For OUR students

LLE Workshop #1: The Leadership Challenge ©  –  Register
Facilitator: Jodie Frey, Director for Leadership Education
The purpose of this session is to expose participants to the five effective leadership practices, which are central pillar of our leadership education model, and to teach the application of each so that participants are more capable of  leading change. Participants will take the leadership practices inventory and review the results in comparison to national norms.

Thursday, 9/28  from 6-7:30 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall
Saturday, 9/30 from 10 am-1 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall

LLE Workshop #2:  Identifying  Your Talents with StrengthsQuest®  –  Register
Facilitator: Christina Jordan, Assistant Director of Community Service, Lehigh University
Learn all thirty four strengths, take the assessment and discuss the results in order to understand the distinctiveness of each and how they can be used in leadership and beyond. Participants will also create a talent map to capitalize on the strengths of various groups.

Thursday, 10/12 from 6-7:30 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall
Saturday, 10/14 from 10 am-1 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall

LLE Workshop #3: Situational Leadership II®  – Register
Facilitator: Gordon Loeb, Loeb Consulting Group, LLC.
To be a leader others want to follow, you will need to set clear and attainable goals, provide the matching leadership style, track performance, and provide appropriate feedback. The goal of a Situational Leader is to help others develop competence, motivation, and confidence. Learn to boost effectiveness, impact, and dedication and learn to align good intentions with what their people need.

Thursday, 10/26  from 6-7:30 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall
Saturday, 10/28 from 10 am-1 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall

LLE Workshop #4: How to Influence People  – Register
Facilitator: Gordon Loeb, Loeb Consulting Group, LLC.
In order to influence others, it is necessary to spend some time trying to understand where the other person is coming from before presenting your own views or proposing specific solutions.  This workshop will explore the art of listening and questioning skills in order to help you build and sustain relationships and teach the techniques used to influence other while working towards your goals.

Thursday, 11/9  from 6-7:30 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall
Saturday, 11/11 from 10 am-1 pm in 211 Oechsle Hall

LLE Workshop #5: Women Leading Up  – Register
Facilitator: TBA 
Priority registration for 1st year & 2nd year students. The goal of this workshop is to address the issues which face women in their pursuit of leadership roles and in the execution of leading and to establish formal mentoring relationships to improve leadership self-efficacy.  Content will include a self-assessment, lessons in leading change (and making it stick), along with how to assume various leadership styles based on your strengths.  All participants who complete the full workshop requirements will be paired with a mentor (an alum or possibly a parent) for a year-long mentoring relationship focused on leadership development. This program is being conducted in collaboration with the Council of Lafayette Women (CLW) and therefore participants will be invited to participate in the CLW’s conference activities on  Friday evening and Saturday afternoon which include speaker presentations and networking sessions.

Thursday, 4/19  from 6-7:30 pm in TBD
Saturday, 4/21 from 10 am-1 pm in TBD

For OUR professional educators

Leadership Education Workshops:

Session #1: The Leadership Challenge: 11/16/17  from 9-10:30 am in Limburg Theater

Learn about the five effective leadership practices — which are the central pillars of the Lafayette Leadership Education (LLE) model — in the same interactive workshop-style we use with the students. Learn more & register …

Series #2: TBA: 1/16/18 from 3:30-5 pm in TBD

A session on leadership and cross-cultural dialogue that is presented by the featured speaker for the Lafayette Leadership Institute. More to follow…

Learning Community Meetings:

A series of discussions about leadership education at Lafayette highlight our annual initiatives and provide direction for our educational focus. The meetings also serve as a way to report on progress achieved on our journey towards a unified and comprehensive approach to leadership education for students at Lafayette. The meetings are intended for our professional colleagues who mentor students as they explore their leadership potential, advise them on ways to develop their leadership skills, or who work alongside students currently in leadership roles – but anyone is welcome to attend and enter at any point along the way.

2017-2018 Meetings: Fridays at Noon in TBA on December 8 and April 20
2016-2017 Meetings: paused to re-evaluate
2015-2016 Meetings: September 11, October 9, November 20,  February 19, and May 27.

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