Do you want to improve your teaching of leadership?
ILA's 4th Leadership Education Academy will take your teaching to the next level.
Don't miss this three and a half day immersive training program designed by leadership educators for leadership educators. Check out the schedule below to see how each session sequentially builds the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the leadership classroom.
Cohort-Based: Registration is capped at 80 to ensure quality mentoring and networking. Participants leave LEA with an international professional network of colleagues.
Resource Rich: Available exclusively to LEA participants! 125+ page Workbook loaded with resources including: activities, definitions, overviews, annotated bibliographies, leadership topics, and instructional design strategies.
Expert Faciliation: Enjoy one-on-one time with the top names in leadership education.
ILA’s Leadership Education Academy (LEA) is intentionally designed to advance one's ability to teach leadership in a variety of capacities. LEA participants have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of leadership foundations and theories while exploring and practicing a variety of instructional strategies and pedagogies for use in leadership education. LEA is limited to 80 participants in order to foster collaboration and networking in a supportive and hands-on learning environment. While the curriculum is intentionally rigorous and comprehensive, the environment remains interactive with a focus on peer and mentor-guided feedback, individual attention and development, and formal and informal opportunities for participants and facilitators to connect. Faculty, Student Affairs professionals, graduate students, and community and corporate leadership educators from a variety of fields who do or who will teach leadership in credit-based courses or non-credit programs are invited to participate.
ILA's Leadership Education Academy - Learning you can't get anywhere else
Global expert on pedagogy, curriculum, and course design; Vice-Chair of the Collegiate Leadership Competition; and co-author of The Role of Leadership Educators: Transforming Learning.
Helps students develop critical leadership practices grounded in community, systems thinking, and the pursuit of social justice. Writes on leadership for sustainability and peace.
Award-winning teacher with a focus on servant leadership, ethical leadership, and collective leadership. HIs research appears in many major journals.
Develops customized leadership solutions that focus on self-awareness, conflict management, intercultural understanding, and diversity and inclusion.
Grows students' intercultural competence and global mindset. Award-winning educator exploring cultural contexts of leadership in African spaces.
Author of Leadership is Half the Story: A Fresh Look at Followership, Leadership, & Collaboration; and Followership in Action: Cases and Commentaries.
Seasoned Student and Academic Affairs professional whose scholarship explores Asian American and Pacific Islander college student leadership development.
Award-winning scholar, focuses on leadership identity, professional development, and critical, community-engaged methods for collective leadership development.
International speaker and author of The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook; Generation Z: A Century in the Making; Generation Z Goes to College; and Generation Z Leads.
Developed the Intentional Emergence model for teaching and learning leadership. Formerly, grew and directed the largest undergraduate academic leadership program in the U.S.
18:00 - 20:00 Networking Gathering (Optional)
8:00 - 9:00 Welcome
9:00 -12:15 Leadership Theories
12:15 -13:30 Group Lunch
13:30 - 17:15 Leadership Theories and Concepts
17:15 - 18:15 Affinity Groups
18:15 Dinner Out With Cohort and Facilitators (Optional)
8:00 -9:30 Philosophies and Models of Learning in Leadership Education
9:30 - 11:15 Professional Development
11:15 - 12:00 Content Selection
12:00 -13:00 Group Lunch & Picture
13:00 - 15:15 Philosophies and Models of Learning
15:15 - 17:45 Course, Workshop, and Program Design
17:45 Dinner Out With Cohort and Facilitators (Optional)
8:00 - 11:00 Assessment
11:00 - 12:00 Instructional Strategies I
12:00 - 13:00 Group Lunch
13:00 - 17:00 Instructional Strategies II
17:00 - 18:00 Affinity Groups
18:00 Dinner Out With Cohort and Facilitators (Optional)
08:00 - 08:30 Affinity Groups
08:30 - 11:30 Breakout Rooms: Experiential Learning in Leadership; Reflection; Feedback; Lesson Planning; Practice; Coaching
11:30 - 12:15 Closing Ceremony
Located in downtown Silver Spring, MD, the Sheraton Silver Spring is steps away from numerous restaurants and entertainment venues. The Silver Spring Metro stop is down the street for easy access to downtown Washington, DC. ILA's group rate is only $139 USD plus tax.
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Words From Past Participants
"This was the most beneficial and informative conference I have ever attended."
"It was exactly what I needed from a learning process and everything I wish I had in any conference I attend."
"Best investment ever (for me) of our university's development funds. I was exposed to so many innovative, creative, and effective teaching methods. I have never been more excited for the beginning of a new school year."