Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI)

NASSPSept. 23-27, 2017

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22311

WLTI: Leader • Citizen • Employee

August 1 – Registration opens
August 30 – Registration closes and hotel room reservation deadline

The Power of One – The Legacy of SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA offers advanced training for students and advisors that focuses on the skills needed to be champions at work, in the communities and in their personal lives. It’s known as the Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI). Student attendees must apply to attend the conference, which will focus on developing advanced leadership, citizenship and employability skills.

To help students learn how an individual can effect change, sessions will cover the following areas:

The impact of the individual as a leader
  • Developing influence: how to manage for success
  • Communicating: how to deliver persuasive messages
  • Leading others: how to delegate and motivate
The impact of the individual as a citizen
  • Decision making: having an impact on a local event
  • Serving the community: developing altruism and influence
  • Legislating: how government leaders effect change
The impact of the individual as an employee
  • Risk taking: a dialog about success and failure
  • Facilitating growth: teaching and reinforcing employability in others
  • Becoming a change agent: developing vision and exercising focus
Other WLTI activities will include:
  • Congressional visits
  • Guided tours
  • Touring the Smithsonian Institution and Washington area monuments
  • Laying of a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington, Va.
  • Pentagon Memorial Ceremony
  • Opportunity to earn National Statesman award
  • Tour of National Leadership Center