Inaugural Class of 2020-2021
Do you want to be a part of the first class? Are you a leader? Do you want to become a better leader?
Leadership Coweta is a leadership driven class program that informs, motivates, and brings awareness to the city of Coweta participants through sessions and interactions with community leaders. The goals of our leadership Coweta program are to develop better awareness of the Coweta community, its challenges, and opportunities to begin discussion about what goes on and what can happen in the area; to provide a platform of communication among proven and establishing leaders in the area; and to motivate and encourage participants to get involved in community leadership roles.
Leadership Coweta is open to all interested people that live in, work in, or have an interest in learning about the Coweta community. Participants are selected based on ability, demonstrated interested in the Coweta community, and proven interest in area leadership.
If you are interested, the application process opens September 30th and the deadline is October 16th, 2020, by 5 pm at the Coweta Chamber of Commerce by going online at the Coweta Chamber of Commerce and click on “Events”. Dates have been postponed to spring of 2021.
The program is a 6- month commitment with graduation, which is held in February/March of this year. The program does require a time commitment and effort to participate at each session. Please make sure your employer supports your commitment to this program. Outside volunteering, meetings, and a class project are included each year.
Tuition to attend the class is $250, to be paid after notification of acceptance and no later than October 29th, 2020. All checks are to be made out to the Coweta Chamber of Commerce, Attn Leadership Coweta. All applicant will be notified of acceptance by no later than October 22nd, 2020. Scholarships may be available through the Coweta Chamber of Commerce. Please inquire with them if needed. If you are selected to participate but cannot, please notify the Leadership Committee or Chamber as soon as possible so that another participant can be chosen.
If you have any questions about Leadership Coweta, or about the application process, please contact Kellie Howard, Leadership Coweta Committee Chair, at Kelliehoward@ymail.com or Carrie Allamby, Coweta Chamber Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that classes will begin November 3rd and will be the first and third Tuesday's of each month. The meetings will begin with lunch at 11:30 a.m., class begins at 12:00 p.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. with the last class being in February.
There will be a Meet and Greet to start Leadership Coweta on the evening of October 29th and a Legislative session which includes a trip to the capitol in OKC to visit with local representatives. All dates and times along with specifics will be given to those that join the class.