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 opening retreat (in August) and full week-day sessions once a month from September through May and Graduation in June. In addition, they must work with classmates to complete a community service project. (No exceptions)

  • Tuition is $2,000



2021-2022 Leadership Johns Creek Program Schedule
 

DATE

PROGRAM DAY THEME

  Thursday, August 26, 2021, 7:00am to 6:00 pm *(MANDATORY ATTENDANCE)

  Opening Retreat

  Thursday, September 9, 2021, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

  History, Arts & Culture of Johns Creek

  Thursday, October 14, 2021, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

  Leadership Day/Toastmasters Session 1/*Kick-off Project Groups*

  Thursday, November 18, 2021, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

  Education Day

  Thursday, December 9, 2021 (EVENING)

  HOLIDAY GATHERING *Alumni and Board encouraged to attend

  Thursday, January 13, 2022, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

  Fundraising Day/Unlocking the Fear of Fundraising/Sponsorship/Grant Writing

  Thursday, February 10, 2022, 8:30 am-5:00 pm

  Health & Community Issues Day/Diversity & Inclusion/Poverty Simulation

  Thursday, March 10, 2022, 7:30 am-5:00 pm

  State and County Government Day

  Saturday, March 12, 2022 

  Community Service Project in conjunction with Student Leadership

  Thursday, April 14, 2022, 9:00am – 5:00pm

  Power and Influence Day/Toastmasters Session 2/CEO Roundtable

  Thursday, May 12, 2022, 9:00am – 5:00pm

  City of Johns Creek and Public Safety Day

  Thursday, June 9, 2022 (EVENING)

  Graduation and Project Presentations