|Improving the communities in our great state of Texas through strong, viable community leadership programs|
The purpose of ATLP is to strengthen and support leadership programs in Texas by ...
The Association of Texas Leadership Programs (ATLP) is a state organization of community leadership programs, graduates of community leadership programs and affiliate organizations. ATLP was created in April 1990 in Tyler, Texas during a leadership conference hosted by the local leadership programs in East Texas. Within six months of that date, over 40 people from across Texas banned together to form the 501 (c) 3 organization. ATLP founders recognized the need to support Texas leadership programs and to assist in the creation of new programs, serve as a networking avenue, and provide educational opportunities to improve the communities in our great state of Texas through strong viable community leadership programs.
The Association is directed by a Board of Directors representing
various leadership programs across the Lone Star State. The Board
implements the goals and policies of ATLP, and determines the
location of the annual State Conference. The State Conference
presents information to participants in developing and improving
leadership programs, creates opportunities to exchange information
and provides a forum to promote cooperation and rededication to all
forms of leadership development. The State Conference is held
annually, with the site moved from one Region to another on a