Two Facilities Management directors completed the Leadership Academy offered by APPA: Leadership in Education Facilities.
Sandra Vail, director of operations and services, and Andrijana Vukovich, director of planning and capital construction, graduated the academy on January 17. The purpose of the Leadership Academy is to enhance and further develop leadership throughout the educational industry. It provides opportunities for administrative professionals to increase their awareness of industry issues, learn the skills necessary to handle today’s changes, and discover the leadership potential within each of us.
The Leadership Academy has been developed for, and focuses on, the educational institution’s facilities staff, buyers/purchasing agents, business/finance professionals, and auxiliary services professionals. Academy attendees focus on one of four tracks per session: Individual Effectiveness Skills; Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills; Managerial Effectiveness Skills; and Organizational Effectiveness Skills – A Seat at the Table. Graduates of The Leadership Academy or uniquely prepared to demonstrate the value of the facilities department in furthering their institution’s educational mission.