Application Process


  • Preference will be given to employees with 1 year or more at Gordon State College
  • Consistent positive reviews and annual evaluation ratings
  • Demonstrated leadership potential based on the USG Leadership Competencies
  • Education and training consistent with current areas of responsibility
  • Positive recommendation from supervisor and a colleague
  • Commitment to all aspects of the academy including class sessions, group projects, and independent study

Important Dates

  • September 27:Official announce and application collection begins
  • October 9: Deadline for application
  • October 15: Finalists announced (unbiased committee determines based on rubric scores)
  • October 18-25: Highlander Leaders complete Emergenetics Profile
  • November 1: Academy begins