The Core Program is designed to identify emerging and current leaders; train them about good governance practices; provide issues-based community orientation; and engage them as community leaders on local nonprofit boards and committees. Read more about our program, or Apply Now.
The Executive Program is an exclusive “fast-track” community orientation program that introduces key leaders to community-related issues in an intimate, interactive setting. The program provides a backdrop for Berks County’s past, present and
future, as well as insights into the systems that drive Berks.
The mission of the alumni council is to foster and expand the personal, professional, and community leadership benefits enjoyed by Alumnus and support the ideals of Leadership Berks by assisting with the achievement of the organization’s objectives.Read More
The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to an alumna/alumnus of Leadership Berks in recognition for distinguished volunteer service and support for Leadership Berks programs. The award recipient’s personal and professional accomplishments exemplify excellence in leadership, exceptional community leadership, and extraordinary commitment to community engagement and service to others.Read More
(Sept.-May) 300+ hours
Program participants are assigned to a peer team to address a service learning project benefiting a local organization that allows for practical field experience with consideration to both participants interests and skills and the needs of the project. Recent examples include: feasibility or brand awareness studies, event planning, and marketing or communication plans.
Proposals for 2014-2015 will be accepted until 7/15/14. To submit a proposal, click here.
Leadership Berks provides great benefits to local nonprofit and community organizations.
Many Berks area community leaders regularly take time to present lectures and projects to our Leadership Berks classes.