Mini: Effective Sanctioning


Choosing sanctioning outcomes is core to the case resolution management work all community standards and conduct offices engage in, as noted in ASCA’s Knowledge and Skills 3.3 (p. 19). The Effective Sanctioning Mini-Track will help you to more deeply understand all the components of this mission-aligned work including, but not limited to: how you build and choose sanctioning options, and consider the resources of your office, your institution and your students, and finally to how you assess the efficacy of your selections. Throughout, facilitators will give focus to ASCA’s Case Management Resolution and Equity and Intentional Inclusion Knowledge and Skills, in addition to others such as Administration, Assessment, and Partnerships.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to: 

  • Collaborate with campus partners, students, and external providers to build a cadre of resource-appropriate outcome options across sanction types, including administrative statuses, educational interventions, restrictions, and restorative choices.
  • Use their institution’s sanctioning factors to choose sanctions that are consistent, equitable, and effective.
  • Identify assessment techniques and tools to determine if sanctions are aligned with their office’s learning outcomes and mission.
  • Write a clear and effective sanctioning rationale.

This mini-track will utilize hybrid learning techniques that incorporate both knowledge sharing and active learning activities, including case studies, polling, and small and larger group discussion meant to facilitate professional networking. You will be asked to bring materials from your own institution to incorporate into these activities to provide tangible materials adapted for your college or university.


To view presenter biographies please visit our Meet The Gehring Team page.

  • Heather Cohen: faculty
  • Christina Shafer: faculty