Reach your potential

Grow your leadership skills and increase your success.

The tools and resources you need.

As a leader, you may not have an easy way to develop your leadership. This can leave you worried you’ll miss out on opportunities to make a difference. Shafer Leadership Academy helps individuals grow your leadership skills, increase your success, and make an impact in your community.

Coffee Talks

Virtual Coffee Talks are a great way to start your day and learn in 90-minutes about a new topic.

Lunch & Learns

Lunch & Learns are 90-minute sessions (in-person) designed for the busy learner.


Workshops are in-person half-day or virtual multi-session programs focused on a single topic.


Signature Programs are most impactful and can be brought to your team as a Custom Program.

Virtual Programs

What is a virtual program? Learn More »


03feb8:00 am9:30 amLeaders are Inclusive: Fostering a Welcoming Workplace

16feb4:00 pm5:30 pmOff the Shelf - "The Question Behind the Question" & "The Four Agreements"

23feb(feb 23)2:00 pm24(feb 24)3:30 pmIncorporating Wellness into Your Everyday


01mar8:00 am9:30 amPivot Your Perception

23mar(mar 23)2:00 pm24(mar 24)3:30 pmTake chances, make mistakes, get messy! Creativity in the Workplace the Ms. Frizzle Way

In-Person Programs

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08feb8:30 am11:30 amBuild your Talents with LEGO® Serious Play®

17feb11:30 am1:00 pmSocially Smart- How to Know the Media You're Consuming is Legit


03mar1:30 pm4:30 pmStrategic Planning for the "Future"

17mar11:30 am1:00 pmBreathing Through Stress


08apr9:00 am4:00 pmPre-Supervisor Training - Session 1

13apr5:00 pm8:00 pmAll Aboard: Board Leadership in Motion

Coffee Talks are free for SLA Members, $25 non-members, $15 non-profits
Lunch & Learns 
are free for SLA Members, $40 non-members, $30 non-profits
are free for SLA Members, $150 for non-members, $100 for non-profits
Signature Programs are typically more expensive than other program formats.
Special Programs are offered throughout the year and are often free of charge.

Individuals who are either unemployed or connected with an employer who is unable to pay can request scholarships for any of our programs.

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Need a custom approach to developing your leaders?

Work with a Shafer Leadership Advisor to build a custom program to fit your needs.

Align your team and increase your success.

Do you need help creating a plan to develop and grow your people? Our leadership assessment will give you clarity about your biggest opportunities and next steps to align your teams.