UACES Facebook LeadAR - Arkansas Leadership Program
LeadAR logo

What is LeadAR?

LeadAR is a program designed to educate emerging leaders on public issues and develop their expertise in addressing critical problems facing agriculture and rural Arkansas.

What is involved in being a LeadAR participant?

man standing next to a table with participants working on a project
Class 17 participants work together on a public policy legal writing project.  

Over the course of this 24-month intensive program, you will be immersed in an array of topics including: leadership theory, effective communication, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, emerging technology, and complex social and cultural issues. These courses are designed to contribute to economic and community growth within our state.

As a LeadAR participant, you will acquire tools needed to enhance your leadership skills and heighten your overall personal, community, and organizational success.

Activities include:

  • dynamic classroom presentations
  • case studies
  • experiential learning
  • individualized coaching
  • group collaboration and much more.

 Program Funding

Kellogg logo Farm Bureau
Electric Cooperatives Entergy
AALA weyerhaeuser
Producers Rice Mill logo Picture and link to

Farm Credit System Foundation