Aspiring Leaders Summit

 

Collaborative Partnerships

UNCW works collaboratively with community college partners to define appropriate and effective preparation needs for aspiring community college leaders. Together, we seek to offer programs, conferences and professional development events that will help to strengthen higher education offerings in North Carolina.

If you are interested in planning a university-community college professional development event, please contact UNCW 3C Coordinator Denise Henning at henningd@uncw.edu.

Pilot Programs - Spring 2020:

Two Aspiring Leaders: Community College Leaders’ Summit events are planned in partnership with Craven, Lenior and Nash Community Colleges for spring 2020. The events are: 

  • Created BY community college leaders
  • FOR aspiring community college leaders
  • WITH university partnership

The pilots will use Critical Appreciative Inquiry as a methodology, be rural-focused and have on-site delivery at Nash Community College and Craven Community College.

Nash Community College - Rocky Mount
February 6-7, 2020

OR

Craven Community College - New Bern
March 26-27 2020

Skills Development for Pilots:

  • Staff to administrative transition (Experiential and real administrative scenarios)
  • Utilizing data (where to pull it and what to look for)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Budgeting
  • Importance of Documentation (Students & Staff)
  • Mental Wellness and soft skills/Emotional intelligence

Future Professional Development Events will offer:​

  • Have multiple modalities of delivery at a distance (Online and Hybrid) and on-sight
  • Teaching and learning faculty/classroom Skills (Age/Learning differences)
  • FERPA Training
  • ADA Accommodation

2-Day Agenda

Day 1

Transitioning smoothly from staff to administrator

8:30 – 9:30

Paired up interviews for introductions

9:30 – 9:45

Health Break

 

9:45 – 10:45

Introductions and aspirations

10:45 – 11:00

Facilitator sharing

11:00 – 12:00

Administrator Scenarios

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

 

1:00 – 2:00

Conflict resolution & Soft Skills 

2:00 – 2:45

Case studies and scenarios

2:45 – 3:00

Health Break

 

3:00 – 4:00

Closing equidistant circle end of the day review 

Day 2

 

8:30 – 9:30

Budgets and budgeting

9:30 – 9:45

Health Break

9:45 – 10:45

Fiscal management and good practices

10:45 – 11:30

Workplace ethics and positive relationships 

11:30 – 1:15

Effective communication

12:15– 1:00

Lunch

1:30 – 2:30

Mental Wellness & Emotional Intelligence

2:30 – 2:45

Health Break

2:45 – 3:30

Closing equidistant circle and evaluation