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Applicant Criteria

  • Applicants should live or work in the Johns Creek area, be employed by companies which have a significant impact in Johns Creek or work for a company with plans to locate or do business in Johns Creek.

  • Applicants should come from a cross section of the community, including business, labor, government, education, the arts, community-based organizations, and human services.

  • Applicants should reflect the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of Johns Creek.

  • Applicants will be assessed based upon their record of leadership and community involvement, as well as their interest in the program, willingness to commit to the program requirements and goals, and demonstrated problem-solving and creative thinking skills.

  • Applicants from a corporation or organization must have the full support of their employer or sponsoring organization. (Individuals not associated with a business or organization may also apply.)

  • Applicants must be able to fulfill program attendance requirements, including mandatory attendance at the overnight opening retreat (in September) and full week-day sessions once a month from October through May. In addition, they must work with classmates to complete a community service project. (No exceptions.)

  • Tuition is $1500 if application received on/before May 31; $1750 if application received after May 31.

  • To learn more - attend an Informational Meeting - click for dates

  • 2017-2018 Leadership Johns Creek Program Schedule

    Kick-off Social (5:30 pm): August 11, Location Taylor Lodge St Benedict Catholic Church, Parsons Road


    Overnight Retreat (MANDATORY attendance):  August 18-19  (all day Friday through Saturday afternoon) Evergreen Marriott Hotel in Stone Mountain

    Program Dates (8:00 am – 5:00 pm): (These dates are firm.  Please mark on your calendar.)

    September 14  City Day

    October 12 Non-Profit, Human Services, and the Arts

    November 9 Healthcare Day and Board Presentations

    December 14  Eldercare and Project Management

    January 11  Economic Development/ Business Day  and FIERCE

  • February 8  Education Day

  • March    8  Government Day

  • April 12 Public Safety Day

    May 10  Celebration

    Founders Day Parade: December 2 (optional – no class day)

    Hero 4 A Day - Johns Creek City Wide Service Day: May 5 (9 AM – 1 PM)

    Graduation Celebration – May 10  - 5:30 PM