Leadership Northeast accepting applications for 2016 class

The 2013 Leadership Northeast class in some hands-on learning.
The 2013 Leadership Northeast class in some hands-on learning.

The Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for its 2016 Leadership Northeast Class. Leadership Northeast is an educational leadership program focused on identifying and strengthening leadership skills and putting that knowledge into action in the northeast Johnson County community.

The class of 2014 marked 25 years for the program, which consists of nine all-day sessions from January to May, each focused on a distinct area of leadership development. The program provides opportunities for building personal business contacts, hands-on problem solving and learning about important issues from key business and community leaders, according to the Chamber. Session topics include “Lifelong Learning,” “Leadership in Public Safety and Service,” and “Creative Entrepreneurship.”

Leadership Northeast is open to 25 participants. Tuition for the program is $800 for NEJC Chamber members and $900 for prospective members. For more information and to apply to be part of the Class of 2016, click here.

A LNE Welcome Reception will be held on Thursday, October 29 from 4:30 to 6 p.m., with the location to be determined. All alumni and students are welcome to attend. ScriptPro is the presenting sponsor of the LNE program.