Don Miklus-John Walsh Scholarship |
2020 GFOA Leadership Academy at the College of Charleston
June 6, 2020
College of Charleston – November 15-20th|
Don Miklus-John Walsh Fellowship
GFOA Leadership Academy at the College of Charleston
(Formerly the Advanced Government Finance Institute)
College of Charleston
– November 15-20th
GFOA Leadership Academy Brochure
The Don Miklus-John Walsh Scholarship Fund, funded by GFOA-CT wishes to
promote professional development of current, active senior level members of the
GFOA-CT, through a fellowship to GFOA’s Leadership Academy. The 2020 Academy
will be held at the College of Charleston November 15th -20th The
event will begin on Sunday afternoon with an opening reception and dinner and
concluding on Friday after lunch.
The Academy is limited
to 35 participants who are part of senior management within their
government (e.g., finance director, assistant finance director, department
managers or directors, treasurer). Participants will earn 30 CPE Credits
Attendees will participate in
self-assessments and working sessions and hear from industry leaders in a
weeklong experience designed to help lift them to the next levels in their
public service careers. Participants will earn 30 CPE Credits.
Topics and sessions include:
Self-assessments and other behavioral insights designed to help
participants understand how they work—and how they can best contribute to their
Leadership skills for the 21st century
- Characteristics of great organizations
- You and your organization
- Case study preparation and presentations
- Leadership discussions and reflections
Interested applicants must apply directly to GFOA
and be accepted into the program. Applications will be accepted until July 31,
selected to participate in the program will be notified by September 1, 2020. GFOA
will also notify CTGFOA which individuals have been accepted into the program.
note CTGFOA scholarships are limited to one participant.
Miklus-Walsh Scholarship Fund will pay for the Academy, ($2,100) which includes
tuition, meals, books and sponsored activities. Transportation and lodging
costs will not be covered. GFOA has reserved rooms at the Francis Marion
Hotel in Charleston for $189/night.
Applications for the Academy may be found at www.gfoa.org/leadershipacademy and an
online option is available.
Please feel free to contact James Finch at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
GFOA Leadership Academy CPE Information
The following information for prospective applicants and
participants is related to earning CPE Credit during the GFOA Leadership
Academy. By attending the program, participants will earn approximately
Each participant will receive a CPE certificate approximately
three weeks after the program. This certificate verifies that you attended the
program and it should be kept with your CPE documents. Please note that
training registrations must be paid in full before a CPE certificate will be
mailed to the participant.
If you have any questions regarding earning CPE during the
program, please contact GFOA at 312-977-9700