What is the Water Professionals Leadership Academy?

The Water Professionals Leadership Academy identifies and develops the next generation of leaders in the water industry through training sessions and team building activities that incorporate personal and professional development.

A total of 6 two-day sessions will be conducted between October and May 2025, plus a special graduation at our Water Professionals Conference.

WPLA Application Informational Webinar

Are you interested in applying for the 2025 class of the KY/TN Water Professionals Leadership Academy but want to know more?

View the webinar (was live May 23), it provides an overview of the program as well as detailed information regarding the application process.

Application Process Key Dates

Info Webinar: May 23
Applications Due: June 14
Notifications Sent: by August 2

Application Process Next Steps

Step 1: Complete Online Application
Step 2: Obtain (2) Recommendations
Step 3: Obtain Organizational Commitment