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The MCCA Leadership Academy is a hands-on, Michigan-specific professional development program for emerging leaders in the community college sector. Participants are nominated by their community college President or Chancellor. The nine month cohort-style learning journey includes three live sessions in Lansing with action-based learning projects in between, experiential learning activities, coaching and mentoring, and a capstone graduation experience in conjunction with the annual MCCA Summer Conference.


NOMINATIONS Open for 2022-23 Leadership Academy

Participants must nominated by their community college President or Chancellor.

Leadership Academy Nomination Form

Nomination Form
Deadline: June 17, 2022



Coming Up!


Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI

Hotel rooms are filling up fast; please make your reservation with the Grand Traverse Resort and SPA as soon as possible.

You can click on this link (use the group code MCC2022 or mention the Michigan Community College Association) or call 1-800-968-7352.

Leadership Academy participants are invited to join the MCCA Summer Conference on July 27-28 (the last day of the conference is designed for presidents and trustees only).


11:00 am - Nooon

Welcome to Leadership Academy and Context Setting

Noon - 3:30 pm

Lunch and "Politics and Policy" Sessions

3:30 - 4:30 pm



8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Breakfast and Sessions

5:30 - 6:30 pm


6:30 pm

Awards Dinner and Leadership Academy Graduation

Leadership Academy


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Lead Star, a leadership development consultancy, has been the long-time partner delivering the curriculum and Academy experience. Leadership coaching is the most effective development experience for individual performers, managers, executives, and teams because it creates the right learning environment for them to:

  • Expand their self-awareness so they see clearly how they can develop
  • Better identify opportunities for greater results amidst everyday challenges
  • Increase their confidence to take meaningful risks that add value to their teams and departments
  • Receive real-time guidance, support, and thought partnership as they advance projects and elevate their effectiveness

One skilled leader has the power to ignite transformational change for any team or business.

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