Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar
EARLY BIRD APPLICATION DEADLINE
Submit your application by Friday, December 9, 2016
February 28 – March 3, 2017
Asilomar Conference Grounds
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About the Seminar
The Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar began in 1984 and was created by leaders in the American Association of Women in Community Colleges and the Yosemite CCD. Since 2004 the Community College League of California has sponsored the seminar and provided administrative support. The Seminar is an intensive four-day experience that focuses on the issues facing women who have made a commitment to community college administration, either in their current position or as a future goal. Its purpose is to provide information, strategies, contacts, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. The expected outcome is that participants will be able to acquire and successfully accept expanded leadership responsibilities within their own or other California community colleges.
The Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar was the recipient of the 2012 American Council on Education's State Network Leadership Award. This is a great honor - and particularly as the 2012 award recognizes a community college program for the first time, rather than that of a university.
Over the past 32 years, approximately 2,325 competitively selected women have completed the Asilomar Leadership Skills Seminar. The Seminar focuses on administrative leadership issues. However, enrollment is open to those in any leadership position, including classified managers, program directors, trustees, and leaders of senates and unions. Applications are especially welcome from persons of color and from colleges not previously represented at a Seminar.
Registration and Fees
Applicants are selected competitively. Your application should include the following:
- Download Application Brochure (pdf)
- Complete Online Reservation Form, and upload:
- Cover letter describing your career goals;
- Completed authorization form signed by your president or chancellor (download form);
- Current resume; and
- Letter of recommendation from one of the following: chancellor, president, vice president or dean.
The deadline to apply is Friday, February 3, 2017.
$1,450 includes all costs of seminar (tuition, materials, meals, refreshments, and lodging). If selected to participate, the balance is due by February 10, 2017. If you are not selected, your deposit will be returned to you.
CEOs - Reserve your space now and identify your participant later! California community college CEOs may reserve a "slot" for a candidate from their college now, at the discounted price, with the participant to be identified later. Please complete the online reservation form by January 13, 2017 to hold a space for your candidate.
Questions should be directed to Cherie Savage, Director of Meetings and Events, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 444-8641.