Applications for the Class of 2025 are now open!  Deadline is Friday, March 29, 2024.

About the Leadership DeKalb Program

Each spring, Leadership DeKalb accepts nominations and applications for candidates to participate in our 10-month leadership development program.

Throughout the program year, members of the class view DeKalb County from many angles, learn about the issues facing the region, and discover the impact they can have as well-informed leaders.

 APPLICATION INFORMATION

1. Download the Class of 2025 application here.

2. Email the completed application to info@leadershipdekalb.org.

3.  Pay the $50 application fee by check or using the link below.  The application fee is non- refundable.

4.  Application and application fee are due on Friday, March 29, 2024, by 5:00 P.M.

5.  Contact Shara Sanders at shara@leadershipdekalb.org with any questions.



TUITION INFORMATION

  • The tuition for the Class of 2025 is $3,500.  The full tuition is due upon acceptance.  We accept checks or credit card payments.  
  • All checks should be made payable to: 
Leadership DeKalb, Inc.

315 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Ste 550

Decatur, GA 30030

  • Requests for a tuition payment plan must be submitted in writing by May 17, 2024, and the first installment payment must be made by May 24, 2024.
  • A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available.  Click here for the scholarship guidelines and here for the scholarship request form.  Please submit the scholarship request form with your application. 
  • If a candidate drops out of the Class following Orientation, all funds received are forfeited.


IMPORTANT DATES

Applications Due March 29, 2024
Class of 2025 Notified May 2024
Tuition Payment Due May 31, 2024

CLASS OF 2025 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Class sessions are held on Thursdays from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Orientation is on a Thursday evening.  Opening and Closing Retreats will be overnight from Thursday to Friday.  Click here to download the schedule.

Orientation August 8, 2024
Opening Retreat*August 22-23. 2024
Program Day #1September 19, 2024
Program Day #2 October 24, 2024
Program Day #3 November 14, 2024
Program Break December 2024
Program Day #4 January 23, 2025
Program Day #5 February 27, 2025
Program Day #6 March 20, 2025
Program Day #7 April 17, 2025
Program Day #8 May 15, 2025
Closing Retreat* June 5-6, 2025

*Mandatory attendance required.

Please note: The program schedule is subject to change with notice to class participants.  

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