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Leadership Academy

Huntington County Leadership, Inc. and Purdue Extension are partnering to offer the Huntington County Adult Leadership Academy again in 2017. There are many individuals who are willing to give their time and talents to serve the needs of others. However, it is often difficult to find individuals who are willing to step up to the plate to serve in leadership roles. Confident, skilled and knowledgeable leaders are needed to inspire, lead and build dynamic and viable organizations and communities. This series of workshops will increase the capacity of existing and emerging leaders through and eleven module leadership development training program hosted by Purdue Extension educators, facilitated by trained Extension staff and based on research-based curriculum.

Leadership dates and topics are:

1/18/17- Getting to Know Huntington County

2/1/17- Identifying My Leadership Style

2/15/17- Leading Through Interpersonal Communication

3/1/17- Building a Healthy Community

3/15/17- Managing Conflict

3/29/17- Getting Involved in Huntington County

4/12/17- Serving on Non-Profit Boards

4/26/17- Exploring Economic Development in Huntington County

5/3/17- Exploring Education in Huntington County

5/17/17- Learning How County Government Works

5/31/17- Exploring Diversity in Huntington County

Most dates then group will meet from 8:30am-11:30am. Applications are now being accepted by visiting or Purdue Extension Huntington County at 1340 S Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN. Deadline to apply to participate is December 29, 2016.