Upcoming Event

CSG East’s Robert J. Thompson Eastern Leadership Academy


August 30, 12:00 pm –
September 3, 2020, 11:00 am

A Note Regarding COVID-19 and ELA

As of mid-April, CSG East is reviewing options for the Robert J. Thompson Eastern Leadership Academy, scheduled to take place at the Logan Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 30- September 3. We are closely monitoring this rapidly evolving public health situation and will reassess our plans as necessary. Our goal is to deliver a timely, topical, and inspiring program to you if circumstances allow it.

Each year, the ELA brings together a class of 30 selected state officials for five days of intensive training with experts in communications, government, and policy development. Created in in coordination with the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, the program includes lectures with award-winning Penn faculty and hands-on workshops in media relations, negotiation skills, and public speaking. The program is carefully tailored to help each class of public officials take their leadership skills to the next level. Go to the Robert J Thompson Eastern Leadership Academy web page for more information and to download the program application. The application deadline is May 15, 2020.

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