Overview

 

Housed in the Virginia Institute of Government (VIG), the LEAD program equips local government leaders at every level with the tools to effectively and proactively institute positive change in their organizations. LEAD consists of a one-week course taught by subject matter experts and local government practitioners focused on creating well-equipped, agile, and high performing local governments.

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Apply to LEAD

Apply to an upcoming program:

March 4 - 10, 2023
April 1 - 7, 2023
May 6 - 12, 2023
August 19 - 25, 2023
September 16 - 22, 2023
November 11 - 17, 2023

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Explore the Program

The LEAD program is a dynamic one-week leadership program for local government heads and supervisors. The fee for 2023 is $5,200 (includes lodging, most meals, and instructional materials).

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Discover Next Steps

Learn more about the next steps once you have been accepted to a LEAD Program. Contact Shirley Hamblet if you have questions or need more information.

ADDITIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH VIG

SENIOR EXECUTIVE INSTITUTE 

The Senior Executive Institute builds the capacity of local government executives and community leaders in an intense two-week course.

CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The Certification program provides career development and certification opportunities for Treasurers and Commissioners in Virginia. 

CUSTOM TRAINING, COURSES & MORE

The Virginia Institute of Government offers custom professional development programs delivered onsite and general interest courses for leaders at all levels.

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