Academic Nursing Leadership Retreat I

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The CASN Academic Leadership Retreats are intensive workshops that will equip attendees with strategies for exercising effective leadership. The Retreats are designed specifically for experienced nursing faculty and new Deans/Directors looking to enhance their leadership skills to advance their program, and the voice of nursing education within a school.

These retreats are held at the Moulin Wakefield Mill in beautiful Wakefield, Quebec, just 25 minutes from downtown Ottawa.  With very limited registration, the Academic Leadership Retreats offers an intimate setting in which participants’ learn from administrative experts and retreat facilitators Sheila Devine and Sheila Brown, and have plenty of opportunities to network.

To learn more about the location and the Moulin Wakefield Mill, please see their website at:

Academic Leadership Retreat Level I

Academic Leadership Retreat level I, is designed for faculty in or aspiring to administrative positions. It helps participants build the necessary skills required by high-level administrative positions and provides strategies to strengthen the voice of nursing within and beyond the academic institution.

Level I:

  • Covers themes such as leading in a shifting academic environment, conflict resolution, and more!
  • Inspires discussions on such hot topics, as social media, affecting academic administrators today.
  • Offers personalized consultation session with the facilitators.
  • Promotes networking with fellow emerging nursing education leaders.
  • Provides accommodations at the enchanting Inn that blends charm and comfort with history and scenic splendor.
  • Samples the Inn’s dramatic menu based on a traditional French and Québécois style, using local produce with exciting international influences.

Please contact Julia Thomas,, for more information.



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