Leader Development Workshop, July 6-7, 2017
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

The NAKHE Leader Development Workshop (LDW) aims to develop young leaders by bringing together emerging and experienced leaders every year to participate in varied learning experiences and engage in insightful discussions on contemporary leadership issues in the field.

This year, the workshop theme will be “Conflict Resolution in Kinesiology Higher Education”. The sessions will feature scenarios focusing on student-faculty, faculty-faculty and faculty-administrator conflict as springboards for discussions. The Ombuds approach and other strategies will be presented to equip leaders with tools and skills for conflict resolution.

NAKHE invites faculty, administrators, and doctoral students who are interested in moving into leadership roles to participate in the workshop.

Registration: Opens March 1, 2017 on the NAKHE Portal


By June 7th, 2017

After June 7th and onsite







NOTE: Due to venue constraints, attendance will be limited to 50 participants. Non-members get one-year membership in NAKHE for FREE!

Housing and Travel:

NAKHE has contracted rooms at the Glenn Hotel, 110 Marrietta St. NW Atlanta, Georgia. The hotel is 15 minutes walk to Georgia State University College of Education and Human Development Building.



# of Available Rooms

King Bed



Double Twin



Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is about 11-12 miles away from the Glenn Hotel and Georgia State University. It is best to take Atlanta’s local public transportation system (MARTA) to and from the airport using the Five Points station or you can take a cab ($25). Glenn Hotel does not provide airport shuttle service.

Workshop Schedule (detailed schedule coming soon)

  • July 5th Travel Day
    • 6 pm - 8 pm - Evening Social at the Glenn Hotel's SkyLounge (rooftop bar)
  • July 6th Workshop Day
    • 8 am - 5 pm - 4 sessions
      • Introduction
      • AM Workshop Session 1: Difficult Students –Faculty-Student Conflicts
      • PM Workshop Session 2: Difficult Faculty – Faculty- Faculty Conflicts
      • PM Workshop Session 3: Difficult Administrators – Faculty-Administrator Conflicts
  • July 7th Workshop and Travel Day
    • 8 am - 12 noon
      • AM Workshop Session 4: Pulling it all Together: Performance Improvement Plan
      • Wrap Up

 Workshop App (coming soon)

Contact Emilia Patricia Zarco at zarco@adelphi.edu for more information.

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