We are accepting Applications
Classes will begin September 16th.
Nevada Partners Leadership Program
The Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities is seeking applications from motivated, interested individuals throughout Northern Nevada, who have developmental disabilities, special health care needs, mental health concerns,or are parents of young children with developmental disabilities, special health care needs, or mental health concerns to become candidates for Nevada Partners Leadership Program (formerly Partners in Policymaking,
Location Being Held At:
University of Nevada Reno: Redfield Campus
18600 Wedge Pkwy, Reno, NV 89511
9:00AM to 5:00PM
September 16, 2017
October 14, 2017
November 18, 2017
January 13, 2018
February 10, 2018
March 10, 2018
April 7, 2018
May 5, 2018.
Participants are required to:
- Commit to attend all 8 Saturday sessions
- Complete homework assignments between sessions.
- Complete an e-learning course. (technical assistance will be provided if needed).
- Commit to a project to be completed after graduation.
Participants Will Received:
- Valuable working knowledge on disability issues and information on resources available in their community.
- Advocacy skills.
- New relationships with people who have the same interests as you.
Nevada Partners Leadership Program is all about…
- Leadership skills and developing positive partnerships with elected officials and other individuals who make policy decisions about services that you and/or your family use.
- Systems change—creating, working towards, and achieving a vision of shared values about people with disabilities.
- Becoming confident in oneself, competent in the knowledge and information received, and comfortable in sharing the life experiences and expertise one brings to the program.