Leadership education of college and university students is an important and ongoing process within higher education insitutions. Student affairs professionals play a quintessential role in coordinating, shaping, and evaluationg this area through developing leadership courses and programs, creating co-curricular opportunities, and utilizing new technologies. The Leadership Educators Institute (LEI) is an innovatie forum geared specifically towards new to mid-level student affairs professionals and leadership educators with these responsibilities.
Participants will learn from plenary speakers and educational sessions, as well as through engaging in active learning and dialogue with one another during roundtable sessions. The Institute will assist participants with program and leadership course development and provde opportunities to learn through participation in smaller group environments on leadership education across institutional type and identity groups.
The Leadership Educators Institute will provide a professional development experience where new and mid-level student affairs educators will discuss timely leadership topics. The Institute Planning Committee is seeking concurrent session proposals that are highly interactive and content driven to provide participants with new learning and information focused on the following topics areas: