Are you curious how schools engaged with the Association for Academic Leaders? In this inaugural year report, you’ll find a high level overview of the resources and benefits the Association created and offered to members over the past year, along with some statistics about our most accessed benefits.
Academic Leaders are charged with developing, leading, and revising curriculum and pedagogy. They serve as models and guides in times of change and inspire confidence in others. When schools join the Association, individuals in academic leadership roles will have:
We’ve built a professional community for Academic Leaders, knowing that you do your best work when you’re connected to the right resources and to peers doing similar work. Sometimes, your role might feel isolating; you may serve as the only one in your position at school. We know you’re asked to pivot between strategy and tactics, seemingly minute by minute. The Association provides a professional space with the community, resources, and learning Academic Leaders need to navigate these challenges.
When you are engaged with the members and resources of the Association, you’ll grow in your ability to lead, strengthening existing skills and developing new ones, too. You’ll be ready to lead change and foster best practices while honoring independence. As a member of the Association, you’ll have opportunities to contribute to the broader academic leadership community and give back as you build your network of professional support.
We know that providing Academic Leaders with a professional community and resources for growth will improve teaching and learning throughout the school. As a member of the Association, you’ll learn how to better align your daily work with the strategic directions of the school. Academic Leaders who are engaged with the Association have the right resources and network at their fingertips to make an impact.