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ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs

 

March 01, 2017

Summary

 

We are now accepting registrations for the July 2017 Workshop! 

The ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs is a 2-day workshop is that prepares department chairs for their roles as academic leaders in their programs and institutional leaders contributing to the larger mission of their colleges or universities. Under the guidance of experienced college and university leaders, participants explore best practices for leading departments in times of change. The format includes case studies, tabletop discussions, simulations on key leadership issues, and peer-to-peer sharing about achieving departmental success. The Leadership Academy is conducted 4 times during the year: January, March, July, and October.

Key Program Dates - March 2017 Leadership Academy for Department Chairs
​December 23, 2016 ​Early Bird registration rates end
​December 23, 2016 ​Cancellation requests received by COB will receive full refund
​February 8, 2017 ​Cancellation requests received by COB will receive 50% refund
​After February 8, 2017 ​Cancellation requests received are not eligible for a refund
​February 14, 2017​ ​​Deadline to reserve room at Renaissance Dallas Hotel. Visit the Location tab for details.
February 14, 2017​​ ​​Registration closes

 

Program Location

The March 2017 workshop will take place in Dallas, TX at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. For more information, visit the Location tab at the top of the page. 

Program Book Materials

Each participant will receive access to a digital program book containing information for program participants and presenters. If you would like for your Twitter handle and LinkedIn profile included in our digital program book, please complete the form at the following link: Department Chairs Social Media Contact Information.  

For more details (e.g., agenda), click on the Program tab at the top of the page.

Registration Fees

Early Bird: ACE Member Institution: $1,000   |   Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,250

General Registration: ACE Member Institution: $1,050   |   Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,300

If you are unsure whether your institution is an ACE member institution, please check the ACE Members & Associates Directory.

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and materials. Participants are responsible for their hotel and travel expenses. Discounted hotel rates are available for attendees registered for workshop.

Team Discounts: Team discounts are available for multiple registrations from the same institution. After the first participant registers at full price, each additional registrant from the same institution qualifies for a $50 discount. To receive the discount, contact Connie Banks at cbanks@acenet.edu to arrange payment at the discounted rate.

Payment and Cancellations Policies

Full payment must be received prior to start of the program to confirm registration. ACE accepts the following payment options:

  • Credit Card - All major credit cards accepted. Call 202-939-9376 to have payment processed by phone.
  • Check - Mail both check and registration receipt to:

American Council on Education
ACE Leadership
P.O. Box 418762
Boston, MA 08841-8762

Note: A purchase order is accepted only as proof of a pending payment. To request an invoice, email both purchase order and registration receipt to cbanks@acenet.edu.

Submit cancellation requests to ACELeadership@acenet.edu.

Related Events

Registration for the March 2017 workshop is now closed.

March 1-2, 2017

Renaissance Dallas Hotel
​Dallas, TX

 

 

We are currently accepting registrations for the July ​19-20, 2017 workshop.  

Program

Workshop Topics

This 2-day workshop will focus on the following topics:

  • What Does a Department Chair Do?
  • Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Department Chair Leadership in an Institutional Governance Structure
  • Conflict Management
  • Critical Role of chairs in Advancing the Academic Quality and Mission of the Institution
  • Diversity and Leadership
  • Innovation for the Future 
Program Book Materials

Each participant will receive access to a digital program book containing information for program participants and presenters. If you would like your Twitter handle and LinkedIn profile included in our digital program book, please complete the Department Chairs Social Media Contact Information Form.

Preliminary Schedule

The following is the preliminary schedule for the convening. A more detailed agenda will be included in the digital program book that will emailed to all participants before the meeting.

Day 1

7:30 a.m. - Registration and sign-in open

5 p.m. - First day’s programming ends

Day 2

7:30 a.m. - Re-gathering

4:30 p.m. - Workshop ends (Tentative)

Who Should Attend
  • Department chairs
  • Division heads
  • Program directors
  • Unit leaders

If you have any questions regarding the program, please email ACELeadership@acenet.edu.

Location

The March 2017 program will take place at the:

Renaissance Dallas Hotel
2222 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: 214-631-2222 | Fax: 619-221-4841

Room Rate

The rate for program attendees is $199/night for single/double rooms and is valid 3 days before and 3 days after the program. The group rate is exclusive to registered attendees. Please register for the program before securing a hotel reservation.  The deadline to reserve a room is Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

For more travel and logistics details (including the registration link), please read the Hotel and Travel document (PDF) 1MB document.

If you have any questions, please email ACELeadership@acenet.edu.

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