A year-long national program, the Emerging Leaders Academy provides intensive leadership and management training within the context of public works. It encourages professional growth through a strong network of peers, and offers an in-depth introduction to APWA at the national, chapter and branch levels.
The candidates must be professionals who have been working in the field of public works for no more than ten years or have been working for longer than ten years but have been promoted into their first leadership role within the past three years. Candidates shall have demonstrated an interest in advancing their careers within the profession.
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2017-2018 Academy Dates
| August 18, 2017
|| Applications Due (more information)
| September 21, 2017
|| Selected Applicants Notified
| October 12, 2017
|| First Conference Call
|October 26-28, 2017
|| Retreat (in Kansas City, Missouri)
| August 26-29, 2018
|| PWX (in Kansas City, Missouri)
The Emerging Leaders Academy is managed by the American Public Works Association. Some commonly asked questions are covered on their FAQs page. For assistance contact Deanne Cross at +1 800-848-2792 ext. 5216 or firstname.lastname@example.org.