Residential Life Academy

July 23 – 25 • For All Experience Levels

Meet the Faculty

Today, ResLife professionals must have ready knowledge of communication strategies, management techniques, and a variety of legal, sociological and psychological issues. This all-encompassing academy addresses key topics that support the mission of guiding and shaping young lives, and is designed for all residential staff interested in learning, sharing and refining their skills and strategies.

A Sampling Of Topics:

  • The Multicultural Experience
  • Boundaries, Documentation and Legal Issues
  • Technology Issues and Implications
  • Creating the Culture of Community
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Student Life Health and Social Issues
  • Designing Your Schedule for Sleep
  • Social/Emotional/Sexual Issues in the Dorm
  • The Adolescent Brain: A Work in Progress
  • Sexual Diversity in Our Schools

Coming to the summer session of TABS was a decision that will pay dividends for years to come. The wealth of knowledge in the room at all times really promotes an environment of continual learning. The enthusiasm of the TABS team really got us through the week!

Selas Douglas, Wyoming Seminary

It was a wonderful and fulfilling 3 days with boarding school faculty. I now have so much work to do for the fall.

Erin Bouton, Dublin School

As a professional transitioning into boarding schools for the first time, this academy helped me feel prepared for my new job.

Ryan Grant, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Residential Life Academy

Whether you are a long-time house-head or first timer, this was well worth it!

Jeff Natale, Milton Academy, Residential Life Academy

This is the most positive and practical PD I have ever done.

Anonymous, Residential Life Academy

The Assistant Head of Boarding returned to our school, having received relevant information necessary to improve our procedures and methods of working with our boarding population.

Cheryll Guilbeau, Academy of the Sacred Heart Grand Coteau, Residential Life Academy

Schedule subject to change

*The information provided in this workshop is for general information purposes only and should not be used as, or relied upon in place of, legal advice. Schools should work with their own attorneys for specific legal counsel regarding their circumstances and issues.