Fellows in Leadership

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Thank you to all who applied. Those accepted will be notified in at the end of August.
Constructed around the needs of today's providers, Fellows in Leadership equips leaders with actionable strategies and practical knowledge to help solve real-world challenges in member communities. The program will assist emerging and experienced leaders to define, clarify, and practice the skills needed to lead aging services organizations into the future. Sessions are taught by experienced long-term care faculty and industry leaders, and participants are coached by esteemed leaders from member communities. 

As a Fellow you will:

  • Gain greater self-awareness as a person and leader to through DiSC Work of Leaders assessments and trainings
  • Learn more about aging services
  • Clarify your own leadership principles and practices 
  • Develop leadership approaches and practices that are adaptive in a variety in a variety of contexts
  • Cultivate network connections in the aging services field 
  • Be more effective in engaging and leading persons above, under and beside you 
  • Be more effective in a variety of cultural and situational settings 


What makes this leadership development program unique?

  • Learn from and network with aging services professionals from across the state
  • Creates a safe space to:
    • Learn and practice conflict resolution through experiential techniques
    • Work through problems with like-minded and unbiased colleagues
    • Understand your leadership style and how it directly impacts your team
    • Delve into emotional intelligence
  • Opportunity for free mentoring outside of your organization
  • Exposure to a variety of long-term care services at other member organizations
  • Build a strong network outside your community
  • Free continuous learning opportunities through the Alumni Council after graduation from the program


  • A $2,500 tuition payment (non-refundable and non-transferable) is required from each LeadingAge PA Fellow’s organization. Lodging, travel expenses, and some meals are also paid for by the Fellow’s organization. The costs incurred vary depending on the locations of the site visits.
  • The tuition fee includes the cost of journals, materials, evaluations, assessments, and some meals during Fellows in Leadership in-person sessions.
  • One complimentary day at the 2025 LeadingAge PA Annual Conference.




Did you know? LeadingAge PA offers an annual full-tuition scholarship for one LeadingAge PA member to complete the Fellows in Leadership Program.  Click here  to learn more about the Ron Barth Fellows in Leadership Scholarship. Submit applications to mlake@leadingagepa.org.

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Please click on the 2025 Fellows in Leadership brochure below to learn more about the program.




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