Because the quality of a community depends on the capability of its leaders.
Montrose U Leadership Class creates a legion of leaders who understand Montrose's past and present and intend to fully participate in its future. Alumni are prepared to confidently meet existing challenges through the development of:
Solution-based leadership competencies
Abilities to broker difficult interactions
Lead organizations skillfully
Interested in participating in a future class? Contact:
Kate Adams, DART Program Assistant Phone: 970.252.4750 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a class participant you can expect to:
Learn the Uncompahgre Valley's history including the leadership, vision, and compromises required for us to be the community we are today
Gain knowledge of your own leadership style and how to work with other leadership styles for the good of the community
Meet local government leaders including City Council, County Commissioners, your state representative and senator, and others who serve in many capacities
Gain an education about local challenges and accomplishments from education, healthcare, water rights, agriculture, manufacturing, and others
Know the election process and what it takes to run for office
Learn Robert's Rules and the responsibility of serving on a board of directors
Have the knowledge to be a director or person who answers to a board of directors
Know your own passions and what opportunities exist to serve our community that fit within your wheelhouse
Be able to mentor the next leadership classes in Montrose
Learn about our tax base, such as Tabor, Gallagher, and Amendment 23, and be able to explain the tax base to others
Schedule for 2019/2020 Program
RETREAT: Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:30 to 8 p.m.
RETREAT: Friday, September 27, 2019 - 8.a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TENTATIVE LEGISLATIVE TRIP TO DENVER: Wednesday, March 25 - Friday, March 27, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
GRADUATION: Thursday, May 22, 2020 - 1:30 to 8 p.m.