Your new path starts here.
Leadership is reflected in many diverse ways. It is our goal to reflect that diversity in our class participants.
Leadership Snohomish County develops leaders for a lifetime, providing education and opportunities for people and organizations to strengthen our community. In identifying quality candidates, we review each application carefully, looking for prior leadership achievement as well as leadership potential. Your unique qualities, initiative, experience, and desire all play a role in creating an engaged, enthusiastic class.
Yes, you can teach leadership – and we know how to do it. No other program is specific to Snohomish County. We use:
- strong curriculum
- practical facilitation
- hands-on experience
- informed perspective
- valuable connections
Which LSC Program is the right fit for you?
The Signature Program:
Leaders for a Lifetime
The Signature Class is for professionals with some leadership experience in community roles, from varied career, educational, political, and cultural backgrounds, who are ready to explore local issues and leadership strategies to prepare for civic involvement.
Leadership Challenge Program:
for Young Adults
The Leadership Challenge Program is for young professionals between ages 21-29 who are able to dedicate time and energy to developing themselves for the betterment of the community. Our mission is to develop leaders for today and tomorrow, encouraging ongoing involvement in civic responsibilities.
Island County Partnership:
Leadership Snohomish County is excited to partner with Island County Economic Development Council. Residents of Whidbey Island participate in the Signature Leadership Class. This partnership offers tremendous opportunities to make connections and relationships on both sides of the water.
Employers, alumni, and board members find and refer candidates in the community to attend our classes. Some people find us. We look for people who we believe will make a difference. We look across three sectors in the community – business, government, and non-profit – to ensure that we have a diverse group in each class. If you’re looking for an experience to stretch you personally and focus on your individual leadership development, you have found the program. Our classes do fill each year and we encourage early application.
Tuition is kept affordable through sponsorship and scholarship support. Signature Class tuition is $2,500 and Challenge class tuition is $450. Most employers underwrite program tuition. Leadership Snohomish County has a limited amount of financial assistance available for eligible participants.