NCAIS is a leader in professional development for faculty and staff. We are also committed to attracting and retaining the highest quality educators in the area. We have partnered with Michelle Bostian, Principal Consultant, Pilgrimage Professional Development Group, and will be offering the Emerging Leaders Institute for a cohort of 15 NCAIS faculty and staff members.

The Emerging Leaders Institute will develop the innate leadership abilities of promising employees. Selected leaders will participate in a school-year long experience that includes research-based best practice in leadership development as well as individual work with a certified leadership coach, enabling leaders to navigate barriers and achieve meaningful success. This Intensive is designed for those that want to position themselves to be ready for the next step in their careers.

*In-person workshops will be held on Saturdays to minimize disruption and time away from school.

Participants will:

  • Complete several assessments
  • Attend three full day in-person workshops with Michelle Bostian. Workshops will be held on Saturdays to minimize time away from campus
  • Engage in three hour-long one-on-one coaching sessions, scheduled at the convenience of both parties
  • Participate in a virtual workshop with Terry Briggs, an attorney specializing in employment contracts
  • Attend a virtual workshop with Paul Ibsen, NCAIS Board Treasurer and retired school CFO on budgets and reporting to a board
  • Select and attend an additional NCAIS leadership workshop during the 2019-2020 school year (Heads and Trustees, Women in Leadership, or Academic Leadership)

Dates:  October 5, 2019 | January 11, 2020 | March 7, 2020 | + three hour-long one-on-one coaching sessions (virtual) | + two hour-long webinars, dates TBD | + Leadership Conference (dates vary)

Location: In-person workshops will be held in Greensboro (location to be shared with participants)

Cost: $795

Target Audience: Any educator or school staff looking for career advancement or leadership development

Quotes from past participants in Michelle Bostian's Leadership Courses:

Powerful tools that are useful both within and beyond the workplace! -Beth B.
 
Every class stretched my learning. The Empowering Leaders class was a brave space to question my perceptions, as well as others, so we might better understand our actions.  -Kristin K.
 
Phenomenal program that helped me dig in to my personal and professional goals. A safe environment was created where everyone in the room felt heard. The leadership tools shared were easily accessible and I can clearly see the impact of this work in my everyday interactions. -Bridget G.