Developing leaders who

connect, care, & collaborate.

Our 6 month leadership program provides participants with organized, face-to-face experiences to help them develop leadership skills needed to strive in a community college atmosphere.

Who We Are

The North Carolina Community College Leadership Program was founded in 1989 by Dr. Pat Akers. With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Pat Akers is continuously evolving NCCCLP by implementing new, innovative strategies that will propel the next generation of leaders.

Outcomes of the Program

Participants will develop and enhance essential skills to support their current and future leadership roles in the North Carolina Community College System. The program provides networking opportunities for participants to discover and apply best practices to deal with current community college issues.

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2019 Graduation Ceremony featuring the Founder, Dr. Pat Akers.

The program is highly experiential in nature and participants work in teams to create an ideal community college. The program's structure is built on the platform that good leaders develop through an ongoing process of self-study, education, training, networking, and experiences.

Our Program Leaders
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Kim Sepich
NCCCLP Lead Facilitator 336.561.4376

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Director of Executive Leadership Programs, Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

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Michael Boone
NCCCLP Director
828.719.7411

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Department Head of Mathematics & Physics

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Kent Shoffner
NCCCLP Co-Director 704.978.1313

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Dean of English, Mathematics, & Transition Resources

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Robin Ross
NCCCLP Treasurer
828.327.7000 ext. 4462

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VP of K-64 & Talent Development

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