Center for Excellence in County Leadership
 
 
The Center for Excellence in County Leadership (CEL) program is offered to help county officials develop a professional culture for county government.
 
The program held annually at the CCAP office in Harrisburg, is a two and a half-day intensive training focused on improving participants' communication, management and leadership skills. Those eligible to participate are CCAP's voting members, including county commissioners or council members, elected executives, chief clerks, county administrators and solicitors of Pennsylvania's 67 counties. Key county leaders and department heads may apply by including one written letter of support from their county commissioner/council member. Participation is available to one eligible person per county per year, with a maximum of 12 participants per year. Application is required.
 
The program features the following curriculum:
  • Day One: Stages of Leadership and The DISC Model
  • Day Two: The Four Conversations: Daily Communication That Gets Results, Crisis Communication, Media Management
  • Day Three: Team Problem Solving and Decision Making
 
The 2019 program will be held June 12 - 14 at the CCAP Office in Harrisburg.
 
The Center for Excellence in County Leadership is produced by:
 
2019 CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN COUNTY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SPONSORS
 
Vendors are invited to participate as sponsors for the 2019 program by reviewing the sponsorship opportunities (PDF) and completing the sponsorship contract (PDF). Sponsorship contracts must be received by October 1 to be included in promotional materials, or May 20 to be included in the on-site program.
 
Gold Ribbon Conference Sponsor
 
 
Silver Ribbon Conference Sponsors
 
 
 
Partner Conference Sponsors
 
 Cafardi Ferguson Wyrick Weis + Stotler llc (CFWW+S)
 
Campbell Durrant Beatty Palombo & Miller, P.C.
 

 PROGRAM LINKS

 

Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)

Sponsorship Contract (PDF) 
Remit contract by October 1 to be included in promotional materials, or by May 20 to be included in on-site program

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Mandi Glantz
Director of Member and Vendor Relations
Office Phone: (717) 526-1010 x 3339
Direct Phone: (717) 736-4739
mglantz@pacounties.org