How to Participate

AboutThe AgriLife Advanced Leadership Program focuses on developing advanced leaders from across AgriLife who want to enhance their leadership and personal development skills. The program, which lasts for 18 months, builds leadership, while providing a greater understanding of The Texas A&M System and the land–grant mission. Learn more ….

 

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Who?Eligible participants are faculty and professional staff from the five components of Texas A&M AgriLife: the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M Forest Service, and Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory as well as from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Prairie View A&M University. Selection is based on a nomination and application process. Note: Selection for Cohort III has been completed; the current program will run until January 2016.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

  • Must be employed at least 50% percent by the College
  • Must be an associate professor or higher with at least two years of AgriLife experience

 

Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Texas AgriLife Research

  • Must be employed at least 50 percent by AgriLife Research
  • Must be an associate professor or higher with at least two years of AgriLife experience

 

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Texas AgriLife Extension Service

  • Must be employed at least 50 percent by AgriLife Extension
  • Must be at the Extension agent, program specialist, or Extension specialist level with at least five years of AgriLife experience
  • Completion of the SALE-LE Program preferred

 

Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas Forest Service

  • Must be employed at least 50 percent by Texas A&M Forest Service
  • Must be at the level of division forester or higher with at least two years of AgriLife experience

 

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

  • Must be employed at least 50 percent by TVMDL
  • Must be at the level of section head or higher with at least two years of AgriLife experience

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Prairie View A&M University
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  • Must be employed at least 50 percent by PVAMU
  • Must be an associate professor or higher with at least two years of experience working in the ANE program, or an assistant professor leading an academic program in the ANE
  • Must be an Extension agent, program specialist, or Extension specialist level with at least five years of experience with CAHS
  • Must be a Research scientist or Research specialist with at least five years of experience with CAHS

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The program takes place over 18 months, with about six formal 2-3 day face-to-face activities. Meetings will be held throughout Texas, many at locations affiliated with Texas A&M AgriLife. Participants are expected to attend each meeting, and complete related assignment modules, and one capstone project. In addition, annual AgriLife Conference activities may include participants.

 

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The program tuition is $7,000, which is shared by the Vice Chancellor, agency directors, dean, and department/unit. Supervisors are only expected to provide appropriate release time and travel expenses—hotel, travel, and per diem— for the program participants.

 

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Nominations and applications for Cohort III are closed. Please check back in the Fall of 2015 for information on nominations and applications for Cohort IV.

Proposed session dates for Cohort III are provided below:

  • Induction Dinner: January 6, 2014
  • Setting the Course: September 16-18, 2014
  • Leadership Cornerstones: November 11-13, 2014
  • Leadership Cornerstones: January 5-6, 2015
  • Leadership Cornerstones: April 14-16, 2015
  • Leadership Cornerstones: August 11-13, 2015
  • Leadership in Action: October 13-15, 2015
  • Capstone Presentation and Closing: January 4-5, 2016
  • Cohort III Graduation and Cohort IV Induction Dinner: February 25, 2016

 

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