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Public Leadership Academy

We support leaders who inspire citizenship.

The Public Leadership Academy brings together a bipartisan group of rising Ohio elected officials to learn from each other and build lasting relationships across political boundaries. The intensive, one-week, residential Academy builds trust among participants who return to political life with a better understanding of their colleagues and a renewed commitment to public service.

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Program overview

Program designed for:
  • Ohio elected state and local public officials
  • Rising leaders who are ready to commit one week during the summer
Program highlights:
  • One week in residence on the OSU campus
  • Instructors include leading scholars and practitioners in elected governance
  • Format includes lectures, panels, hands-on interactive experiences, and frequent dialogue


Training materials, lodging, and most meals are provided through generous support from the State of Ohio Leadership Institute

Participants arrive noon Monday and depart the following Friday

Lodging and most meals are provided on campus

Page Hall is home base for instruction but there also will be off-campus learning activities

Class of 2019

Class of 2018

For more information

Contact the Glenn College professional development team

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