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Leadership Development Institute (LDI)
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Academic Leadership Development At Collin College

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The Collin College Leadership Development Institute (LDI) is an academic initiative that incorporates key leadership principles into the curriculum of core courses.  Students have the opportunity to explore and develop their personal and professional knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of leadership as it is associated with a specific core discipline while gaining core course credits.

LDI is dedicated to the development of leaders through education and provides experiential opportunities for students seeking to make a positive difference in their lives and in the community.

LDI classes may partner with the Leadership Empowerment and Development (LEAD) co-curricular program for many activities, including the following events:

  • Ropes Course
  • Leadership Training Sessions
  • Leadership in the Movies
  • Field Trips
  • Guest Speakers
  • Team Building
  • Strengths Quest
  • And Much More.....

For more information on leadership development, events and activities CLICK HERE

Key leadership topics integrated into core courses include communication, problem solving, decision-making, ethics and more.

To search for LDI - integrated courses on the e-schedule, select term, campus and subject. Scroll down to Attribute Type, select Leadership Development and then click on search button.

All students are eligible to register for LDI - integrated courses. See below for he integrated courses offered Fall 2017:


      FALL 2017          Leadership Development Courses        
Central Park Campus                  
Crse Subj Sec Title CRN Time Days Campus Rm Instructor
CRIJ 1306 C01 Court Systems and Practices 17559 11:30-12:45 a.m. TR CC LA220 DeBoer, Leroy
PSYC 2301 C07 General Psychology 13054 1:00-2:15pm MWF CC E220 Rose, Michael
SPCH 1311 C10 Intro. Speech Communication 14291 11:30-12:45 TR CC B322 Wohead, Judith
Preston Ridge Campus                  
Crse Subj Sec Title CRN Time Days Campus Rm Instructor
BIOL 2401 P04 Human Anatomy & Phsysiology 12692 10:00-11:15 a.m. TR PC J103 Grose, Nicole
GOVT 2305 P11 Federal Govt (Const & topics) 17776 10:00-11:15 am TR PC L243 StJohn, Debra
GOVT 2306 P13 Texas Govt (Const & topics) 17795 1:00-2:15 pm TR PC J206 Hargis, Hilla J.
HIST 1302 P02 History II 11741 9:00-9:50 am MWF PC L244 Pickens, Thomas
Spring Creek Campus                  
Crse Subj Sec Title CRN Time Days Campus Rm Instructor
ENGL 1301 S2Y Composition I 16018 1:00-2:15 pm T SC   Ranta, Lari
GOVT 2306 S14 Texas Govt (Const & topics) 17890 8:30-9:45 am TR SC BB106 McConachie, Mike





For more information on The Leadership Development Institute, contact:


Dr. Debra St. John
Director, Leadership Development Institute                                                   
Preston Ridge Campus, L231