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CLASS PROGRAM

Leadership Florida’s mission is to continually discover and convene committed individuals, enhancing and recharging their leadership skills by introducing them to a powerful community through whom they find knowledge and inspiration. We engage Floridians by providing essential information and a meaningful forum for their opinions, and creating opportunities for shared experiences that are inviting, inspiring and of lasting value.

One of the many ways the organization is working to accomplish that mission is through its annual class program. For our thirty-six class, 55 leaders ages 40 and over will be chosen to participate in a stimulating and thought-provoking, eight-month educational program that consists of a series of 5 (five) two and three-day sessions held in cities throughout the state, the culmination of which is the equivalent of a sixth session where participants will join fellow Leadership Florida members at our Annual Meeting. These sessions include programming on issues critical to Florida, leadership skills assessment and training, and relevant information on Florida's history, demography, diversities, and opportunities. One of the most rewarding and lasting benefits of the program is the valuable time spent interacting with other leaders from a variety of professions, philosophies and parts of the state who represent Florida's diverse ethnic and racial composition.

Applications are to be submitted online.  Because online forms can be tricky and don’t provide a word count, you may want to type your answers on another document, copy and paste them onto the online form.  Applications MUST be submitted no later than 5:00pm on May 5, 2017.

A limited number of tuition scholarships are available.  If you are applying for a scholarship, be sure to complete that form and email to rreichert@leadershipflorida.org.  (The Selection Committee will not see who applies for scholarships.)

Please note: You must be 40 years of age or older on September 13, 2017 to be eligible to apply for the Annual Class Program. Applicants who will be under the age of 40 on the date noted above should complete the application for the Connect Florida Institute.

Click here to apply online for Class XXXVI.
Click here to download a hard copy of the application for Class XXXVI.
Click here to download the tuition grant application.

CONNECT FLORIDA

The Institute is an intensive leadership program aimed at giving young professionals between the ages of 25 and 39 the skills to become statewide leaders. Applications will be available in January. To nominate yourself or someone else for the Institute, please send an email with their contact information to info@leadershipflorida.org.

Applications are to be submitted online.  Because online forms can be tricky and don’t provide a word count, you may want to type your answers on another document, copy and paste them onto the online form.  Applications MUST be submitted no later than 5:00pm on May 5, 2017.

A limited number of tuition scholarships are available.  If you are applying for a scholarship, be sure to complete that form and email to rreichert@leadershipflorida.org.  (The Selection Committee will not see who applies for scholarships.)

Please note: You must be 39 years of age or younger on September 13, 2017 to be eligible to apply for the Connect Florida Institute. Applicants who will be over the age of 39 on the date noted above should complete the application for the Leadership Florida Annual Class Program.

Click here to apply online for Connect Class VIII.
Click here to download a hard copy of the application for Connect Class VIII.
Click here to download the tuition grant application.

LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION PROGRAM

We continually convene a statewide community of committed leaders to enhance and re-charge their leadership skills and to educate and inspire them to work across their strengths and diversities for a better Florida. We engage Floridians by providing meaningful forums for sharing essential information and viewpoints, and we create opportunities for shared experiences that are inviting, inspiring and of lasting value.

Applications are to be submitted online.  Because online forms can be tricky and don’t provide a word count, you may want to type your answers on another document, copy and paste them onto the online form.

Leadership in Education Class III Application
To download a hard copy of the 2017-2018 Leadership in Education Application, click here.

To nominate someone for this program, click here.