Colorado Association of REALTORS | Leadership Academy
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Leadership Academy

Are you interested in leading your industry?

What is Leadership Academy?

CAR Leadership Academy is an exclusive four-month training and development program designed to nurture future association leaders. It is focused on further developing participants’ leadership and association knowledge.


This program is best for members ready to begin their Leadership Journey and those who have some background knowledge and experience in the real estate industry.


As a member of the Leadership Academy, you will experience:

  • Small group meetings with Past and current CAR Leadership to give you inside knowledge of the organization’s vision and the challenges of leadership.
  • Refine your presentation skills and gain media training.
  • Broaden your understanding of federal policy initiatives that strengthen the ability of Americans to own, buy and sell real estate.
  • Develop leadership skills to be applied at the association level and in your career.

By becoming a member of the CAR Leadership Academy, you will gain the skills to transform connections into involvement and action. REALTOR® members who would like to strengthen their leadership abilities and who are passionate about the industry are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

The application deadline for Leadership Academy is September 29, 2023. If you have questions, please email Holly Krell, Professional Development Director, Admission decisions will be disclosed on October 20, 2023.

All sessions are mandatory.  Please review the program to be sure your schedule will allow you to attend.
Online Application

What Type of Commitment Does This Require?

CAR’s Leadership Academy begins in January and concludes in April. Participants are required to attend monthly sessions listed on the Leadership Academy Agenda. Attendance at all events is required and included in a one-time fee of $500. Member is responsible for travel, lodging, meals, and all incidental expenses to attend events.

Leadership Academy Graduates
Leadership Academy Agenda 2024

Our industry requires visionary leaders who can anticipate the existing and future needs of our REALTOR® Associations. The CAR Leadership Academy provides the insight and tools needed to do just that.

Online Application

Apply for CAR’s Leadership Academy

Application Deadline is September 29, 2023.


Online Application