August 28, 2023
SANDY SPRINGS, GA (August 25, 2023) – The City of Sandy Springs is excited to announce the launch of the Sandy Springs Citizens’ Leadership Academy. The Sandy Springs Citizens’ Leadership Academy will offer a comprehensive and engaging curriculum that will provide participants with an opportunity to meet with Mayor, City Council, and City staff and learn more about local government, civic responsibility, and community leadership. The Academy is a multi-week program designed to empower and educate residents and businesses within our community, while granting an inside look at how municipal governments operate. At the completion of the program, participants will have developed a deep understanding of the structure, functions, and responsibilities of local government, providing the tools and knowledge needed to actively engage with their local government and take on leadership roles within their community.
The Academy includes nine sessions over a period of four months covering various aspects of local government. Topics include: City Management, Public Safety and Emergency Management, Financial Management and Budgeting, Community Development, and Public Works. Classes will be held on the following dates: 10/10/2023, 10/24/2023, 11/14/2023, 11/28/2023, 01/09/2024, 01/23/2024, 01/30/2024, 02/13/2024, and 02/20/2024. Class size is limited to 30 participants. A fee of $35 will be due upon confirmation of attendance. Applications will be accepted through Sept. 15. To apply, fill out the application form available here: https://spr.gs/apply4sscla.
For more information, visit: https://www.sandyspringsga.gov/sandy-springs-citizens-leadership-academy