Leadership Development Institute for African American Midlevel Administrators In Community Colleges (LDI)

CAROLYN GRUBBS WILLIAMS LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (LDI)

In keeping with its mission, NCBAA presents the Seventeenth Annual Leadership Development Institute for African American Mid-Level Administrators. The Institute prepares African Americans in community colleges for leadership roles to insure that the pipeline to executive-level positions is fluid.

NCBAA is committed to delivering an exemplary leadership development program for African Americans in community colleges so as to enhance their leadership skills and provide opportunities for professional and personal growth.

TARGETED AUDIENCE

The targeted audience for the institute includes deans, faculty, supervisors, others in community college administrative/leadership positions and individuals transitioning into the community college system.

INSTITUTE STRUCTURE

Applications for the 2018 Institute will be accepted beginning on May 1 and concluding on September 7.  Applicants should submit application packets as early as possible.  Only 25-30 participants will be accepted this year.

The institute (LDI) will begin Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 4:00PM and end on Friday, October 12, 2018. The 2018 institute will be held in Washington, DC. Participants selected for LDI will be completely immersed in leadership activities, including some evenings, for the entire week. An interactive approach will be utilized to facilitate focused dialogue on community college issues pertaining to leadership, ethics, diversity and inclusiveness, global awareness, technology and institutional change and development. Additionally, all sessions are deliberate and purposeful so as to develop and enhance leadership skills for the present and future.

Participants selected for LDI will be completely immersed in leadership activities, including some evenings, for the entire week. An interactive approach will be utilized to facilitate focused dialogue on community college issues pertaining to leadership, ethics, diversity and inclusiveness, global awareness, technology and institutional change and development. Additionally, all sessions are deliberate and purposeful so as to develop and enhance leadership skills for the present and future.

CURRICULUM

The curriculum is based on the AACC Competencies for Community College Leaders (Second Edition, 2013). These competencies include organizational strategy, institutional finance, research, fundraising, resource management, communication, collaboration, and community college advocacy. Review the AACC Competencies for Community College Leaders (Second Edition) at www.aacc.nche.edu

BENEFITS

All sessions are facilitated by distinguished community college leaders. Additionally, networking opportunities with African American leaders and Lakin participants, research opportunities, complimentary membership to NCBBA and its regional affiliates, and membership in the Scholars Alumni Association are provided. Additional benefits of attending this institute are provided by testimonials from the past LDI Scholars.

RESEARCH

Research on leadership preparation has been provided by two LDI Scholars as indicated below. Opportunities for scholarly research are encouraged by NCBAA.

Lemon, N. (2017) Search for a community college president: a single site case study.

Beatty, K. (2011). Empowering black women to lead: A phenomenological study examining the role of the NCBAA Institute in the development of midlevel community college administrators.

Lemons, K. (2007). Are leadership preparation programs delivering on their promises? An evaluation of a mid-level administrator’s leadership institute.

EXPENSES

The institute fee is $2,000, which covers materials, Sunday opening reception, breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday, and the evening banquet. Participants must provide own transportation, hotel, and other meal expenses. All sessions are held at the hotel venue to reduce cost to participants. NCBAA member institutions will receive a 10% discount for each participant.

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Mary E. Coleman Scholarship ($2,000) and the Dr. Marian C. Shivers Leadership Scholarship ($2,000) will be awarded to participants who are employed in a community college and meet all other requirements as specified on each scholarship application form. Applicants may apply for only one of the scholarships. The scholarship application forms are available on the NCBAA website at www.ncbaa-national.org. Applications for the scholarships will be accepted from May 1 – August 10, 2018.

Shivers Scholarship App 2018

Coleman Scholarship App 2018

APPLICATION

Applications for the 2018 institute will be accepted from May 1, 2018 – September 7, 2018. Applicants should submit application packets as early as possible since only 25-30 participants will be accepted.

LDI Application 2018 – APPLY ONLINE NOW

INSTITUTE CONTACT PERSON

Dr. Marian C. Shivers, Dean
Leadership Development Institute
marianshivers@bellsouth.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  marianshivers@bellsouth.net

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