If you would like to be part of our Leadership Oswego County graduating class of 2021, please read the following instructions and apply to the program through the link below.
Leadership Oswego County seeks a class of men and women who:
represent across section of the community including business, the professions, education, organized labor, government, arts, clergy, service and community organizations;
are of various ethnic, racial and age groups;
have the potential to contribute to the success of this class;
have leadership qualities and a sincere commitment, motivation and interest in serving the Oswego County community;
are willing and able to commit the time and energy to complete the program;
have a genuine concern for the future of Oswego County and a desire to be personally involved in shaping it;
have potential for advancement to leadership positions within their own organization or in the community; and,
have the intention, upon completion of the program, to seek roles on community boards, commissions, key volunteer positions, or public office.
For the first time ever Leadership Oswego County will be held over a virtual platform allowing for greater flexibility for busy professionals. Participation in an “LOC Class of 2021” kickoff event scheduled for September 2nd, 2020 is required. Regular biweekly classes involve two and a half hour sessions held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Participants will be required to complete independent reading, self-paced work, and research and assist in the development of a class project outside of the monthly, scheduled classes. Only two excused absences are allowed for these sessions. Participation and engagement is critical and class members who fail to fulfill their attendance obligation will be asked to withdraw from the program.
Business Rate: $575
Non-Profit Rate: $400
Includes bi-weekly virtual class sessions from September - May, a 1-day retreat in June, self-guided scenic tour of Oswego County, and one complimentary ticket for Graduation in June (dinner included). In addition, each participant will be awarded six continuing education units (CEUs) upon graduation.
Scholarships are available for self-pay students who demonstrate need.