|First 90 Days|
Monday, September 14 - Monday, December 14
As a member of AFA, you have the awesome responsibility and privilege of being a leader. The impact of the work you do is much broader than you may realize. This is not just another job or volunteer opportunity. It's a chance to instill and nurture the
values we believe in and the principles we stand for in the young people who will lead our country, businesses, and communities one day.
Want to learn more? Here are a few testimonies about the program:
Schedule at a Glance
|Monday, September 14||Full Cohort||The Challenge|
|Monday, September 21||Small Groups||Are You Ready?|
|Monday, September 28||Full Cohort||The Collaborators|
|Monday, October 5||Small Groups||Building Connections|
|Monday, October 12||Full Cohort||The Fraternity/Sorority Professional|
|Monday, October 19||Small Groups||Understanding Partners|
|Monday, October 26||Full Cohort||The Interfraternal Landscape|
|Monday, November 2||Small Groups||Integrating Principles|
|Monday, November 9||Full Cohort||Managing Up|
|Monday, November 16||Small Groups||Managing Relationships|
|Monday, November 23||Full Cohort||Knowledge and Skills|
|Monday, December 14||Full Cohort||My Professional Identity|
Participants should dedicate approximately 2 hours per week, and their direct supervisors should expect to participate in and support specific activities. If you are not available during the time noted above, we still encourage you to register as all sessions will be recorded.
For more about the program, and a detailed schedule, click for the 2020 First 90 Days syllabus.
|Dr. Arthur E. Doctor, Jr.
Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life | University of Mississippi
Prior to his time at the University of Mississippi, Dr. Doctor served the fraternity and sorority communities at Emory University and Florida State University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in history from Clemson University, Master of Science in higher education administration from Florida State University, and Doctor of Education in student affairs leadership from the University of Georgia. In addition to holding membership in AFA since 2011, Dr. Doctor is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA). Dr. Doctor is an active and financial member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, in which he serves at the district, regional, and national levels. He is excited about the opportunity to give back to AFA by investing in the growth of our newest professionals through the First 90 Days program!
Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life | University of Utah
Jess has spent the past decade advising, educating, and developing fraternity/sorority communities across the country at Michigan Technological University, Georgia Southern University, and East Carolina University. Jess has earned a Bachelor of Arts in communication and cultural studies from Michigan Technological University, where she joined Theta Chi Epsilon sorority, and her Master of Education in higher education administration from Georgia Southern University. Aside from the work she does on her campus, Jess serves on the National Panhellenic Conference’s Fraternity/Sorority Advisory Committee, the institutional representative for Utah NASPA, DanceMarathon advisor, and as a volunteer for several inter/national fraternities and sororities facilitating leadership and harm reduction programs. Since 2009, Jess has been a member of NASPA and AFA. She believes that our work as FSA’s is challenging, especially during these times, but is also rewarding and because of this, she’s excited to connect with, and invest in, new professionals in our field through the First 90 Days program!
Supervisors, there is a small time commitment on your end with the First 90 Days program. We will provide you with reflection questions to utilize with your staff member completing the First 90 Days program during your one-on-one meetings. The hope is these discussions will provide a well-rounded experience where participants are learning from our program facilitators but also integrating the learning into their work with you and your community. The time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours a month.
The registration fee is $99.
Registration opens on Wednesday, July 22 and ends on Friday, September 4. You must be a member of AFA to participate, so you will need to first log in to your AFA account to register.