Organizational Development offers six leadership development programs for employees. These include the Leadership Academy, the Leadership Excellence and Administrative Development Institute (LSC-LEAD), the Leadership Education Advancement Program (LSC-LEAP), the Next Generation Leadership Academy, the Rising Star Institute, and Career Development Coaching.
The Next Generation Leadership Academy
The Next Generation Leadership Academy is designed to develop a new generation of higher education professionals prepared to lead by understanding learning analytics, educational ecosystems, design thinking, entrepreneurial partnerships, and organizational culture. This program is delivered as a partnership with Civitas Learning.
The Lone Star College Leadership Academy
The Academy is a yearlong cohort-based leadership development program that focuses on developing and growing the participants’ understanding of leadership practices and fosters the development of a personal philosophy of leadership. Fellows are encouraged to lead from their current position.
Leadership Excellence & Administrative Development Institute
The Leadership Excellence and Administrative Development Institute (LSC-LEAD) is a yearlong program designed for full-time employees who may be in formal leadership roles and show high potential for advancing within Lone Star College. The program content is geared towards informing the participants about the various entities of Lone Star College, higher education foundations, career development in higher education, and higher education leadership.
Leadership Education Advancement Program
The Leadership Education Advancement Program (LSC-LEAP) is a yearlong cohort-based leadership and career development program. LSC-LEAP offers a blend of leadership and career development. Participants engage in activities geared towards learning about their leadership style as well as career path exploration. LSC-LEAP empowers participants to lead from their current position.
Rising Star Institute
The Rising Star Institute is a leadership development program designed to serve as a succession-planning tool for Lone Star College and to position participants for future service at Lone Star College. The program focuses on characteristics of successful Lone Star College leaders and understanding the operational functions that are essential to leaders at Lone Star College.
Leadership Development Alumni Association
After successfully graduating from The Academy, LSC-LEAD, LSC-LEAP, or the Next Generation Leadership Academy, employees automatically become members of the Leadership Development Alumni Association. Each year, alumni have opportunities to improve their leadership skills through professional development, networking, and community outreach. Alumni members are also encouraged to be active advocates in recruiting applicants for the next leadership development cohorts and assisting with the promotion of the Lone Star College Leadership Brand.
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