By invitation; Offered by the staff of the ATS Commission on Accrediting, this workshop is for ATS member schools with evaluation visits scheduled in the spring 2019 semester. It provides contexts and opportunities for participants to engage with one another and with the staff to obtain experience and tools for constructing appropriate, adequate, and effective institutional self-studies in preparation for comprehensive and initial evaluation visits. Registration is free of charge, but schools will be responsible for payment of travel and housing expenses for their representatives.
By registration, limited to 48 participants; This consultation—immediately preceding the 2017 Academic Officers' Conference—is designed to give women deans in theological education the opportunity to gain peer support as they work to enhance their leadership. It consists of guided conversations, along with planned times of rest and replenishment. The consultation will begin at 9 a.m., Wednesday, March 15, and conclude at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 16.
By registration; Conferences are scheduled each year to provide educational and professional development opportunities, a collegial network, and a context for nurturing the vocation of the academic officer and envisioning its future development. This year's conference will immediately follow the 2017 Women in Leadership Deans' Consultation. The gathering will begin at noon on Thursday with a New Dean’s lunch. The conference will start at 3 p.m. on Thursday and end at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday.
By nomination of academic dean. This event is designed for those who have served in theological schools for a significant time but who, having attained tenure, are now in the position to reshape their vocations as theological educators and take on more significant leadership roles within their schools.
By registration; This conference provides a collegial network for support and information sharing for recruitment officers, admissions directors, financial aid officers, registrars, deans of students, housing staff, and career services staff. Practical how-to workshops, complemented by broader presentations common to those who work with students, will be the focus. The preconference workshops will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. The conference will start at 3 p.m. on Wednesday and end at 11:30 a.m. on Friday.
By invitation. Members of the 18 peer groups will gather together to develop, implement, and assess innovative models and practices. Participants will refresh their understanding of the project and the purposes and goals of the peer groups within the project, work in individual groups and plan next steps in the work, and interact with other groups to explore areas of possible collaboration.