Now Accepting Applications for the ITC 2022 Distance Education Leadership Academy

About

Who Should Attend

Focus Areas

Competencies Acquired

Final Deliverable

When & Where

Hotel & Travel

To Apply

About ITC Leadership Academy

Planning for the future and motivating a team to join you along the way are the hallmarks of a successful leader. Incorporating scenario-based experiences under the guidance of nationally-recognized eLearning champions, the ITC 2022 Distance Education Leadership Academy will build on the American Association of Community College's six designated leadership competencies to expand your leadership skills. Participants will return to their schools with an individual learning and leadership plan!

Who Should Attend

  • Distance education directors and program managers
  • Faculty and professors with a new distance education leadership role
  • Academic leaders responsible for distance education
  • Instructional designers and technologists with leadership ambitions

Focus Areas

  • Leadership Styles and Strengths—My Role as a Leader
  • Data-Informed Decision Making
  • The Evolution of eLearning
  • Student Success and Distance Education Leadership
  • Visioning and Creating Strategic Plans
  • Self-Awareness and Growth in a Leadership Role
  • Developing a Customized Leadership Plan

Competencies Acquired

  • Identify your personal leadership strengths and recognize effective practices when working with others.
  • Align your efforts to analyze an institutional culture and to overcome roadblocks.
  • Identify effective advocacy models for your institution.
  • Articulate effectively with your program stakeholders
  • Develop a personal leadership plan for moving yourself and your institution forward in the changing environment of higher education.
  • Analyze data through case studies to formulate correct assumptions.
  • Construct effective strategies to inform and evaluate your local decisions.
  • Explore options for keeping abreast of innovation.
  • Discover options for leading others through discovery, adoption and change.
  • Conceptualize success strategies and construct college eLearning models
  • Analyze a college eLearning program and construct a strategic planning framework to support student preparation, success and completion.   

Final Deliverable 

Capstone project - An Individualized Leadership Plan

When & Where

The 2022 Leadership Academy is current planned for in-person from Monday, July 25 - Wednesday, July 27. The sessions will be held at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, NV. Transportation will be provided by ITC from the hotel to the campus each day. 

Hotel & Travel

Hotel
Grand Sierra Resort
2500 East Second St.
Reno, NV 89595
Room rate: $89/night plus (rate does not include daily resort fee of $39.49 plus 13% Washoe County Room Tax and a daily $2.00 tourism surcharge fee.

Closest Airport:  Participants will fly into Reno-Taho International Airport (Airport shuttle provided every 30 minutes between the hotel and Reno-Tahoe International airport)

To Apply

The ITC will select a group of up to 20 distance learning leaders to participate in its 2022 Distance Education Leadership Academy. The application deadline is May 27, 2022.

Letter of Nomination & Explanation Required

Applicants must include a letter of nomination from his or her institution and a one-page explanation what he or she would like to gain through participation with their fellow academicians. At the end of the online application, you will be given directions regarding where to send both the nomination and explanation.

 Registration Prices and Process

  • ITC Members: $950
  • Non-Members: $1,075 (Includes individual membership for 1-year)
  • Non-Members: $1,345 (includes membership for your institution for 1-year)

ITC will send an invoice to each participant chosen to participate in the 2022 Distance Education Leadership Academy.