- POLICY CLUSTERS
The Academy for Leadership Development provides valuable leadership training and enhancement of leadership skills. Programs are delivered by esteemed faculty of the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri. Truman School faculty and facilitators have been chosen for their expertise and experience.
The Academy for Leadership Development is limited to 20 registrants to allow for the highest level of interaction among participants and with facilitators.
The program consists of three, two-day programs conducted at the newly renovated and state of the art MU Student Center (formerly Brady Commons) on the campus of the University of Missouri.
January 17 & 18, 2013
February 14 & 15, 2013
March 14 & 15, 2013
Faculty and Facilitators
Dr. Barton Wechsler - Dr. Wechsler is Dean of the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri. Dr. Wechsler is a strategic community planning expert.
Dr. David Valentine - Dr. Valentine is the Senior Fellow in the Institute of Public Policy. Dr. Valentine worked for more than 25 years with the Division of Research, Missouri Senate.
Brian Dabson - Brian Dabson is founder of the RUPRI Rural Futures Lab and Director of the Institute of Public Policy.
Ms. Emily Johnson - Emily Johnson is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Institute of Public Policy, specializing in evaluation research.
Academy Curriculum and Instruction
The Academy promotes the development of leadership skills and tools that allow participants to reflect on current beliefs and practices, share knowledge and experiences, and practice learned strategies and processes.
Program Cost and Meals