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ACHE 2014

October 27–29, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

Effective Leadership Requires Effective Leaders

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:15 AM–11:30 AM PDT
Concurrent Session 6
Session Description

Most administrators consider themselves strong leaders and disregard the critical differences between ineffective administration and management versus effective leadership. During this interactive workshop, participants will assess their leadership style and focus; discuss the differences between managers and leaders; assess how effective leadership traits and behaviors are learned and practiced; and take away hints and tools for developing dynamic team synergism by putting into practices more effective leadership skills.

Session Focus
Professional Development
Session Audience
Program Directors
Program Staff
Deans & Senior Administrators
Student Services Providers

Primary Presenter

David Donathan, St. Catharine College
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Brief Bio

Dr. Donathan has an extensive background in education, training and leadership. During his military career, he served in positions of increasing responsibility and authority, successfully completing tours of duty as a Combat Engineer squad leader; US Army instructor; US Army Drill Sergeant; Company Commander; NATO Staff Officer: and staff officer/training officer at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Training Center. He holds a master’s degree in Human Resource Management and Development from Chapman University and a PhD in Professional Studies from Capella University. In addition to having owned his own business, Dr. Donathan has taught in both public and private schools, has been a Kentucky Governor’s Scholars faculty, and is currently the Professor of Management in the Business, Management, and CIS Department at St. Catharine College.

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