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ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs

The Academy prepares department chairs to serve as leaders who contribute to the broad institutional mission.

The ACE Leadership Academy for Department Chairs is a 2-day workshop that prepares department chairs for their roles as institutional leaders who can advance their programs and contribute 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.

Upcoming Program

The Academy is conducted 3 times during the year: January, July, and October.

To receive an email notification for the next Academy, please complete the ACE Leadership Program Interest Form​.


Who Should Attend
          Department chairs, Division heads, Program directors, and Unit leaders

Fees
October 2017 - Skokie, IL
  • Early Bird Registration: ACE Member Institution: $1,000   |   Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,250
  • General Registration: ACE Member Institution: $1,050     Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,300
  • Team Registration: 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.
January 2018 - San Diego, CA 
  • Early Bird Registration: ACE Member Institution: $1,500   |   Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,800
  • General Registration: ACE Member Institution: $1,550     Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,850
  • Team Registration: 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 $75 discount. To receive the discount, contact Connie Banks at cbanks@acenet.edu to arrange payment at the discounted rate.

Program Director

Sherri Hughes

Director, ACE Leadership

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