AU ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LEADERS PROGRAM
AUBURN, Ala. -- Applications are being sought now for Class IX of the Alabama Ag & Forestry Leadership Program.
LEADERS, as it is more commonly called, is intended for up-and-coming producers and professionals in the industries and individuals close to rural issues in Alabama.
The 40-plus day program, taken over a two-year period, seeks to improve participants' leadership skills and increasing their understanding of public affairs issues. The class for up to 32 participants consists of eight sessions across the state as well as an out-of-state and out-of-country study tour. A tuition fee applies. The class is slated to begin in February.
Administered by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System in cooperation with Auburn University's College of Agriculture and School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, the program is highly regarded by graduates.
Interested individuals are encouraged to contact program director Dr. Dennis Evans at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (334) 844-5552 at Auburn University.