A year long professional development program for those seeking to build unique leadership skills necessary to serve in senior/executive roles in the nonprofit environment.

Running September 2020

through August 2021

Debbie Reed, President/CEO of Chaddock, serves as the facilitator, instructor and coach of the Nonprofit Leadership Academy. Reed has more than two decades of nonprofit leadership experience, and has trained on leadership topics for organizations throughout the country. She holds a Master’s degree in Leadership from Bellevue University, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Concordia University. Many thanks to the Tracy Family Foundation for sponsoring the Academy as part of their capacity building focus.

Leadership Philosophies | Individualized Leadership Styles | Differences in Leadership and Management | Unique Aspects of Nonprofit Leadership | Organizational Culture | Strategy and Systems | Innovation and Change | Pace and Balance 

TOPICS OF STUDY

The Non-Profit Leadership Academy features 9 group sessions ranging from two-hours to half-day seminars, with reading, learning opportunities, projects between sessions. Each participant completes an individualized leadership assessment and receives a manual with articles, information for discussion, and recommended reading for more in-depth study.

Two Individualized Coaching Sessions | Two Mentor Interactions | Interviews of Two Leaders | Journaling on Learning | Leadership Style Feedback | Targeted Learning Project | Individual Leadership Project 

LEARNING ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

The Academy is an In-Person Experience on Chaddock's Campus and will observe all social distancing guidelines with measures in place. Should the state adjust its restrictions, we can switch to a virtual experience as needed.

PAST NLA COHORTS

Non-Profit Leadership Academy IS FULL. We are NO LONGER taking applications
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* If filling out a PDF instead of the above webform, download the application to fill out, then e-mail the completed application, your resume, and your letter of recommendation to Debbie Reed at dreed@chaddock.org

205 South 24th Street

Quincy, IL 62301

217.222.0034

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