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The mission of the Edison State Community College Center for Leadership Development is to foster the advancement of leadership for individuals to make a difference in their community. Outstanding communities are characterized by a quality of life supported by individuals committed to service and stewardship in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. The vision of the Center for Leadership Development is to provide Edison State Community College students, staff and community individuals with leadership development opportunities through training, courses, conferences and experiential learning opportunities to develop skills that can be utilized within diverse educational, social and business settings. The Center for Leadership Development uses a collaboration approach to build lasting partnerships with leaders and organizations. The ultimate goal of the Center is to be the transforming resource for leadership development to power individuals, teams and organizations for sustained success.
The Paul G. Duke Academy for Community Leadership is a series of workshops designed to develop more effective directors, leaders, board members, staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations. Please click the logo below to be redirected to the Paul G. Duke Academy for Community Leadership website.
Presented by The Edison State Center for Leadership Development Sponsored by The Paul G. Duke Foundation and The Edison Foundation
The annual one-day conference occurring each May brings together executive directors, board members, staff and volunteers, including the current Academy participants and alumni, to explore in-depth topics related to nonprofit management and leadership. The conference features morning and afternoon breakout education and work sessions led by nonprofit professionals. Sessions at the conference include topics such as: 1) Grant Application and Management, 2)Nonprofit Financial Considerations, 3) Recruitment and Managing Volunteers, 4) Legal Obligations of Nonprofit Leaders, 5) Grant Funding Information Network, 6) Board Recruitment and Development, 7) Marketing and Public Relations and 8) Leadership Development.
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The Center for Leadership Development offers a series of courses that focus on strengthening nonprofit organizations, their leadership and their boards. For more information or to register, contact Kelly Pryfogle at 937.778.7811 or
SPECIAL PRICINGThere is a $30/person fee for each workshop ORpay $80/person and attend all three!
Area Chamber members receive a discount—$70/person for the three-part series.
Did you know that 70% of workplace change initiatives fail? We know what we want to change but we don’t know how to implement the change. This workshop helps you identify how personalities impact how we manage change and provides strategies for leading and
Wednesday | February 13, 2019
11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Piqua Campus
This workshop combines “escape room” thinking with
real-world organizational leadership situations. The goal
is for participants to refine their problem solving skills
to unlock, solve and be prepared to “escape” specific
issues before their organizations become trapped!
Participants will work in small groups to apply personal
skills to solve various scenarios.
Wednesday | March 27, 2019
11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Piqua Campus
To be an effective leader, you need effective
communication skills. Studies show that many leaders
have the knowledge and intellect to succeed, but
many fail due to a lack of interpersonal skills including
effective communication. This workshop will help you
assess your current communication skills and provide
steps you can take to improve your skill level.
Thursday | April 18, 2019 11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Piqua Campus