ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development has an educational program, Developing Dynamic Leaders, that focuses on maximizing the strengths and skills of each individual. This two-part leadership program is highly interactive and guaranteed to bring out the creativity within you. The sessions will make you more valuable in your job, in volunteer groups, and in your community. The need for effective leadership in business, community organizations, and government is greater than ever before. You owe it to yourself to ratchet your leadership skills up a notch or two. Read more about Developing Dynamic Leaders
Shelley Oltmans is a field specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach CED, in this position she serves as the executive director of the Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce.
Research has shown that “[i]f our communities are to adapt, prosper, and retain decision-making capabilities, it is essential that local leadership capacity be developed (Brennan, 2013).” Read more about CED Specialists Bring Place-based Leadership Training to Communities
ISU Local Food Leader training program is for anyone interested in food systems development and collaboration. Read more about Local Food Leader Training and Certification