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Join us for the pre-conference 2018 Ethics Center Directors Summit
Thursday, March 1st

The Ethics Center Directors Summit is the largest gathering of ethics center leadership in the country. It happens every year as part of the APPE annual conference. If you direct an ethics center or are thinking about starting one, join us at the next annual conference to connect with peers and share best practices for leading an ethics center.

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APPE Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference
2018 Ethics Center Director’s Summit

Thursday, May 1 2018
8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Morning: Navigating Change and Maintaining Momentum

8:30–8:50 Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:50-9:00 Welcome
9:00-11:30 Session One: Navigating Change and Maintaining Momentum
Panelists: Christopher Myers, Andrew Cullison; Edward H. SpenceOverview
This session will focus on the challenges and opportunities that an ethics center faces when undergoing change. Change often presents outside parties with an opportunity to re-envision the purpose of a center (for better or worse). It also can sometimes result in a shift in momentum. This session will be a conversation on how to navigate through that change and maintain momentum.Topics of conversation will include:

  • Succession Planning
  • Staffing Strategies
  • Navigating University Politics
  • Working with Key Decision Makers to Sustain Buy-In for the Center Mission
  • Making the Case for Ethics Education
11:30-12:45 Lunch and Networking

Afternoon: Sustaining a Community of Engagement

12:45-3:00 Session Two: Creating and Sustaining a Community of Engagement
Moderator: Andrew Cullison
Panelists: Janey Roeder, Gregory Bock, Michael BurroughsOverview
This session is a natural extension of the first. When thinking about navigating change and sustaining moment, it helps to be recognized as a fixture of the community, as something the community cannot do without. It makes it easier to sustain administrative support, but also yields interesting grant opportunities. This session will focus on developing programs to sustain a community of engagement. It will also include discussion on how to capitalize on that to fund programming.  Each panelist will have some successful projects to discuss, but most of the time will be devoted to having a group conversation.Topics of conversation will include:

  • Student Leadership Institutes
  • PreK-12 Education Collaborations
  • Summer Programs
  • County and State Grant Strategies

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