Dr. Vernon O. Crawley Leadership Academy

Program Offerings | Assembly Information| Yearbook

The Dr. Vernon O. Crawley Leadership Academy is designed to build a skilled and diverse pool of academic and administrative employees with the knowledge and competencies to be successful in leadership roles at all levels of employment at Moraine Valley Community College.  The Leadership Academy promotes and encourages leadership development activities to reinforce the philosophical concept that everyone is a leader regardless of position or job classification.

The Leadership Academy’s program offerings include:

  • Leadership Assembly – A 2 ½ day program, offered once a year during the spring semester, designed to give participants practical leadership experience through a series of presentations, activities, and discussions.
    • Employees are required to submit an application.  All applications will be reviewed by the Executive Leadership Team.

  • Leadership Summit – An annual, half day program, offered once a year during the fall semester, open to any Moraine Valley Employee (does not require Leadership Assembly acceptance) and leaders from the community.  The program focuses on developing practical leadership skills through a series of presentations, lectures, discussions, and activities.
    • Does not require an application; open to all Moraine Valley faculty, staff and community leaders.
  • Leadership Development Workshops – The CTL offers numerous leadership development workshops throughout the year in both in-person, online and hybrid formats. Topics include but are not limited to: goal setting, communication skills, teamwork, delegation, motivation, conflict management, ethics, trust, etc.
  • Leadership Resource Center – The CTL manages a collection of reference materiel, both print and electronic, covering the topics surrounding leadership.  The majority of these resources can be found using the Moraine Valley Library website.

2017 Assembly Information

The Leadership Assembly is a highlight of the spring semester, focused on the topic of leadership and providing a collaborative and thought provoking leadership development experience.

The 2017 Leadership Assembly will take place on March 29-31, 2017. Twenty-five (25) Moraine Valley employee applicants, from all faculty and staff, will be selected to participate in the Assembly.

If you are interested in participating in the Leadership Assembly, please review the instructions and complete the Leadership Assembly Application, linked below. Your completed application must be sent to the Center for Teaching & Learning (L244) via inter-office mail by no later than January 31, 2017. All applications will be forwarded to the Executive Leadership Team for their review and selection of this year’s twenty-five cohort participants. Participants will be notified of their acceptance into the Leadership Assembly by February 15, 2017.


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Dr. Vernon O. Crawley Leadership Academy Yearbook

Snapshots from Past Leadership Assemblies

2017 Leadership Assembly Photos
2016 Leadership Assembly Photos

If you have any questions about the Leadership Assembly or application process, please contact the Center for Teaching & Learning at x5347, via email, or through the website contact form.