Leadership Edmond

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Leadership Edmond is a leadership development program designed to provide community leaders with a deeper understanding of the critical issues affecting the Edmond area. This program also provides an ongoing source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serve as catalysts and sustainers of positive change for the quality of life in the Edmond area.

The program begins with a two-day out of town retreat in August which focuses on community leadership skills and team building. The remaining eight, one-day long sessions meet once a month, from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and each focus on a specific community topic such as city government, education, state government and volunteerism.

Class size is limited to 35 individuals. Businesses with less than 500 employees will be limited to one participant, businesses with 500-1,000 employees will be limited to two participants, and businesses over 1,000 employees will be limited to 5 participants. Class members are selected to represent a broad range of occupations and backgrounds. (More information available on the application)

Session Dates for 2020-21:

  • August 31-September 1, 2020 Opening Retreat - Required. *The retreat will be held at St. Crispin’s Conference Center. Single occupancy rooms are available for small fee.  
  • September 14, 2020
  • October 5, 2020
  • November 9, 2020
  • December 7, 2020
  • January 11, 2021
  • February 8, 2021
  • March 1, 2021
  • April 12, 2021
  • April 29, 2021 Graduation (Held in the evening)

*Instructions for applying and tuition information are available on the application. Applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, July 24.

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