Region VIII has started its own Leadership Academy.


This program is designed to prepare ASCLS members for current and future leadership roles in the organization by providing a structured program of study of critical leadership topics.



  • Identify members with potential to become leaders in ASCLS and invest in their growth and development.

  • Provide these high-potential leaders with skills required to step into leadership positions within ASCLS.

  • Energize and grow ASCLS through strong leadership at all levels of the organization.

  • Increase the future leaders’ knowledge of ASCLS.

Benefits to the Participant

  • Develop skills that can be transferred to the work setting and life in general.

  • Provide opportunities to learn from and dialogue with ASCLS leaders.

  • Provide opportunities to be mentored by ASCLS leaders.

  • Acquire the confidence and self-esteem to step into leadership roles.

Benefits to ASCLS

  • Strong leaders make strong organizations.

  • Shape the future of the organization and the profession at large.

  • Increase passion for ASCLS locally, regionally, and nationally.

  • Develop and grow members who can work on important, identified initiatives for ASCLS.

  • A successful program will be an attractive member benefit and increase membership in ASCLS


If you are interested in Leadership Academy, please contact:

Theresa Barbre at and

Buffy Kelly at  

Applications for Region VIII Leadership Academy are now available! Applications are due by July 1 2014, get your application in now

Click here for the Region VIII Application in a Word Document

Click here for the Region VIII Appliaction in PDF Format

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