Leadership Development Program

Ready, Set, Lead!

If you want to...

  • Expand and Refine your leadership skills to drive change in your current work setting
  • Become a leader within your state or professional association
  • Build a lifelong professional network
  • Give back to your profession through volunteer service
  • Influence policies, programs, and services

Then you should consider participating in ASHA's Leadership Development Program!

The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a year-long program for ASHA members with leadership potential. The program encourages you to develop your leadership skills and give back to the professions through volunteering—whether with ASHA, at your workplace or for a related professional organization.


LDP General: Application submission period closed on December 1, 2023.

LDP Schools: Application submission period closed on March 1, 2024.


Contact Steve Willie, Program Manager, Association Governance Operations at swillie@asha.org.

ASHA Leadership Academy

Advance your leadership skills with ASHA’s Leadership Academy! This site offers free leadership resources such as assessments, webinars, videos, a discussion board and much more!

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