2017-06-05

2018 Leadership Educators Institute

December 09 – December 11, 2018
Orlando, FL

The Leadership Educators Institute provides an opportunity for leadership practitioners and scholars to engage in active learning and dialogue to assist with program and leadership course development.

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About

Leadership is an integral competency for our profession. The leadership development of our institutions’ students is an important and ongoing process that requires commitment from both students and staff. Student affairs professionals and other university administrators play an essential role in coordinating, shaping, and evaluating the leadership development of their students by designing leadership courses and programs, creating co-curricular opportunities, and utilizing emerging technologies. The Leadership Educators Institute (LEI) has a rich history of convening professionals committed to leadership development for nearly 10 years.

A partnership between NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, ACPA-College Student Educators International, and the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs (NCLP), LEI provides a unique opportunity for all professional levels within our field to engage in critical dialogue to support leadership development.


The Leadership Educators Institute aims to create a space where student affairs administrators, scholars, and practitioners discuss current leadership topics, such as:

  • Modern leadership theories about process-based relational leadership, theories of leadership and positive social change, societal good; and models and theories on how students develop leadership capacity and human development;
  • Leadership courses  (credit and non-credit) including innovative syllabi, effective textbooks, incentives for students, experiential learning, service-oriented learning, and virtual learning;
  • Assessment and evaluation of leadership programs and participants including learning outcomes, using CAS Standards, National Leadership Research agenda, ILA program guidelines, Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership Implications for Practice, and the Socially Responsible Leadership Scale as well as contemporary leadership assessments like StrengthsQuest, MBTI, Emotional Intelligence, and Global Mindset;
  • Innovative and intentional practices and programs including: cohort leadership programs, emerging leaders, multi-year programs, distance learning, and immersive experiences;
  • Strategy and management of leadership programs including: staff education, fundraising, space design, financial modeling, academic and student development partnerships; and
  • Intersectional role of leadership education in identity development, service-learning, social justice education, globalization, and other functional areas.

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Audience

This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • Mid-Level
  • New Professional
  • Graduate

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    Call for Programs

    The call for programs is now closed. A full detailed schedule will be uploaded no later than July 20, 2018.

    Leadership education touches many aspects of a student’s college career. The Leadership Educators Institute is your opportunity to share evidence-based practices from your campus or organization, learn from leading researchers in the field, and engage with other professionals who are committed to promoting student leadership development.

    The Planning Committee knows it’s presenters like you who will make the Institute an impactful event. The Planning Committee is seeking innovative and thought provoking programs from a wide range of professional functional areas: leadership studies, student affairs, academic advising, career services, and more. Programs which enhance and progress the understanding of leadership, in either research or practice, will be considered.

    Presenters will be asked to identify the content level of their session; foundational, intermediate, or advanced. Additionally, the content advisory committee will select programs based upon their relationship to the Institute’s themes (found below).

    Conference Themes & Suggested Topics

    • Leadership in Context

      Sessions in this theme will contain substantial content in one of the following areas:

      • Connections between leadership education and student activism, civic engagement, and/or political engagement
      • Role of leadership education in career readiness and development of professional competencies 
      • Intersections of leadership education in identity development, critical perspective taking, service-learning, experiential learning, social justice, international education, and other functional areas
      • Interdisciplinary approaches to leadership education through various academic and curricular settings
      • Explorations of the purpose, aims, and intentions of leadership education
      • Professional and identity development of leadership educators 

    • Leadership Curriculum and Programs

      Sessions in this theme will contain substantial content in one of the following areas:

      • Credit and non-credit courses with unique and innovative syllabi, curriculum, and pedagogy
      • Successful cohort-based leadership programs (i.e emerging leaders, multi-year programs, identity groups, leadership studies programs)
      • Strategies for overcoming development issues and lack of funding for leadership programs
      • Models and strategies that engage diverse and non-traditional students as leaders

    • Leadership Development Theory and Models

      Sessions in this theme will contain substantial content in one of the following areas:

      • Effective strategies for translating theory into practice for today's diverse student population
      • Application of leadership theory and models in student learning and development
      • Cutting edge translation and application of leadership theories to leadership skills
      • Consideration of developmental readiness when planning and implementing programs
      • Reflections and applications of James MacGregor Burns’ theory of leadership in celebration of its 40th anniversary

    • Technology, Research, and Assessment in Leadership Programs

      ​Sessions in this theme will contain substantial content in one of the following areas:

      • Evidence-based practice including assessment findings and implications from leadership programs
      • Connections between leadership education, student success, and persistence
      • Use of technology to facilitate leadership development (i.e. virtual portfolios, social media, digital communities and communication)
      • New research and scholarship with implications on leadership education and practice
      • Applying CAS Standards for Student Leadership Programs, International Leadership Association Guiding Questions, or other guiding documents in the field



    Submission Timeline
    • May 25, 2018
      Program Reviewer Interest Deadline
    • June 8, 2018
      [EXTENDED]: Call for Programs Deadline
    • June 22, 2018
      Program Reviews Due
    • July 2, 2018
      Presenter Notification Emails
    • July 20, 2018
      Program Schedule Details Posted Online

    Writing Tips

    Looking for tips on writing an effective NASPA proposal? See sample submissions and formatting tips in our Program Submission Guidelines.

    Questions?

    Please contact NASPA if you have any further questions about submitting a program proposal for the 2018 Leadership Educators Institute.

    Jake Frasier
    Assistant Director of Educational Programs
    Phone: 202-719-1180
    Email: [email protected]

    Schedule

    The schedule was designed to provide participants with interactive and engaging programming, opportunities for deeper discussion, and networking. You can find details for various workshops, presenters, and abstracts to the right.

    For a printable version of the schedule at a glance, click the button below.

    The schedule is subject to minor changes.

    Full Schedule

    Sun, Dec 09

    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Check-in Open
    Please check-in with a conference staff member upon arrival to obtain your name badge, program book, and other program information.
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Pre-Institute Workshops
    Additional registration required
    Leadership 101: The Basics of Student Leadership in Higher Education
    Transforming Leadership Learning through Intentional Pedagogy
    12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor and Sponsor Tables Open
    1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
    Institute Welcome and Opening Keynote Speaker
    2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Concurrent Sessions I
    A Collision of Professional Fields: Program Development for Effective Team Leadership and Membership Teamwork
    Adding Intentionality to Intuition: Refining Mentorship Practices at all Levels
    Advancing the Leadership Identity Development Model: Insights and Applications from Current Research
    Civil Discourse: Turning Conflict into Conversation
    Creating Women-Focused Leadership Development Programs
    [Insert Emoji of Choice Here]: Teaching Emotional Intelligence as a Leadership Tool
    Getting to Know Yourself: Personal Identity, Institutionalized Privilege, and Leadership Development
    Using Community Asset Mapping to teach the Social Change Model
    Advancing Engagement through Leadership: A Framework for Developing Inclusive and Accessible Programming
    Creating and Assessing a Learning-centric Student Employment Program
    3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    Concurrent Sessions II
    Creating and Assessing a Learning-centric Student Employment Program
    Introducing the Co-curricular Career Connections Leadership Model
    Mentoring Matters: Peer Mentoring as Leadership Development for Diverse Students in STEM
    More than Athletics: Leveraging the Big Ten Network for Leadership Development
    QUEST: A Journey Towards Leadership and Persistence in College
    Storytelling in the Leadership Process: Lessons from Interfaith Cooperation
    Transformational Leadership! Is it the Key to Volunteer Retention Amongst Student Leaders, Workers, and Volunteers?
    Utilizing Experiential Learning to Transform the Student Experience
    Innovate, Advocate, and Impact: Fighting for First Generation Student Leaders
    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Concurrent Sessions III
    Innovate, Advocate, and Impact: Fighting for First Generation Student Leaders
    Mapping and Measuring Student Learning in Leadership Programs
    Motivation Behind Black Male Leadership Efficacy and Their Motivation to Lead
    Not Just Letting Them In - Leadership and Retention Collaboratively Helping Students Thrive
    Quick Curriculum Writing for Content Writers (Especially If You are Under a Deadline!)
    Religious Pluralism: Missed Opportunities in Leadership Development
    Take the Lead: Coaching to Develop Leadership Competencies
    The Student Leadership Institute: Outcomes Following the First Year and Future Plans
    Undergraduate Social Media and Social Change Leadership: Researching the #posts
    UndocuAlly Trainers: Intentional Development of Student Leadership
    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Opening Networking Reception

    Mon, Dec 10

    7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Check-in and Exhibitor Tables Open
    7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
    Continental Breakfast Available
    8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    Concurrent Sessions IV
    9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
    Concurrent Sessions V
    11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Learning Labs I
    11:45 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Learning Labs II
    12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
    Lunch Break (On Your Own)
    2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
    Keynote Conversation
    3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
    Afternoon Dialogues (Roundtable Discussions)
    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Concurrent Sessions VI

    Tue, Dec 11

    7:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Check-in and Exhibitor Tables Open
    7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
    Continental Breakfast Available
    8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
    Closing Keynote Speaker
    9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
    Concurrent Sessions V
    Career Services and Leadership Collide: Transforming Sophomore Student Engagement Through a Professional Development and Leadership Retreat
    Connecting Student Affairs Graduate Students to the ACPA/NASPA Leadership Competency
    Constructing a Leadership Framework to Pave the Path for Leadership Development
    Creating Positive Social Change in Communities Through Leadership
    Emerging Leaders Program: Centering Social Justice in First-Year Leadership and Assessment
    Emotionally Intelligent Leadership as a Pedagogical Framework for Intercultural Competence and Global Mindset
    Evidence-Based Digital Leadership Education
    Not Another Program: Reconceptualizing Leadership Development Through Capacity Building Across Student Affairs
    Using Community Asset Mapping to Teach the Social Change Model
    Using MSL Data to Inform Your Leadership Practice
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Concurrent Session VI
    From Money to Meaning: Using Social Justice Sensemaking to Increase Student Learning and Community Engagement and Impact
    Grow Your Own Way: Developing Leadership Competencies For Graduate Students
    Higher Education/Student Affairs Master's Students' Preparation and Development as Leadership Educators
    Implementing Change: The Canadian Perspective on Work-Integrated Learning
    Missing the Mark: Native Student Involvement in Leadership Experiences and Campus Organizations
    Revise, Restructure, Refresh: How an Academic Leadership Program Adapts for Success
    Storytelling in the Leadership Process: Lessons from Interfaith Cooperation
    The Change They Want to See: How Students Apply the Social Change Model of Leadership Development in Their Careers and Lives
    The Intersection of Leadership Educators’ and Students’ Identities on Leadership Development
    The Intersection of Multicultural Competence and Emotional Intelligence in the Supervisory Relationship

    Pre-Conference Programs & Events

    Pre-conference workshops for the institute are listed below. There is an additional registration fee to attend pre-conference workshops, and they may be added to your registration at any time.

    Leadership 101: The Basics of Student Leadership in Higher Education

    Sunday, December 9th • 09.00 AM – 12.00 PM

    This 3-hour session will provide a nuts-and-bolts understanding of most widely-used theories and concepts in student leadership development. The presenters (scholar-practitioners and representatives from ACPA and NASPA) will introduce participants to college student leadership education and provide a foundational toolkit to successfully navigate their first LEI experience. We recommend this session for professionals (at any level) that are recently entering the world of student leadership development.

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    Presenters

    Ana Maia Wales – Associate Director of Leadership Engagement at University of Tampa, Leadership Education Chair for ACPA’s Commission for Student Involvement

    Jimmy Brown – Director, Center for Leadership & Involvement, NASPA past-chair, Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community

    Details

    This 3-hour session will provide a nuts-and-bolts understanding of most widely-used theories and concepts in student leadership development. The presenters (scholar-practitioners and representatives from ACPA and NASPA) will introduce participants to college student leadership education and provide a foundational toolkit to successfully navigate their first LEI experience. We recommend this session for professionals (at any level) that are recently entering the world of student leadership development.

    Transforming Leadership Learning through Intentional Pedagogy

    Sunday, December 9th • 09.00 AM – 12.00 PM

    Join The Role of Leadership Educators: Transforming Learning co-authors Dr. Kathy Guthrie and Dr. Dan Jenkins for this exciting and experiential Pre-Institute Workshop! During our time together, we will focus on the importance of learner-centric program development. First, we will introduce the Leadership Learning Framework and provide instructional and assessment strategies with the learner in mind. Then, we will demonstrate how a variety of pedagogies such as case studies, discussion, reflection, feedback, team-based learning, and art may be intentionally integrated through this framework in co-curricular and curricular contexts. Expect to participate in train-the-trainer style pedagogy demonstrations, learn about and share leadership educator professional development resources, and leave with transformational and implementable skills, tools, and programming you can bring back to your campuses.

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    Presenters

    Dan Jenkins, Ph.D., Chair and Associate Professor of Leadership & Organizational Studies, University of Southern Maine

    Kathy Guthrie, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Higher Education and Director, Leadership Learning Research Center, Florida State University

    Details:

    Join The Role of Leadership Educators: Transforming Learning co-authors Dr. Kathy Guthrie and Dr. Dan Jenkins for this exciting and experiential Pre-Institute Workshop!  During our time together, we will focus on the importance of learner-centric program development. First, we will introduce the Leadership Learning Framework and provide instructional and assessment strategies with the learner in mind.  Then, we will demonstrate how a variety of pedagogies such as case studies, discussion, reflection, feedback, team-based learning, and art may be intentionally integrated through this framework in co-curricular and curricular contexts.  Expect to participate in train-the-trainer style pedagogy demonstrations, learn about and share leadership educator professional development resources, and leave with transformational and implementable skills, tools, and programming you can bring back to your campuses.

    Registration

    Registration as a member is based on your individual membership status. If you are a member of any of the convening organizations, you will be able to register at the member rate.

    • For registration related questions, please contact Jake Frasier ([email protected]). 
    • For membership related questions, please contact the individuals associated with your organization listed to the right.

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    Event Registration

    Early-Bird
    before 09/21/2018
    Regular
    09/22/2018 to 11/05/2018
    Late
    after 11/06/2018
    NASPA, ACPA, NCLP Member
    $450
    $500
    $575
    Non-Member
    $650
    $700
    $775
    NASPA, ACPA, NCLP Student Member
    $155
    $185
    $230
    Pre-Institute Workshops
    $85
    $90
    $95

    Questions?

    NASPA - Jake Frasier (All Registration Questions)
    Assistant Director of Professional Development
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 202-265-7500, ext. 1180

    ACPA - Tricia Fechter Gates
    Deputy Executive Director
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 202-759-4825

    NCLP - Courtney Holder
    Coordinator, Maryland LEAD Program and NCLP
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 301-314-2895

    Policies

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    Cancellation:  The cancellation deadline to receive a refund is September 21, 2018, less a $50.00 administrative fee.  All cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing.  No refunds will be given after this date for any reason.  All requests for cancellation and refunds must be in writing to [email protected].

    Group Registration Discount: NASPA offers a discount for members registering in groups of two or more individuals from a single institution. To apply for this discount send a request in writing to [email protected] prior to applying payment to registration orders. Please include all registrants’ full names, the institution name, and the title of the event. The membership department will follow up for any additional information required and provide a personalized discount code each member of your group can use when processing payment.

    Purchase Orders: NASPA does NOT accept purchase orders as a form of payment. For registrants requiring an invoice to have a check payment processed, please use the Bill Me payment method to complete your registration. The resulting invoice can be found and downloaded under the My NASPA section of the website (must be logged-in), by selecting the View Invoices link from the dropdown menu. Alternatively, email a request to Membership to have a PDF of your invoice sent to you. Bill Me registrations are considered complete and will hold your place in an event, however the balance due must be settled prior to attending.

    Click here to view NASPA’s complete Payment Policies and Procedures.

    Substitutions: Substitutions are allowed by individuals within the same institution/company. Substitutions should have the same member classification so that the payment is an even exchange transfer of payment. Please email your request for the substitute attendee to [email protected] 


    Additional Questions? Please contact the NASPA office at 202-265-7500 or via e-mail to [email protected]

    Speakers

    We're thrilled to bring be joined by some extraordinary featured speakers.


    • John Dugan, Ph.D.

      John Dugan, Ph.D.

      Director, Program Quality, Design, & Assessment
      The Aspen Institute

      Speaker Bio

    • Georgia Sorensen, Ph.D.

      Georgia Sorensen, Ph.D.

      Møller Leadership Scholar and Møller By-Fellow
      Churchill College

      Speaker Bio

    • Susan Komives, Ph.D.

      Susan Komives, Ph.D.

      Professor Emerita
      University of Maryland, College Park

      Speaker Bio

    • Eboo Patel

      Eboo Patel

      Founder & President
      Interfaith Youth Core

      Speaker Bio

    Sponsors


    If you would like to exhibit at or sponsor the 2018 Leadership Educators Institute please fill out the exhibitor application form and e-fax back all pages to 202-204-8443 or scan and e-mail to [email protected] by November 1, 2018. Questions? Contact Kristie Jerde by phone at 218-280-7578 or via email at [email protected].

    Venue

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at the Entrance to Universal


    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at the Entrance to Universal
    Orlando, FL

    All conference activities will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 

    We have arranged special room rates for conference attendees at the DoubleTree starting at $129/night (not including 13.38% applicalable tax). The cut-off date to receive the conference room rate is Monday, November 19, 2018. Rooms in the conference block may sell out prior to the cut-off date, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.

    BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM NOW


    For questions about hotel reservations, please contact:
    Tricia Fechter Gates ([email protected]

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