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The Secrets of Effective Student Leadership Programs
with Jason Connell

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Join Jason Connell to learn the findings from his four years of national research on student leadership programs across 100 institutions and thousands of students. Learn about the low-cost, high-impact strategies that participants can use immediately to help develop students into effective modern leaders. Participants will learn how to apply this research to strengthen existing leadership programs or even create new ones on campus from scratch.

Learning outcomes include:

  • 3 common but ineffective leadership development strategies
  • 4 leadership development strategies that consistently succeed
  • 5 counterintuitive findings about modern leadership development for millennials

Speaker Biography

Jason Connell is the CEO of Ignited Leadership, a human service organization dedicated to building a better world. He has consulted on increasing student civic engagement and leadership development for 100+ higher education institutions across four countries. His volunteer initiatives include creating and leading the "Changing the World 101" program, which continues to provide thousands of young adults around the world with insights and strategies on civic engagement, and launching the "Escape the Matrix and Lead" program, which aims to help visionary young adults become the type of leaders that today's local and global communities desperately need.