Admission Middle Management Institute (AMMI) serves as a unique professional development opportunity for mid-level leaders within the field of college admission. The workshop is designed to foster collegiality and transparency in the exchange of insight critical to professional advancement.

AMMI challenges participants with content suggested as essential to the successful growth trajectory of mid-level admission professionals. The leadership and facilitators of this workshop utilize small group discussions, promising practices and expert panels to cultivate life-long professional competencies and connections. Specific skills include strategic planning, managing and advocating for your budget, achieving success through coaching, and working with third-party vendors.

Program Director

  • Derek Brinkley, Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions/Columbia College Chicago
  • Angie Cooksy, Ed.D., Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management/Bradley University


NACAC Members $650
Associate Members $850
Non-Members $850


Wednesday, September 20, 2023

8:30 -9:15 am ET

Welcome and Introductions

9:15 – 10:15 am ET

What Does It Mean to Manage and Lead?

10:15 – 10:30 am ET


10:30 – 11:45 am ET

Strategic Data Analysis

11:45 am – 12:45 pm ET

Lunch with CHIEF (tentative)

12:45 – 2:00 pm ET

Leadership and Career Panel 

2:00 – 2:15 pm ET


2:15 – 3:15 pm ET

Cultivating Relationships with Third Party Vendors 

3:30 – 4:30 pm ET

Resume Tips and Tricks/Peer-Review of Resumes 

4:30 – 5:00 pm ET

Day 1 Wrap Up

Thursday, September 21, 2023

8:00 – 9:15 am ET

Career Exploration and Working with an Executive Search Firm

9:15 – 9:30 am  ET


9:30 – 10:30 am ET

Budget Workshop