Leadership Development Programs

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iLEAD - Takoma Park/Silver Spring

iLEAD (Learn, Empower, Act, Discover) is a leadership-development program designed for Montgomery College students and coordinated by the TP/SS Campus Student Life Office.

Leadership development is a critical component of every student's growth, encompassing personal, academic, and professional elements that extend throughout life. Through this program, students will explore many facets of leadership. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of what it means to transform into a successful leader on an individual, group, or community level. This unique program is unlike any experience you have ever had!

Learn more about the iLEAD program (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) and register for the spring semesternew window.

To be eligible to participate in the iLEAD program applicants must:

  • Be a current Montgomery College student
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.25 (waived for new students and transfer students)
  • Currently enrolled in credited classes
  • Be able to commit attendance to ALL iLEAD sessions with designated cohort, service project (TBA) and Student Leadership Retreat on April 4th.
  • Fully complete the online application by February 14th by 5 p.m.
  • iLEAD is a semester long program held on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus and the participants selected MUST be available on the following dates and times: Thursday's from 2-4 p.m. beginning February 27th through May 7th.
  • There is an information session being held on Thursday, February 6th at 2p.m. in CM 211

For more information please email Kimberly Herrera, Director of Student Life or call 240-567-1482.
Deadline to apply is February 14th by 5 p.m.

MC LEADS - Germantown and Rockville

MC LEADS (Learn, Empower, Act, Discover and Serve) is a leadership-development program designed especially for Montgomery College students, available on all campuses, and run by the Office of Student Life. Through this program, students will explore many facets of leadership. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of what it means to transform into a successful leader on an individual, group or community level. This program will incorporate presentations, group discussions, guest speakers, readings, simulations, team-building exercises, service projects and assignments as we explore the Social Change Model of Leadership Development.

MC LEADS registration is over for the fall semester. Check back soon for more information about applying for the spring semester.

Rockville MC LEADS Flyer (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

To be eligible to participate you must:

  • Be a current Montgomery College student
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.25 (waived for new students and transfer students)
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credits, without any holds, be on probation, dismissal or had enrollment status rescinded
  • Be able to commit to attending ALL sessions (Tuesdays from October 1 through December 10 from 2-4 p.m.)
  • Be able to attend an all-day leadership conference on November 8 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Participate in a service project on December 4 from 9 a.m.-noon
  • Complete the online application by September 20 at 5 p.m.

*Limited to 20 students

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