Harford Leadership Academy

Celebrating over 30 Years of Developing Harford County's Leaders!

Now taking applications for its fourteenth year in 2021, the Harford Leadership Academy is a Community Leadership Development Program, co-sponsored by Harford Community College and the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. The Academy is designed to promote the development of existing and emerging leaders and to create a committed, involved, and diverse network of leaders in Harford County. Almost 1000 individuals have completed this outstanding program, including leaders representing the areas of business and industry, education, government and civic organizations.

Through the Harford Leadership Academy, future leaders are given the unique opportunity to learn from today's leaders. They, their organizations and our entire community benefit as Harford Leadership Academy participants gain the knowledge necessary to lead Harford County in the 21st century.

Academy Goals

  • To identify, educate, motivate, and develop potential community leaders
  • To expose program participants to the challenges our community faces and the opportunities that are available for community growth
  • To provide a communications network between present and future community leaders
  • To promote leadership on a planned, continuing basis for the development of our community


Harford Leadership Academy Coordinator
Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Rd.
Bel Air, MD 21015