Leadership Development

Strong leadership is an essential component for the success of faculty, staff, and students as well as the organization. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success, in collaboration with Academic Affairs, the Council of Chairs, and other campus partners, provides leadership development opportunities for current and potential departmental chairs, assistant chairs, and associate deans with the aim of preparing and supporting leaders in their various roles. Please join us in one of our leadership development programs.

Academic Administrator Professional Development Opportunities

In collaboration with Academic Affairs and the Council of Chairs, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success facilitates programming for current department chairs with an emphasis on orientating and supporting new chairs at Appalachian.

Appalachian’s Women in Leadership Council (AWLC)

The AWLC is charged with creating a council of women in leadership roles at Appalachian State that will work to support and empower other women leaders across campus.

Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for Student Success provides support for the Chancellor's Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP). This program provides an opportunity for prospective and current academic leaders to develop the skills necessary for academic leadership positions at Appalachian State University.

Women in Educational Leadership Symposium (WIELS)

The mission of WIELS is to establish an inclusive community that advocates the elimination of gender-based barriers to leadership opportunities.