Leadership Dekalb 2017-2018

Leadership Dekalb Class 2017-2018

Leadership DeKalb 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.

  • Participants will receive an intense view of civic and governmental leadership through direct contact with an array of institutions that keep DeKalb County moving forward.
  • Leadership DeKalb is an educational opportunity through participatory experiences.

What are the goals of Leadership DeKalb?

Leadership DeKalb is designed to identify, prepare, and further prepare strong leadership resources within DeKalb 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 DeKalb County.
  • To prepare participants to become more effective professionals by sharpening their decision making skills and by broadening the scope of understanding on an array of topics included within Leadership DeKalb.
  • To challenge participants to greater involvement through volunteer roles in the community.
  • To examine programs and agencies that currently operates within DeKalb County.
  • To create the opportunity for participants to come to know, respect, and establish rapport with each other.

What can participants expect?

Leadership DeKalb will extensively explore Local and State Government, Agriculture/Economic Development, Tourism, Education, Public Safety, Media and Health and Social Services. Various speakers representing different programs and agencies will serve as resources for a hands-on look at DeKalb County.