Employee Development

Interested in further developing your talents? The Gateway Foundation is pleased to support one Gateway employee for each of the following external leadership programs. Since 2009, 25 individuals have completed external leadership programs. Please read the descriptions below to determine the program best suited for your professional growth.

Leadership Northern KY

SOAR

WILD

BOLD

CORE

TALENTS

Teri VonHandorf
Phyllis Yeager
Amber Decker
Patrick Lamping
Jamie Younger
Kristen Smitherman-Voltaire
 Amy Hatfield
Doug Penix
Fernando Figueroa 
Darrin McMillen

Ingrid Washington
Mallis Graves
Teri VonHandorf
Amber Decker
Denise Critchelow
 Shelby Krentz

Amber Decker
Teri VonHandorf
Jennifer Jones
Shelby Krentz
Natasha Vallette
Sandy Ortman-Tomlin

Karen LaRosa
Denise Critchelow
Sarah Young
Caprise Johnson

Sandy Ortman-Tomlin

David Schaefer

 

Leadership Northern Kentucky (LNK)

LNK uses the community as a classroom to develop leaders to effectively serve the region. The nine-month program is designed to help a diverse group of potential, emerging and existing community leaders acquire an understanding of the strengths and challenges of the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area and the skills necessary to motivate and engage others in collaborative efforts. More information can be found here.

SOAR

SOAR is a one-of-a kind professional development program for high-potential women who have proven their readiness to advance within their organization. These women typically have 7-17 years of experience and have demonstrated a willingness to take on new leadership challenges and responsibilities.  SOAR is also an opportunity to learn from peers. Rooted in a discussion-rich, humanities-based curriculum, SOAR takes into account the different style of leadership women bring to work. See more.

WILD

Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) is designed to establish a strong network of women in the Greater Cincinnati higher education community. The program exposes women in professional roles to the administrative structure and environment of a college or university. The program consists of one 2-3 hour session per month.  The sessions begin at 4:00 p.m. and are hosted on a rotating basis by participating institutions. Expected program topics include: Team Building, Negotiations, Career Mapping, Dispositional Hiring and Leadership, Legal Issues in Higher Education and Diversity.

BOLD

The region’s most comprehensive board training program, is designed for those looking to grow their skills to the next leadership level – becoming effective board members and helping nonprofits meet an amazingly diverse range of community needs. Find more information here.

CORE

Core Growth is a 6-month leadership development program that uses Wiley’s Work of Leaders model as a framework for the curriculum. Participants form a close learning community as they explore four modules (self, vision, alignment and execution) through a variety of interactions, speakers and experiences. Learn more here.

If you have questions about which program might best fit your professional development objectives, contact Amber Decker. 

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TALENTS

Teachers As Leaders Empowering New Thinking Skills - A presentation of the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE), which has it's mission to develop and provide leadership and advocacy to advance Career & Technical Education.