Professional Development

ELATE (Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering). 2015-2016.

ELATE is a leadership development program for senior women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, (STEM) and related disciplines.

http://drexel.edu/provost/initiatives/elate/

HERS (Higher Education Resource Services) Leadership Training. 2011.

HERS provides leadership and management development for women in higher education administration. Topics in the two week immersive experience included: leading and managing change, negotiating, conflict management, budgeting and higher educational financial management, and legal issues in higher education.

http://www.hersnet.org/index.asp

IDEAL (Institute for the Development of Excellence in Assessment Leadership). 2009.

IDEAL provides a week-long training in leading faculty in development and implementation of program assessment, consistent with ABET.   Topics include: assessment fundamentals (outcomes, rubrics, surveys, documentation); change management (planning, communications, working with faculty); facilitation skills (management of groups, meeting agendas, leading teams).

http://www.abet.org/ideal/

Aldo Leopold Leadership Program. Fellow. 2009-2010. Reunion training 2010

A year-long fellowship that includes two weeks of intensive training in translation of knowledge to action through communication and leadership skill development. Topics include: building and leading teams; communications in print and social media; envisioning, planning and problem solving; working with congress; handling challenging conversations; strategic thinking and planning.

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/   My blog post on Tips for Effective Meetings with Graduate Students was a top hit in 2015.

LEAD (Leadership Excellence for Academic Diversity). 2008.

Weeklong workshop focused on learning practical strategies and tools to improve department culture and climate. Topics included: recruitment and selection of faculty; evaluation of faculty performance; conflict resolution; communication skills; managing up and down; mentoring for leadership.

http://www.engr.washington.edu/lead/

WELI (Women in Engineering Leadership) Institute. 2006

One day workshop focused on understanding leadership roles and responsibilities, communication skills, and networking.