Elgin Area Leadership Academy Now Accepting Applications

EALACalling all young professionals. If you are interested in getting more involved in the Elgin Area, the Elgin Area Leadership Academy (EALA) is now accepting applications for the 2014/15 class.

[Click here to download the application]

The program begins at the end of September and finishes up on May 9. Classes are typically one Saturday per month from 8 a.m. until noon. The class on September 27 is a little longer (ends at 3 p.m.) and there are 2 classes in November and February.

The Academy is led by community volunteers Dan Fox, Don Waters and Ruth Munson who have extensive leadership involvement in Elgin.. Through their guidance, participants receive skills and knowledge necessary to become an effective leader through a curriculum built around community issues, including city government, economic development, ethics, health care resources, education and much, much more.

EALA is a rewarding experience designed to meet our community’s needs for active and future leaders.