Leadership Clinton County now accepting applications

PHOTO PROVIDED Leadership Clinton County participants tour the Heisey Museum to learn about the rich history in Clinton County.

LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County is accepting applications until July 1 for its innovative training program starting in September 2020.

Leadership Clinton County is designed to strengthen its participants by helping them recognize their leadership potential and identify ways they may use their abilities to create a better future for their community.

Through a series of sessions, and using the community as its classroom, participants exchange ideas and information with established leaders and experts from many fields. Future leaders gain first-hand experience about critical issues as they develop the skills necessary to become an effective leader.


For Employers:

— Develops employees with increased organizational, leadership and problem solving skills.

— Gives companies and employees new insights into the community.

— Strengthens a company’s involvement and participation in community affairs.

— Gives companies new access to a network of community leaders and resources.

— Gives companies public recognition of their community involvement.

— Expedites high potential employee development.

For Community:

— Develops a committed, knowledgeable group of people prepared to accept key positions on community committees and boards.

— Provides a broad-based pool of individuals sensitive to the diverse populations in our community.

— Instills a greater appreciation of the issues facing our community today and the emerging issues of tomorrow.

— Encourages creative partnerships and initiatives between the public and private sectors.

This nine-month comprehensive leadership development program is designed for any adult living or working in Clinton County. Sessions typically run once a month from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Leadership Clinton County tuition is $600 per person, which covers materials and all meals. Partial scholarships are available for those in need. Applications from people committed to leadership and growth will be due on July 1.

If you would like an application and/or more information about this unique program, please contact April Bittner at 570-748-5782 or coordinator@clintoncountyinfo.com, or visit the Clinton County Economic Partnership website at www.clintoncountyinfo.com.


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