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2011-2012 Class Dates                     Class Participant List                          gcl@lists.uwex.eduGreen County Leaders

 

  • May 16, 2012 ~  TBD~  Graduation

 

 

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  • May 9, 2012 ~ Blackhawk Technical College, Monroe, WI  ~ Leadership In Practice
    Session 9 Agenda  
    Dialog:  “Regarding land use and environmental issues, how can community leaders ensure their decisions and actions do not have a negative effect on the county?”
    Pre-Requisites: 
    1. Complete “To You But From Whom” Activity; 2. Prepare Project Presentation; 3. Personal Leadership Philosophy and Mission Statement; 4. Bring the names and contact information for at least one potential Green County Leaders recruit; 5. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion.
    Resources:
          TBD, TBA, TBD
                  

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  • April 18, 2012 ~ Juda Community Center, W2895 Cty KS, Juda, WI,  Agriculture & Natural Resources 
    Session 8 Agenda  
    Dialog:  Based on what you learned last month, what roles can leaders play in ensuring community health and safety?
    Pre-Requisites: 
    1. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion.
    Resources:
          TBD, TBA, TBD
                

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  • March 14, 2012 ~ Monroe Clinic (New Glarus Room); Green County Justice Center (Courtroom), Monroe, WI,  Community Health & Safety 
    Session 7 Agenda  
    Dialog:  Economic Development is a complex topic for leaders to address.  Based upon what you learned from reading “Boomtown USA” and from listening to our March speakers, what role does the organization you work for/with play in securing the county’s future economic health and well-being?  Additionally, what are Green County’s two most important assets that can be used to promote economic growth?
    Pre-Requisites: 
    1. Read “Population 485″; 2. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion.
    Resources:
          Trends In Public Health, RoAnn Warden, Green County Health Department 
          Green County EMS History, Dan Nufer, Green County EMS
          Green County Current Drug Trends, SLANT Officer Team
          Monroe Clinic History, Mike Sanders, CEO, Monroe Clinic
         
    Leadership & Wellness , Amanda Long, Certified Health Education Specialist, Masters of Public Health

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  • February 8, 2012 ~The Swiss Colony, 1112 – 7th Avenue, Monroe, WI,  Economic Development
    Session 6 Agenda  

    Dialog:  Local elected officials are facing increasingly difficult budget decisions.  What role should local residents pay in determining how budgets are developed?
    Pre-Requisites: 
    1. Read “Boomtown USA”; 2. Review “The Flow of Money-How Local Economies Grow & Expand” (posted on website); 3. Review “The Role of Local Elected Officials in Economic Development” (posted on website) 4.Prepare for the Economic Development Role Play; 5. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion.
    Resources:
          The Flow of Money, William H. Fruth, Economic Analysis Everyone Understands
          The Role of Elected Officials With Economic Development , National League of Cities, Center for Research & Innovation
          Economic Development Decision Making Role Play, Adapted by Anna Schramke, Green County Development.

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  • January 11, 2012 ~ Green County Courthouse; Monroe City Hall; Monroe, WI, Local Government
    Session 5 Agenda

    Dialog:  Based on what you learned about the educational resources, services, and programs available, do you think we’re doing enough to meet future workforce requirements? 
    Pre-Requisites:  1. Local Government Research-Attend a Public Meeting; 2. Local History Research-Prepare short oral report (5-7 minutes); 3. Read Chapters 5, 6, and 7 in “The Framework of Your Wisconsin Government”; 4. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion.
    Community History & Leadership Report Assignments:
    AlbanyAdam, Louise, Peggy
    BrodheadMelody, Grace, Suzy
    Monroe- Rich, Sara, Jenn, Teresa
    MonticelloAnn, Phyllis, Greg
    New GlarusBrian, Michelle, Amy

             Resources:
        
         Local Government 101-You Can Do It, Cara Carper, 2012 Powerpoint, Green County UW-Extension
                 Public Participation Presentation, Cara Carper, 2012 Powerpoint, Green County UW-Extension
                 Trying to Make Sense of Wisconsin, Todd Berry, Wisconsin Taxpayer’s Alliance

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  • December 14, 2011 ~ Brodhead Public Library, Brodhead High School, Brodhead,  Leadership in Education      
    Session 4 Agenda
    Dialog:  How can your community project group use the information you learned during the November session? 
    Pre-Requisites:  1. Read Chapter 8 in “The Framework of Your Wisconsin Government”2. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion.
    Resources:
            Early Childhood Education
      Tina Van Meer, Monroe School District 4-K Coordinator
            Dick Todd-Early Childhood Education, Dick Todd, 2009 Powerpoint, Federal Reserve Bank; Referenced by Tina Van Meer
            The Technical College Role-Blackhawk Technical College, Dr. Tom Eckert, President, Blackhawk Technical College
           

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  • November 9, 2011 ~ Green County Justice Center, Monroe, Exploring Diversity
    Session 3 Agenda
    Dialog:  Effective Leaders embrace diversity.  What can you do to expose yourself to perspectives, ideas, solutions, people, cultures and experiences different from your own? 
    Pre-Requisites:  1. Read Denison, IA2. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion.
    Resources:
              Poverty and Food Insecurity in Wisconsin and Green County,
    by Katherine J. Curtis, Community, Natural Resource, and Economic Development; and Judi Bartfield, Family Living Programs; UW-Extension
              Meeting Madness, (Six Thinking Hats/Seven Habits of Good Meetings Powerpoint), by Chris Wellington, Retired Dean Monroe Campus  Blackhawk Technical College

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  • October 12, 2011 ~Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe,  Community Infrastructure
    Session 2 Agenda
    Dialog:  Based on what you learned about the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which habit will you focus on now and how would you improve your ability to lead?

    Pre-Requisites:  1. Read Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey2. Contribute to the class listserv reflection discussion(gcl@lists.uwex.edu).
    Resources:
             
    What Is News?  ~ Mary Jo Grenzow, Monroe Times
             Welcome to an Overview of Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Kent Anderson
     

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  • September 14, 2011 ~ Zwingli United Church of Christ Basement Fellowship Hall, Monticello.   Maximizing the Impact of Community Leadership
    Session 1 Agenda

    Dialog:  To be an effective leader, you need to know your strengths.  What skills and knowledge do you bring to the table?

    Pre-Requisites:  1.  Check and if necessary, correct your information on the participant directory.  2. Take the Strengths Finder 2.0 Assessment online and bring your printed results. 3. Review the Strengths Finder 2.0 Book. 4. Join the Green County Leaders Class Group- https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/165876923490773/ if possible.  5. Contribute to the Class Listserv Dialog Question through Facebook or by replying to the ListServ at gcl@lists.uwex.edu    
    Resources:
             
    Appreciative Inquiry
    ~ Lori Rodefeld, Blackhawk Technical College
             Discovering Your Strengths~ Lori Rodefeld, Blackhawk Technical College

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  • August 24, 2011  ~ Blackhawk Technical College, Monroe  ~ Orientation: Foundations for Community Leadership
    Orientation Agenda 

    Resources:
               Discover the Color of Your PersonalityUnderstanding Staff Development; Understanding Our Differences;
     Joe Faust, Colony Contacts, Inc
               Montgomery, S (2002).  People Patterns:  A Modern Guide to Four Temperaments.  Del Mar, CA:  Archer Publications.
               Johnson, D. (2004).  The Real Colors Homeowner’s Guide:  A Followup to Your Real Colors Workshop. 
    Phoenix, AZ: National Curriculum and Training Institute, Inc

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PROJECT INFORMATION 
          Community Project Guidelines
          Community Project Planning Worksheet
          Community Project Score Sheet

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