Curriculum 2017-2018*

Curriculum 2017-2018*

Curriculum 2017-2018*

 September 15-16, 2017   Opening Retreat
2 half-day sessions; overnight stay at Honey Creek Resort
 October 19, 2017 Human, Community, & Health Services
½ day presentations from human, community, & health services organizations Poverty Experience
 November 16, 2017 Education
Discussion with area educators, board members, etc.
 December 14, 2017 Criminal and Civil Justice Systems & Public Safety
Perspectives from a judge, prosecutor, police chief, fire chief and tours of law enforcement center and fire station
 January 18, 2018 Media, Public Relations, & Communications
Interacting with the media and public relations training
 February 15, 2018 County & Municipal Government Planning & Development
Panel discussion: mayor, city administrator, city council; county supervisors. Presentations on growth, land use and development with a panel of city and town planners
 March 15, 2018 State Government
Trip to the statehouse and meet with local representatives
 April 19, 2018 Business, Industry and Agriculture
Panel discussion: Chamber, Economic Development, Main Street. Tours of area agriculture, manufacturing and business facilities
 May 17, 2018 Quality of Life
Presentations from professionals representing county tourism, arts & culture, recreation, and other civic organizations
 June 7, 2018 Closing Session & Graduation
Morning sessionGraduation: (5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)
Team Project Presentations & keynote speaker

*Classes begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Networking social immediately following sessions – attendance is expected for at least 15-20 minutes.  Lunch is provided & participants are expected to stay during lunch.

**O.L.A. has the right to change curriculum topics and/or detail. This is to provide a general road map for the upcoming year.

Curriculum 2017-2018 PDF