North Carolina Community College Leadership Program (NCCCLP)



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Developing Leaders Who Connect, Care, and Collaborate

This seven-month program offers participants organized, face-to-face and computer-based learning experiences that will acquaint them with community college issues and to help them develop leadership skills.

The program is highly experiential in nature and participants work in teams to create an ideal community college. The program's structure is built on the platform that good leaders develop through an ongoing process of self-study, education, training, networking, and experiences.


The North Carolina Community College Leadership Program (NCCCLP) develops community college leaders who connect, care, and collaborate. Participants will develop and enhance essential skills to support their current and future leadership roles in the North Carolina Community College System. The program provides networking opportunities for participants to discover and apply best practices to deal with current community college issues.

Program Outcomes

  1. Strengthen the leadership skills of community college employees at all levels.
  2. Inform potential leaders about the structure, and governance of the community college system.
  3. Develop opportunities for networking among employees in the community college system.
  4. Provide a diverse pool of qualified leaders in community college education.


The tuition for the program is $1,000. The fee covers instruction, materials, inventories, all lunches and single occupancy lodging at the first and last retreats. Applications can be found at on the Apply page. Completed applications must be approved by the college president and are due electronically to Margaret Annunziata at no later than 5 p.m. on Friday September 9, 2016. Each institution may submit up to three applications for consideration.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact NCCCLP Director, Margaret Annunziata at with questions, comments, or interest.