Program Elements

Ten full-day leadership sessions scheduled over one year (i.e., an initial 5-day session followed a year later by a concluding 5-day session).

A yearlong practicum experience between training sessions with support and guidance provided by self-selected college mentors, an Academy liaison and coach. The practicum includes:

  • Individualized ProfessionalĀ Development Plan (IPDP)
  • Mentoring Program
  • Reflective Practice andĀ Journaling
  • Electronic Connection
  • Leadership Surveys
  • Graduate Credit

Northeast Leadership Development Insitute (NELDI)
Chair Academy Foundations

Hosted by Berkshire Community College
Session 1: June 5 -9, 2017
Session 2: June 2018