Public Policy Leadership Series Application Deadline Aug. 31

Jul. 31, 2017

The Public Policy Leadership (PPL) Series - "People" Series educates community leaders interested in serving in public office on the tenets of good public policy and governance.

PPL is a partnership between the UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs and the Leadership Foundation of Greater Las Vegas, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to developing educated and capable community leaders.

The Series will appeal to individuals who hold (or want to hold) elected office or hold leadership positions in the public, private, and non-profit sectors and want to engage in public policy and be effective change-makers. The Series will help educate participants on how to develop sound public policy, better understand functions and structure of government in Nevada and its funding sources and mechanisms, and learn best practices in public policy development.

When:

The Series will take place one evening per week for 2.5 hours per session. The Fall 2017 General Government Series begins September 12, 2017 and meets for six consecutive Tuesday evenings.

The Education Series begins September 13, 2017 and meets for six consecutive Wednesday evenings. Classes will take place from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Tuition cost of each program will be $750.

Application Deadline: Applications are available via this link, and can be submitted directly to [email protected]. The application deadline is August 31, 2017. More information can be found here.

TWO PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

PUBLIC POLICY LEADERSHIP SERIES – GENERAL GOVERNMENT

This course will help educate participants on how to develop sound public policy, better understand functions and structure of government in Nevada and its funding sources and mechanisms, and learn best practices in public policy development. It is designed to appeal to individuals who hold (or want to hold) elected office or hold leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors and want to engage in public policy and be effective changemakers.

PUBLIC POLICY LEADERSHIP SERIES - EDUCATION

This course will help prepare participants on the types of responsibilities associated with serving on boards of education, such as understanding the role of a school board member, education budgets and funding sources, labor contracts and human capital issues, evaluating education policies, and evaluating policies and issues impacting student achievement.

Questions: For questions and additional information on the PPL Series, please contact Cara Clarke, Executive Director of the Leadership Foundation of Greater Las Vegas, at (702) 586-3832 or [email protected]