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Leadership Development for New and Mid-Career Employees

Recorded On: 09/10/2020

Leadership Development for New and Mid-Career Employees

Two senior administrators, and one Assistant Director will introduce leadership and supervision tips and techniques they learned along the way in their transition to mid-level to senior management.The presenters will provide insight on goal setting, finding a mentor, at the transition of peer to supervisor, to becoming a senior administrator and some practical tips for professionals at any stage of their career. Particular attention will be paid to the navigating the application process, moving from colleague to boss, time management, work-life balance/burnout, Cultural competency in supervision, mentorship, and components for upward mobility. The perspectives of people of color and women will also be highlighted in this presentation.

This webinar is partially sponsored by the American College Health Foundation Ayers/Battle/Thomas Diversity Fund.

Session Information

Format: Self-paced, recorded webinar
Original Recording Date: September 10, 2020

Release Date: September 10, 2020
Expiration Date: May 19, 2022
After the expiration date, this webinar will no longer be accessible for viewing or downloading.
CE Credit must be requested by the expiration date.

$25 for ACHA individual members
$50 for nonmembers

Fees are nonrefundable.


Shawnte Elbert, EdD
Central Washington University

Sislena Ledbetter, EdD
Western Washington University

Charla Blumell, EdD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Intended Audience

  • Administrator 
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Health Educator
  • Health Information Management Professional
  • Nurse

Learning Objectives

After this session, participants should be able to: 

  1. Describe 3-5 practical strategies to navigate college health.
  2. Discuss strategies to succeed in a job search for upward mobility.
  3. Identify time management techniques that are helpful when moving into a management role or the workload increases.

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities.

  • Melanie Trost, MD, has disclosed that her spouse owns general stock in Gilead Sciences.
  • Ryan Patel has disclosed that he owns stock in Pfizer, GSK, Celgene, and Abbvie.

All other Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant conflicts of interest.

Shawnte Elbert

Associate Vice President of Health and Well-being

The Ohio State University

Shawnté is the Associate Vice President of Health and Well-being at The Ohio State University and an adjunct Assistant Professor at Tulane University’s online MPH program. She just concluded her tenure as the Associate Dean of Health and Wellness at Central Washington University. She is a graduate of East Carolina University with a BS in Health Education & Promotion with a concentration in Worksite Health. She received her MA degree in Wellness from Chatham University and completed her Ed.D. from St. Thomas University in Educational Leadership & Management. Shawnté is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist, a Certified Health & Wellness Professional (ACHA), and Certified Wellness & Health Coach. At East Carolina University-Student Health she was the Health Educator for over five and a half years. While at East Carolina, she also served as the Assistant Director of Greek Life for the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Multicultural Greek Council. After ECU, she worked at UNC Charlotte – Center for Wellness Promotion, where she was the ATOD Health Educator. After three and a half years, she moved to IUPUI as the inaugural Director of Health and Wellness Promotion. In addition, Shawnté held faculty appointments with the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Liberal Arts. She has served as an Adjunct Instructor teaching Peer Health, and Health and Wellness courses. She is active in the American College Health Association, where she sits on the Board of Directors and NASPA, in which she serves as the Co-Chair for the Wellness and Health Promotion Knowledge Community.

Sislena Ledbetter

Western Washington University

Executive Director for Counseling, Health & Wellness

Charla Blumell

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Assistant Director of Health Promotion & Prevention Strategies

Credit and Disclosures

Types of Credit Available

Refer to the Continuing Education Key.

*Continuing Competency credits, when available, are listed after the total CHES/MCHES contact hours (e.g. CHES: 1.0/1.0)

Instructions for Obtaining Credit (or certificate of attendance)

Select the "Contents" tab above (registered users only) for access to the following components. It is estimated that it will require one hour to view the webinar and complete the post-test. Credit must be requested by the program expiration date (see "Overview" tab above).

Step 1:  View the webinar video in its entirety.
Step 2:  Complete the mandatory Post-test for CE Credit.
Step 3:  Select the certificate for the type of credit you are requesting. Select "Certificate of Attendance" if no credit is being requested. 


Statements and Disclosures

Continuing Education 


Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 0. There are 0 Continuing Competency credits available.

This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 1.0 CPEUs.


Successful Completion/Post Test
It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test immediately after viewing the download.

Conflicts of Interest
A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

All planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use
This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


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