LeaderShop for Veteran City and County Elected Officials

Present, Persuade, Connect: The Art of Public Speaking

EMG and LeaderShop WILL take place as scheduled.


Every year after the November elections, the Local Elected Leaders Academy offers a one day LeaderShop for veteran elected municipal and county officials. This workshop is offered in multiple locations across the state. 

As an elected official, you are often called upon to speak to groups, conduct public hearings, or address the media. This interactive and engaging workshop can help you be a confident, dignified, and effective speaker. 


8:30 AM-5:00 PM 
2014 LeaderShop for Veteran Elected Officials-Present, Persuade, Connect: The Art of Public Speaking 

Lunch 11:40 a.m.
Breaks- various times 
Continental breakfast and lunch is provided 

  • Open to veteran elected officials and their managers
  • Coping with nervous energy, long-windedness, or awkwardness
  • Enhancing your ability to listen and be listened to 
  • Improving your body languate, voice, and use of space and equipment 
  • includes state mandated ethics training 
  • includes continental breakfast and lunch 


A note to veteran municipal elected officials: 
Veteran municipal elected officials have the option to attend a two day combination of Essentials of Municipal Government and this LeaderShop on public speaking. Those attending the combination 2 day program will receive 18 points in the Local Elected Leaders AcademyClick here to be redirected to register for the combined Essentials of Municipal Government and LeaderShop on public speaking.


Program Options

Please select one of the options below for more information