Delaware Academy for School Leadership
The 1st Annual Women’s Leadership Conference Delaware is a networking and professional learning event for all leaders in K-12 and higher education settings. The conference serves to address issues specific to women and leadership, as well as provide a powerful opportunity for leaders to convene for an impactful day of connection, introspection and inspiration. Hosted by the University of Delaware’s Delaware Academy for School Leadership and Partnership for Public Education, the conference schedule features multiple breakout session options and networking opportunities.
The event keynote presentation features Margaret Grogan, Ph.D., Dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, California. Dr. Grogan is a national leader in building networks and connection for women educational leaders.
Morning and afternoon breakout sessions and panel discussions will include local women leaders who will provide insight and thoughtful discussion on topics of gender equality, diversity and inclusion, school discipline, education policy, and overcoming barriers specific to women.
Women’s Leadership Conference Delaware Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Dover Downs Conference Center 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901 Click here to register for the event.
|8:00 – 8:30 a.m.||Networking and Continental Breakfast|
|8:30 – 10:00 a.m.||General Session, featuring panel of Delaware’s Female Secretaries of Education|
|10:30 – 11:30 a.m.||Morning Breakout Sessions|
|11:30 – 12:30||Lunch and networking|
|12:30 – 1:30 p.m.||General Session, featuring Keynote Address by Margaret Grogan, Ph.D.|
|1:30 – 1:45 p.m.||Networking|
|1:45 – 2:45 p.m.||Afternoon Breakout Sessions|
|2:45 – 3:00||Conclusion|
Margaret Grogan is Dean of the Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, California. Originally from Australia, she has a B.A. in Ancient History and Japanese Language (University of Queensland) and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration (Washington State University). Her research focuses on women in leadership, gender and education, the moral and ethical dimensions of leadership, and leadership for social justice.