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2018 CAPCSD conference registration is open!

The conference registration is open along with the interactive schedule at-a-glance and conference hotel room block. The 2018 CAPCSD Conference is April 11-14, 2018 in Austin, Texas. For complete conference details click here

Leadership Academy

4th Annual Leadership Academy

April 10-11, 2018, Austin Hilton, Texas

The application deadline was Monday, October 16, 2017Decisions will be announced by December 1, 2017

Program Description: As part of its mission to provide visionary leadership for academic programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders and to promote the professional development of its constituents, the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) is continuing a program to help individuals considering academic leadership positions, or who are newly engaged in academic leadership, develop their knowledge and skills in the area of leadership.

The fourth-annual CAPCSD Leadership Academy, Best Practices in Academic Leadership, will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10-11, 2018, prior to the CAPCSD conference, at the Hilton Austin, Texas. The Leadership Academy will be led by Dr. Jeffrey Buller, Director of Leadership and Professional Development at Florida Atlanta University and Senior Partner in ATLAS: Academic Training, Leadership, & Assessment Services.

Topics to be covered include foundations of leadership; time management; stress management; collegiality and team building; best practices in faculty evaluation, mentoring, and coaching; leading change; and goal setting/planning for the future.

Application Process: Participation is limited to 20 individuals, chosen through a competitive process. Faculty applicants from CAPCSD-member programs are invited to apply.  Only applications from CAPCSD-member programs in good standing as of September 15th will be considered. Selected participants receive complimentary registration to the Leadership Academy, CAPCSD conference, two nights hotel, and some meals. Participants are expected to attend the CAPCSD conference April 12-14, 2018.

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