Professional Development

Providing outstanding education to help our members achieve ongoing profitability

Meet The Team

Professional Development Director
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x263
E-mail: rita.klein@har.com
Training & Member Outreach Specialist
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x264
E-mail: cristina.castillo@har.com
Training & Member Outreach Specialist
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x288
E-mail: marilyn.maxwell@har.com
Professional Development Coordinator
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x264
E-mail: theresa.northam@HAR.com
Professional Development Coordinator
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x245
E-mail: ronnie.kovar@har.com
Texas REALTORS Leadership Program


Frequently Asked Questions

2017 marks the 9th HAR facilitated Texas Realtors® Leadership Program. The mission of the Texas Realtors® Leadership Program is to develop community and organizational leaders to become contributors to their community and their businesses and enrich their personal and professional lives.


How can I submit an application?
Click here to access the Application Form.


Who's eligible to apply?
Any Realtor® member of the Houston Association of Realtors® who is in good standing. Applicants must be a full-time Realtor® and have been in the business for no less than two years as of January 1, 2017.


What is the deadline?
Applications must be submitted by March 17, 2017 at 5pm.


Can I make changes to my submitted application?
You can make changes and updates to your saved applications until March 17, 2017.


What can I expect from the program?
TRLP offers participants and graduates an ongoing opportunity to meet other motivated leaders and to share an intensive learning experience that focuses on community issues and leadership skills. The purpose of TRLP is to prepare the next generation of Texas Realtors® to meet future challenges. The program provides participants with lectures, seminars, guest speakers, group discussions and leadership exercises that address vital issues affecting Texas Realtors®. The dynamic format stimulates vigorous and animated discussions and involvement by all participants.


What is the Selection Process?
The Leadership Selection Task Force will review all applications that are submitted by the deadline. Due to space limitations, not all eligible applicants are guaranteed acceptance into the program.


Can my broker or colleague provide supporting letters?
Recommendation letters in support of your application can be written by anyone you have worked with or for. They must be submitted online via the link on the application form. No e-mail, faxes, or snail mail will be accepted. A minimum of two letters of recommendation are required.


How will I know if my application was received?
An e-mail acknowledgment will be sent to the address listed in the application to confirm receipt of the submitted form. If it's determined that the application is incomplete or missing some information a second e-mail will be sent.


How and when will I be notified of the Selection Committee's decision?
All applicants will be notified of their status via e-mail or phone by April 3, 2017.


Is there a fee for the program?
Yes, the fee for the TRLP program is $549. If selected, the fee would be due on or before April 19, 2017. *Payment Plan Option is available for all members selected to participate.


If selected, do I have to attend all sessions?
Yes. To graduate from the Leadership Program, Realtors® must attend all sessions.

 

Session Schedule:

April 20-21, 2017
Learning to Lead- Overnight Retreat: San Luis Hotel, Galveston, TX

May 11, 2017
Understanding Your Style of Leadership
HAR Central

June 14, 2017
Key Lessons in Leadership and Business Planning
HAR Central

June 15, 2017
Time Management, Balance and Renewal
HAR Central

July 13, 2017
Leading Across Differences and Conflict Resolution for Realtors®
HAR Central

August 10, 2017
Spokesperson Training
HAR Central

September 19, 2017
Law, Legislature and Leadership
One day bus trip to Austin

October 12, 2017
Risk Management and Planning for the Future
HAR Central

October 26, 2017
Graduation
Location TBD
This will be an extended lunch program. You are welcome to bring a guest to this event.

April 5 or 12, 2018
HAR H-Town Day
Location TBD
Please mark your calendar to attend this full day program as this will be the date in which the group will officially present the leadership project.

 

Who can I contact if I have more questions?

Rita Blevins, Director of Professional Development, 713 629-1900 ext. 263 or rita@har.com.