Archive: Annual Conference/Retreat

June 17 & 18, 2019
Harrisburg University, Harrisburg, PA
Successfully Navigating the Complex Landscape
of Higher Education Leadership in an Age of Increased Risk”

 

Sunday June 16, 2019

5:00-7:30pm
PA ACE Women’s Network Board Meeting & Dinner
Reading Room Café Area 1st Floor, Harrisburg University

Monday June 17, 2019

7:30am-12:00pm |  Registration | 14th floor: Main Area

7:30 -8:30am
Continental Breakfast
14
th floor Main Area

8:30-11:30am
Preconference Workshops (3) 

Workshop 1: Room 1462
Executive Coaching: Fundamentals of Growing Executive Presence
Presenter: Teri Bump, Vice President of University Relations & Student Affairs, American Campus Communities

Workshop 2: Room 1463
Development 101: Fundamentals of Advancement
Presenter: Linda Durant, Vice President for Development, CASE – Council for Advancement and Support of Education

Workshop 3: Room 1464
Budget & Finance 101 – Fundamentals of Institutional Finance & Planning
Presenter:  Margaret Stafford, Director of Planning & Budget, Dickinson College

11:30-12:00pm
Break/Networking: 14
th floor Main Area

12:00-2:00pm
Plenary Luncheon: 
Auditorium 14th floor

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Ms. Catherine Feminella, PA ACE State Chairperson
Interim 
Dean of Students, Widener University

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Ms. Lisa Ratmansky, PAACE Board Member

Keynote Speaker
State Representative Patty Kim
103
rd Legislative District, House Education Committee

2:00-2:30pm
Networking: 14
th floor Main Area

Depart the Capitol   2:30pm Hilton Main Lobby

2:30-4:00pm
Tour of the Capitol  | Depart at 2:30pm | Tour 3:00-4:00pm
Capitol Main Entrance

5:00-6:00pm
Networking Reception: 14
th floor Main Area

6:00-8:00pm
Welcome Dinner & Plenary Session: Auditorium 14
th floor

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Dr. Terri Amlong
Assistant Dean, Delaware County Community College

Keynote Speaker
Dr. L. Joy Gates Black
President, Delaware County Community College
PA ACE Presidential Sponsor

Tuesday June 18, 2019

7:30am-12:00pm |  Registration | 14th floor: Main Area

7:30 -8:30am
Continental Breakfast
14th floor Main Area

8:30-10:00am
Welcome & Plenary Session: Auditorium 14
th floor

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Ms. Catherine Feminella, PA ACE State Chairperson
Interim Dean of Students, Widener University

Keynote Speaker
Randi Teplitz
Assistant Dean of Students, Widener University
Chair, PA Commission for Women

10:00-10:15am
Break/Networking:14
th floor Main Area

10:15-11:30am
Break out Sessions           

Session 1: Auditorium 14th floor

Session 2Board Room/1412   14th floor

Session 3: Room 1463

Session 4: Room 1302

11:30-12:45pm
Lunch & Plenary Session: Auditorium 14
th floor

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Nicole Stokes-DuPass
Assoc. Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Diversity, Holy Family University
PAACE Board Member

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Sharon Herzberger
President Emerita of Whittier College

1:00-2:15pm
Break out Sessions           

Session 1: Auditorium 14th floor 

Session 2: Board Room/1412   14th floor

Session 3: Room 1463

Session 4: Room 1302

2:15-2:30pm
Break: 14
th floor Main Area

2:30-3:45 pm
Break out Sessions: Rapid Recharge 
(short 50 minute sessions)

Session 1: Auditorium 14th floor

Session 2: Board Room/1412   14th floor

Session 3: Room 1463

Session 4: Room 1302

3:45-5:00pm
Networking, High Tea & Closing Remarks: 14
th floor Main Cafe




June 2018:
PA ACE Annual Leadership Conference & Retreat

Monday-Tuesday, June 11-12, 2018
Hosted at Cabrini University in Radnor, PA
Conference Theme:
Tuning into the Transformative Power of Women’s Leadership:
Promoting Positive Workplace Cultures

MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018

11:00-11:45 am
Arrival at Cabrini Iadarola Center for Registered Attendees to Pre-Conference Workshops

12:00-3:00 pm
Preconference Workshops at the Iadarola Center

Option One (all): Unconscious Biases and Microaggressions—How to transform them into agency and action to do ally work on your campus
Rochelle Peterson-Ansari, Consultant, Perceptions Unlimited

Option Two (all): Strengthfinders Approach to Leadership Development and Harnessing the Power for Good Leadershipdeveloping and cultivating your leadership style and a means of effectively leading others. Specifically how one can practice “good leadership” on their respective campuses
Marianne Price, Title IX Coordinator, Holy Family University
Certified Strengthsfinders Coach

Option Three (For Faculty): Charting your career path and transition into Academic Leadership: Cultivating and Representing Leadership Experience Gained from University Service
Susan Frosten, Associate Provost, Thomas Jefferson University
Nicole Stokes DuPass,
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Diversity/Professor of Sociology, Holy Family University

 

3:00-4:00 pm
Break/ Arrival at Cabrini Mansion for Full Conference Attendees

4:00-4:30 pm
Welcome Remarks

Lisa Ratmansky, Cabrini University
PA ACE Region 2 Executive Board Member, Event Host

Role/ Mission of ACE State Networks and the Moving the Needle Initiative
Nicole Stokes-DuPass, Holy Family University
PA ACE State Chairperson

4:30-6:00 pm
Plenary Panel: Getting to Know Our PA ACE Presidential Sponsors:
Mentoring and Leadership Development of Women in Higher Education
Dr. Thomas J. Botzman, President of Misericordia University
Dr. Jenifer S. Cushman, Chancellor of Penn State Beaver

6:00-7:30 pm
Dinner Cabrini Mansion (Make your Own Fajita & Fun!)

Closing Remarks
Lisa Ratmansky, Cabrini University & Cheryl Lynn Horsey, Bryn Mawr College
PAACE Conference Planning Committee Chairpersons

TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018

8:30-8:45 am
Arrival/ Registration

9:00 am
Breakfast & Welcome Remarks

 9:15-9:30 am
Overview of the Moving the Needle Initiative
Introduction of Plenary Keynote Speaker
Dr. Gailda Pitre Davis, Director for ACE Leadership, American Council on Education 

9:30-10:45 am
Morning Plenary Keynote:
The Sponsor Effect: Pushing, Pulling, and Promoting You
Ms. Teri Bump, Vice President for University Relations & Student Affairs
American Campus Communities

10:45-11:00 am
Break

11:00-12:15 pm
Breakout Session I: Tuning Into

Up and Running: Creating a Program to ‘Grow Your Own’ Leaders.
Dr. Judith Gay, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives & Chief of Staff
Dr. Susan Tobia, former Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Community College of Philadelphia

Don’t Play Defense: Owning Your Future as a Seasoned Professional
Ms. Debbie Albert, President of Albert Communications

Tuning Into Restorative Approaches to Leadership
Alia Sheety, Associate Professor of Education, Cabrini University
Dr. Frida Rundell, Founding Professor at the International Institute for Restorative Practices, Bethlehem, PA 

12:15-1:45 pm
Lunch and Plenary Keynote Speakers

Leadership for a Multi-generational Workforce
Dr. Greg DeShields, Executive Director
Ms. Sybil Davis, National Accounts Manager, Diversity and International Markets
PHL Diversity: A Division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

2:00-3:15 pm
Breakout Session II: Transforming Power

Leading Women to Tune Into the Power of Harmonizing Voices
Angela Campbell, Asst. Prof. of Education; Co-director of Cabrini University’s Center for Urban Education; and Asst. Dean for Education

Your Gendered Journey
Ali Stefanik, Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Diversity and Social Justice, Thomas Jefferson University

It’s About the ‘Ask:’ Effective Advocacy to Achieve Your Organization’s Goals
Michele Sellitto, Educational Consultant and host, From Both Sides

3:20-4:45 pm
Breakout Session III: Promoting Positive

Baking the Dream Team: Women Advancing in Leadership
Catherine Feminella, Assistant Dean for Student Development and Engagement
Ms. Brenda Cruz, Director of Residence Life, Widener Universit

Snapshots of Mentoring- PechaKucha Session
Gloria Oikelome, Associate Dean, STEM Division, Reading Area Community College 

Community Partnerships: Building Bridges From Academia to Non-Profit Organizations
Nicole Pumphrey, Deputy Director, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
President of the Pennsylvania Council for International Education (PaCIE)

 4:45-5:45 pm
High Tea & Closing Remarks from PA ACE

Mindful Closing Reflection
Ms. Cindy Levitt, Vice President of Computer Services and Chief Information Officer, Temple University

High Tea and Fellowship: Continuing on Our Paths to promoting positive workplace cultures

5:45 pm
Conference Ends

[6:00-7:15 pm: PA ACE Executive Board Strategic Planning/ Business Meeting]




July 2017:
PA ACE Annual Leadership Conference & Retreat

Thursday-Friday, July 27-28, 2017
Hosted at Cabrini University in Radnor, PA
Conference Theme:
Unconventional Journeys as Pathways to Leadership

THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017

4:00-5:00 pm
Arrival for Conference Participants & Check in at the Residence Hall

5:00-5:15 pm
Welcome Remarks
Dr. Lisa Ratmansky, Director, Center for Inquiry, Teaching & Scholarship
Cabrini University, PA ACE Region 2 Executive Board Member, Event Host

5:15-5:30 pm
Role/ Mission of ACE State Networks

Dr. Nicole Stokes-DuPass, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & Diversity
Holy Family University & PA ACE State Chairperson

5:30-7:00 pm
Plenary Panel:
Unconventional Journeys Can Be Pathways to Leadership
Dr. Judith Gay, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives/ Chief of Staff                       Community College of Philadelphia & PA ACE Executive Board Member

Dr. Susan D. Looney, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs/ Provost                     Reading Area Community College

7:00-8:00 pm
BBQ Dinner at Cabrini University

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017

8:30-8:45 am
Arrival

9:00-9:15 am
Breakfast & Welcome
Dr. Lisa Ratmansky

9:15-9:30 am
Opening Remarks: ACE &  the Moving the Needle Initiative
Dr. Nicole Stokes-DuPass

9:30-10:45 am
Morning Plenary: Unconventional Journeys ARE Potent Pathways to Leadership

Dr. Elizabeth Say
Dean, College of Humanities, California State University Northridge
Past President, Council of College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS)

10:45-11:00 am
Break

11:00-12:15 pm
Breakout Session I: Preparing to be Effectively Coached and Mentored

  1. Professional Branding: How to Craft Our Journey
  2. Preparing for working with an Executive Search Firm
  3. Transitioning from Faculty to Administration/ Dean’s Role

12:30-1:45 pm
Lunch and Keynote Plenary: Sharing Our Unconventional Journeys as Pathways to Leadership
Dr. Yves Salomon-Fernandez
President, Cumberland County Community College

2:00-3:00 pm
Breakout Session II: Preparing to be Effectively Coached and Mentored

  1. PA ACE Institutional Representatives: Best Practices and Strategies for Building Cultures of Leadership on Your Campuses
  2. Finding Mentoring & Helping Your Mentor(s) To Mentor You
  3. Leadership Development through ACE Leadership Programs/ ACE Fellows Program

3:15-4:15 pm
Breakout Session III: Learning to Share Your Best Professional “Story”

  1. Discovering New Muscles: A Strengths-based Approach to Resumes and CVs
  2. Linking In With Companions on Your Journey: Using LinkedIn to Navigate Your Pathway to Leadership
  3. Courageous Conversations about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Institutional Reforms and Challenges to Establishing a Culture of Accountability

4:30-5:30 pm
High Tea at the Cabrini Mansion & Closing Remarks from PA ACE!
Our Unconventional Journeys as Pathways to Collaborative, Inclusive, Leadership: Continuing on Our Paths Together

5:30 pm
Adjournment / End of the Conference

%d bloggers like this: