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Leadership Development Programs

Rural Leadership North Dakota- an 18-month statewide leadership development program that includes seminars with experts, on-site tours/presentations, meetings with agriculture, business and government leaders, international experience and personal skills development.  RLND improves the health of  communities in North Dakota that in turn have people step up to run for public office, improve the local economic, expand services for residents and build leaders for the future.

Growing Leaders Short Course - a five week leadership training in a region to help participants build skills, gain confidence and work together on a local community development project.  Citizens determine what is best for their community.  Planning processes result in better buy-in, adoption of local policies and implementation of plans.

Lead Local - a one-day training for aspiring, elected and appointed leaders serving on boards, councils and committees.  Participants will feel better prepared to serve.   Lead Local helps people step up to fill 8,314 volunteer organization’s needs and run for office on local, regional and state levels.   North Dakota organizations will save money and time because of more effective and efficient meetings. For more information

Youth Lead Local - a one-day program for junior and senior high school youth to help them understand effective meeting management, parliamentary procedure and how to move a project from ideas to action.  Positive changes happen in schools, organizations and communities because of civically engaged youth.

Building Tomorrow's Leaders - a multi-session, comprehensive program for youth focused on grades 9 and 10 designed to empower students to get involved civically, build confidence and skills to lead, and assist them to develop personal and professional networks.  Youth involved may choose to stay or return to their community and build the local economy as well as engage civically.

ND Watershed Leadership Academy– a locally delivered educational program to build participant’s skills and enhance their ability to lead watershed, conservation and community-based projects that will protect water quality for future generations. 

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