National WIC Association

NWA Events


January 25-20, 2016

Leadership Academy Cohort 4

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY COURSE 1: What it Means to be a WIC Leader

The first course in the NWA Leadership Academy Certificate Program emphasizes the foundations of leadership from the work of important thought leaders such as Paul Hersey, Ken Blanchard, Edgar Schein and others. This course will offer participants an opportunity to learn about:

  • Team building and discussion of personal integrity and its impact on effective leadership;
  • Leadership theory, including applicable leadership models, and the impact of a variety of contingency factors on determining a leadership style appropriate to the situation;
  • Practical application of learning based on observation and interaction in their daily WIC assignments;
  • Organizational culture and values as a framework for behavioral norms within an institution, and
  • The theory and application of managing group dynamics as an important component of a leader’s skill set.
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February 28-01, 2016

2016 Washington Leadership Conference

The WIC community comes to Washington, DC to learn about funding, advocacy, and meet with key policymakers.

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May 22-25, 2016

2016 Annual Education and Training Conference & Exhibits

Join us at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH for our 2016 Annual Education and Networking Conference & Exhibits!

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September 08-10, 2016

2016 Nutrition Education & Breastfeeding Conference and Exhibits

Join us at the Sheraton Denver Hotel in Lovely Downtown Denver, CO!

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