The Public Leadership Academy provides state and local elected and appointed officials the opportunity to advance and grow as public leaders. The one-week residential program invites a cohort of rising Ohio elected officials to develop their core leadership skills of communication, collaboration, analysis, problem-solving and decision-making in an elected legislative setting.
Participants will exchange ideas and work with leading practitioners and scholars in the field of elected governance, as well as fellow emerging leaders from across the state participating in the Academy. The focus will be on developing leadership skills for service in the State legislature, but the training has application for other elected settings as well.
The benefits of participation include:
The first offering of the Public Leadership Academy will take place from July 15-20, 2018 at the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University. Participants will arrive midday on Sunday, July 15th and stay on campus until midday on Friday, July 20th.
Graduates of the Public Leadership Academy will receive a certificate signifying successful completion of study and become the inaugural alumni members of the Academy.