Leadership Academy 2018 – Class XXII

Ready to take your leadership skills to the next level?

The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®Leadership Academy was created in the spring of 1997. The Leadership Academy introduces its candidates to the community and the associations they are a part of and much more.

Leadership Alumni

2018 Class Dates and Activities

The Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy meets once a week from August through November. The program includes leadership training in a variety of ways with intense learning experiences throughout SAAR and theScottsdale community. Classes for 2018 begin August 23 and concludes November 16 and are typically held every Thursday (7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Following is this year’s class schedule (also available for download):

1. Orientation Day – Thursday, August 23 (2-4 p.m.)( welcome & alumni mixer, 4 – 6 p.m.)

2. Team Building Day  – Thursday, August 30

3. Association Day – Thursday, September 6

4. Know Your City/ Corporation Day – Thursday, September 13

5. Education Day  – Thursday, September 20

6. Travel/Sports/Leisure Day  – Thursday, September 27

7. Healthcare Day  – Thursday, October 4

8. Stewardship  Day  – Thursday, October 11

9. Public Safety – Fire & Law Enforcement Day  – Thursday, October 18

10. Arts/Culture Day – Thursday, October 25

11. Commencement Day   – Friday – November 16 (early evening)

Now accepting nominations and applications!
Soon Class XXII will be selected and asked to complete modules, which are carefully designed to add value to the current and future career paths of each class member. It’s an opportunity for more than a tremendous sense of accomplishment. Learn more about what you may be nominating someone for and please submit your NOMINATIONS by Monday, June 18. 

The deadline for CANDIDATE APPLICATIONS is Monday, July 9.


Once a week (typically Thursdays) from late August through November, participants will have a day of leadership training and unique learning experiences.


Marketing Partnerships are  $600 per day with no other expenses required of the marketing partner. You must be a current Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® affiliate member to participate. For more information on supporting an day’s event, contact Amanda Ochoa at Amanda@ScottsdaleREALTORS.org.


Graduates have gone on to become leaders within the Association, in the community and government environments. They have improved their leadership qualities to enhance their business as well as the companies for which they work.


Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® is proud to have more than 200 Leadership Academy alumni–many of whom are still active in the Association and community today. The alumni network gets together regularly and are among the first to know about new and exciting things happening at Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®.

More Questions?

Contact CEO Rebecca Grossman at Rebecca@ScottsdaleREALTORS.org