Elkhart Leadership Academy Application

Elkhart Leadership Academy 2022-23

Thank you for your interest in the Elkhart Leadership Academy.

Before beginning the application below, please print this Employers Agreement with the schedule and review this with your direct manager.  You will need their approval and signature on the Employer’s Agreement; the form can then be scanned and attached to your application.

We suggest typing your responses in Word, notepad, notes, etc., and then cutting and pasting them into the form.

Session Date and Topic  (Topics will be updated for 2022-23)

August 24, 2022

September 14 and 15
Overnight Leadership Retreat

October 12

November 9

December 7

January 11, 2023

February 8

March 8

April 12

May 10
Graduation Luncheon

Leadership Academy sessions are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month.

*This schedule is subject to change


Elkhart Leadership Academy Tuition

The tuition invoice will be mailed to you upon acceptance into the Elkhart Leadership Academy.  Tuition is $1,100 for Chamber Members and is payable by July 20.  Payment is final.  No refunds will be allowed.

Elkhart Leadership Academy Application

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    The Elkhart Leadership Academy is a learning experience and requires a commitment of time on behalf of the participant. Participants must have the full support and commitment of their employer because attending the overnight retreat and the subsequent eight monthly sessions is mandatory in order to successfully complete the program. In addition, the participant will be expected to participate in a project group that will require attending meetings outside of the Academy sessions. Attendance substitution is not allowed.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Please print the Employer's agreement and attach the signed pdf to this application, or email it to [email protected]






This completed application must be returned to the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce by July 20.


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