MCCA Leadership Academy
 

MCCA Leadership Academy

The MCCA Leadership Academy stands as a beacon of professional development in the community college sector, dedicated to fostering the growth of emerging leaders throughout Michigan. Participants are nominated by their community college President or Chancellor. This hands-on, Michigan-specific program is carefully curated to build a robust pipeline of adept leaders capable of steering community colleges toward a future marked by excellence and innovation. Through a series of live sessions, action-based learning projects, and experiential activities guided by expert facilitators, participants undergo a transformative learning journey.

 

2023-2024 Leadership Academy Cohort

 
2023-24 Leadership Academy Cohort
 

The 2023-24 Leadership Academy cohort includes 40 members from 24 community colleges. These leaders represent roles throughout the community college including faculty, staff, administrators, and executive leaders.

 

Leadership Academy Experience

The MCCA Leadership Academy is a year-long learning journey that includes six live sessions and a capstone student success project and graduation experience in conjunction with the annual MCCA Student Success Summit.

 
 

Discover our carefully curated resource section, a repository of valuable materials designed to support fellows' growth and development throughout the program.

 

Aspen Institute College Excellence Program Research

 

Community College Research Center

 

Community College Survey of Student Engagement

 
 

The Academy curriculum is rich and dynamic. Developed in collaboration with the National Center for Inquiry & Improvement and the Aspen College Excellence Program, the curriculum guides participants in exploring roles in leadership, student goals, student experience, leadership traits, institutional change, and external partnerships.

 
Aspen Institute College Excellence Program Research
 
NCII
 
OACC
 
 

Thanks to our funders for their generous support of the MCCA Leadership Academy!

 
Ascendium
 
ECMC
 
 
 

Want More Information?

Contact Monica Liggins-Abrams, Leadership Academy Coordinator, at monica@mcca.org

 

Leadership Academy Events

Leadership Academy

This session preview will prepare the Leadership Academy fellows for Convening #4: Leadership Traits to Drive Change.

Leadership Academy
Multi-Day Event

Cohort VII Fellows are invited to Convening #4: Leadership Traits to Drive Change.

Leadership Academy

This session preview will prepare the Leadership Academy fellows for Convening #5: Managing and Advancing Institutional Change.

Leadership Academy
Multi-Day Event

Cohort VII Fellows are invited to Convening #5: Managing and Advancing Institutional Change.

Leadership Academy

This session preview will prepare the Leadership Academy fellows for Convening #6: Effective External Partnerships & The Leadership Journey.

Leadership Academy
Multi-Day Event

 

Cohort VII Fellows are invited to Convening #6: Effective External Partnerships and the Leadership Journey