Our Purpose

The primary purpose of the Professional Development Team is to promote personal and professional growth through education and leadership experiences. It is readily accepted that participation in a planned course of study contributes to personal and professional development. To that end, we offer a substantial resource of educational materials and will continue to offer current courses and provide new programs.

About Classes and Seminars

Classes and Seminars offered by LMLA are a no-obligation education and information opportunity. Your participation is totally optional. You are under no obligation to purchase any product or service from the firm presenting the seminar or class. By offering you this seminar / Class , LMLA, NMA and LM Aero do not make nor imply a recommendation or endorsement of the firm presenting the seminar, or any information, products or services they recommend.


LMLA Professional Development consists of administrative staff and instructional staff.

Administrative Staff

The administrative staff insures instructional managers have the materials and information to coordinate successful classes of instructions, provides students and LM Aero employees with information on classes and events within Professional Development and provides venues to recognize professional development among LMLA members and LM Aero employees.

Instructional Staff

The instructional staff continually solicits qualified instructors/facilitators for all classes. With instructors/facilitators, each instructional manager coordinate with instructors/facilitators to determines class schedule, room location, and develops the Communication Request Form for approval by the LMLA-PD Deputy VP. Managers coordinate with instructors to forecast and update monthly, quarterly, and annual class schedules. Managers receive the NMA CEU class roster from the instructor/facilitator, insure completeness and correctness, generate the Check Request form to reimburse instructors for class instruction, and forward both the completed roster and check request to the LMLA-PD Deputy VP for review, signature approval, and financial processing. By the 5th day of each monthly, managers will provide LMLA-PD VP and Deputy VP an activity report for the preceding month. Managers may be requested to provide a short bio and write up of their area activities and its contribution to LM Aero diversity and full spectrum leadership.