Office of the President

The President’s Leadership Academy

Igniting Transformative Leadership

The President’s Leadership Academy is a development program dedicated to recognizing and elevating the exceptional skills of our esteemed colleagues at Miami Dade College.

Inspired by the College’s commitment to creating an exceptional work environment at MDC for our world-class staff, the President's Leadership Academy embodies a culture of care by recognizing excellence and promoting professional development. In our rapidly evolving and complex world, it’s crucial that we continually refine our leadership abilities to effectively serve as catalysts for positive change in our community and beyond.

I am filled with optimism and deep with gratitude appreciation for the profound impact this program has had on on its participants and will continue to have on our vibrant MDC community.

With gratitude,

President Madeline Pumariega

If you are part of administration within our MDC community and seeking to enhance your leadership skills, you are encouraged to apply. Visit the link below to find out how.

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Academy Goals

Provide leaders the tools, strategies, and frameworks to develop the skills to accelerate impact and drive results within their teams.

Create a brave space for these leaders to become adaptive, competent, and transformative drivers of change in their careers, at the College, and in their community.

Fulfill MDC’s commitment to building curious leaders who self-reflect, challenge the status quo, and value growth over comfort.

Strengthen cross-campus collaboration, networking, and teaming to effectively operate with a common vision and mission for MDC.

Leadership in Community

Elevate your leadership while building meaningful connections.

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