Student Leadership and Engagement Tip Sheets
Dealing with Bureaucracy, Making Effective Presentations, Motivating Your Members, Planning Effective Meetings, Preparing a Budget, Smooth Officer Transition, Transition Plan
Student Leadership Conference Resources
How to Promote and Fund a Successful Event Presentation
Leadership Through Relationships
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Other Conference Opportunities
ACPA Next Generation Conference (Next Gen)
Date: Sunday, March 3 - Monday, March 4, 2013
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
The Next Generation Conference, simply referred to as Next Gen, occurs prior to the start of the
ACPA 2013 Las Vegas Convention. Next Gen is a unique opportunity for approximately 100 undergraduates
to learn about careers in student affairs. Participants will meet and
learn from current graduate students, graduate preparation program
faculty, and seasoned student affairs professionals who work at a
variety of colleges and universities. This is a great way to explore the
profession and gather information you need to plan your future.
The cost to attend the Next Generation Conference is $125 if
registration is postmarked by February 14, 2013. After February 14, 2013, the
rate is $150 and accepted on space availability only. Registration includes all conference sessions on
March 3 and 4; dinner on March 3; lunch on March 4; and admission
to the Opening Session and Reception of the ACPA Annual Convention on Monday, March 4.
For more information click here, or email Rachel Brunson, Graduate Intern for Leadership Programs in the USF Student Leadership and Engagement Department, who attended the conference in 2011 as an undergraduate student and would be happy to share her experience: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd Annual South Bay Womyn’s Conference, Weaving Our Wisdom: from Roots to Wings
Saturday, March 9th - 8:30am to 6:00pm
San José State University Student Union
This event is open to male, female, and transgender identified students and community members. Early bird registration is available until February 15th for $8.00. General admission will be $13.00 and $15.00 at the door. To register visit http://www.southbaywc.org/registration/.
Weaving Our Wisdom seeks to celebrate, learn, and reflect upon the herstory of womyn warriors working in our community, while engaging the concerns faced by today’s generation of womyn. Throughout the day there will be artists, vendors, presenters, and panelists encouraging inclusivity and empowerment using various forms of expression.
Panels- The conference will host two panels featuring: Olga Talamante, Executive Director of the Chicana/Latina Foundation; Steeda McGruder, Founder of Sisters That Been There; Founder and Co-Chair of the Regional Coalition for Equal Pay Joan Goddard; Associate Vice President of Instruction at De Anza College, Rowena Tomaneng; Deepa Sharma, Campaign Manager of the Jim Beall for State Senate race; ‘Mother of South Bay Hip Hop,’ Aiko Shirakawa; Conservation and Development Manager of the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, Megan Fluke Medeiros; and Shahin Gerami, Director of the San José State University Women’s Studies Department.
Workshops- There will be three workshop sessions throughout the conference. Session I Honoring Herstory (10:50am ) seeks to look at past and current social justice movements within our community. Session II Health, Wellness & Healing (1:25pm) explores the practice of self-care, spiritually and physically. Session III Facing Forward (2:50pm) will be centered on learning from the past and facing our futures. Attendees will have the freedom to choose which workshops they take part in.
The South Bay Womyn’s Conference strives to create a safe space and environment that promotes learning, expression, and education. By focusing on local womyn’s intersections and commonalities, the SBWC hopes to unite individuals of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. This event is wheelchair accessible and we strongly encourage those with mobility, visual, or hearing impairment to email email@example.com for reserved seating.
Contact: Samantha Pedrosa, (408) 320-5569
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Social Change Model
The Social Change Model of Leadership views leadership as a process rather than as a position and promotes the values of equity, social justice, self-knowledge, personal empowerment, collaboration,citizenship, and service. (Read More... )
Books for Self-Awareness
|The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
||Leading with Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit, New and Revised by Lee G. Bolman
|The Four Agreements is a practical guide to how to not only better yourself as a leader, but also as a citizen of the world. Don Miguel Ruiz's use of toltec traditions will surely aid you in the work you do in leading groups and teams.
Leading With Soul showcasing how leadership at its best is a marriage between the head and the heart. In this book, Bolman and Deal use a fictional story to showcase how leading with purpose and heart can lead to real results.
General Leadership Books
Leadership for a Better World: Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development by Susan R. Komives and Wendy Wagner
Heroic Leadership by Chris Lowney
|The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry P. Posner
Books to Inspire Social Change
|Soul of a Citizen by Paul Rogat Loeb
How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas by David Bornstein