The Leadership Elberton program is sponsored annually by the
City of Elberton, Elbert County Chamber of
Commerce and the Elbert County Extension Agency.
The program utilizes the J. W. Fanning Institute for
Leadership- A Community curriculum as provided by the University of
Georgia which supports the ten Pillars of Leadership and is
a nationally recognized tool for leadership development.
The program consists of twelve (12)
consecutive sessions generally beginning at 6 p. m. and
ending at 8:15 p. m. on Thursday evenings (January - March)
at various locations in the community. Much work and effort
has been expended to make each of these classes exciting,
informative, and beneficial to the participant as well as
In 2010, the adult and youth programs were combined to
help bridge the gap between present and future leaders in
Adult participants must be a resident or an employee
of the community.
Youth participants must be a
resident of the community and a student in the 10th, 11th or
12th grade attending public, private or home school.
If selected, participants must be committed to attend all
12 sessions unless exigent circumstances occur or arise and
pay a registration fee of $50.00
To learn more about the program, please contact one of the
Leadership Elberton Alumni
Fact Sheet - Course Listing