PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
PORTRAIT OF AN APPLICANT
- WORK IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS
Applicants should be employed in the nine-county area that makes up Leadership Southeast Texas; Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Tyler, Chambers, Liberty, and Bolivar Peninsula of Galveston County.
- POSSESS LEADERSHIP QUALITIES
Applicants shall occupy or aspire to occupy leadership positions in their companies, municipalities, organizations or county governments.
- PUBLIC OFFICE EXCEPTION
Applicants cannot be a candidate for public office at the time of invitation to the program per LSET By-laws. This means if the applicant is on an election ballot anytime during the class year, they are not eligible for an invitation to the class.
- ATTEND CLASS SESSIONS
Applicants should be able to attend five of the six day-long class sessions and complete assigned tasks between sessions. Potential applicants should check their calendars regarding class session dates.
Tentative event dates: (final dates released in May)
Session I, Orientation (Required) September 14, 2023 8:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session II October 19, 2023 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session III - Y-LSET Conference November 14, 2023 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Annual Meeting at Christmas December 7, 2023 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Session IV January 18, 2024 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session V February 29, 2024 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Session VI / Graduation April 4, 2024 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- COMPLETE A SERVICE PROJECT
Applicants will complete a Leadership Service Project in partnership with the Youth Leadership Southeast Texas (Y-LSET) Program. County groups will be assigned based on where the applicant works or lives. For more information on the project requirements, please visit lsetx.org/projects.
- PAY YOUR TUITION
Applicants or their employer must be able to meet tuition requirements prior to the first class session on September 14, 2023. Tuition for 6 class sessions is $1,200 per participant. Payment methods include; check and PayPal. PayPal charges a convenience fee of 5%
Deadline to Apply: June 9, 2023.
Completing an application does not automatically assure an invitation to the class. Invitations will be issued beginning June 15, 2023.
Please note - If you choose to pay with PayPal, there is a 5% fee. Your total will be $1,260.00.