Title slide
Sponsored Links
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
1 / 19

Title Slide PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 74 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Title Slide. Discover Your Potential. Developing leadership in the Worthington community. What is Leadership Worthington?. Organization focused on increasing personal leadership skills and advancing leadership goals within the community A community network of leadership-minded colleagues

Download Presentation

Title Slide

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Title Slide

Discover Your Potential

Developing leadership in the

Worthington community


What is Leadership Worthington?

  • Organization focused on increasing personal leadership skills and advancing leadership goals within the community

  • A community network of

    leadership-minded colleagues

  • Open to Worthington area

    residents or employees


Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To enhance the understanding of leadership qualities and develop individual and group leadership potential in order to create a better Worthington area community.

To reveal leaders who inspire, innovate and connect.

Our Vision


Leadership Worthington Goals

  • Enhance quality of individual

    and organizational leadership

  • Promote understanding of

    issues and resources specific

    to Worthington area

  • Visibly and positively effect community through programs developed as class projects

  • Provide community with skilled leadership base for the future


Adult Programs

  • Nine-month program begins in mid-September

  • Focus on self-understanding of leadership style

  • Explore community businesses, government, schools and service agencies

  • Community Service Projects – All students participate

  • Involvement/support in many community events


Youth Leadership Programs

  • Six-week program offered each fall and spring

  • Open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors

  • 8th Grade Summer Program

  • Focus is on skill-building and service opportunities


Who Participates in Our Adult Program?

  • Worthington School District Residents/Employees

  • Representatives from:

    • Business

    • Education

    • Government

    • Media

    • Civic groups

    • Community organizations

    • School System


Adult Program Format

  • Two-day retreat in September

  • 14 afternoon/evening classes

  • Project presentations at Annual Meeting in May


Adult Program Sessions Include:

  • Self-assessment & Presentation skills

  • Leadership Ethics

  • Worthington history

  • Municipal structure and issues

  • Leadership styles

  • Creating Community

  • Human services

  • Community diversity

  • Education in Worthington

  • Business in Worthington area

  • Boardmanship & Trusteeship


Adult Class Projects

  • Self-assembled project teams of 3 - 6 classmates

  • Project theme and scope determined by team

  • Projects benefit community and serve as laboratory for practicing leadership skills

  • Successful past projects include Service Day,

  • 4th of July Picnic, Firefighter’s Memorial,

  • Fido Fest, Community Spelling Bee and the

  • Leadership for a Lifetime Award Program & more


What is the Commitment?

  • Attend and actively participate in all sessions

  • Miss no more than 3 sessions

  • Participate as team member in group project

  • $700 tuition – Scholarships/Payment plans are available. Many students are sponsored by their employer.

  • Challenge to Succeed!


Support from City of Worthington

  • Worthington City Council has supported LW for 12 years

  • Support Level has ranged from $5,000 to $10,000

  • Provides a variety of resources for LW Events and programs

  • City Funding comprises 15% of our annual budget

  • Remaining 85% is internally raised by LW


Return on Investment

  • Building Alumni Base

  • Service to the Community

  • Service Learning Projects for Youth

  • Strengthened Businesses

  • Economical Benefits

  • Civic Well-Being


Alumni Base

  • More than 375 Graduates since 1991

    serving in community organizations…

    • City Council

    • Library Board

    • PTA’s

    • Worthington Youth Boosters

    • Lions International

    • Rotary

    • and more!


Services to the Community

  • More than 65 Adult Class Projects

  • 3 to 5 Projects per Class

  • Various Community Events

  • Support for various Non-Profits

  • Service Learning Projects for Youth


Strengthened Local Businesses

  • Direct Benefit to Businesses with Graduates

  • Highly Applicable Skills

  • Graduates span wide array of industries

  • Represented in Private & Public Sectors

  • Non-Profit Organizational Support


Economical Benefits

  • Connects Businesses to Community

  • Employee Turnover Reduced

  • Businesses Less-Likely to Relocate


Civic Well-Being

Organizations that benefit by our graduates…

- American Red Cross

- Big Brothers/Big Sisters

- Habitat For Humanity

- Rotary / Lions Clubs

- Dozens of Worthington Non-Profits

- Central Ohio Diabetes

- Buckeye Ranch

- Many more!


Thank You!

Leadership Worthington is grateful for past support of our program.


  • Login