Are you building a strengths-based mindset on your campus? Are you passionate about strengths-based sciences in your workplace or startup? Are you eager to share your story and learn best practices from talented students, faculty and staff? Join us for our Clifton Strengths Institute Summer Conference as you deepen your knowledge, learn from others and advance your strengths practices.
You’re invited to the Clifton Strengths Institute Summer Conference, designed for higher education leaders and champions of strengths-based programming in their community. This conference includes a variety of thought-provoking sessions designed to highlight excellence in strengths-based education on campuses and in the workplace.
July 25, 2023
Register by Sunday, July 2, 2023 | Registration Price: $59
The Clifton Strengths Institute Summer Conference is best suited for:
Anyone intrigued in unique strengths and talents in others
Higher education admin, looking to bring Strengths to your campus
Young professionals interested in your own career development
Anyone interested in developing your own strengths and potential
Anyone looking for new ways to connect with students or colleagues
Anyone wanting to create engaging and new ways to implement staff development
Anyone looking for tangible takeaways you can apply with your team
Chief Executive Officer, TeamMates Mentoring
Achiever | Focus | Discipline | Strategic | Learner
DeMoine Adams was hired as TeamMates Mentoring Chief Operating Officer on August 26th, 2021, and the TeamMates Program as CEO on September 7th, 2021.
No stranger to the TeamMates Program, Adams has served TeamMates for eight of its 30 years, first as Post-Secondary Education Coordinator (2012-2016) and as Program Director (2016-2020). He most recently served as Director of Development for the University of Nebraska Foundation for the College of Business.
Adams is committed to serving the program that Tom and Nancy Osborne established in 1991. “Nothing means more to me and our team than sustaining their legacy. More than 43,0000 youth have benefitted from having a caring relationship through a TeamMates match, because of Nancy and Tom’s vision more than 30 years ago.”
The school-based, strength-based, one-to-one program serves students in 3rd-12th grade and currently serves more than 10,000 matches across 200 chapters. TeamMates plus serves post-secondary students and with TeamMates collegiate partnerships, annually provides $3.1 million to fulfil mentees dreams and ambitions.
“TeamMates provides Hope to our youth, which is so important, especially now as Hope is the greatest indicator of success,” Adams said. “I am committed to following our core values: Commitment to Youth, Safety, Integrity and Trust, and Inclusion, to positively impact the world by inspiring youth to reach their full potential through mentoring.”
Adams received two degrees from the University of Nebraska; his Bachelor of Art degree in Political Science in 2001 and his Master of Art in Educational Psychology in 2006. Adams is a four-year letterwinner for the Cornhuskers, playing rush end in 1999-2002.
President and Chief Operating Officer (retired)
Self-Assurance | Individualization | Belief | Focus | Maximizer
Jane Miller is the retired president and chief operating officer of Gallup. In her role,
she oversaw worldwide operations, ensuring all systems, resources and – most
importantly – people were in place and aligned to achieve the goals of the
organization across all client servicing and market direct functions.
Jane is committed to creating strong communities that begin with strong businesses
and workplaces. Her community leadership includes the following director and
trustee roles: the Peter Kiewit Foundation, the TeamMates Mentoring board of
directors, the Kiewit Luminarium board of directors, the Omaha Zoological Society,
the Board of Directors Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska
Foundation. Jane is the recipient of the Omaha Chamber of Commerce Women in
Leadership Award and has been inducted into the Omaha Chamber of Commerce
Business Hall of Fame.
Past community leadership positions have included the following roles: Commercial
Federal Bank board of directors and compensation chair, Creighton University board
of directors, Children’s Hospital board of directors and board vice-chair, Business
Ethics Alliance board of directors and board chair, and the Knights of Aksarben
board of directors and board chair.
Dean and Richard & Catherine Schmoker Professor of Law, University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Law
Achiever | Focus | Relator | Consistency | Harmony
Richard Moberly is the dean and Richard & Catherine Schmoker Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of Law, where he has taught since 2004. Before being appointed dean in 2017, he served as interim dean and associate dean for faculty. He also served as the interim executive vice chancellor for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from 2019 to 2020.
In 2014, the College of Law Alumni Council presented him with the Distinguished Faculty Award. Upper-class law students voted Dean Moberly the Professor of the Year twice and he also won the College Award for Distinguished Teaching. The Nebraska State Bar Association awarded him the 2016 President’s Professionalism Award for his work to promote the practice of law in rural areas of the State. In 2019, Moberly received the Warren K. Urbom Mentor Award from the Robert Van Pelt Inns of Court for his contributions to the ideals of ethics, civility, professionalism, and legal skills.
He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Airport Lincoln Activities
Campus Visitor Parking
No, this will be an in-person event.
No, taking the CliftonStrengths assessment is not a requirement for this conference.
Clifton Strengths Institute Conference Team
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405