Assistant Professor, University of Southern Maine
Director of Undergraduate Leadership Education, Donnelly School of Leadership and Social Innovation, John Carroll University
Assistant Professor, Political Science, Troy University
The Leadership Education Member Community involves and serves leadership educators, professors, and teachers working in and/or interested in curricular or co-curricular programs in higher education institutions as well as primary and secondary (k-12) schools and other educational settings. We gather and offer opportunities to share curricula, pedagogies, programs, and research to advance the how, what, and why of leadership education.
Priorities and Projects
- Expanding member participation in initiatives, activities, and governance
- Advancing the field of leadership education to and from all corners of the globe
- Supporting youth leadership and K-12 initiatives
- Organizing the International Student Case Competition, the annual community networking luncheon, the Deans, Directors & Chairs reception, and other conference programming
- Providing resources for leadership educators
- Supporting initiatives that focus on best practices in leadership education
- Supporting the Leadership Education Academy
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Sample Leadership Education Resources
Live Webinar 12/13 June. Drs. Michael Chikeleze, Jay Gary, and Gayle Spencer discuss assessment frameworks including ILA’s General Principles and Guiding Questions, the Council for Advancement of Standards for Higher Education, and the Carnegie Elective Classification for Leadership for Public Purpose.
Dr. Trisha Gott, Dr. Denny Roberts, and Rian Satterwhite will discuss recommendations from ILA’s General Principles for Leadership Programs’ and share how attendees can use the principles in their own organizations.
Live Webinar on 29/30 March. Drs. Benjamin Kutsyuruba, Sabre Cherkowski, and Keith D. Walker will share research findings on how to lead for flourishing in diverse organizational contexts.
Cultivating a Culture of Yes: The Courage to Teach Followership Through the Seven Elements of Improv
How do you teach followership to business students? Dr. Kerri Cissna takes us through seven improv exercises she uses to teach followership and its impact on improving an organization’s bottom line.
As governments and organisations around the world seek to “build back better” from the Covid-19 pandemic, Richard Bolden stresses the importance of making time and space for recovery — where leaders and others can experience the care and compassion needed to help them heal from the physical and emotional exhaustion that permeates our workplaces and communities.
What is the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on management schools? What does the future hold for business school infrastructure?
- Leadership Education Program Directory
- Why Studying Leadership Matters – an excellent video by Brad Jackson
- Guidelines for Leadership Education Programs (pdf)
- Access issues of The Journal of Leadership Education
- Pause for Pedagogy interviews and brief videos by and for leadership educators
- Great Ideas from the Annual Teach and Share Forum
- Access a variety of additional leadership education resources