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Program Home | Apply | 2015-16 recaps

2016-17 Locations:
Las Vegas: December 2-4, 2016
Dallas: February 10-12, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.: April 28-30, 2017
Region 1: TBD


"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." — John F. Kennedy

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Applications for the Dallas Scripps Leadership Institute are now being accepted. Click here to apply online. Applications due January 6.


Journcamp
Bonus: Get a full day of learning in before your leadership training even starts by attending JournCamp in Dallas on Friday, Feb. 10. Special discounted rate for Scripps attendees (with a coupon code, which we'll provide)! More details and registration link coming soon.


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2015-16 Institute Highlights

The 2015-16 Ted Scripps Leadership Institutes were a huge success, and there's more in store for 2017. See for yourself with this roundup of highlights, testimonials and photos from each weekend as they happen.

2015-16 Series recap
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The Ted Scripps Leadership Institute helps participants become better leaders by offering a mix of sessions focused on interpersonal and organizational leadership skills, as well as sound chapter management practices. Leaders can immerse themselves in everything SPJ, take an intuitive look at their own leadership style and make time for serious personal reflection, all while building new relationships with other SPJ leaders.

We love this program. So much, in fact, that we’re bringing it to your backyard. The Institute will make four stops this year at locations around the country.


Who?

SPJ encourages chapters to send 2-3 members of their board, from incoming president to membership chair and any position in between.


What?

Participants in this interactive program learn:

— About their individual leadership style, its strengths, and how to better interact with others
— The importance of building a sense of community among chapter members and how that can be accomplished
— The role of the leader in recruiting, developing and rewarding talent
— The dynamics of group decision-making and how leaders can help groups make better choices
— New insights on how to engage and motivate peers
— How to effectively manage responsibilities while remaining focused on important goals


When and where?

The Ted Scripps Leadership Institute makes four stops around the country each year. In 2016-17, we’ll be stopping in:

— Region 11: Las Vegas: December 2-4, 2016
Region 8: Dallas: February 10-12, 2017
— Region 7: Kansas City, Mo.: April 28-30, 2017
— Region 1: TBD

Participants are responsible for their travel costs to and from each location, but lodging and meal costs are provided.


How?

Apply. Complete the online application before the application deadline for each location:

— Las Vegas: Deadline passed
Dallas: January 6, 2017
— Region 7: TBD
— Region 1: TBD

Applications will be reviewed and invitations will be extended to participants. A submitted application does not guarantee an invitation for this program.


The fine print

Bring some cash. Participants’ lodging and meal costs are provided. Incidentals and spending money are the responsibility of the participant.

Invest in yourself. Each selected participant will be required to make an investment of $50 in their training upon acceptance into the program.

Participation required. If accepted, you must participate in all training sessions and/or activities held during the Institute.


Questions?

Contact Chapter Coordinator Tara Puckey with questions or comments about the Institute at (317) 920-4784 or via e-mail.


About the Institute

The program was established in 1996 and is funded through a generous grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation.

The Institute is named for Ted Scripps, grandson of the founder of The E.W. Scripps Company. The funding is provided through the Scripps Howard Foundation by Ted's sons, Edward W. Scripps Jr. and William H. Scripps, as a way to honor their father's memory.

The Ted Scripps Leadership Institute provides journalists with tools to make their chapters stronger and continues to build that network of support for leaders at the local level.

Contact Chapter Coordinator Tara Puckey with questions or comments about the Institute at (317) 920-4784 or via e-mail.

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2015-16 Recaps (so far)
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2013 Recaps
2012 Highlights
2011 Highlights
2010 Highlights
2009 Highlights
2008 Highlights
2007 Highlights
2006 Highlights


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National Convention
Spring Conferences
Leadership Training
J-Ed Committee


SPJ Leaders
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Member Maintenance
Annual Electronic Filing Requirement for SPJ Chapters

Leadership Tools
The Leading Edge
Membership Maintenance
New Officer Information
Non-Profit Tax Info [IRS]
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