Ashtabula hosts leadership school: Apply by Jan. 15


ASHTABULA, Ohio – The five-week workshop series, Ashtabula County Local Government Leadership Academy, is for people who want develop their leadership and decision-making skills.

The academy is in March, but the deadline for application is Jan. 15.

Attendees who complete the workshop will receive a leadership certificate from Ohio State University.

The course covers:

* duties and responsibilities of public officials.

* codes of ethics.

* standards of conduct.

* conflict of interest.

* open meeting laws/executive sessions.

* communicating and working with the media.

* building sustainable communities.

* conflict management and dispute resolution.

* leadership skills and styles.

* intergovernmental relations.

* technology in local government.

* team building.

The academy will be March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Ashtabula Area Chamber of Commerce office.

The office is located at 4536 Main Ave. in Ashtabula.

Registration is $200 and includes instruction, materials and snacks.

Class size is limited to 35. Registration deadline is Jan. 15.

For more information, call 440-576-9008 and 440-998-6998.


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