Missouri Leadership Academy (MOLA) – (8 Meetings starting June 8)

Date(s) - 06/08/20
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


The Missouri Leadership Academy is a statewide cohort with a regional connection. Participants engage in statewide meetings (June 2020, January 2021, June 2021) as well as four regional cohort meetings and a memorable Outdoor Learning Experience.

Statewide meetings include nationally known speakers such as Luis Cruz, Joe Sanfellipo, Mike Rutherford, Beth Houf and more.

The focus of Leadership Academy is to ensure success of all students by building leadership capacity. This year-long experience develops effective leaders who:

  • Demonstrate their roles as lead learner
  • Develop and cultivate positive, productive professional relationships
  • Develop skills to effectively develop teacher
  • Create and sustain a culture of continuous improvement

Leadership Academy is designed for building leaders in Year 3 and beyond.

The program includes state meetings: Kickoff, Winter Meeting, and Cumulation held in Columbia and the Outdoor Leadership Experience held at Trout Lodge, Potosi, as well as 4 regional cohort meetings.

Contact the RPDC’s Leadership Development Specialist, Teresa Tulipana, at for more information. In addition, you can read more at

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