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Leadership Academy

APPA’s Leadership Academy prepares educational facilities professionals to become effective leaders with the skills to create thriving cultures of trust and lifelong learning that they can take back to their institutions. A comprehensive course for educational facilities professionals, the Academy touches on all aspects of successful FM leadership skills: individual, interpersonal, managerial, and organizational.

Available both in-person and virtual programming, this interactive learning experience is based on proven leadership development solutions. Facilities professionals progress through four levels of instruction:

After the course is completed, the student receives a certificate of completion and is eligible to receive continuing education units (CEUs).

In Person: San Antonio, Texas, June 25-27

The Westin Riverwalk
420 Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Held in conjunction with the Institute for Facilities Management and the Bilingual Supervisor’s Toolkit.

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Want to host the Leadership Academy on your campus? Contact [email protected].

Attendees of the January 2024 Leadership Academy in New Orleans (below) described it as: “phenomenal … a great learning experience.” “It’s helping me be the leader that I’ve been called to be.”

“We want the Academy to make a difference in your life. Take time to know and understand the concepts. Leadership can be learned and applied to any role in your life, professional or personal.”
– Paula Farnsworth, Dean of the Academy 

Questions? Please contact [email protected].