Nevada Recreation & Park Society's LEAD Institute
The Nevada Recreation & Park Society's LEAD Institute is a new annual leadership development program for early, mid-career and seasoned professionals. Leadership development is critical to both public and park and recreation employees. It provides participants and agencies with skill sets, competencies, and a growing expertise that improves leadership ability and fosters individual and organizational success.
This three-year program will enhance individual organizational leadership skills, specifically addressing leadership styles, philosophies, and competencies. In addition, the program explores and introduces emerging approaches of integrating leadership development and personal growth. The course is designed to provide participatory and collaborative leadership and allows participants to learn from instructors and their fellow classmates. The intent is to prepare leaders with essential skills that will better prepare them for future challenges that requires strategic thinking, collaboration, systems thinking, and leading change.
Who should participate?
Full-time and part-time individuals with one or more years of experience in the profession. The LEAD Institute focuses on preparing individuals for their next career steps.
To provide progressive training, education, insights, thoughtful leadership, and best practices for the many facets of the parks and recreation industry across all experience levels in the state of Nevada.
To be a catalyst in helping to raise the overall level of knowledge for parks and recreation professionals in the state of Nevada, thereby empowering them to create more impactful experiences.
Why should I attend the NRPS LEAD Institute?
What does the program cost?
What is the LEAD Institute structure for 2019-2021?
For more information:
Angela Summers, LEAD Institute Coordinator