Department Chair Virtual Academy

Summer 2020

NEW! The Department Chair Virtual Academy is a blended learning experience comprised of both live online growth sessions (six sessions totaling approximately 14 hours) as well as asynchronous course work (totaling 10 hours). The Chairs Academy will take place this summer from June 29 through August 17, 2020. Participating chairs will advance through this summer intensive as a cohort. Networking and social learning opportunities are included throughout the experience! Session dates, times and topics are detailed below:

What does my registration include? Registration includes a custom DiSC Work of Leaders assessment report, access to the Crucial Conversations on-demand training course (10 hours), the Crucial Conversations e-book, access to all live training sessions as well as two small group practice sessions with certified Crucial Conversations facilitators.

Participants or their home institutions will be responsible for covering the registration fees. Registration fees are discounted for SUNY CPD members and CPD points may be used to cover costs for this program.

Registration Cost:
$850 SUNY CPD Member rate (CPD points are accepted!)
$875 SUNY rate/non-CPD member
$950 Non-SUNY rate

 

TEAM DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE!

Register more than two people from the same institution and receive $75 off each person. To take advantage of the team discount, reach out to Carolyn Mattiske, SUNY SAIL Institute, Associate Director, before you register your team to obtain the team discount code, by phone at 518-445-4201 or by email at carolyn.mattiske@suny.edu.

Register now
Deadline to register is May 29

ACADEMY OVERVIEW

Session One: June 29 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Setting the Stage for Leading as a Department Chair: Understanding Yourself, the Role of a Chair and the Swirling Landscape of Higher Education.

Session Two: July 13 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Understanding my DiSC profile to do the Work of Leaders; Managing Up – Working with my Dean

Session Three: July 17 (one hour Crucial Conversations practice session; participants may select a time that works best for them – 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.)

Session Four: August 4 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The History of SUNY & How SUNY Works; PRODiG; breakout sessions to be selected by participants

Session Five: August 14 (one hour Crucial Conversations practice session; participants may select a time that works best for them – 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.)

Session Six: August 17 1:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Breakout sessions to be selected by participants; Tying it All Together; Graduation Celebration