Planning for the future and motivating a team to join you along the way are the hallmarks of a successful leader. Incorporating scenario-based experiences under the guidance of nationally-recognized eLearning champions, the ITC Distance Education Leadership Academy builds on the American Association of Community College's six designated leadership competencies to expand your leadership skills. 

When: Monday, July 22nd - Wednesday, July 24th, 2024 

Where:  Morrisville, NC 

Academy Sessions: Wake Technical Community College - RTP Campus Morrisville, NC

Accommodations: Hyatt House Raleigh Durham Airport

Applications for the 2024 ITC Distance Leadership Academy have closed.


 Areas of Focus: 

  • Change Management
  • Leadership Styles and Strengths—How Do My Strengths Influence My Role as  Leadership? 
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Futurology of Distance Education
  • Data-Informed Decision Making - Moving the Institution Forward
  • Relationship Building Across Campus
  • Strategic Visioning
  • Planning for Change at Your Institution

Skills Acquired

  • Identify your personal leadership strengths and recognize effective practices when working with others.
  • Align your efforts to analyze an institutional culture and to overcome roadblocks.
  • Identify effective advocacy models for your institution.
  • Articulate effectively with your program stakeholders
  • Develop a personal leadership plan for moving yourself and your institution forward in the changing environment of higher education.
  • Analyze data through case studies to formulate correct assumptions.
  • Construct effective strategies to inform and evaluate your local decisions.
  • Explore options for keeping abreast of innovation.
  • Discover options for leading others through discovery, adoption and change.
  • Conceptualize success strategies and construct college eLearning models
  • Analyze a college eLearning program and construct a strategic planning framework to support student preparation, success and completion.   

The Leadership Academy finishes with a Capstone Project where individuals compose a leadership plan.