LeadingEdge Class Events

Get Acquainted Social

Meet and greet fellow participants; explore Fort Worth’s rich, diverse history.

Opening Retreat

Be introduced to the five practices of exemplary leadership. Meet community leaders and learn about Fort Worth’s history.

Fort Worth Collaborates

Experience collaboration through the study of a real-life community situation.

Master Your Message

Learn how to advocate for a cause while refining your messaging and presentation techniques.

Creating CommUNITY

Explore the differences that make us unique and allow us to come together in unity to create a greater community.

Effective Environments for Teams and Group Decision Making

Learn how to participate on a city commission or board and practice techniques for good group decision making. Explore tools for moving groups forward.

The Nonprofit Sector

Experience tools and concepts that enhance board member and organizational effectiveness.

Leadership Practices in Action

Test your learning by incorporating the five practices of exemplary leadership while solving a case study.

Closing Retreat

Celebrate successes and begin your journey as Fort Worth Community Trustees.

Board Shadow Program

Opportunity for graduates to shadow a nonprofit board for one year. Nonprofits and emerging leaders participate in a SpeedBoarding process, resulting in optimal matches of board shadows with nonprofit boards.  Learn more…