Local governments in Contra Costa County are collaborating to offer a Leadership Academy for emerging leaders. The current Leadership Academy launched in January 2020, and meets on the third Thursday of each month for seven sessions, ending in August 2020*. The target audience is Division Managers, Assistant Department Heads, mid-managers, and other emerging leaders.
*The February class will be held on the fourth Thursday, February 27, 2020; and the June class will be held on the second Thursday, June 11, 2020. The March and April classes have been cancelled and an additional class has been added in August. Please visit the Class Materials tab for more information.
Goals of the Leadership Academy
To create a cost-effective talent development program for the participating jurisdictions
To enhance the leadership skills and capacities of the participants
To assist the participating agencies in their succession planning efforts
To offer employees positive development opportunities and motivating experiences