• Elgin Area Leadership Academy Accepting Applications for Class of 2018-2019

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    May 01, 2018
    Applications Open for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy Class of 2019
    A program sought to engage and develop the next generation of community leaders in the Elgin area
    The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce (EACC) is now accepting applications for the Elgin Area Leadership Academy (EASLA) class of 2019. Since 1991, the EALA program has sought to educate, engage and develop the next generation of community leaders in the greater Elgin area. More than 500 persons have graduated from EALA since the program was first offered three decades ago.
    EALA begins in September, followed by nine half-day sessions held monthly through May 2019. Each session focuses on a new topic presented by local community and business leaders and exposes participants to various initiatives, programs, and opportunities in our community.

    Click here to view the 2018-2019 program calendar and attendance requirements.

    We are seeking applicants who have demonstrated a strong commitment and desire to impact the greater Elgin area, while having achieved, or are developing, a leadership role within their career. Through the exchange of viewpoints and experiences, participants are exposed to the challenges, opportunities and vital issues affecting the greater Elgin area. If you or someone you know would be a good fit for this program, encourage them to apply today!

    All interested individuals should visit http://elginchamber.com/membe…/elgin-area-leadership-academy
    Applications are due by August 10.. For additional questions, please cgieske@elginchamber.com
    About Elgin Area Leadership Academy

    This program strives to cultivate leadership resources within the greater Elgin area community by giving potential leaders a well-rounded, in-depth look at issues facing the region and the opportunities that exist to guide us into the future on solid ground. It exists to recognize and nurture leadership talents from diverse sectors of the local community through the exchange of viewpoints and experiences. EALA is a 9 month program that stimulates and develops future leaders through direct exposure, interaction and activities in various aspects of the community, with the goal of building a consensus among participants and fostering personal and professional relationships.
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