Professional Development


LEAD Academy

The LEAD Academy is designed to provide Long Beach City College employees with the tools and knowledge to gain a deeper understanding of overall functions and responsibilities of the college such as:

  • History and contemporary issues facing Long Beach City College.
  • Institutional goals, dynamics, and culture.
  • Organizational structures, governance, and decision making processes.
  • Student success initiatives 
  • Resource Management: Administrative Services & Human Resources 
  • Communication strategies.
  • Team building and collaboration.

What is the LEAD Academy?

The Academy teaches faculty and staff to think beyond their own areas and work as a team to foster stronger relationships and advance institutional goals by focusing on the following key areas: