Program Details: 2019 - 2020 Class
The application period for the 2019 - 2020 program opens February 1, 2019 and closes June 14, 2019.
Application Fee and Tuition
Application Fee $55 non-refundable
- Payment plans can be arranged
- Scholarships are available where need is adequately demonstrated.
2019 - 2020 Program Day Schedule
The 2019 - 2020 program year will begin in September 2019 with an opening retreat and conclude at graduation in June 2020.
Program days will be the second Tuesday of each month beginning October 2019 and ending May 2020.
Program days are organized to develop specific skills and competencies. When selected, participants are expected to attend the following program days:
*Content descriptions and leadership competencies are provided as a formative synopsis of the upcoming year and are subject to change..
LEADERSHIP FAUQUIER WAS FORMED BECAUSE
The sustainable success of our community is dependent upon engaged and informed leaders. Leadership Fauquier was formed to tap into and cultivate the tremendous human capital that exists within our County.
Who Attends Leadership Fauquier?
Each year, Leadership Fauquier’s Signature program graduates a class of twenty established leaders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors of Fauquier as well as the community at large.
Anyone who seeks to become better connected to the community, learn about the challenges and opportunities that face Fauquier, and become an active participant in Fauquier’s future is invited to apply.
How Do YOU benefit with Leadership Fauquier?
- Opportunity to employ leadership strengths, increase leadership skills and recognize arenas in which unique contributions may be applied
- Expanded awareness of issues and challenges facing our community
- Ability to articulate a vision for the community and translate that vision into action
- Networking with fellow community leaders on a personal and professional level
How does YOUR ORGANIZATION benefit?
- Retention of employees with deepened leadership capabilities and a greater understanding of how to maximize community engagement
- Opportunity to showcase your organization’s involvement with the premier leadership organization in the community
- Rewards of networking with a diverse group of dynamic community leaders
- Visible commitment to service in the community
How does the COMMUNITY benefit?
- Increased source of leaders in the community with broadened perspectives, prepared to effectively and collaboratively lead
- Improved communication network among civil, social, educational and business leaders in the region
- Assistance to leaders in their development, matching their skills and interests with the needs of the community
When is Leadership Fauquier?
- The Signature Program holds one program day per month from September to June, beginning with a two day retreat and ending with a graduation ceremony.
- In addition to these program days, homework assignments will need to be completed prior to each session. There will also be a class project that will be completed outside of class time as well.
- After graduation, the participants in each class are encouraged to join the member association for further networking, educational opportunities, and volunteer opportunities.