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Ten Tips for Working Effectively with Administration

Description

Ever wonder how to best work with your Dean or Vice President? Or ever been curious if a secret language exists to ensure a strong relationship with university leadership? Acknowledging that each college and leader will have unique needs and styles, come learn ten tips to incorporate into your toolbox as you build out partnerships with your administration. These tips have been vetted by Deans, Associate Vice Presidents, and Vice Presidents across two year, four year and private colleges.

Contributors

  • Bree Callahan

    Bree Callahan, M.Ed. is the ADA Coordinator at the University of Washington and provides leadership, coordination, and oversight to advance the University’s ADA/Section 504 mission, vision, and strategic priorities relating to accessibility. Prior to this role, she directed disability services offices for fifteen years across three universities and has worked in a variety of higher education areas: admissions, academic advising, and residential life. Bree currently serves on the DO-IT Advisory Board and is a past Chair of AHEAD’s Standing Committee on Technology. She has presented at local, state, and national conferences on a variety of topics relating to disability and access, transition of students with disabilities to postsecondary education, and systemic change toward more inclusive campuses.

  • Heidi Pettyjohn

    Heidi Pettyjohn is Executive Director for Accessibility at the University of Cincinnati, where she serves as ADA Coordinator and supervises the directors of accessibility offices on the main and regional campuses. Heidi provides institutional leadership and guides efforts in the sustainment of an accessible and inclusive experience for disabled students, staff and visitors at the university. In the past four years, her work has focused particularly on leading the university in sweeping changes to their approach to ensuring that websites and other electronic and digital content is accessible to disabled students, employees, and community members.

October 18, 2021
Mon 3:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 30M

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