Founded in 1984, Leadership Anderson is a 10-month leadership development program devoted to strengthening and dedicating our community leaders. Over 600 local leaders have graduated from the program and continue their commitment to the growth, development and prosperity of Anderson County.
GOALS OF LEADERSHIP ANDERSON
The goals of the Leadership Anderson program are:
Leadership Anderson is a 10-month program which begins with a mandatory two-day opening retreat. During the retreat, each participant’s leadership style is identified along with an evaluation of leadership strengths and weaknesses. In addition, class members take part in team building activities and problem solving strategies within a society. Ten full-day sessions are held each subsequent month after the opening retreat. The agendas for the follow-up sessions are developed and facilitated by the Board of Regents, a committee of leadership graduate volunteers. Follow-up sessions include:
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Tuition for the Leadership Anderson program is $1,270 which includes all costs associated with the opening retreat, follow-up sessions, meals, transportation and graduation.
One scholarship is available for each Leadership Anderson class. This is a partial scholarship and funds one-half of the program tuition. There are no full scholarships available. Applications for scholarship assistance are considered separately and will not effect class selection. Scholarship information is included on the Leadership Anderson application.
BOARD OF REGENTS
The Board of Regents governs the leadership development programs offered by the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce. These Leadership Anderson and Discover Anderson graduates serve as volunteers and meet monthly to advise and guide the leadership programs. The Board of Regents develops the curriculum for the classes and they facilitate the follow-up sessions.