HOW TO APPLY
Join the Upcoming Class
1. APPLY FOR THE NEXT CLASS
Complete the application form, below, to submit your interest to join the next Waukee Leadership Institute class.
2. APPLICATION REVIEW
The Waukee Leadership Institute Board of Directors will review your application and determine if you are a fit for the program.
3. HONE YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS
If your application is approved, get ready to join a cohort of emerging leaders looking to grow, learn, and enjoy the journey.
What to Expect
Learn More About the 2023-2024 Class
From August 2023 to April 2024, the Waukee Leadership Institute class meets once a month (listed below) from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at various locations in Waukee.
August 15, 2022
September 19, 2022
October 17, 2022
November 21, 2022
December 12, 2022
January 16, 2023
February 20, 2023
March 19, 2023
April 2, 2023
April 16, 2023 (Graduation)
Take a look at the curriculum.
Behind the Scenes
Past Classes and Events
The class of 2017 at the unveiling of their project, the Waukee Veterans Memorial.
Members of the 2016 class with Waukee Leadership Institute co-founder and former Mayor Bill Peard.
The class of 2018 held a chili cook-off between the Waukee Police and Fire Departments.
Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack spoke at the January 2020 class.
The class of 2019 at their graduation ceremony.
The class of 2015 at Celebrate Waukee, the community event they organized for their class project.
Waukee Leadership Institute Participants Gain…
Leadership lessons from Waukee Police Chief John Quinn, former Governor Tom Vilsack, Waukee city officials, and local business leaders.
Insight on current and upcoming Waukee economic development and school projects.
Gallup CliftonStrengths (StrengthsFinder) assessment and professional facilitation.
Experience working with a team of fellow emerging leaders to bring a betterment project to life.
Apply to Join the Next Waukee Leadership Institute Class
The Waukee Leadership Institute has been developing leaders in Waukee, Iowa since 2006.