National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

2021 NAKHE Virtual Conference

January 6 - 9, 2021

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Supporting Faculty through Effective Leadership: The Work Beyond the Work

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Submit a Proposal for the 2021 NAKHE Virtual Conference

Proposal Deadline is August 1, 2020
Registration fees for the virtual conference have not been finalized.
Registration will open as soon as the fees are finalized.

The 2021 NAKHE Conference will not be an in-person conference. Instead, NAKHE will have a virtual conference on January 6-9, 2021.

This year’s conference theme is Supporting Faculty through Effective Leadership: The Work Beyond the Work. The 2021 NAKHE Conference will focus on how leaders can effectively support their faculty in areas outside of teaching, scholarship, and service. Special attention will be paid to legal and ethical aspects of the work environment, open communication between faculty and administrators, and understanding inclusive excellence. The conference strands are:

  • Asking the Right Questions and Giving the Right Answers: in this strand, presentations will focus on how faculty can effectively request support from administration, navigate communication issues, and clarify role responsibilities.
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects: in this strand, presentations will focus on how faculty can effectively navigate requesting family or medical leave, report harassment or other violations of faculty handbook, and utilize on-campus resources.
  • Faculty Development: in this strand, presentations will focus on developing administrators’ skills in the areas of supporting faculty.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: In this strand, presentations will focus on specific experiences, research, or best practices regarding diversity and inclusion.
  • Instructional Physical Activity Programs: In this strand, presentations will have a specific focus on instructional physical activity programs. Presentations tied to the conference theme are preferred, but all proposals about instructional physical activity programs will be considered.
  • Coaching: In this strand, presentations will have a specific focus on coaching education in higher education. Presentations tied to conference themes are preferred, but all proposals about coaching education will be considered.
  • Open Sessions: In this strand, work that may not fit the conference theme but aligns with NAKHE’s mission statement or strategic plan will be presented.