Student Studying

Civic Leadership Academy 2021-2022 Registration is Now Open

The majority of our courses remain online this year with a few traditional in-person classes and hybrid options. Registration is required to attend each course.

We thank all of our CLA presenters for donating their time and talent to help us bring this opportunity to you.

New to our programs? Learn more about the history and purpose of our Civic Leadership Academy.

The Importance of Civic Leadership

Thriving communities and organizations don't happen by accident. Civic success comes from the commitment of leaders and the cooperation of government, nonprofits and businesses all working together to solve common yet complex problems. In today’s trying and uncertain context, civic leaders are at the forefront of solving problems with creative, grounded and flexible solutions.

Civic leadership:

  • Is fundamental to organizational success and effectiveness.
  • Crosses boundaries of public, private and nonprofit sectors.
  • Energizes individuals and groups willing to stretch, learn, challenge, innovate and engage.
  • Values talent development, understanding and the application of concepts, ideas and lessons learned.

Discover how you can make an impact by learning civic leadership skills. Check out this year's interesting and informational classes and register quickly before spots fill.

CLALogo.jpg

Register Online Now

Contact Us

Civic Leadership Academy
Northern Illinois University
Monat Building
148 N. Third St.
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-1907
Email: CivicLeadershipAcademy@niu.edu

Join Our Email List

Back to top