Class Schedule

Waukee Leadership Institute 2020-2021 Class Curriculum Schedule

Classes are held, via ZOOM, on the 3rd Tuesday each month from 6:300 – 8:00 PM, except in March 2020
(Schedule is subject to change based on a presenter or location conflict)
Session # Location Class Title & Topics Class Itinerary
Session 1
9/15/2020
6:00 to 8:00pm
        

               ZOOM 

 

 

Introduction to the Class and
State Government
 6:00 – 6:30pm                                                                 -Meet & greet
-Get to know classmates
-Obtain list of names & email addresses
-Welcome from WLI President – Rick Kyser
-Class overview & expectations
-Sign class commitment form
-Must attend & actively participate in class
-Complete required extra activities
-Class project overview & timeline
6:30 – 7:30pm- Presentation by House & Senate Representatives, Senator Charles Schneider & Representative Kenan Judge
7:30-8:00 Wrap up & action plan for next session
-Decide how participants will communicate with each other online (email, Google docs, etc.)
Session 2
10/20/20
6:00 to 8:00pm
              ZOOM Introduction to Leadership 6:00 – 7:30pm Leadership presentations
-John Quinn                                                                     – 7:30 – 8:00pm Wrap up and plan for next session
Session 3
11/17/2020
6:00 – 8:00pm
             ZOOM Gallup CliftonStrengths Assessment
(StrengthsFinder)
CliftonStrengths is a personal assessment tool used to discover what you naturally do best and learn how to develop your greatest talents.
6:00 – 7:30 Philanthropy and understanding how to fundraise
– CliftonStrengths presentation & assessment -TBD CliftonStrengths facilitator
7:30 – 8:00 Wrap up & action plan for next session
Session 4
12/15/2020
6:00 – 8:00pm
            ZOOM Waukee City Government 6:00 – 7:30 – Understanding the Waukee city government
-Mayor Courtney Clark
-City Administrator Tim Moerman
7:30 – 8:00 Wrap up & action plan for next session
Session 5
1/19/2021
6:00 – 8:00pm
             ZOOM Waukee Planning & Economic Development 6:00 – 7:30 Public Works Department – “How do we take care of our town today and also plan for the future?”
-Brad Deets – Development Services Director
7:30 – 8:00 Wrap up & action plan for next session
Session 6
2/16/2021
6:00 – 8:00pm
            ZOOM Leadership Conduct 6:00 – 7:30 Leadership, spanning years & positions
-Governor Tom Vilsack – Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
7:30 – 8:00 Wrap up & action plan for next session
Session 7
3/23/2021
6:00 – 8:00pm
            ZOOM Business & Leadership 6:00 – 7:30 Business & Leadership presentations
-Small business: TBD
-Medium business: TBD
-Large Business: TBD                                                      – Dr. Brad Buck – Waukee School Superintendent
7:30 – 8:00 Wrap up & action plan for next session
Session 8
4/6/2021
6:00 – 8:00pm
            ZOOM Character Counts 6:00 – 7:30 Scott Raecker – Character Counts Presentation
7:30 – 8:00Wrap up & action plan for next session
Session 9
4/20/2021
6:00 – 8:00pm
             TBD Graduation Keynote speaker                                              Presentation of graduation certificates
Awards