August 8, 2018

Share your passion: Present at Leadership Connections

by McCormick Center

Are you passionate and deeply knowledgeable about leadership? Share your insights at our 19th annual Leadership Connections™ National Conference! We are looking for presenters who can energize conference attendees through interactive facilitation while presenting focused content on topics with deep substance and meaningful insights. Submit a proposal now to present at our 2019 conference.

Submit a Proposal

Submission Deadline |  August 30, 2018

Pre-Conference | May 8, 2019

Conference | May 9-11, 2019

Location | Westin Chicago North Shore, 601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090

The subject matter of the conference skill-building sessions are aligned with the three domains of the Whole Leadership Framework: Administrative Leadership, Pedagogical Leadership, and Leadership Essentials:

  • Administrative Leadership: Coordinating work and mobilizing people to ensure the organization remains stable and continues to grow. Subject matter: Advocacy, community engagement, strategic planning, organizational climate, financial management, systems development, public relations, and marketing
  • Pedagogical Leadership: Leading the art and science of teaching with an emphasis on educator dispositions and high-quality interactions with children. This includes ensuring fidelity to curricular philosophy, assessing children’s development and learning, using data for evaluation, and optimizing learning environments. Subject matter: Instructional leadership, family engagement, coaching and mentoring skills, child development, adult learning, and assessment
  • Leadership Essentials: Foundational competencies and individual qualities necessary for leading people that are expressed in personal leadership styles and dispositions. Subject matter: Reflective practice, self-awareness, mindfulness, communication, team-building, motivation of self and others, trends and history of the early childhood profession, and ethics

SUBMIT BY AUGUST 30, 2018 to be considered.

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