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Information for Current Fellows

The ELATE Year

Fellows in the ELATE program will experience the following over the fellowship year

Pre-Session 1
  • Complete Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® and Benchmarks® 360° Assessment
  • Observe leadership meetings/activities in own community
  • Virtually convene ELATE Learning Community
  • Read and analyze assigned writings on leadership
Session 1 (Summer)
  • Explore strategic finance and resource management
  • Participate in collaborative teamwork and conflict management training
  • Analyze 360° feedback and create leadership development plans
  • Participate in Conversations on Leadership: Transitions from Scholar to Leader
Interim Work
  • Define Institutional Action Project (IAP) plans
  • Conduct institutional manager and leader interviews
  • Continue to build a supportive Learning Community
Session 2 (Fall)
  • Explore leadership strategies, negotiation, organizational hierarchies, cultures, and change strategies
  • Participate in Conversations on Leadership: Power and Politics
Interim Work
  • Execute leadership development and IAP plans
Session 3 (Spring)
  • Explore organizational dynamics
  • Sharpen professional communication skills
  • Participate in Leaders Forum
  • Graduate

Visit the Application page to view the full fellowship year calendar.

Blackboard Access

The ELATE fellowship uses Blackboard for course materials, discussion boards, and other interactive learning throughout the year. You will be expected to spend about one hour a week on this platform interacting with your class members and faculty. The address to access the course is https://partners.dcollege.net/. You must allow pop-up windows and have JavaScript and cookies enabled in your web browser to access the site.  You should also install a current version of the Java plug-in for your browser.

If you forget your username or password, contact the ELATE staff. For all other issues, please contact the Instructional Technology Group at Drexel (itg@drexel.edu) for assistance.

Refund Policy

The following tuition refund schedule is in effect for the 2017-2018 fellowship year

Withdrawal prior to May 15, 2017 100% refund of program fee
Withdrawal between May 15 and June 15, 2017 70% refund of program fee
Withdrawal after June 16, 2017 No refund of program fee