Welcome to Leadership Morton, an affordable, local leadership program designed to instill leadership skills through discussion and examples presented by leaders throughout Central Illinois. Speakers provide both instructional and every-day applications of leadership skills. There are also community and business connectivity opportunities. Leadership Class will tour experience behind the scenes tours of several Morton businesses. Weekly sessions are from 8:00 - 10:00 am and only 22 students are selected for the program.
2019 Leadership Class application open, Apply here.
8:00 - 10:00 am at the Midwest Food Bank, 700 Erie Ave., unless otherwise stated
Kick-off, Thursday January 17 through early April of 2019
The mission of Leadership Morton is to develop business and community leaders by cultivating skills, awareness, and engagement through intentional learning experiences for the continual betterment of the Village of Morton and our employers.
The program identifies emerging leaders to protect the tradition of strong leadership for our community on a continuing basis by:
Participation in Leadership Morton is open to individuals who reside, work, or spend a majority of volunteer time in Morton and are employed by a member of the Morton Chamber of Commerce. A maximum of 22 are selected annually for the program.
Leadership Morton class members are expected to attend all sessions in their entirety and participate in all activities related to the program. The privilege of acceptance into the program carries a substantial responsibility to be present and punctual.
It is understood that extenuating circumstances beyond a participant's control may impede attendance and punctuality. All class members must notify the Chamber Staff in advance if they are unable to attend a specific session in its entirety. Absence from any portion of the Leadership Morton program, may result in dismissal from the program.
Registration by December 31: $200 for Members, $250 for Non-Members
Registration after December 31: $250 for Members, $300 for Non-Members
Tuition covers all costs associated with the program including Strength Based Leadership book and online survey, long sleeve oxford shirt, refreshments, and one Rotary luncheon.
Refunds (less $50 for administrative costs)for this program are only offered prior to January 13, 2018.
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