Leadership McKinney Employer Commitment Form

(This section must be acknowledged by applicant’s employer or direct supervisor.)

Dear Employer,

Your employee is applying for the Leadership McKinney program, it's essential that you are committed to allowing [him/her] the required time off to fulfill the program's graduation requirements. Please complete the employer commitment form and review class calendar. We kindly request that you review and sign the form, returning it no later than 5:00 pm on May 1, 2024, following the instructions provided below.


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LEADERSHIP MCKINNEY 2025 CALENDAR

              Regular Sessions 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Topics include: Government, Economic & Community Development, Ethics,

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Healthcare, Regionalism, Education,

Leadership Training & Decision Making, Conflict Management, Community Awareness


NEW CLASS ORIENTATION & ALUMNI RECEPTION - August 1, 2024

Sponsor & Host:  The Body Shop Collision & Repair

700 N. McDonald / McKinney, TX / 75069

5:30 - 7:30 pm 


LEADERSHIP BEGINS HERE: OPENING CLASS RETREAT - MANDATORY

AUGUST 23 (full day) & 24 (half day), 2024

Location:  The Landing - Myers Park & Event Center

7117 County Road 166 / McKinney, TX / 75071 


CLASS SESSION DATES

Thurs, Aug 1:               New Class Orientation & Alumni Reception (Evening)

Fri, Aug 24 & 25:          Opening Retreat MANDATORY

Thurs, Sept 5:              City Day

Thurs, Oct 3:                Economic & Community Development

Thurs, Nov 7:               State of the City

Thurs, Dec 5:                Education & Workforce

Thurs, Jan 9:                Healthy & Equitable Community

Thurs, Feb 6:                SIMSOC

Thurs, Mar 6:                LM Annual Regional Day

Thurs, April 3:              Legislative Day

Thurs, May 1:               Servant Leadership, Self-Reflection MANDATORY

Thurs, May 15:             GRADUATION

 

Class members are also required to attend:

McKinney City Council meeting AND a Planning & Zoning meeting

McKinney ISD OR Collin College Board of Trustees meeting

Collin County Commissioners Court meeting

 

Note:  Circumstances may arise requiring an absence.  Class members who miss more

than two class sessions or the equivalent hours (18) will no longer

be a part of the program and will not graduate.

CONTENT & DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Please acknowledged that you approve of the requirements above

As the employer of this applicant, I have seen the class calendar and am aware of the program time commitment and attendance policy. I give my full support to this opportunity.

Please acknowledge that you have read the commitment form and reviewed the 2024/2025 calendar.

Provide a brief explanation outlining why you believe it's beneficial for your employee to participate in Leadership McKinney.