engage with your colleagues: Innovation in Education for an Evolving Public Sector, Strategic Program Management and the…

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2014 Accreditation Institute Rap

COPRA is pleased to share “Mission-Driven, Outcome-Oriented, Evidence-Based, Accreditation-Earning Program Management” – the rap which was featured at the November 4, 2014 Accreditation Institute! Written and performed by an alumnus of Willamette University, home of the NASPAA-accredited MBA for Business, Government and…

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Thank you!

NASPAA and COPRA would like to thank everyone who attended the all-new Accreditation Institute on November 4. It was our most successful Institute yet! Our sponsors made the day possible – Columbia University, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Binghamton University, and…

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Upcoming Vote: 2014 NASPAA Annual Business Meeting

The 2014 NASPAA Annual Business meeting will take place Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 5 pm in the Grand Pavilion, at the NASPAA Conference in Albuquerque, NM. The agenda includes a vote of accredited programs on a proposed change to the NASPAA…

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Update: 2014 Accreditation Institute Location

Due to overwhelming response for the revamped Accreditation Institute on November 4, NASPAA has shifted the location to the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. The day will still kick-off with an early breakfast, and will end with a reception at the original…

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2014 NASPAA Accreditation Institute & Conference

Interested in NASPAA Accreditation? Is your program’s Self-Study Report due soon? Start planning now and register today! The 2014 Accreditation Institute, hosted by COPRA at the NASPAA Annual Conference, will feature a new, comprehensive, professionally-designed, one-day schedule, based around a flipped…

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