Waddington Leadership Initiative

Margaret Waddington left Vermont schools a great gift – one that could transform school leadership within a decade.

The late Dr. Margaret Waddington was one of the many individuals transformed by CCL’s flagship Leadership Development Program (LDP)®. So much so that the pioneering neurologist and resident of Rutland became a strong financial supporter of CCL and upon her passing in 2016, entrusted the organization with a multimillion dollar estate gift to ensure ongoing access to leadership development for women, men, and the young people of Vermont.

Waddington Leadership Initiative Announcement

Waddington Background Powerpoint

CCL Leadership Development Roadmap

WADDINGTON COHORT 10 Application Process Now Open

We are now accepting applications for Waddington Cohort 10!

Below are the dates and the link will bring you to further information and the application. Applications received by VPA Members and received by March 31st, 2020 will receive first consideration. If you hope to attend cohort 10 apply before March 31st as the cohort groups fill up fast. We have not kept a waitlist of past applicants or inquires, so please newly apply for Cohort 10 if you have previously inquired or applied in the past, but have not yet attended.

  • Session 1 Date Ranges: June 21, 2021 – July 2, 2021 in Greensboro, North Carolina at the Campus of the Center for Creative Leadership (This is a three-day training)
  • Session 2 Date Ranges: September 20, 2021-October 4, 2021 to be held in Vermont. Site to be determined.(This is a two-day training)
  • Session 3 Date Ranges: March 22, 2022- April 2, 2022 to be held in Vermont. Site to be determined. (This is a two-day training)

More Information and Application


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