Structured Conversations

Structured Conversations

In an effort to provide ongoing professional development opportunities for SAAL members, the Professional Development Committee hosts Structured Conversations. Structured Conversations are monthly interactive assessment webinars. A listing of upcoming webinars and past records can be found below. Check the professional development calendar for a full listing of events. 

Upcoming Structured Conversations

Structured Conversations are FREE and anyone can participate. If you are unable to attend a Structured Conversation live, recordings are available on the SAAL YouTube channel. 

December Structured Conversation

Tuesday, December 10, at 12:00 pm EST.

More information will be posted soon!

Topic: Professional Development for Student Affairs staff and the ACPA/NASPA AER Professional Competency Area


  • Adam Cebulski, Assistant Vice President & Chief of Staff, Southern Methodist University
  • Robert Aaron, Executive Director, Student Affairs Assessment & Planning, Northwestern University
  • Lucas Schalewski, Associate Directory, Assessment, Research, & Grant Development, University of Arizona
  • Host: Elizabeth Wallace, Director, Student Affairs Retention & Assessment, Tarleton State University


Past Conversations

Visit our YouTube Channel or browse it below by clicking the playlist link on the top left of the video frame. PowerPoint slides and handouts can also be found in the SAAL Resource Repository in the folder titled "Structured Conversations."

Topic Proposals

Would you like to suggest a topic for a future Structured Conversation (SC)? The SAAL PDC welcomes your suggestions! You are also invited to apply to lead a SC and share your expertise with SAAL by completing the proposal form below. We look forward to hearing from you!