The AASHTO National Transportation Leadership Institute was founded in 1967 and provides an organizational framework within which the various leadership training and development needs of state highway and transportation departments, and of the U.S. Department of Transportation, can be met.
This institute is designed to enhance the leadership skills of transportation professionals. Subject matter ranges from fundamentals to advanced and sophisticated concepts. The institute places special emphasis on contemporary concepts, processes, and strategies. It is designed to provide grounding in fundamentals and principles as well as more sophisticated concepts and practices in the leadership of department operations.
The institute curriculum is geared to the graduate level and emphasizes the challenges of administering complex organizations.