AACN Leadership Networks


AACN's Leadership Networks provide information, networking, and professional development for nursing school faculty and staff. The Networks bring peer professionals together to share best practices and success stories, sharpen leadership skills, and take full advantage of AACN resources. Professionals engaged in a variety of functions within the nursing academic unit are represented among the eight networks.

The Networks will foster professional growth and development, information sharing, communication, and discussion of key issues among Nursing school faculty and staff at member institutions. Networking within these groups will be facilitated through programs, meetings and electronic communications.

Join a Network Today!


As a member, you can take advantage of the following benefits: 

  • Be involved and share experiences in a national network of leaders and subject matter experts through an exclusive leadership network Community, an online community platform just for Leadership Network members.
  • Participate in conferences geared around subjects of common interest.
  • Serve on working groups such as AACN conference programming and advisory groups.
  • Opportunities to earn (or receive) CEU credits with a network member discount.
  • Volunteer to serve on a Leadership Network Steering Community.

  • Provide opportunities for networking at AACN meetings
  • Operate an online community for the interchange of information
  • Provide educational programs of value to the community of members at meetings
  • Disseminate/transfer/share the latest trends affecting nursing school faculty and staff

Upcoming Network Conferences

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Graduate Nursing Admissions Professionals (GNAP) Conference

April 7-9, 2025
Seattle, WA

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Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) Annual Meeting

April 23-25, 2025
Nashville, TN

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Need to Update Your Contact Information?

Contact Beth Aronson, AACN's Director of Membership and Business Development, at baronson@aacnnursing.org.