ACC Leadership Academy

The ACC Leadership Academy is a leadership development program for full-time faculty and staff members. Participants are chosen for their demonstrated commitment to the college, potential for professional growth, and long-term goals. Academy participants will attend monthly meetings and complete a group project related to their area of interest. 

Program Overview- 

  • Applications are accepted once a year.
  • Once accepted into the program, participants will attend a mandatory retreat.
  • Individuals will a participate in a group project in the last 3 months of the academy. The project should be innovative, self sustainable and relevant to the ACC community. 
  • Participants will attend monthly full day skill building sessions. In order to remain in program, participants must attend 80% of sessions.


Participants who are full time staffing table employees (Faculty and Staff) and have two consecutive performance evaluations by June 1, 2018. 

Application Requirements-

 A completed application will consist of; 

  • A letter of interest, stating why you want to be in the leadership academy
  • One letter of support from your supervisor
  • One letter of support from a coworker that can speak to your leadership potential/qualities
  • Two consecutive and recent work evaluations. 
  • Signed Applicant and Supervisor Statement

Important Dates:

Applications open - May 1, 2018 - June 15, 2018

Notification to Applicants - August 15, 2018

Board Introduction-September 10, 2018

Coffee Break - September 12, 2018

Opening Retreat - September 26 and 27, 2018 (Full Day -Wednesday and Thursday)

2018-2019 Cohort Introduction at General Assembly - September 28, 2018

1st Class Day - Friday, October 19, 2018

Class days will typically fall on the third Friday of each month (except for the December 7th class)

Required Forms: Two Parts 

All materials need to be emailed to no later than June 15th @ 6:00 pm. 

Part One

A. Application (Google Form- print out confirmation email and include in packet)

B. Application Checklist 

Part Two

C. Signed Applicant and Supervisor Statements

D.  Interest Letter 

E.  Endorsement Letters (Click below for Instructions)
      Supervisor endorsement letter
      Coworker endorsement letter

F. Two years of recent Evaluations