Civic Leadership Academy

Planning is underway for the 2019-20 Civic Leadership Academy. The schedule will be live by the end of August.

Watch for updates to the Program Description Page for Full Workshop Details

Registration Details with Pricing and Links are Below

Civic leadership is critical to our communities, governments and not-for-profits as the 21st Century continues to unfold. Leading in today’s ever-changing environment is complex and requires individuals to identify, analyze, collaborate, and solve pressing societal issues through the efforts of broadly engaged public organizations. NIU's Civic Leadership Academy (CLA) recognizes this and continues to adapt its programming to cross the boundaries of public, private and nonprofit sectors. CLA workshops allow for in-person interactions with fellow participants and instructors using experiential learning techniques. The training program offers a series of workshops across an array of topics central to being an effective leader in the 21st Century.

Participants who successfully complete the two core workshops ("Leadership Lessons: Trying Times Demand Sound Leadership" and "New Civics and the Impact of Globalization"), plus the equivalent of two full-day workshops, are eligible to earn a Certificate of Achievement. To earn the Specialized Certificate of Achievement requires the successful completion of the Certificate of Achievement, plus the equilavent of two full-day workshops within a specialization track in Community/Economic Development, Human Resources, Governmental and Organizational Governance & Performance, or Nonprofits. Discounts are provided for multiple participants from one agency, and to members of partner nonprofit agencies  for specific workshops held at partner locations within the Nonprofit Specialization Track.

Training in Your Workplace

In today’s rapidly changing economic climate, new models of learning and instruction delivery are needed for communities to maximize their fiscal resources. Municipalities, counties, nonprofit organizations, schools, and special districts can do this by pooling their training dollars towards collaborative learning opportunities. Customized training provides for pricing that is modified to fit your needs and budget. Take advantage of guaranteed minimum attendance in order to ensure opportunities for cross-sector inter-governmental participation. For more information contact the CivicLeadershipAcademy@niu.edu today!

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   Standard Online Registration

PDF of Registration Form

Student Registration (online)

DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership Members

Giving DuPage Members

 

Two or More From the Same Organization Registration Process:  Please use the “PDF of Registration form” option above for registering. There are 3 Options for submitting the form:  by Fax - (815) 753-6900; by Email - OutreachRegistration@niu.edu and call (800) 345-9472 with credit card information; OR by Mail – Outreach Services, Registration Office, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115. If you have more than one individual from the same organization registering, complete a registration form for each individual with payment information and submit using one of the methods described here.

Rates

Rates for 2018-2019 are noted below. Special pricing is offered to CLA partner members of the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP) and Giving DuPage (GD). 

CLA Workshop Pricing

Early Bird Registration:

Onsite Workshops
Full-Day Workshop - Regular Registration $135
(2 or more from same oganization  - $110 each)

Full-Day Workshop - *Nonprofit Partner Registration $71

Full-Day Workshop - Student Registration $30

Half-Day Workshop - Regular Registration $75
(2 or more from same oganization  - $60 each)

Half-Day Workshop - *Nonprofit Partner Registration $50

Half-Day Workshop - Student Registration $20




 

Late Registration - 13 Days Before Onsite Workshops:

    Full-Day Workshop - Regular Registration $149
    (2 or more from same oganization  - $125 each)

Full-Day Workshop - *Nonprofit Partner Registration $80

Full-Day Workshop - Student Registration $30

Half-Day Workshop - Regular Registration $79
(2 or more from same oganization  - $65 each)

Half-Day Workshop - *Nonprofit Partner Registration $55

Half-Day Workshop - Student Registration $20

* Discounts are provided for specific workshops within the Nonprofits Specialization Track to members of the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership and Giving DuPage. These discounts are only available to members associated with these agencies. We reserve the right to retroactively charge a registrant for the balance of the regular registration fee should their affiliation not be verified by the partner agencies.


 

 
Save the Date:
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

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Contact

For additional information about the Civic Leadership Academy, please contact:

CivicLeadershipAcademy@niu.edu

 

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