The 2010 Institute of Medicine report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change,
Advancing Health calls for health organizations, including nursing
organizations and nursing schools, “to provide nurses greater opportunities to
gain leadership skills and put them into practice.” In an effort to advance
excellence in nursing education, the Sigma/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for Excellence in Nursing
Education has developed the Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy
The Academy is a 12-month leadership development experience designed to meet
the following program goals:
Further academic career development and success.
Promote personal and professional leadership development.
Develop and begin to implement a leadership progression plan.
Expand the influence within the sponsoring academic institution, the
community, and the profession in the context of teaching, scholarship, or
Advance nursing education through selected leadership projects.
Promote experienced nurse faculty retention in academe
The Academy is designed for mid-career nursing faculty, with at least (7)
seven years of full time employment in a teaching role, who wish to increase
their leadership acumen and develop or increase the skill sets essential for
success in a leadership role. Preference will be given to doctorally prepared
nurse educators and active Sigma members.
Contact the Center for Excellence in Nursing Education at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sigma Theta Tau International is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.