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SouthArk Leadership Class Application

The goal of the SouthArk Leadership Academy is to develop a network of qualified leaders for present and future college and community needs. To meet this goal, SouthArk seeks to:

  • identify and motivate individuals with leadership potential;
  • acquaint participants with issues, needs, challenges and opportunities in higher education, community college and community;
  • engage participants in information sharing, exchange of ideas, and networking;
  • challenge potential leaders to become involved with issues, the decision-making process, and professional development;
  • provide participants with skills, opportunities and mentors for leadership development.

To be eligible, you must have:

  • been employed at SouthArk for at least one year,
  • an evaluation that is above expectations,
  • the approval of your department/division supervisor,
  • and have their full support – for you and the time required to participate in the 9 month/9 session program.

If you are interested in applying for participation in the 3rd SouthArk Lead Academy, please submit the application to Susan Jordan by September 1, 2017.

2015 - 2016
SouthArk Lead Class I Members:  Linda Bates, Heather Smith, Dr. John Spencer, Amy Sturdivant, Genevieve White

2016 - 2017
SouthArk Lead Class II Members:  Benjamin Cagle, Caroline Hammond, Sherry Howard, Valerie Lewis, Vernita Morgan, Christy Wilson