"I have learned so much about my work, my college, and myself as a leader and educator. I have new tools and strategies, and mostly new understandings of the issues, which will help me impact change. I also have made connections to colleagues across the state, which I know will continue to add to my experiences." - LFM 2014 Participant
“I would describe [LFM] as a journey of self-discovery and development... The bottom line is that one develops their leadership skills by DOING rather than by listening to others lecture or read about it .” - LFM 2016 Participant
Leading from the Middle Academy 2018
Faced with implementing an array of statewide initiatives and now, Guided Pathways, California Community Colleges need leadership development more than ever. Our institutions must have strong, innovative “middle” leaders who can effectively work with executive staff to address the myriad of reforms facing our institutions, to facilitate communication, and to move stakeholders to action. The RP Group is developing this group of critical change makers through our Leading from the Middle (LFM) Academy.
The 2018 LFM Academy will focus on:
If your college leaders are interested in sending a team to the 2018 LFM Academy, please send an Email of Interest to Dr. Robert Gabriner, LFM Director and indicate why LFM would be helpful for your college’s student success programs.