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. Participation is available to one eligible person per county per year, with a maximum of 16 participants per year. Application is required.
 
The program features the following curriculum:
  • Day One: Styles of Leadership, Managerial Versatility, Leadership Presence
  • Day Two: The Four Conversations: Daily Communication That Gets Results, Crisis Communication, Media Management
  • Day Three: Problem Solving and Decision Making
 
The 2018 program will be held June 13 - 15 at the CCAP Office in Harrisburg.
 
The Center for Excellence in County Leadership is produced by:
 
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN COUNTY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SPONSORS
 
Vendors are invited to participate as sponsors for thise 2018 program by reviewing thesponsorship opportunities (PDF) and completing the sponsorship contract (PDF). The earlier a completed contract is received, the more visibility and duration of exposure for the participating sponsor.
 
Gold Ribbon Conference Sponsor
 
 
Silver Ribbon Conference Sponsors
 
 
 
Partner Sponsor
 
Campbell Durrant Beatty Palombo & Miller, P.C.
 

 PROGRAM LINKS

 

​2018 CEL Program Brochure and Application
Application for 2018 available late summer

Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)

Sponsorship Contract (PDF) 

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