The Center for Community Leadership assists states, counties, cities, territories, Native American Tribes, and public and private organizations to successfully serve the needs of children and adults, especially those with disabilities, in their homes, schools and communities.


This is a very honest look at the hard work and leadership that it takes to do systems change work, especially for parents and families.
—TJ Rosenberg, parent advocate, Las Vegas, NV

Architects in Community-Based Systems

Through the vehicles of keynote speeches, workshops, seminars, individual and group consultation, strategic planning and writing, the Center works to ensure that communities are successful in welcoming and providing a high quality of life for all community members.

Whatever your needs are with regard to leadership development, strategic planning, system change efforts, and expanding community- or school-based services, we will hear your concerns, help you develop a plan of action and provide you with expertise tailored to meet your specific needs. The Center is affiliated with a number of senior consultants to help ensure that we shape a plan to accommodate your particular organizational priorities and interests.

Leadership Training Opportunities

The Center for Community Leadership offers a variety of interactive, proven group leadership development opportunities for up to 80 participants. We will work with you to tailor training to your particular environment, challenges, and partners.

Our trademark 3-Day Community Leadership Institute provides personalized, dynamic leadership training. Institute participants learn current theory and practice of leadership, gain new perspectives on their leadership styles and strengths, and identify and work on their own leadership challenge.

One-day Leadership Primer offers a lively day of learning, including didactic sessions and interactive exercises. This session introduces participants to valuable leadership concepts that are immediately applicable to work in organizations and communities.

One-day Leadership Seminars each focus on one key area of leadership, providing participants with specific knowledge and an array of tools to enhance their effectiveness in that area.

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