LEADERSHIP EDUCATION ACADEMY

8-11 August 2022
Washington, D.C. Metro Area, USA

Do you want to improve as a leadership educator?

Save the Date for ILA’s 5th Leadership Education Academy and take your practice to the next level.

“Best investment ever (for me) of our university’s development funds. I was exposed to so many innovative, creative, and effective teaching methods. I have never been more excited for the beginning of a new school year.”

Don’t miss this 3.5-day immersive training program designed by leadership educators for leadership educators. Check out the schedule below to see how each session sequentially builds the knowledge and skills needed to excel in leadership education.

  • Cohort-Based: Registration is capped at 80 to ensure quality mentoring and networking. Participants leave LEA with an international professional network of colleagues.
  • Resource Rich: Available exclusively to LEA participants! Participants resources include activities, definitions, overviews, annotated bibliographies, leadership topics, and instructional design strategies.
  • Expert Facilitation: Learn from some of the top names in leadership education.

ILA’s Leadership Education Academy (LEA) is intentionally designed to advance one’s ability to teach leadership in a variety of settings. LEA participants have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of leadership foundations and theories while exploring and practicing a range of instructional strategies and pedagogies for use in leadership education. LEA is limited to 80 participants in order to foster collaboration and networking in a supportive and hands-on learning environment. While the curriculum is intentionally rigorous and comprehensive, the environment remains interactive with a focus on peer and mentor-guided feedback, individual attention and development, and formal and informal opportunities for participants and facilitators to connect. Faculty, Student Affairs professionals, graduate students, and community and corporate leadership educators from a variety of fields who do or who will teach leadership in credit-based courses or non-credit programs are invited to participate.

Conference Location
DoubleTree by Hilton Silver Spring Washington DC
8777 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

ILA's Leadership Education Academy - Learning you can't get anywhere else

LEA Group Pic

Words From Past Participants

“This was the most beneficial and informative conference I have ever attended.”

“It was exactly what I needed from a learning process and everything I wish I had in any conference I attend.”

“Best investment ever (for me) of our university’s development funds. I was exposed to so many innovative, creative, and effective teaching methods. I have never been more excited for the beginning of a new school year.”

Registration

Only the First 80 Registrants Are Guaranteed a Spot

Your registration includes lunch Monday – Wednesday, AM and PM breaks daily, full access to:

  • One-on-One coaching with facilitators of your choice.
  • A cohort experience that facilitates the formation of a tight knit community. Participants leave with a group of international colleagues that they can reach out to after LEA to get advice, collaborate on projects, and share resources. 
Registration Rates Price
All rates in USD
ILA Member
$750
Non-Member
Become an ILA member during registration to receive ILA member rate
$950

Substitutions

If the person who registered cannot attend and you wish to make a substitution, please email lea2022@ilaglobalnetwork.org by 20 July 2022. Depending on the complexity of the request, the ILA reserves the right to assess a $30 change fee. 

Cancellations

1. Cancellations must be emailed to lea2022@ilaglobalnetwork.org by 8 July 2022. Cancellations received after 8 July 2022 are not refundable.

2. Registration cancellations received before the deadline are refundable, less a fee of $100. 

3. Refunds will be processed using the same method used for payment.  Refunds are processed once per month. 

Covid-19 Policy

The ILA considers the safety of all those onsite at the ILA Leadership Education Academy (LEA) to be our top priority. LEA is an intensive, cohort-style event in which attendees will be in close proximity to one another, indoors, over four days. 

I acknowledge that all COVID-19 protocols in place at the conference location – Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA – at the time of the event will be observed by ILA. Information on Montgomery County Covid-19 policies may be found here. 

In addition, I understand that to address the safety and comfort of both those who are attending LEA and the broad network of family, friends, and colleagues that we each interact with regularly, ILA is requiring the following, safety measures be taken by LEA’s participants and faculty: 

By attending, I am agreeing to follow all COVID-19 protocols in place at the conference as described above.  

While ILA will make its best efforts to reduce the risk of COVID-19 and any other type of harm, I acknowledge that the responsibility to attend the conference is mine alone and I freely waive any claims to damages.  

Furthermore, I agree to not attend the ILA Leadership Education Academy if: 

  •  I have had COVID-19 symptoms anytime within the 14 days prior to the start of LEA; or 
  • I have tested positive for COVID-19, or been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, within the 10 days prior to the start of LEA.  

Finally, I agree that I am responsible for checking and complying with my country of return’s Health Requirements and for paying any associated testing or other costs. 

Our Team of Professional Facilitators

Kerry Priest

Kerry Priest

LEA Co-Chair; Associate Professor in the Staley School of Leadership Studies Minor Program and Leadership Communication Doctoral Program at Kansas State University

Award-winning scholar, focuses on leadership identity, professional development, and critical, community-engaged methods for collective leadership development.

Rian Satterwhite

Rian Satterwhite

LEA Co-Chair; Director of the Office of Service Learning and Leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Teaching Faculty, Claremont Lincoln University

Helps students develop critical leadership practices grounded in community, systems thinking, and the pursuit of social justice. Writes on leadership for sustainability and peace.

Azadeh Davari

Azadeh Davari

Certified Executive Leadership Coach; Faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership in San Diego

Develops customized leadership solutions that focus on self-awareness, conflict management, intercultural understanding, and diversity and inclusion.

Nathan Eva

Nathan Eva

Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at the Monash Business School, Australia

Award-winning teacher with a focus on servant leadership, ethical leadership, and collective leadership. HIs research appears in many major journals.

Sadhana Hall

Sadhana Warty Hall

Deputy Director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College

Conceptualizes the curricula of high-impact co-curricular leadership and mentoring programs.

Dan Jenkins

Dan Jenkins

Chair and Associate Professor of Leadership & Organizational Studies at the University of Southern Maine

Global expert on pedagogy, curriculum, and course design; Vice-Chair of the Collegiate Leadership Competition; and co-author of The Role of Leadership Educators: Transforming Learning.

Darren Pierre

Darren Pierre

Lecturer in the Office of Global Engineering Leadership in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland-College Park

Thought-leader within higher education, authoring a book, book chapters, journal articles, and presenting at numerous conferences on topics centered on leadership, identity development, and student engagement

Corey Seemiller

Corey Seemiller

Professor in the Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations at Wright State University

International speaker and author of The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook; Generation Z: A Century in the Making; Generation Z Goes to College; and Generation Z Leads.

John Weng

Assistant Director at UC San Diego for Student Governments, Auxiliaries and Services

Credentialed by the International Coaching Federation as an Associate Certified Coach, Gallup as a Certified Strengths Coach, and the Myers-Briggs Foundation as a MBTI Master Practitioner

Cris Wildermuth

Cris Wildermuth

Associate Professor of Education and Director of Barry University's Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

Teaches organizational leadership, leading change, and human resource development courses at undergraduate and graduate levels

Kerry Priest, Ph.D. (she/her) is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University. She teaches in the undergraduate leadership minor and teaches graduate courses in leadership theory and qualitative research methods. Kerry is also the director of K-State’s interdisciplinary Leadership Communication Doctoral Program. She is a researcher with the Kansas Leaders Center’s Third Floor Research program. Her interdisciplinary research agenda focuses on advancing leadership learning and development, building civic capacity, and leading change. She is interested in leadership learning and development from critical and complex systems lenses, which includes building the capacity of individuals, groups, and communities to engage in collective, relational, adaptive, and socially just leadership practice. She is co-editor of the book Navigating Complexity in Leadership: Moving Toward Critical Hope (2022, IAP), and is co-editor of the special issues Being and Becoming a Leadership Educator and Leadership Education through Complex Transitions in the New Directions for Student Leadership series. Kerry received the 2018 Outstanding Scholar Award from the Association of Leadership Educators. She is an associate with the Human Systems Dynamics Institute, a certified Analytic-Network Coach, and a member of the International Leadership Association.

Rian Satterwhite, M.Ed., (he/him) serves as Director of the Office of Service Learning and Leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; the office has recently doubled in size and includes leadership development, community engagement and volunteerism, service-learning across the university curriculum, scholar programs supporting more than 150 students from historically underserved populations, and support for students experiencing food and housing insecurity. He has served as Chair of Leadership Education and Co-convener of the Sustainability Leadership Member Community within the International Leadership Association, and has secured more than $750,000 in grants and gifts in the last two years. Rian co-edited Innovation in Environmental Leadership: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2018), was a lead author for one of the National Leadership Education Research Agenda 2020-2025 priority areas (Journal of Leadership Studies, 2020), and has contributed to many other projects such as Leadership for Environmental Sustainability (Routledge, 2010), Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook (SAGE, 2012), Leadership 2050: Critical Challenges, Key Contexts, and Emerging Trends (Emerald, 2015), and Navigating Complexities in Leadership: Moving Towards Critical Hope (Information Age Publishing, 2022). Rian also teaches for Claremont Lincoln University in the M.A. Organizational Leadership and M.A. Sustainability Leadership programs.

Azadeh Davari, Ph.D., is a certified executive leadership coach with over 10 years of experience in developing personal and organizational leadership programs. Her global research has been focused on intercultural understanding and diversity. Azadeh is currently a faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership in San Diego. She facilitates open enrollment as well as customized leadership solutions focusing on developing self-awareness, leadership and organizational change, human development, group relations, conflict management, and diversity and inclusion. Her diverse background of education and global experience is significant to her style of program design, coaching, and facilitation.

Nathan Eva, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at the Monash Business School, Australia and a current Fulbright Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago Business School. Nathan was awarded the 2016 and 2013 Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence and nominated for Monash University’s 2017 and 2016 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence for his local and international leadership development units. ​​Nathan’s leadership research has appeared in leading international outlets such as The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management.

Sadhana Warty Hall, MPH, MA., is the current Deputy Director of the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College, Sadhana Hall manages overall operations. She conceptualized the curricula of high-impact co-curricular leadership and mentoring programs and now oversees them. Hall’s commitment as both a teacher and practitioner of leadership reflects a deep dedication to justice and empowerment, both locally and globally. She has applied her experience in management and strategic thinking to community development at institutions ranging in location from New Hampshire and Vermont to Tuvalu, Armenia, and Bhutan. In recognition of her work, Sadhana received Dartmouth College’s Sheila Culbert Distinguished Employee Service Award, the Australia Government’s Endeavor Executive Leadership Award to adapt and implement leadership curricula for Australian Indigenous communities, and acceptance into the Fulbright Specialist Program. She is the co-author of Teaching Leadership: Bridging Theory and Practice (2018) and her second book, Leadership Blueprints: Adopt, Adapt, and Adjust was published in July 2021. Hall earned an M.A. in history from the University of Rajasthan, India and completed an M.P.H. in public health from the University of North Carolina in the United States.

Dan Jenkins, Ph.D., is Chair and Associate Professor of Leadership & Organizational Studies at the University of Southern Maine. He received his doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction as well as an M.A. in Political Science from the University of South Florida and a B.S. in Communication Studies from The Florida State University. Dan is a co-author of the book The Role of Leadership Educators: Transforming Learning and has published more than 40 articles and book chapters on leadership education.  As an award-winning international speaker and facilitator, Dan has engaged thousands of leadership educators, students, and professionals on topics such as leadership pedagogy, followership, and curriculum and course design. Additionally, Dan is a co-founder of the ILA’s Leadership Education Academy, Vice-Chair of the Collegiate Leadership Competition, Associate Editor of the Journal of Leadership Studies, and co-host of the Leadership Educator Podcast. 

Darren Pierre, Ph.D., (he/him) is a lecturer in the Office of Global Engineering Leadership in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland-College Park. Pierre is a thought-leader within higher education, authoring a book, book chapters, journal articles, and presenting at numerous conferences on topics centered on leadership, identity development, and student engagement. In 2020, he led a team in developing one of the nine strategic priorities developed to inform the 2020–2025 National Leadership Education Research Agenda (NLERA). He is co-editor of  the special issue Leadership Education through Complex Transitions in the New Directions for Student Leadership series. Dr. Pierre received his Ph.D. in College Student Affairs Administration from the University of Georgia.

Corey Seemiller, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations at Wright State University. In addition to her 35 articles and chapters, Corey is the author of several books including Generation Z: A Century in the MakingGeneration Z Goes to College, Generation Z Leads, Generation Z Learns, and The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook. Corey has served as an issue editor for New Directions for Student Leadership, co-chair for the National Leadership Symposium, co-chair for the Leadership Education Academy, board member of Lead365, and Associate Editor for the Journal of Leadership Studies.

John Weng, MA, ICF ACC is a leadership educator, coach, and practitioner. John currently works at UC San Diego as the Assistant Director for Student Governments, Auxiliaries and Services. He is a doctoral candidate and lecturer at the University of San Diego in the department of leadership studies teaching. He is an On-Call facilitator with the Center for Creative Leadership and Leadership Coach with ExecOnline in addition to being the Principal of his own coaching and consulting practice, John Weng Consulting. He is credentialed by the International Coaching Federation as an Associate Certified Coach, Gallup as a Certified Strengths Coach, and the Myers-Briggs Foundation as a MBTI Master Practitioner. He is a co-editor and contributing author of the special issue Leadership Education through Complex Transitions in the New Directions for Student Leadership series. His scholarship and practice is informed by his experience with the group relations methodology, as a consultant candidate with the A.K.Rice Institute for the Study of Social Systems and Co-creator at Group Relations International.

Cris Wildermuth, Ed.D. (she/her) is an Associate Professor of Education and the Director of Barry University’s Bachelor’s of Science in Organizational Leadership. At Barry, Dr. Wildermuth teaches organizational leadership, leading change, and human resource development courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Wildermuth has traveled extensively, facilitating leadership development programs in Europe and Latin America. She is the author of the book Diversity Training, published by the Association for Talent Development, and has published in various academic journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics, the Journal of Academic Ethics, the Journal of Leadership Education, and the Journal of Psychological Issues In Organizational Culture. Wildermuth is passionate about the use of pop culture – especially TV shows, movies, and fables – in her graduate and undergraduate courses. Her courses have incorporated materials from classic TV Game Shows, The Hunger Games, the legend of King Arthur, the Food Network “Chopped” competition, and the TV series Game of Thrones. Currently, Dr. Wildermuth is exploring applications of the TV series The Handmaid’s Tale to adaptive and crisis leadership.

Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Silver Spring Washington DC North

Room Pricing: Starting at $119 USD plus taxes. 

Cancellation: Free cancellation before 11:59 PM EDT on 7 August 2022

Agenda

Draft Agenda

Sunday 7 August

18:00

Participant Dinner with Facilitators
(Optional Participant Social)

Monday 8 August

08:00

Day 1 Welcome

08:30

Leadership Journeys: Vertical Development

10:15

Families of Theories

12:00

Lunch break

13:15

Critical Perspectives of Leadership

15:00

Leadership Concepts Roundtables

17:00

Day 1 Closing

Optional Dinner

Tuesday 9 August

08:00

Day 2 Overview

08:30

Leadership Model Roundtables

10:15

Leadership Education Philosophies

11:15

Course & Program Design Sessions

11:45

Lunch & group picture

13:15

Course & Program Design Sessions, cont.

17:00

Day 2 Closing

Optional Dinner

Wednesday 10 August

08:00

Day 3 Overview

08:30

Assessment

10:45

Instructional Strategies

11:45

Lunch break

13:15

Instructional Strategies, cont.

16:00

Day 3 Closing

16:30

Peer Coaching

Optional Dinner

Thursday 11 August

08:00

Peer Coaching

10:00

Visioning

11:30

Conference Closing (ending at 12:15 pm)