Gordon State College to Host Chair Academy's 28th Annual International Leadership Conference

Gordon State College is pleased to be serving as host for The Science of Leadership, the Chair Academy’s 28th Annual International Leadership Conference.

The Conference is at the Sheraton Atlanta  Hotel March 26-29, 2019.

"The Chair Academy is honored to partner with Gordon State College for our Conference, sharing our mission of advancing academic and administrative leadership.  Our collective goal is to provide an interactive and engaging forum for higher education leaders at all levels,”  said Rose Marie Sloan, Chief Executive Officer of the Chair Academy. “With world renowned speakers, practical sessions, and networking settings, the Academy's annual event maximizes opportunities to equip leaders with best practices, skills, resources, and strategies, all designed to build leadership capacity and influence positive change.  It is a "must-attend" conference for college faculty and administrators."

GSC President Dr. Kirk A. Nooks will deliver the welcome address.

“The opportunity for Gordon State College to join forces with the Chair Academy as host of the 28th International Leadership Conference is an honor,” said Nooks.  “We are excited about the opportunity to partner with an international organization committed to leadership development. Higher education is consistently evolving, and the Chair Academy creates an opportunity for us to grow and learn about they many ways we can develop our leadership skills to match the changes.”

Conference Keynote Speakers include Barry Posner, professor, researcher, co-author of The Leadership Challenge;

Britt Andreatta, speaker, researcher, author of Wired to Connect, Wired to Grow, and Wired to Resist;

John Hope Bryant, speaker, author of How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class and LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World.

The featured speaker is Clifton Taulbert, Freemount Corporation, author of Eight Habits of the Heart.

The Chair Academy’s mission is to design and promote world-class training programs and services to advance academic and administrative leadership for higher education and orgranzational leaders globally to promote positive change.

For more information on the Conference or to register please visit