The Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI) is a five week-long leadership development program. Each weekly 90-minute session engages students in hands-on activities and critical dialogue. The FREE workshop series, taking place during fall and spring semesters, is a low-commitment, high intensity series that is meant to accommodate student schedules. In addition to developing core leadership skills and networking with peers, participants receive a certificate, t-shirt, and recommendation letter for completion of the program.
In addition from multiple weekday and time choices, participants can also choose from 3 tracks: Intro, Plus, and Scholars.
Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI) Intro: Participants will explore leadership styles, ethics, identity, collaboration, and communication to develop a foundational knowledge of core leadership skills. Perfect for beginning and emerging leaders! No prior formal leadership experience necessary.
Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI) Scholars: Participants will explore leadership styles, ethics, identity, collaboration, and communication to develop a foundational knowledge of core leadership skills. Uniquely for the College Park Scholars Living-Learning Program, this introduction to leadership will allow beginning and emerging student leaders to develop their leadership abilities within a Scholars-specific context.
Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI) Plus: Participants will explore authority and power, conflict management, personal and group responsibility, and sustainability. Designed for those who have previous exposure to leadership theory, styles, and experiences, the TLI Plus track will prepare you to effectively engage in current or future leadership positions and challenges. ***NOTE: Participants MUST have completed a previous Maryland LEAD program or hold a positional leadership position on campus to register for this track.