Program

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW 
2017-2018 Sessions

Thursday - Friday, August 24-25, 2017 (MANDATORY)
Opening Retreat (overnight; 2 days)
Waycross Inn, Morgantown
9:30 a.m. Aug 24th to 2:00 p.m. August 25th

Thursday, September 14, 2017 
County & Municipal Government
Jurisdiction roles and responsibilities    

Thursday, October 12, 2017 
Human Services & Healthcare
Case study exercises with local service agencies

Thursday, November 9, 2017 
Planning & Development
Presentations on growth, land use and development with a panel of city and town planners;
Project selection

Thursday, December 14, 2017 
Education
Presentations from Hamilton County school administrators, overview of school funding

TBD, December   
Holiday Lunch
Class members and HCLA alumni

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Criminal/Civil Justice Systems & Public Safety
Perspectives from a judge and prosecutor, tour of jail

Thursday, February 8, 2018 
PR, Communications & Media
Interacting with the media and public relations training

Thursday, March 8, 2018   
Arts, Culture & Recreation
Presentations from professionals representing county tourism, arts, culture and parks

Thursday, April 12, 2018  
Business, Industry & Agriculture
Tours of area agriculture, manufacturing & business facilities & a local business leader panel discussion    

Thursday, May 10, 2018 
Community Conversations
Invite HC legislators

Thursday, June 7, 2018 (MANDATORY)
Closing Retreat 

TBD, June 
Leadership Summit
HCLA Class Members, Alumni and Friends