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Upcoming Events

Mar 27 to Mar 29

This event has been postponed until October 2020. (Click to read more)

By nomination of academic dean; ATS will host this gathering for faculty members who are completing their first or second years in their institutions. ATS sees the exploration of vocation as the event’s overarching theme. Accordingly, two academic deans, two assistant professors, and two associate professors will share their own expectations and experiences regarding how an individual faculty member might not only survive, but hopefully thrive, within the shared vocation of a theological school. #ATSFACULTY2020


Jacksonville, FL
Jun 23

By registration; A preconference for deans is scheduled to take place in conjunction with the 2020 ATS/COA Biennial Meeting and will offer professional development opportunities, a collegial network, and a context for nurturing the vocation of academic officers and visioning its future development. The 2020 ATS/COA Biennial Meeting will immediately follow this event. #ATSCAOS2020


Vancouver, BC
Jun 24 to Jun 25

By registration; The Biennial Meeting—centered around the theme of Quality. Clarity. Flexibility. Re-envisioning Theological Education for a New Generation—will include business sessions, workshops, and a banquet. In addition, the membership will vote on the redeveloped ATS Commission Standards and Procedures. The 2020 ATS Academic Officers' Conference will immediately precede this event. #ATSBiennial2020


Vancouver, BC
Sep 17 to Sep 18

By invitation; Offered by the staff of the ATS Commission on Accrediting, this workshop is for ATS member schools with comprehensive evaluation visits scheduled in the fall 2022 semester. It provides contexts and opportunities for participants to engage with one another and with the staff to obtain experience and tools for constructing appropriate, adequate, and effective institutional self-studies in preparation for comprehensive and initial evaluation visits. Registration is free of charge, but schools will be responsible for payment of travel and housing expenses for their representatives.


Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 21 to Oct 23

By invitation; The goal of this program is to increase the educational effectiveness of ATS schools in educating racial/ethnic students and all students in cultural competence. Twenty schools involved in a two-year project to develop their capacities to educate racial/ethnic students more effectively and/or work on educational practices to prepare all students for ministry in a multiracial culture will reconvene to share best practices emanating from the implementation of their educational strategies.



Pittsburgh, PA