Please read the following information carefully
-MCLC is designed to prepare and build leadership resources within our entire county. The select group of participants will be comprised of leaders and emerging leaders of the area.
-They will receive an intense view of civic and governmental leadership through direct contact with a wide spectrum of institutions that keep Marshall County solvent and moving forward.
-MCLC is an educational opportunity through participatory experiences.
PARTICIPANT SELECTION PROCESS
-The Selection Committee shall review all applications and submit nominations to the Board of Directors. In selecting the nominees, the Committee shall attempt to represent a broad spectrum of firms and organizations throughout Marshall County.
-Those chosen to be members of the Class will be notified in mid-July. Upon notification of acceptance, the $500 tuition check must be received within 14 calendar days or the applicant’s position will be awarded to an alternate.
WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF MCLC?
MCLC is designed to identify, prepare, and build upon leadership resources within Marshall County. The objectives of the program are:
-To motivate participants to achieve their leadership potential.
-To bring together participants and other current leaders to discuss the present and future direction of Marshall County.
-To prepare participants as more effective professionals by sharpening their leadership skills.
-To challenge participants to greater involvement through volunteer roles in the community.
-To examine programs and agencies that currently operates within Marshall County.
-To create the opportunity for participants to come to know, respect, and establish rapport with each other.
TIME REQUIREMENTS/ SCHEDULE
-The applicant and CEO or immediate supervisor is asked to commit to the attendance and participation policies of the program at the time the application is submitted.
-In order to graduate from MCLC the participant must attend at least 85% of the scheduled programs. Time equivalency is one business day per month (with the exception of the State Government program being an overnight event.)
-The MCLC Executive Director will be responsible for monitoring the attendance of the participants.
To graduate, participants are expected to attend at least 85% of the scheduled program. *Average days are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m
Kickoff/Orientation – Mandatory, Thursday, August 16
Social Services, Thursday, September 20
Public Safety, Thursday, October 18
Media, Thursday, November 15
Leadership Development Luncheon, December TBA
Economic Development, Thursday, January 17
Local Government/State Government, Wednesday - Thursday, February 20-21
Overnight Trip to Montgomery
Education, Thursday, March 21
Health, Thursday, April 18
Tourism, Thursday, May 16
Graduation, Tuesday, May 21 (evening event)
*Dates subject to change
WHAT CAN PARTICIPANTS EXPECT?
MCLC will extensively explore Local and State Government, Economic Development, Tourism, Education, Public Safety, Media and Health and Social Services- tours will involve an extensive amount of walking. Numerous speakers representing various programs and agencies will serve as resources for our hands-on look at Marshall County.
The Selection Committee will choose a class that is representative of the diverse leadership needs of the community. The class is limited to 28 participants. The members of the new Class will be announced to the public early August.
For additional information regarding the Marshall County Leadership Challenge, please contact:
Jennifer Hulsey, Marshall County Leadership Challenge, P.O. Box 222, Guntersville, AL 35976, (256) 582-3612.
The Marshall County Leadership Challenge offers select businesses and organizations sponsorship of its growing and successful programs. These sponsorships help underwrite a portion of each program and allow growth into new areas of leadership development for participants. No program planning responsibilities are required of sponsors. Please visit our website, www.marshallcountyleadership.com, for more information.
Deadline: June 8, 2018
Thank you for applying
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