NACA® Practitioner Academies - Academy Curriculum
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This intensive, experiential academy will help you learn the skills toward becoming a Superstar Supervisor. Through hands-on activities, reality-tested theories, numerous examples and ample time for discussion, you’ll be equipped with resources to help you supervise like a STAR. Plus you’ll go home with a helpful workbook that can serve as a reference as new situations arise – helping you to supervise like a superstar long after the academy is over. Topics covered will include:

  • How to hire superstars to supervise (both students and staff!)
  • What you need to know to master the hiring process
  • How to on-board a new employee and set them up for success
  • Ways to create an effective evaluation process that works for both of you


  • Strategies to have the time so you can “do your job” and supervise your staff
  • Ways to make meetings save you time not waste it
  • How to maximize contributions from your support staff and students
  • Steps to intentionally create a culture where work matters


  • How to effectively align your staff priorities with yours
  • What to do when your staff doesn’t do what you want them to do – or worse
  • Strategies to develop credibility and have a voice
  • How to manage up with your boss and beyond

Resource Deployment

  • Strategies to be savvy about allocating your resources
  • How collaborating with other departments and peers can help you
  • Ways to acquire additional resources
  • New thoughts on recognition: not all resources cost money

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