GCAR Leadership Academy

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A statement of support from the applicant's managing broker must accompany the application, which is due no later than 5 pm on January 31.

What is the time commitment?

The 2017 curriculum is not yet finalized. However, participants will be expected to attend a Kick-Off Reception, five 3-hour sessions, including topics such as:

  • The Leader in You
  • Getting to Know the Association
  • The REALTOR® Party
  • GCAR in the Community
  • Sharpening Your Leadership Presence
  • Two “electives” (i.e., Governmental Affairs Committee meeting, Q&A with TREC Commissioners, TAR Board of Directors meeting, Volunteer at RPAC or Habitat fundraising event, CNE Luncheon, or Chattanooga Chamber Annual Meeting)

Who should apply?

The objective of the 2017 GCAR Leadership Academy is to provide tools and a knowledge-based foundation to motivate and empower those who desire to serve in a local leadership position.

How many members will be selected to participate?

To allow to meaningful networking and learning, the Board of Directors will consider the overall make-up of the class and seek to select a worthy and diverse group of participants. To maximize the experience for all participants, the class size will be limited to no more than fifteen (15) participants.

How much is the tuition?

Those members selected to participate in the class, will be required to pay a $175 tuition fee to offset the costs of classes, speakers, materials and activities.