Nominations now being accepted for the LEAD Athens Class of 2018-2019!

Deadline for nominations is Friday April 6, 2018.

 

What is LEAD Athens?

LEAD Athens is a program of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce designed to develop effective leaders committed to building a vibrant community. The intense year-long program explores a myriad of topics including economic development, local industry, health care, government, secondary and higher education, the arts and more. Participants learn about current issues and explore future challenges through monthly sessions and completion of a community project leading to a well-rounded and fun LEAD Athens experience.

 

What is the time commitment? 

  • Orientation: Thursday, June 21, 2018 | 1-5pm (Dinner, 5-7pm)
  • Retreat: Friday-Sunday, July 20-22, 2018
  • Savannah: Thursday-Friday January 24-25, 2019

REGULAR SESSIONS

  • Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 | 8am-5pm
  • Thursday, September 13, 2018 | 8am-5pm
  • Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 | 8am-5pm
  • Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 | 8am-5pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 | 8am-5pm
  • Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 | 8am-5pm
  • Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 | 8am-5pm
  • Thursday, April. 11, 2019 – Graduation, 6-9pm

Attendance at Retreat and Monthly Sessions is MANDATORY!

 

How much does LEAD Athens cost?

Tuition for LEAD Athens is $1,500 and is due by Friday, June 29, 2018. Tuition is non-refundable. A limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarship requests up to $750 will be considered.

 

Questions?

Please e-mail LEADAthens@athensga.com for more information.

 

Download the nomination form here:

2018-2019 LEAD Athens Nomination Form