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Huntington County Leadership plans 2015 class

Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

The Huntington County Leadership Academy Board of Directors has announced the dates for the 2015 academy. A total of eight classes will be held with class facilitator Ed Vessels.

The first class session will be January 13, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Horace Mann Educational Center. Classes will meet bi-weekly until May 5, 2015. The additional class sessions will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. also at the Horace Mann Educational Center. Graduation ceremonies will be May 19.

The purpose of this class is to help the participants enhance their leadership skills and use those skills to maintain and improve the quality of life in Huntington County. Students will learn about their personality styles and how their personalities differ from others after taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. They will also perform exercises and class discussions on relationship building, panel discussions, public speaking, and two books – “Good to Great and Monday Morning Leadership” and another small book or topic of choice.

Students will also facilitate a panel discussion and organize and execute a public service project for the community. A tuition fee is charged per student. Students wanting to register for a non-profit scholarship need to submit their applications by November 12, 2014. All other applications must be received by December 31, 2014. The class must have a minimum of thirteen students or it will be canceled.

Applications for the 2015 academy are available online at www.huntingtoncountyleadership.org or by calling Chuck Werth at (260) 356-6210 or Tabitha Brown at (260) 355-4318.