MLEAD Facilitator 22-23 Interest Form

Student Information

The Maryland Leadership Education and Development (MLEAD) Program engages students in institutes, conferences, retreats, and peer education to develop socially responsible leadership skills.

Student Facilitators deliver leadership development content, lead experiential learning activities, guide conversations and synthesize group ideas, effectively shaping experiences for the participants. Facilitators learn and practice skills including public speaking, critical thinking, planning, and flexibility! 

Program Team
We are looking for Facilitators to facilitate Terrapin Leadership Institute (TLI)​ and Maryland Leadership Conference in the upcoming academic year.

All facilitator positions are semester long commitments. You will also have the option to continue on with the Facilitator role for Spring 2023 and so on. 


Facilitators should review class, employment, student organization, family, and other commitments to ensure availability for these mandatory training dates and times [subject to change]:

Fall Schedule 

Learning Communities - Mondays 5:00 -7:00pm (10 meetings each semester)

LCSL Annual Student Leader Retreat - August 27th

Fall TLI: 1 session on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evening over 6 weeks (late September  - October)


Spring Schedule

Learning Communities - Mnodays 5:00 -7:00pm (10 meetings each semester) 

LCSL Mid Year Retreat - January 

Spring TLI: 1 session on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evening over 5 weeks (late February - March)

Maryland Leadership Conference (April, TBD)


Position Description:

  • Actively promote MLEAD opportunities and share marketing materials via email, social media, and at least 1 event per semester. 

  • Review and deliver curriculum including experiential activities and discussion for a group of 15-25 participants. 

  • Work closely with 1 co-facilitator to plan and implement weekly 90-minute sessions, manage session logistics, organize participant communication, and build community among participants 

  • Review and deliver curriculum including experiential activities and discussion for a small group of 10-15 participants for 2 conferences programs

  • Provide feedback on program curriculum and structure

  • Be a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior undergraduate student or Graduate student 

Intake Process:

The facilitator intake will be a rolling/continuous/positions open until filled process. MLEAD is looking for 10-15 dedicated students for the program team and those interested in becoming a facilitator for the MLEAD program must:

  1. Fill out the MLEAD Program Facilitator Interest Form with the necessary information
  2. Once the interest form has received, MLEAD staff will reach out for informational meeting about the position to answer any of the students’ questions.
  3. Following the informational meeting, MLEAD staff may reach back out to students for an interview style conversation.
  4. Within 1-2 weeks, the interested student will be notified if they are selected or not for a position.

Application closes Aug 30th
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