Association of
Leadership Educators

Annual ALE Conference 

Plan to join us in Chicago for ALE's 28th Annual Conference.  Registration is live and includes a Tuesday night excursion to the ALE Celebration at The Second City!  Early registration for members is $400; early registration for student members is $300 (early registration ends June 6, 2018).  Regular registration (starting June 7) goes up to $425 for members and $325 for students.  Non-member registration is $525.  Sponsorship registrations are $1,000 and include one member's registration, along with recognition of your institution in the Conference program and here on the website.

We wish to THANK our 2018 Conference Sponsors, please take note of these sponsors by linking to 2018 Conference Sponsors.

The "Call for Proposals" is now closed, thank you to everyone that submitted a proposal.    Those will accepted papers, posters, roundtables or workshops please keep in mind to register by June 1 to confirm your spot.

Our venue for the Chicago conference will be the Embassy Suites Downtown, it is beautiful and close to everything!  Link to Hotel Information to book your room in the ALE Block at the low negotiated rate (available until June 6 or the block sells out!).  

Our Plenary Speakers this July are the world-renowned Peter Northouse and Lee Bolman! This is sure to be a conference full of fantastic memories so make sure to get registered today!

Continuing a new tradition stated last year in Charleston, we are pleased to announce our Community Service Project this year is with "Working in the Schools" Chicago.  To learn more about this wonderful organization and how you can participate link to the Conference Service Project page.

New this year for this conference will be multiple opportunities for our Focus Area Networks to meet during the conference and a Monday night "dine around town". 

We hope to see everyone in Chicago in July! 

Question?  Contact ALE Chicago 2018 Conference Chair, Barb Altman at


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