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NEOA Leadership Institute

As part of its mission to provide professional development opportunities for members of the TRiO and educational opportunity community in New England, the New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) began offering a year-long Leadership Institute in 1998-99. The Leadership Institute accepts people with varying years of experience in TRiO/EOPs: mid-career professionals who have been with TRiO/EOPs for a number of years and are looking for a reinvigorating professional development experience and emerging leaders who may be newer to our programs but have demonstrated their motivation and commitment through work within their state.

The selection committee recognizes that there are emerging leaders who have indicated their energy and commitment through work with their programs and maybe with their state associations. The selection committee will select a maximum of 15 participants. The combination of experienced and emerging professionals provide an exciting and challenging year-long Institute. The Leadership Institute convenes three times each year that the Institute operates, and provides participants the opportunity to develop greater expertise and skill as leaders in the field and to enhance their ability to expand educational opportunities for the students with whom they work. The aim of the Institute is to provide participants and the programs they serve with a strong and effective core of leadership theory and skills.

The Leadership Institute runs once every two years, and completed its 12th year in 2012-2013. The next Leadership Institute program will take place during the 2014-2015 program year.

Job Opening - LI Director

The NEOA Board of Directors is looking to hire a new Leadership Institute director. Click here for the job description and application instructions.

Additional Leadership Institute Information

LI Brochure (PDF)

Past Leadership Institute Participants

What do past LI participants have to say about LI?

Leadership Institute Yearbooks

2012-2013 (PDF)

2010-2011 (PDF)

2008-2009 (PDF)