Classes are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month, September through May, with the potential exception of the February class. Classes are 8 am to 5 pm with the possibility of an early start time. Dates for the 2018-2019 sessions include:
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 – Lunch Orientation
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019 (subject to change)
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – Evening Graduation
** Please note the attendance policy applies for each of these sessions.
Participant Expectations & Graduation Requirements:
Participants will be randomly assigned to a committee to help plan one of the Leadership days. Each class member is expected to be an active participant in planning this session.
Each participant is expected to attend one Fort Dodge City Council meeting or Webster County Board of Supervisors meeting. The City Council meets the 2nd & 4th Mondays of each month at 6:00 and the Board of Supervisors meets on Tuesdays at 10:00. Proof of attendance must be provided to Jill Nelson, Community Development Director for the Growth Alliance.
Each participant is expected to attend one service club meeting. This service club cannot be one you are currently an active member of. A list of service clubs, meeting times and the required report will be included in the Leadership class packet.
Participants will be asked to complete online surveys following each class, providing feedback on the session.