Thriving Conference

Strengths-Oriented Leadership and Student Success in Higher Education
October 7–9, 2014
Azusa Pacific University | Los Angeles Pacific College Board Room (LAPC), East Campus
Limited to 25 participants
Registration Fee: $550

This general-purpose certification in strengths-oriented higher education is ideally suited for department chairs, program directors, and select practitioners who are seeking a deeper understanding of how the strengths perspective can be applied to effectively develop leaders, build effective teams, and promote student success.

Training topics will include:

  • Understanding how to lead and supervise faculty, staff, and students from a strengths orientation.
  • Identifying ways to shape a strengths culture and manage change from a strengths perspective.
  • Discovering how to design effective learning environments and programming to engage students and develop their strengths.
  • Learning strategies to effectively teach diverse learners and accommodate varying learning styles that enable students to thrive academically.
  • Exploring research-based approaches to creating a thriving community that values diversity and acknowledges the unique contributions of others.

Tuesday, October 7

10–10:30 a.m. Registration, APU East Campus
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tour of APU Campus
12:30–1 p.m. Lunch, LAPC
1–5 p.m. Strengths-Oriented Leadership (Part I)

Wednesday, October 8

9 a.m.–12 p.m. Strengths-Oriented Leadership (Part II)
12–1 p.m. Lunch
1–5 p.m. Student Success (Part I)

Thursday, October 9

9 a.m.–12 p.m. Student Success (Part II)
12–1 p.m. Lunch
1–4 p.m. Student Success (Part III)
4–4:15 p.m. Issuing of Certifications

Register online

Note: You will be redirected to APU’s Office of Alumni and Parent Relations website to complete your registration. All conference registration fees are nonrefundable.