COUNTY — Leadership Lackawanna is now accepting applications for the Core Program Class of 2017-2018. Leadership Lackawanna is both a leadership organization and a networking coalition.

The core values of the organization include integrity, diversity, service, relationships and passion, as well as fostering and sustaining leaders.

In the 10-month Core Program, participants gain leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills, as well as an enhanced understanding of the issues relevant to the Greater Scranton region, through monthly sessions.

Areas of focus include community development, economic development, government, health care, law, education, quality of life, sustainability, history and media, with sessions featuring widely-recognized specialists.

Members of the class also devote a large portion of their time to develop and implement community projects, hence enhancing their leadership abilities, fostering teamwork, and benefiting local non-profit organizations.

Leadership Lackawanna’s Core Program accepts applications from candidates who live or work in Lackawanna County.

The cost is $1,350, with partial scholarships available on a limited basis.

Optional graduate credit programs are available to Leadership Lackawanna participants in cooperation with Marywood University and Keystone College.

Applications are available online or by contacting Leadership Lackawanna Director, Nicole Morristell at (570)342-77111. The deadline to apply is April 30.

For more information, visit www.LeadershipLackawanna.com.

 

About The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization that works to improve the area’s economic environment and quality of life by providing programs and services which stimulate economic growth, promote business prosperity and nurture educational opportunities. For more information about the Chamber, visit www.scrantonchamber.com.

 

About Leadership Lackawanna

Leadership Lackawanna is northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier community leadership and professional development program.

Its three areas – Core, Executive and Tomorrow’s Leaders Today – enhance the skills and knowledge of emerging and advanced professionals, enabling them to better serve in their organization and communities.

Established in 1982, Leadership Lackawanna has graduated more than 2,000 community leaders. For more information, visit leadershiplackawanna.com.