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 AACC John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute 

The AACC John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute, or Roueche-FLI, is an innovative four-day leadership seminar designed for mid-level community college administrators who are ready to move into a higher level of leadership. These individuals are currently in a position that is responsible for multiple employees, including faculty, administrators and/or staff and probably have titles such as Vice President, Dean, Associate Dean, or Director.

The faculty for the institute is drawn from the community college leadership field and are highly skilled presidents, chancellors, and groundbreaking leaders. Institute faculty leverage their community college leadership expertise and field-based practical skills to create new knowledge and enduring concepts that shape the practice of community college leadership.

 Upcoming Dates

2015 Roueche Future Leaders Institute

Please note, the November 2015 institute will no longer take place.  Please continue to check this webpage for updates on the June 2016 institute.

 John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute Award

The American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC) John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute Award is named in honor of Dr. John E. Roueche, a nationally recognized authority in community college education. Dr. Roueche has played an important role in shaping community college leadership over the last 40 years and has written 35 books and over 150 chapters and articles. He has spoken to more than 1,300 community colleges and universities since 1970 and has accumulated honors and awards that are too numerous to name.

The $500 award will be applied toward the Roueche-FLI registration fee. (Member registration rate is $1500; non-member registration rate is $1800.) To learn about the award, click here.

 Bring a Buddy Program

AACC offers the "Bring a Buddy" Program to incentivize emerging leaders that have registered and been accepted to participate in the Roueche-FLI to bring a colleague or friend with them. Participants taking advantage of "Bring a Buddy" must both complete application packets for the program, which include submitting a letter from the CEO or Vice President supporting the application. You and your buddy must attend the same event. "Bring a Buddy" reduces tuition by $200, and cannot be combined with other offers (i.e., host college discounts, Roueche Award, etc.).

 Roueche-FLI Curriculum

The AACC John E. Roueche Future Leaders Institute is designed for mid-level community college administrators. These individuals typically have the title of Dean, Associate Dean or Director and are responsible for multiple employees on their campus.

Topics Addressed at the AACC Roueche FLI are:

  • Advocating the Community College Mission
  • Visioning with A Global Perspective
  • Building Your Leadership Strengths
  • Using Data, the Voluntary Framework and the Completion Agenda to Ensure Student Success
  • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Leader
  • Achieving Equity and Valuing Diversity
  • Understanding Legal Issues
  • Applying the Principles of Effective Leadership
  • Moving Up the Career Ladder

 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Angel M. Royal
Chief of Staff
Ph: 202.728.0200 x225

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