Posted on April 02, 2018

December 09 – 11, 2018

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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. 


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Important Dates 

June 1, 2018: Call for Programs Deadline 

July 6, 2018: Program Schedule Details Posted Online 

September 21, 2018: Early-Bird Registration Deadline 

November 5, 2018: Regular Registration Deadline 

November 1, 2018: Hotel Reservation Deadline

Posted on April 02, 2018

The newest issue of Concepts and Connections  focuses on Critical Perspectives in Leadership Education! This issue explores how we, as leadership educators, can deconstruct and reconstruct dominant leadership narratives, and engage in critical reflection. Read through Issue 2 of Volume 22 today! 

New Social Change Model Resources Available!
Posted on April 07, 2017

The second edition of Leadership for a Better World: Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development and the corresponding facilitator's guide, The Social Change Model: Facilitating Leadership Development, have been released! Get your copy at The Social Change Model is the most widely-used leadership model for college students, and has shaped college leadership curricula at schools throughout the U.S. and other countries including a translation in Chinese. Leadership for a Better World provides a comprehensive exploration of the model, with a practical, relevant approach to real-world issues, while The Social Change Model: Facilitating Leadership Development provides leadership educators with a wealth of classroom and workshop activities, discussion and reflection questions, assignment suggestions, and additional resources such as video clips and supplementary readings. 


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A publication for Leadership Educators.

Concepts & Connections is a topical publication for leadership educators published three times annually. 

Future topics of Concepts & Connections include:

  • Critical Perspectives on Leadership
  • Courageous Agency
  • Mindfulness
  • Design Thinking


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For four years, NCLP has partnered with other professional associations to develop provocations for the field of leadership education. The team produced "Critical Considerations and Collaborative Priorities for Leadership Education." To see the professional development opportunities available to you or your students through the ILEC associations, click on each icon below.




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Leadership for a Better World book cover The newly released second edition of  Leadership for a Better World: Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development  and the corresponding facilitator guide,  The Social Change Model: Facilitating Leadership Development  provide an approachable introduction to the Social Change Model of Leadership Development, giving students a real-world context through which to explore the seven C's of leadership for social change and socially responsible leadership.
The Socially Responsible Leadership Scale (SRLS) is a statistically valid and reliable assessment tool designed to measure the seven values of the Social Change Model of Leadership Development.  The SRLS Online is the perfect assessment tool to use in leadership courses and small-scale programs.
Collaborative Priorities and Critical Considerations for Leadership Education is the product of ILEC's work and serves as an invitation to all who engage in the work of leadership education to consider: "What is required of us to collectively build capacity of leadership learners?"