Magna Conferences & Events

Transferable Training Skills

Live Magna Online Seminar: May 25, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 PM Central

For student affairs professionals looking to enhance the leadership skills of the students they work with, this Magna Online Seminar, presented and facilitated by Leadership Trainer, will help maximize engagement and develop leadership capacity in their students. Learn More

2022 Teaching Professor Conference

In-Person: June 3–5, 2022

The Teaching Professor Conference is the place for educators who are passionate about the art and science of teaching. It’s an exhilarating three-day event focused on the latest research-based, classroom-tested best practices to enhance your knowledge and drive ever-better outcomes for the students you teach. Learn More

2022 Summer Enrichment Courses

Session 1: June 12 – July 30, 2022

The Summer Enrichment Courses are a curated collection of six specially-selected courses at a reduced price that explore important issues in higher education teaching. With video presentations, supplemental materials, and links to online resources, you can dive in right away and pick up or leave off whenever you like, from virtually any device! Learn More

Creating and Leading an Organizational Culture of Teaching Excellence

Virtual Workshop Session Options:
Session 1: Thursday, June 16, 10:00 AM Central – 11:30 AM Central AND Thursday, June 23, 10:00 AM Central – 11:30 AM Central
Session 2: Thursday, July 14, 10:00 AM Central – 11:30 AM Central AND Thursday, July 21, 10:00 AM Central – 11:30 AM Central

This virtual workshop gives department and program leadership the skills necessary to develop teaching excellence among their units. Academic leadership will learn how to integrate a focus on teaching excellence with other academic organizational goals to achieve a comprehensive and holistic culture of teaching excellence that impacts all stakeholders and fosters student success. Learn More

Faculty (Re)Engagement Institute

Two-Part Virtual Workshop Session:
Wednesday, June 29, 9:00 AM Central – 12:00 PM Central
AND
Thursday, June 30, 9:00 AM Central – 12:00 PM Central

For those in faculty development who are experiencing faculty withdrawal or isolation from the campus community, this two-part live virtual workshop provides evidence-based solutions from the Journal of Faculty Development to ten commons barriers of engagement. Learn More

Finding Your Way So Students Can Find Theirs: Aligning your Vision with Research-based Teaching Practices

Virtual Workshop Session Options:
Session 1: Asynchronous online access begins Sunday, July 17 and concludes with live session on Friday, July 22 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Central.
Session 2: Asynchronous online access begins Sunday, July 31 and concludes with live session on Friday, August 5 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Central.
Session 3: Asynchronous online access begins Sunday, August 7 and concludes with live session on Friday, August 12 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Central.

This virtual workshop will guide you through a process of determining what you value as an educator, what you most want for your students, and connect this vision to the research-based Teaching Effectiveness Framework. You will leave the workshop with a personalized action plan of research-based teaching practices so that your vision for students can become reality. Learn More

2022 Summer Enrichment Courses

Session 2: July 31 – September 17, 2022

The Summer Enrichment Courses are a curated collection of six specially-selected courses at a reduced price that explore important issues in higher education teaching. With video presentations, supplemental materials, and links to online resources, you can dive in right away and pick up or leave off whenever you like, from virtually any device! Learn More

Engaging Students with Reflective Dialogue

Live Magna Online Seminar: August 3, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 PM Central

For student affairs professionals looking to enhance the leadership skills of the students they work with, this Magna Online Seminar, presented and facilitated by Leadership Trainer, demonstrate how reflected dialogue can be effectively used to best engage students to create better learning and growth opportunities. Learn More

2022 Leadership in Higher Education Conference

In-Person: October 6–8, 2022

Plan to join us at the 2022 Leadership in Higher Education Conference. Together we’ll examine today’s issues, leadership strategies, and best practices as they relate to higher-education leadership. Celebrating its 5th year, this leadership event explores the groundbreaking strategies, influential trends, and best practices that define effective leadership at the college and university levels today. Learn More

Purposeful Training for Advisors

Live Magna Online Seminar: October 12, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 PM Central

For student affairs professionals looking to enhance the leadership skills of the students they work with, this Magna Online Seminar, presented and facilitated by Leadership Trainer, delivers development and training skills that can be immediately used in their campus advising and mentoring work. Learn More

2022 National Conference on Student Leadership (NCSL)

In-Person: November 18–19, 2022

For more than 40 years, NCSL has been the number one conference dedicated to helping students develop and apply new leadership skills. When you attend NCSL, you will learn the latest in leadership principles, you will meet people like you—and people nothing like you—who are leading others on campuses around the country. Learn More