College-Wide Leadership Development Program:
Individual Development Plan 2015-2017

The mentor and the individual participant shall determine the activities required to be completed. Individual activities completed within five years immediately prior to participation in LDP, with approval of the mentor, may be accepted as a completed LDP activity.

Activity A

Based on Emotional Intelligence Survey results identify a behavior to change and develop a plan to make the change; report outcomes to mentor. (Leadership Characteristics 2 & 20)

Activity B

Give presentation about Delaware Tech to an outside group with prior approval of group and topic by Program Coordinator (Leadership Characteristics 3 & 12).

Activity C

Serve on the Administrative Retreat Committee. (Leadership Characteristics 3, 6, 8, 15, 16, & 17)

Activity D

Attend the Administrative Retreat the year not appointed to serve on the Administrative Retreat Committee. (Leadership Characteristics 6, 8, 14, 18)

Activity E

Attend a meeting of three different college-wide coordinating groups and/or committees, to include a Board of Trustees Meeting. (Leadership Characteristics 3, 6, & 8)

Activity F

Attend an Administrative Council Meeting at, and tour the facilities of, each campus. (Leadership Characteristics 3, 6 & 8)

Activity G

Complete Blueprint for the Future tasks assigned by Academic Affairs in the year not on the Administrative Retreat Committee. (Leadership Characteristics 6, 8, 14, 18, 21)

Activity H

Attend a Campus budget hearing or a Vice Presidents/Campus Directors allocation of budget meeting. (Leadership Characteristics 5 & 8)

Activity I

Attend College budget hearings before the Budget Director, Joint Finance Committee, and Joint Bond Bill Committee. (Leadership Characteristic 8)

Activity J

LDP Participants who have not previously taught a Delaware Tech credit or non-credit course: Teach, or co-teach with an experienced instructor, a one-credit (16 hours) Student Success Course. (Leadership Characteristic 9)

LDP participants who have previously taught a Delaware Tech three or more hour credit course or equivalent number of non-credit course hours: Spend 16 hours (2-3 hours in each area) assisting with student support services related to student success to include Admissions/Counseling, Career Services, Financial Aid Office, Registrar’s Office, Student Support Services; attend a New Student Orientation. (Leadership Characteristics 6, 8, 14, 18)

Activity K

Spend a day shadowing one’s mentor or an administrator. (Leadership Characteristics 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Activity L

Complete one core course from the Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) Certificate Program. (Leadership Characteristic 11)

Activity M

If needed, complete IDT G63 – ePortfolio Design course from the Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) Certificate Program. (Leadership Characteristic 11)

Activity N

Select a leadership resource to read/review and be prepared to share key points with the class during a Leadership Resources and Review seminar. (Leadership Characteristics 3, 6, 14, 18)

Activity O

Volunteer in the community or serve on a non-profit community board, commission, and/or committee for a minimum of 30 hours. (Leadership Characteristic 12)

Activity P

Attend a meeting of a minimum of three stakeholders of the College, e.g., advisory committees, alumni associations, faculty/staff senates, student government associations, etc. (Leadership Characteristic 13)

Activity Q

Be a mentor. (Leadership Characteristics 15 & 19)

Activity R

Demonstrate the ability to plan and lead an effective project that emphasizes teambuilding, i.e., United Way or Educational Foundation employee-giving campaign, etc. (Leadership Characteristics 3, 5, 6, & 15)

Activity S

Chair or participate on a campus or Collegewide committee or task force. (Leadership Characteristics 7 & 19)

Activity T

Attend a Campus Graduation Ceremony. (Leadership Characteristics 6, 10, & 14)

Activity U

Serve as a co-advisor of a student club or organization for one year. (Leadership Characteristics 3, 6, 14, 19)

Activity V

Participate with a Development Director in a tour/visit of a potential donor. (Leadership Characteristic 3, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 21)