Leadership Excellence And Development (LEAD) Program
Leadership Academy of North Florida

Tallahassee Community College and Gabrielle Consulting's Plugged In Leadership

Tallahassee Community College Partners with Gabrielle Consulting's Plugged In Leadership

Extraordinary, innovative leadership education is available in the Tallahassee area! Tallahassee Community College has joined forces with Gabrielle Consulting's Plugged In Leadership to provide unprecedented leadership development opportunities to equip talented professionals. Two cohorts of diverse leaders representing industry, small business, government, nonprofits, and education are participating in the first Leadership Excellence And Development (LEAD) program year of the Leadership Academy of North Florida:

  • Emerging leaders including young professionals, career changers, and those seeking leadership roles (limited to 30 participants)
  • Seasoned leaders including executives, supervisors, and those seeking to leave a legacy of leadership and influence (limited to 20 participants)

The program takes a systematic approach to leadership development by providing rigorous curriculum, assessments, coaching, mentoring, and formative and summative evaluation. In addition to classroom-based instruction, leaders will remain connected via technology including a website portal, discussion forum, and monthly sessions. Investment in the yearlong comprehensive is $1998 for emerging leaders and $2398 for seasoned leaders. For more information and to apply for the next class in 2015, visit TallahasseeLeadershipInstitute.com.

The leadership development program enhancse leaders’ skills and directly benefits their influence on others, in turn positively impacting the bottom lines of organizations they serve. The Leadership Academy provides meaningful resources and tools leaders will take back to their workplaces to shape their careers, innovate within their organizations, and be active participants engaging in meaningful transformation individually, professionally, community-wide, and beyond.

The curriculum includes leadership topics ranging from communication to problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, and building a legacy by developing others. The first phase of the launch occured in fall 2013 when select leaders took part in a focus group to provide guidance including naming the program and giving insights about specific needs. A Leadership Advisory Council providse ongoing advice including second-year topics.

For more information, contact the following:

Dr. Gabrielle K. Gabrielli, Kimberly Moore, and Michelle Newell from Gabrielle Consulting, Tallahassee Community College, and Innovative Edge Consulting