2021 ADEA Allied Dental Faculty Leadership Development Program (ADEA ADFLDP)

Dates: August 11–14, 2021
Venue: Virtual
Location: Virtual

The application deadline has passed.

ADEA Allied Dental Faculty Leadership Development Program (ADEA ADFLDP)


  • Fundamentals in leadership
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Gender differences in leadership
  • Legal and ethical issues impacting leadership
  • Mentoring and peer coaching
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Personality types and their effect on leadership
  • Team building
  • Goal development and visioning
  • Work-life integration


The interactive program involves self and peer-assessment exercises as well as readings to be completed prior to attending.

Case studies augment some topics. Participants should expect an intense schedule with assignments to be completed in some of the evenings. Individual coaching sessions will be scheduled.


Participants have to apply to be selected.

In addition, they have at least 5 years of experience in academia, are individual members of ADEA, are nominated by an allied dental program director or dean, and complete a nomination package by the deadline.

The application deadline is Friday, April 30, 2021.


Only selected candidates can register for the meeting. Individual ADEA membership is required.

Applicants who have received an acceptance letter will be notified to register online in February. The registration fee is $624.


All registrations and reserved events are subject to this cancellation policy.

The ADEA Registrar must receive meeting cancellation and refund requests in writing by June 9, 2021 to process refunds. We are not able to accept telephone cancellations.

Please email cancellation and refund requests to KingS@adea.org. A $30 processing fee will be deducted from the refund, which will be issued after the meeting has concluded.

A cancellation refund request received after June 9, 2021 is not eligible for refund or credit. Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events or early departure.


Participants of this program will be eligible for 16.75 CE Credits.

The American Dental Education Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Dental Education Association designates this activity for 16.75 continuing education credits.


All speakers agree that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.


This program was generously sponsored in part by:

GSK Consumer Healthcare
Heartland Dental
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
Pacific Dental Services
Procter & Gamble Company
ADEA Corporate Council


If registration changes are required, please contact:

Rebecca Stolberg
Senior Director of Allied Dental Education and Faculty Development 

For meeting logistics, please contact:

Nirah Forman
Meetings Manager