The Virginia Leadership Academy (VLA) will prepare emerging REALTOR® leaders from all around the Commonwealth to excel at the local, state, and national associations and to become model REALTOR® experts in their communities. Our participants will build their leadership skills through a series of retreats and team building activities. If you are up for a challenge and ready to move your career to the next step, the Virginia Leadership Academy is for you.

Objectives of the Virginia REALTORS® Leadership Academy

  • To identify Virginia REALTORS® who have demonstrated leadership potential and have an interest in the REALTOR® organization.
  • To train participants in leadership and volunteer best practices.
  • To motivate participants by increasing their awareness of real estate, association issues, and challenges.
  • To develop a network of leaders across the state that will actively work for the continued growth of the REALTOR® organization at all levels.

2023-2024 Virginia REALTORS® Leadership Academy Schedule and Curriculum

The participants work together in a training program consisting of 4 in-person and 4 virtual sessions, including orientation and graduation. The activities that members will participate in include sessions lead by a cadre of state and national speakers, team building activities, and networking opportunities with state and national REALTOR® leaders. Sessions include the development of leadership skills, committee involvement, spokesperson training, personal profile analysis, communication…and much more. Click here to learn more about the class schedule and curriculum.