Upcoming 2023-24 Conferences

Have you ever wondered about the conferences, workshops, shows, and events that FAS showcases at and attends? Welcome to the latest update from FAS! As we dive into the exciting world of higher education events, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming schedule for the remaining part of the 2023 season, and the beginning of 2024.

FAS believes in the power of networking and staying up to date with the latest developments in the field of education. From the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) Conference in sunny San Diego, to the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) Annual Meeting in vibrant Orlando, our team is ready to embark on a journey of learning and collaboration! Join Ronda, David, and the rest of our team as we share insights, engage with industry leaders, and explore the future of education at these exciting events. Check out our schedule below and let us know if you’ll be joining us on any of these higher education adventures!

October 2023

39th Annual CAPPS Conference – October 2 – 4, 2023

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine – 3777 La Jolla Village Dr. San Diego, CA 92122

CAPPS conferences

The California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) is the only California State Association that represents many different diverse kinds of Private Postsecondary Schools in California.

The 39th Annual CAPPS Conference will be held this year, Monday, October 2 – Wednesday, October 4, 2023. There will be a Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Tournament and Pickleball Tournament, many workshop meetings and breakout sessions, a champagne toast, lunch with exhibitors from the event, and an Independent Coalition of Educators Political Action Committee (ICEPAC) Leadership Dinner. Ronda and Kathy will be heading out to San Diego for the conference very soon and are excited to meet everyone there!

AACS Annual Conference – October 13 – 14, 2023

LOCATION: The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria – 2222 W Loop S Houston, TX 77027

AACS Annual Conferences

The American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) is advancing beauty careers through education! AACS is a national nonprofit association that is open to all privately owned schools of cosmetology arts & sciences.

The AACS Annual Conference: Strength in Unity will be held Friday, October 13, 2023 – Saturday October 14, 2023. The event will cover a wide range of topics including business networking, industry best practices, updates on gainful employment and BDR litigation, and discussions on federal and state government relations. The AACS conferences aim to empower school leadership teams to help them enhance their institutions! FAS is happy to announce that Ronda and David will be attending the conference in Houston Texas!

NYS Career Schools Convention 2023 – October 25 – 26, 2023

LOCATION: Sleepy Hollow Hotel and Conference Center – 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591

New York Convention

The NYS Career School (NYSCS) Convention is sponsored by the Coalition of NYS Career Schools and is open to all career schools! This conference will be hosted Wednesday, October 25 – Thursday, October 26, 2023.

The convention will offer training programs covering various aspects of career education, including admissions, recruiting, student services, marketing, financial aid, legal compliance, government updates, accreditation, and accounting. The theme for the event is “Adapting to the Future: Reinventing and Transforming Career Education.” Attendees will be able to expect sessions and programs designed to help schools maximize their potential! Ronda and David are excited to be at this event for FAS in New York!

December 2023

NACCAS Accreditation Workshop – December 17 – 18, 2023

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Austin – 208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

NACCAS Workshop

The NACCAS Accreditation Workshop is a mandatory training event for schools and individuals linked to NACCAS (National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences). The workshop format varies depending on the school’s accreditation status and role. These full-day workshops offer crucial training on the accreditation and evaluation processes for NACCAS-affiliated schools and evaluators.

This Workshop will be in Austin Texas from Sunday, December 17 – Monday, December 18, 2023. It is our last workshop event of the year, and a good one to wrap up the 2023 season! Ronda, David, and Max will be there representing FAS!

February 2024

ABHE Annual Meeting – February 14 – 16, 2024

LOCATION: Rosen Plaza Hotel – 9700 International Dr. Orlando, FL 32819

ABHE Annual Meeting

The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) is committed to advancing their mission of advancing biblical higher education for Kingdom impact! Their Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, February 14 – Friday, February 16, 2023.

The meeting will consist of many panel discussions from various speakers, networking breakfast, lunches, and dinners for registered attendees, development workshops, and end with a fun 5k run on Friday and a Celebration Banquet! Ronda and David are excited to hear their speakers and are looking forward to attending the event in Orlando!

March 2024

NACCAS Accreditation Workshop – March 24 – 25, 2024

LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld – 10100 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32821

Conferences Orlando

Ronda and David will be at this NACCAS 2024 Workshop in Orlando, Florida. If you are there, they would love for you to stop by the FAS booth and say hello! You can find out more information about the NACCAS Workshop Schedule and the workshop registration form by visiting their website.

20th Annual National ABHES Conference – March 27 – 28, 2024

LOCATION: The ARIA Resort & Casino – 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89158


The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) hosts the National Conferences on Allied Health Education every year. This 20th annual gathering unites experts in postsecondary healthcare education! The conference consistently offers an up-to-date program featuring engaging keynote speakers and industry leaders, educators, and experts who address the current challenges and trends in healthcare education.

Ronda and David will be flying out to Las Vegas for this awesome event in representation of FAS!

Ronda and David preparing for Conferences

These are just a few of the upcoming higher education events and conferences we have planned for FAS to attend through the rest of this year, and the start of 2024. Be sure to check back on our blog page and exhibiting calendar in a few months for more events, conferences, and workshops where you can catch Ronda, David, and the rest of the team!

Let us know in the comments below if you are planning to be at any of these events/conferences in the future so we can look forward to seeing you there!

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