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Three-day conference highlights leadership

The Western Region Campus Compact Consortium’s Ninth Annual Continuums of Service Conference titled “Engaging Leadership: New Visions, Voices and Models” will be held April 19-21 at the Bellevue DoubleTree Hotel.

The conference is an opportunity for faculty and staff to hear from a variety of speakers, participate in skill-building workshops and network with nearly 500 colleagues from around the country.

Keynote sessions include:

-Jim Kouzes, co-author of The Leadership Challenge and executive fellow of Santa Clara University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, on Wednesday, April 19

-Sharon Daloz Parks, author of Leadership Can Be Taught and Common Fire: Leading Lives of Commitment in a Complex World and associate director of the Whidbey Institute and director of Leadership for the New Commons on Thursday, April 20

-Tania Mitchell, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Service-Learning Leadership at California State University- Monterey Bay, with student leaders from the western region on Friday, April 21

-Dahlia Asuego, Resident Services Manager for Palolo Valley Homes on Friday, April 21

-Nadinne Cruz as the conference weaver and reflection facilitator

Six full- or half-day pre-conference workshops are also available to participants including:

-Service-Learning and Indigenous Communities Forum
 
-Leadership in a New Key: Developing Leadership through Collaboration across Communities, Campuses and Disciplines
 
-Leading from the Center: Service Learning Professionals Talking Together
 
-Introduction to Service-Learning and Building Effective Community Partnerships
 
-Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum

-Building an Engaged Campus: Aligning Professional Development with Institutional Change
 
-Student Service, Learning and Leadership

To register for the conference, workshops, tours and other conference activities visit http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/campcomp/.

The registration deadline is Friday, April 7.
 
Hotel reservations at a reduced conference rate may also be obtained by calling (800) 222-TREE and indicating participation in the Washington Campus Compact Continuums of Service Conference. Additional information may be found at the the conference website. 

The hotel reservation deadline is Monday, March 27.

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