Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives (LINE) Certificate

Earn the Rice University LINE Certificate in less than a year. This certificate consists of nine content modules, two electives, two leadership coaching sessions and a practicum. The program offers you the catalyst you need to propel your organization to the next level, or it can give you the confidence you need to pursue your nonprofit career aspirations.

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The LINE program is a ten-month journey designed to assist nonprofit leaders and those aspiring to leadership roles while building their current skillsets to become effective and successful leaders of nonprofit organizations. The LINE program combines the academic rigor of Rice University and the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies’ dedication to philanthropic success.

Details

Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
CPNL7005.S18.1 Megan Kromer, Jackie Martin, Anne Murphy, Kelli Newman, Joe Synan, Nicola Fuentes Toubia, Ann Turnbach, Kay Walther On-campus Time varies Friday, February 2, 2018

Instructor: Megan Kromer

Degree(s): Bachelor of arts in mathematics, master of science in experimental psychology, MBA and Ph.D. in education psychology 

Megan Kromer, Ph.D., consults with foundations and nonprofit service agencies in the areas of program evaluation, program development and organizational effectiveness. She leads the Kronkosky Charitable Foundation's multi-million dollar initiative focused on early childhood development, Precious Minds, New Connections. She has toured the southwest for the Conference of Southwest Foundations speaking on program evaluation to private and community foundations. Dr. Kromer previously served as managing director of the Kronkosky Charitable Foundation and was involved in grant making in a wide variety of areas, including health and human services, art, museums, libraries and wildlife protection. She also has designed research and evaluation studies, collected and analyzed data, and helped organizations use information for sound decision making. She has taught statistics, research methods, psychometrics and program evaluation at The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Kromer holds a BA in mathematics and an MS in experimental psychology from Trinity University, a Ph.D. in educational psychology with a specialization in statistics and research methods, and an Executive MBA degree from The University of Texas at San Antonio. She has also completed the Executive Program for Leaders in Philanthropy at Stanford University.

Job Title: Principal

Organization: J S Martin Associates, LP

Degree(s): Undergraduate and graduate degrees in sociology

Jackie Martin is principal of J S Martin Associates, LP, providing consulting services in the areas of development and fundraising, strategic collaboration and strengthening corporate cultures. Prior to starting her consulting business in 2005, she served as president of United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast, the largest charitable giving organization in the Houston area. Ms. Martin has devoted more than 30 years to serving the community professionally and personally in human services. She serves on the board of Discovery Green Park Conservancy and is a member of the Greater Houston Partnership. She also serves on the Houston Regional Board of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and the Women's Advisory Board of Vinson & Elkins. In 2003, Ms. Martin was recognized as executive communicator of the year by the Houston Business Journal and International Association of Business Communicators, Houston Chapter. She attended Tennessee State University and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in sociology from Texas Southern University.

Job Title: Principal & Partner

Organization: Dini Spheris

Degree(s): Master's degree in fundraising management

Certifications: CFRE

Anne Murphy, CFRE, is principal and partner of Dini Spheris. She has more than 25 years of experience as a development professional, capital campaign manager and leadership training consultant. Ms. Murphy has served as executive director of University Advancement for the University of Houston Downtown and director of Development for the University of Houston Foundation and the Gulf Coast March of Dimes. Her national fundraising experience includes positions with Mary Baldwin College, the Girl Scouts of the USA, and the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Foundation Campaign. She has served on the boards of Stephens College, The Chinquapin School, Downtown Historic District, the Chicano Family Center, the NSFRE Foundation Board and the Greater Houston Chapter of the NSFRE, now the Association for Fundraising Professionals, where she also served as president. She holds a master's degree in fundraising management from the New School University.

Job Title: President

Organization: Newman & Newman

Certifications: APR

Kelli Newman brings 30 years of communication experience to her position as president of Newman & Newman, where her responsibilities center on formulating strategies, messaging and producing communication tools for both nonprofit and for-profit clients. Prior to joining Newman & Newman in 1996, she spent 11 years as in-house public relations counsel for Baylor College of Medicine (including the DeBakey Heart Center) and Texas Children’s Hospital. In 2012, Ms. Newman was invited to begin serving as an instructor for Rice University’s Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership after co-developing curriculum for the course on Communications for Nonprofits. In 2016, she was added to the CPNL’s Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives (LINE) program teaching Marketing and Public Relations. Her work has received numerous awards, including the Grand Excalibur, PRSA Houston’s highest recognition of professional standards. Accredited in 1989 by the Public Relations Society of America, Ms. Newman is also a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and founding member of IGNITE, a by-invitation coalition of executive women with leadership experience in healthcare. Ms. Newman has published several articles regarding communication strategies. Her most recent article for AFP’s Advancing Philanthropy appears in the magazine’s spring 2017 issue. She presented the topic, Successfully Navigating Messaging Milestones, as plenary speaker for the CPNL’s 2017 Best Boards conference.

Job Title: Founder and President

Organization: Leadingwell Associates

Degree(s): Ph.D.; Master of arts in theology

Joseph W. Synan is a leadership and team effectiveness consultant who has successfully served organizations and teams in the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors. The focus of his work is helping leaders and teams by facilitating their consensus building and helping them to lead, vision, and plan better together. Mr. Synan has assisted hundreds of not-for-profit organizations in their strategic planning, visioning, and goal setting. He is founder and President of Leadingwell Associates, a consulting practice he has led since 1988. Joe is the past President of the American Leadership Forum, a national non-profit organization that brings together diverse senior leaders in communities across the country. Mr. Synan was President and COO from 1987-90, and later served as Chairman of the Board for the national organization. An experienced entrepreneur and business consultant, in 1985 Joe co-founded Change Management Associates, a Houston firm which specialized in helping companies down-size and helping people affected by the down-sizing to continue their careers. Joe has 17 years in the energy industry with Gulf and Chevron. He held senior management positions in information resources, research and development, and strategic planning in both the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Synan's earliest career was in nuclear power, where he assisted a Gulf subsidiary in obtaining approvals for the operation of its nuclear power plants. Mr. Synan has three degrees in nuclear engineering, two from M.I.T. and one from Notre Dame (graduating Maxima Cum Laude). He has completed the University of Virginia, Executive Business Program, and holds a master's degree in pastoral theology from the University of St. Thomas. He is a native of Zanesville, Ohio and resides in Kingwood, Texas with his wife, Susan, a psychotherapist. Their son, Chris, a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and South Texas College of Law, and their daughter, Jenny, is a graduate of New York University. For the past 10 years, Mr. Synan has been a student at the Glassell School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, studying painting. He sells his art through the website SynanArt.com. His paintings have been exhibited at galleries and exhibitions throughout Houston. His work was selected for inclusion in the Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, one of the highest-ranked arts festivals in the country. An active mountain hiker, runner, and cyclist - Mr. Synanhas hiked to the highest point in 44 states, and, since 2005, has completed 9 marathons, 5 half marathons, and 3 MS150 bicycle events (Houston to Austin).

Job Title: Founder

Organization: Fuentes Toubia, PLLC

Degree(s): BS; J.D.; LLM (Tax)

Nicola Fuentes Toubia, JD, is the founding member of Fuentes Toubia, PLLC, a law firm dedicated solely to the legal and tax issues facing nonprofit organizations. With more than 16 years of experience, she serves a variety of nonprofit clients including religious organizations, nonprofit health care systems, universities, charter schools, private foundations, community development centers and juvenile justice organizations. Ms. Toubia served as co-chair for The University of Texas School of Law's 2011 Nonprofit Organizations Institute. She also served as exempt organizations coordinator for the Gulf Coast TE/GE Council. She has authored numerous articles on tax issues and has had several speaking engagements including ones on corporate governance of nonprofits, political campaign and lobbying rules for charities, structuring innovative programs for nonprofits, the revised Form 990 and other recent developments affecting nonprofits. Ms. Toubia is a member of the Tax Sections of the Texas Bar, the American Bar Association (Exempt Organizations Committee), the District of Columbia Bar Association and the Gulf Coast Tax-Exempt/Governmental Entities Council. She holds a BS from Texas A&M University, a JD from The University of Texas School of Law and a LLM in taxation from the University of Houston Law Center.

Job Title: President

Organization: Ann Turnbach & Associates

Degree(s): Bachelor degree in education (Education)

Certifications: Certification in Human Resource Management

Ann Turnbach is president of Ann Turnbach & Associates, a firm specializing in providing organizations with human resource and executive consulting services. She spent 23 years at the Houston Chronicle where she served as personnel director and vice president of human resources. As a result of her success with the Chronicle's programs, all Hearst Newspaper diversity and professional development programs were centralized and added to her area of responsibility. Ms. Turnbach was awarded the John Blodger Diversity Award by the Human Resource Media Association in 2002 and was named Best HR Executive by HR.com in 2005. She holds a bachelor's degree in education from Bloomsburg State College and a certification in human resource management from New York University. She was a participant of the Hearst Management Institute, an executive development program administered by Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Business.

Job Title: Partner

Organization: Blazek & Vetterling LLP

Degree(s): BBA

Certifications: CPA

Kay Walther, CPA, is a partner with the firm of Blazek & Vetterling LLP. She specializes in nonprofit accounting and auditing services and currently serves a broad range of nonprofit clients including foundations, social service agencies, civic, business, and cultural organizations, schools, churches, and health-care related organizations in Houston and its surrounding areas. She has more than 20 years of public accounting experience with nonprofit organizations and was previously a manager with Ernst & Young. Ms. Walther is a speaker on technical accounting and management subjects for nonprofits and has presented seminars for The Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Rice University, the University of Houston Nonprofit Executive Series, the United Way of Greater Houston and its National Financial Management Forum, Houston Chapter of Certified Public Accountants and the National Society of Fundraising Executives. She serves as board member and past president of The Women's Home. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Houston Chapter of Texas Society of CPAs. Ms. Walther holds a BBA from Texas A&M University.

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: Feb. 02, 2018

End Date: Oct. 18, 2018

Schedule: Time varies

Length: Select Fridays and Saturdays (lunch provided)

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $4, 895 (including books but excluding electives)

Early Application: $4, 645

CEUs: 9.8

CFRE: 85.75

  • Current executive directors and senior leaders of nonprofit organizations
  • Nonprofit professionals who aspire to become executive directors or senior leaders
  • Professionals seeking career change in to the nonprofit sector

Program Benefits

Current Executives/Leaders

  • Develop strong and necessary leadership skills
  • Build your nonprofit professional network through cohort colleagues and instructors
  • Learn best practices for influencing the variety of individuals and organizations who are key to your organization's sucess
  • Obtain 9.8 CEUs and 85.75 CFRE credits
  • Improve your technical skills and knowledge in areas of the nonprofit world you are less familiar with
  • Use the practicum project as an opportunity to tackle and develop a solution to a strategic challenge at  your organization
  • Take your organization to the next level by identifying areas of improvement and successful practices

 

Aspiring Executives/Leaders

  • Develop strong and necessary leadership skills
  • Build your nonprofit professional network through cohort colleagues and instructors
  • Learn best practices for influencing the variety of individuals and organizations who are key to your organization's sucess
  • Obtain 9.8 CEUs and 85.75 CFRE credits
  • Improve your technical skills and knowledge in areas of the nonprofit world you are less familiar with
  • Use the practicum project as an opportunity to tackle and develop a solution to a strategic challenge at  your organization
  • Build your skillset and grow into a strong candidate for leadership positions

 

Transitioning Professionals

  • Develop strong and necessary leadership skills
  • Build your nonprofit professional network through cohort colleagues and instructors
  • Learn best practices for influencing the variety of individuals and organizations who are key to your organization's success
  • Obtain 9.8 CEUs and 85.75 CFRE credits
  • Obtain an in-depth overview of the factors that impact the nonprofit field
  • Understand specific challenges and strategies that are not found in the corporate sector

 

 

 

 

 

This certificate consists of four components: nine content modules, two electives, two leadership coaching sessions and a practicum. 

Content Modules

The LINE certificate includes nine content modules to address a variety of the latest management, legal, financial, marketing and leadership best practices in the nonprofit sctor. Designed for executives, future leaders and career-changers alike, each content module offers an in-depth study of the cuurrent landscape of the nonprofit sector within the context of proven organizational best practices. Participants emerge with extensive knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of running a successful nonprofit organization and governing an effective nonprofit board. You must complete all nine content modules list below. Other relevant topics will be included as deemed necessary by the instructor.

1. Effective Nonprofit Leadership

2. Successful Nonprofit Organizations and Board Governance

3. Marketing and Public Relations

4. Development Planning and Donor Engagement

5. Financial Management

6. Organizational Effectiveness

7. Essentials of Talent Management

8. Current Legal and Ethical Considerations in Nonprofit Management

9. Lessons in Leadership

Orientation Session

For participants transitioning into the nonprofit industry orientation is mandatory. For all other participants, the orientation requirement is determined during the interview process; however, everyone is welcome to attend.

The purposes for the orientation:

  • Introduce students to the nonprofit sector
  • Provide a deeper understanding of the differences between for-profit and nonprofit business

The orientation session examines how these elements differ between the for-profit and nonprofit organizations:

  • Ownership and governance
  • Organizational effectiveness and measures
  • Financial
  • Talent management and compensation
  • Public relations and marketing
  • Legal and ethical practice

Electives

You must take two electives from the courses listed below to meet the requirement for the program. These courses are generally offered in an online or classroom based format, once or twice a year through the Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership.

Note: With approval from the program’s director, past participation in any of the listed electives within one year of entering the program may fulfill one or both of the elective requirements. One of the electuves must be an advanced fundraising course. Please contact cpnl@rice.edu if you wan tto know which courses apply to the advanced fundraising course requirement. 

+ Art of Fundraising II (Spring only)

Best Boards: A Leadership Conference for Nonprofits (Spring only)

+ Board Chair Essentials (Fall only)

Board Fundraising (Fall only)

Campaign Planning and Management (Spring only)

Communication for Nonprofits

Comprehensive Annual Giving

Fundamentals of Constituent Relationship Management (on-demand)

Donor Relations: Maintaining Strong Relationships with Your Donors (Spring only)

Fundraising Analytics: Leveraging the Power of Data

Major Gifts and Planned Giving: The Fundamentals

Proposal Writing

Strategic Planning (Fall only)

Volunteer Management Academy

Practicum

Participants will take the content learned from the sessions and apply it in a practical way to complete a strategic project in a nonprofit organization.

This element of the program requires participants to complete a comprehensive strategic-level project for an existing nonprofit organization. The project may be completed for the participant’s organization or in a consulting capacity for another nonprofit organization. If you are not currently connected with a nonprofit, Rice will help you secure an appropriate project. The practicum will culminate with a written paper and oral presentation to the organization. Participants will have approximately three months to complete the project. More information will be given to those accepted into the program.

Coaching

All participants self-schedule two hours of coaching during the program. The leadership instructor assists you with your career goals and navigating leadership challenges.

Instructors subject to change

Application Process

To begin the application process, you must submit the following completed forms:

  • LINE application
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Official college transcript (electronic or paper format accepted but must be sent directly from the college/university)
  • Personal Statement
  • Two professional letters of recommendation

 

Once all required documents have been received, completed files will be reviewed after the application deadline. Decisions regarding acceptance into the program will be made by an admissions committee and applicants will receive an official decision through email communicaiton within two weeks of their personal interview.

Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.

Early Application Deadline: November 10, 2017 (early application discount of $250)

General Application Deadline: January 5, 2018

Please note that you can fill out the application form on your computer, then print it out and submit it to our office with the items listed in the application.

Mail completed applications to:

Rice University
Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership
PO Box 1892 - MS 550
Houston, TX 77251-1892

For additional information regarding the application process, please contact our program coordinator at 713-348-6009 or email cpnl@rice.edu for further assistance.

Financial Information

2018

Total program pricing: $4,895 (including books but excluding electives)

Elective pricing: $185 - $400 per course, and fees must be paid at time of registration. Discounts for elective courses are available for AASP, APRA and AFP members. Please visit the Certificate Components tab for the list of approved courses for this program.

Scholarship Options

Partial scholarships may be available to individuals currently employed by a nonprofit organization located in the greater Houston area.

Please complete the appropriate section of the LINE application if you would like to be considered for program fees assistance. Scholarship decisions will be made by the admittance committee and awarded recipients will be notified at the same time of their admissions decision.

Alternative Payment Options

Payment plan options are available by request for those who do not qualify for the scholarship option and need additional assistance. Payment plans may also be requested to pay the remaining balance of the program fees after scholarship funds have been awarded. Payment plans will not be granted after the start of the program. Contact the program coordinator for the required forms needed to request this option.

Refund Policy

A 10 percent processing fee will be subtracted from all refunds. Due to the high demand for courses, registrations are considered final as of the dates listed by program area. No refunds will be issued after these dates and credits will not be given for future classes. No refunds will be granted for participants who miss a portion of a program. Refund requests before the deadline must be made in writing to gscs@rice.edu. Refunds for credit card payments will be processed as credits to the accounts from which they were paid and may not appear as a credit until the following statement. Refunds for enrollments paid by check take up to four weeks to be processed and mailed by the Rice University accounting office. There is a $30 charge for any check returned for insufficient funds.

The Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership issues refunds up to 10 working days before class starts. If books have been issued, the cost of the books and any shipping fees will be deducted.

 

Spring 2018/Fall 2018

The schedule below consists of the content modules, leadership coaching sessions, practicum meetings and deadlines for completion of the practicum paper and presentation. The classes meet from February to September 2018 on select Fridays and Saturdays (lunch provided).

Practicum: Participants will work on their practicums from February to October 2018, and each participant will submit a paper and give a one-hour presentation to both the organization and a project evaluator assigned by the Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership. All presentations and papers must be completed by September 28, 2018.

View project titles from previous LINE programs.

Electives: Participants must also complete two electives during spring 2018/fall 2018 semesters. If more time is needed to complete the electives, please contact the LINE program’s associate director at 713-348-2979. Certificates will not be issued until all requirements are successfully completed.

Note: With approval from the associate program director, past participation in any of the listed electives within one year of entering the program may fulfill one or both of the elective requirements.

Attendance Policy: Since attendance is one of the key requirements to earn the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership, participants are required to attend all scheduled core sessions and practicum meetings. Total absences for the entire length of the program may not exceed ten (10) hours, no more than six (6) of which may be from a single weekend (consecutive Friday/Saturday). If necessary, you will be required to retake (limit of one) the session in which absences exceed the policy limit and will be charged a fee for the retake.

2018 Schedule of Content Modules and Practicum 

The schedule does not include the two required electives.

Orientation for Transition Participants Friday, Feb. 2 10 a.m.-noon
Effective Nonprofit Leadership Pt. 1 Friday, Feb. 2 1-5 p.m.
Reception Friday, Feb. 2 5-6 p.m.
Successful Nonprofit Organizations and Board Governance Friday, Feb. 16 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 17 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Development Planning and Donor Engagement Friday, March 2 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, March 3 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Marketing and Public Relations Friday, March 23 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, March 24 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Financial Management Friday, April 6 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, April 7 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Current Legal and Ethical Considerations in Nonprofit Management Friday, April 20 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, April 21 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Essentials of Talent Management Friday, May 4 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, May 5 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Leadership Coaching Sessions (two hours per student)   Schedule TBD with coach
Effective Nonprofit Leadership Pt. 2 Friday, May 18 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Practicum Kick-off Session (mandatory attendance) Saturday, May 19 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
(Practicum Summaries due May 19)    
Organizational Effectiveness Friday, June 1 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, June 2 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lessons in Leadership Friday, June 15 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, June 16 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Practicum Meeting with instructor (practicum log due) Saturday, July 14 9-11 a.m.
Practicum Meeting with instructor (practicum log due) Saturday, Aug. 11 9-11 a.m.
Final practicum log due to instructor (no class) Saturday, Sept. 8  
Final deadline for completion of practicum presentations Friday, Sept. 28  
LINE Certificate Ceremony Thursday, Oct. 18 6:30-7:30 p.m.

*All dates are subject to change.

**Please note that the two electives required to complete the LINE program are not included in this schedule.

Fall 2017/Spring 2018

The schedule below consists of the content modules, leadership coaching sessions, practicum meetings and deadlines for completion of the practicum paper and presentation. The classes meet from August 2017 to May 2018 on select Fridays and Saturdays (lunch provided).

Practicum: Participants will work on their practicums from January to May 2018, and each participant will submit a paper and give a one-hour presentation to both the organization and a project evaluator assigned by the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. All presentations and papers must be completed by May 11, 2018.

View project titles from previous LINE programs.

Electives: Participants must also complete two electives during fall 2017 and/or spring 2018 semesters. If more time is needed to complete the electives, please contact the LINE program’s associate director at 713-348-2979. Certificates will not be issued until all requirements are successfully completed.

Note: With approval from the associate program director, past participation in any of the listed electives within one year of entering the program may fulfill one or both of the elective requirements.

Attendance Policy: Since attendance is one of the key requirements to earn the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership, participants are required to attend all scheduled core sessions and practicum meetings. Total absences for the entire length of the program may not exceed ten (10) hours, no more than six (6) of which may be from a single weekend (consecutive Friday/Saturday). If necessary, you will be required to retake (limit of one) the session in which absences exceed the policy limit and will be charged a fee for the retake.

2017-2018 Schedule of Content Modules and Practicum 

The schedule does not include the two required electives.

Orientation for Transition Participants Friday, August 18 10 a.m.-noon
Effective Nonprofit Leadership Pt. 1 Friday, August 18 1-5 p.m.
  Reception: Friday, August 18 5-6 p.m.
Successful Nonprofit Organizations and Board Governance Friday, August 25 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, August 26 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Development Planning and Donor Engagement Friday, September 8 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, September 9 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Marketing and Public Relations Friday, September 15 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, September 16 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Financial Management Friday, October 6 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, October 7 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Current Legal and Ethical Considerations in Nonprofit Management Friday, October 20 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, October 21 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Essentials of Talent Management Friday, November 10 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, October 11 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Organizational Effectiveness Friday, December 1 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, December 2 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Leadership Coaching Sessions (two hours per student)   Schedule TBD with coach
Practicum Kick-off Session (mandatory attendance) Friday, January 5 1-5 p.m.
(Practicum Summaries due January 5    
Effective Nonprofit Leadership Pt. 2 Saturday, January 6 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Lessons in Leadership Friday, January 19 1-5 p.m.
Saturday,January 20 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Practicum Meeting with instructor (practicum log due) Saturday, February 24 9-11 a.m.
Practicum Meeting with instructor (practicum log due) Saturday, March 24 9-11 a.m.
Final practicum log due to instructor (no class) Saturday, April 21  
Final deadline for completion of practicum presentations Friday, May 11  
LINE Certificate Ceremony Thursday, May 24 6:30-7:30 p.m.

*All dates are subject to change.

**Please note that the two electives required to complete the LINE program are not included in this schedule.