Senior Directors Seminar

Attendees sitting around a table.

The Senior Directors Seminar is a professional development program for those serving in higher education IT as senior directors or those actively seeking senior director roles within the next year and who are attending the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Programming provides interactive and relevant content, peer networking, and mentoring offered by highly experienced leaders. Separate registration and fees are required.

You'll focus on:

  • High-level, campus-wide questions
  • Important leadership issues
  • Networking with peers and experienced senior leaders

You'll benefit in these ways:

  • You'll have time to engage in real-world scenarios to help address top challenges facing your role.
  • You'll have an opportunity to develop relationships with a cohort you can turn to for advice and guidance.


This three-day experience spans the duration of the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference and includes the following activities:

Monday, October 14

  • Full-Day Preconference Workshop (required) | 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | W192b

Tuesday, October15

  • Seminar Lunch | 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m | W192b

Wednesday, October 16

  • Networking Reception | 6:00–7:30 p.m. | W190 Lobby

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Damian Doyle, Assistant Vice President of Enterprise Infrastructure, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Mary-Kate Najarian, Assistant Director of Instructional Technology, Montgomery County Community College

Jennifer Sparrow, Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning with Tech, The Pennsylvania State University