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Class 37 is in progress now.

Deadline to apply for Class 38 is May 31, 2024

Class 38 Schedule

ORIENTATION
August 20
Welcome, introductions, program guidelines.

TWO-DAY LEADERSHIP RETREAT  
September 12 & 13
A two-day retreat with challenging team-building exercises, an overview of community issues, and a self-assessment exercise. 

HOUSING & ECONOMICS
October 4
Local housing and economic issues followed by a planning and design exercise.

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES  

November 1
A look at the community’s health care and human services and field trips to local human service providers.

ECONOMICS, BUSINESS & TOURISM  
December 6
Gain an understanding of small business and tourism issues.  This day includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Boardwalk and a field trip to a local business.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT  
January 10
Presentations from state, county and local political leaders on the policy issues important to Santa Cruz County.

EDUCATION 
February 7
Interaction with leaders from our public schools (k-12), community college and university.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM  
March 7
Meet leaders in law enforcement, the District Attorney, and the public defender. Visit the county jail and the Watsonville Courthouse. 

AGRICULTURE
April 4
Visit agricultural sites in the Pajaro Valley.  Learn about the importance and challenges of this major industry in our community.


ART & CULTURE 
May 2
Discover the diversity and richness of the art and culture of the community which adds to the uniqueness of Santa Cruz. 

ENVIRONMENT & INDUSTRY 
June 6
Exposure to issues related to the area’s natural resources. Includes examples of sustainable industries along the North Coast.

GRADUATION  
June 18
Celebrate the year’s accomplishments and the awarding of graduation certificates. Then begin involvement with the LSCC Alumni Association. 

(Dates may be subject to change.)

 

REGISTER BY MAIL

Complete and print application below. Send by May 31, 2024 to:
Leadership Santa Cruz County

PO Box 588

Capitola, CA 95010

Participation Policy and Refund Guidelines:

 

Tuition for the 2024/25 Cohort is $1500. Payment is due in full before the first class. Payment plans and scholarships are available. Contact ryan.coonerty@leadershipsantacruzcounty.org for more information.

Enrollment in Leadership Santa Cruz County is a commitment to learning and engaging with the course material. Attendance is mandatory and access to electronic devices during sessions will be limited. No more than 1.5 cumulative class days may be missed. 

 

Please be informed that once the class commences, no refunds will be granted. This policy is in place to ensure a fair and consistent learning experience for all participants. We understand that unexpected circumstances might arise, but due to the dynamic nature of our interactive classes, late withdrawals can disrupt the learning process for both you and your fellow class members. We encourage you to review the course details, schedule, and requirements thoroughly before enrollment. Your dedication to the class is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to an enriching leadership journey together.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team before the class days begin. 

Complete the form below by May 31, 2024 to apply for our 2024/2025 cohort. Applicants will be notified by June 21, 2024

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