The ASA Leadership Institute is a five day leadership development intensive that offers self-assessments of communication and leadership styles, presentations by recognized leaders in the field of aging, facilitated dialogue, networking opportunities, leadership literature and online learning. Additionally, there is an option to enroll in a mentorship program. Program components are carefully designed to prepare the next generation of leaders in the field of aging.
Understanding the context of a leaders’ work is vital. This program focuses on understanding and embracing cultural differences in a way that respects aging adults. Graduates will leave this leadership development program with a broad exposure to key influencers and with multiple opportunities to stay connected with other bright professionals who aspire to be their best.
The 2017 ASA Leadership Institute will primarily take place during the Aging in America Conference in Chicago, March 20-24, 2017.
If you are interested in receiving more information about the 2017 program once it becomes available, please click here.
This unique leadership development opportunity is open to all professionals in the field of aging who have at least three to five years’ experience and a strong interest in building personal leadership skills and capabilities, including effectiveness in current or future professional positions. Once successfully enrolled, participants will complete two online individualized assessment tools, pre-reading assignments and participate in a webinar on the Future of Aging in February 2016. Successful participants also learn about mentorships via links to webpages that share the benefits of having a mentor, how to create a mentee profile on ASA’s Mentor Advantage site, and how to best approach a potential mentor. Orientation and all other activities will be conducted onsite at the 2016 Aging in America Conference. Full participation is required to successfully complete the program and earn the Leadership Institute Certificate of Completion.
ASA Member rate: $1,295
Non-member rate: $1,495 (includes one-year ASA membership)
Registration closes February 18, 2016. Click here to register for the Leadership Institute now.
Your fee to attend the ASA Leadership Institute includes registration for the Aging in America Conference and a limited number of CEUs for attending ASA’s 2016 Diversity Summit: Inequality Matters on March 23.
Please note: Do not register for any other events if you choose to participate in ASA’s Leadership Institute (If you are a presenter at the Conference, please contact Krista Brown, Director of Education at ASA, for accommodations). Due to limited capacity, the fee for this program is nonrefundable.
ASA thanks the Cleveland Foundation and Weinberg Foundation for their generous support of this program
The deadline to submit presentation proposals for the 2017 Aging in America Conference has been extended to July 15! Share your ideas, experience and passion!
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