University of Wyoming Extension is offering leadership classes on the Wind River Reservation beginning in September.
The three-session “Be the Change Leadership School” meets once a month.
Attendance at all three sessions is encouraged, said Tina Russell, a community development educator who is offering the course with fellow educators Hannah Swanbom and Tara Kuipers. Participants who are employed should have the support of their employer to assure participation in all class days, she said.
Sessions are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various locations on the reservation. Swanbom said a detailed schedule with locations will be sent by email prior to each class. Lunch and additional materials are provided each session.
Dates, leadership topic and community focus are:
Friday, Sept. 12 – Personality and leadership skills; water and natural resources
Friday, Oct. 17 – Responsibilities of leadership; economic and business development
Friday, Nov. 14 – Community leadership; adult and higher education
Registration is requested by Monday, Sept. 1. For more information, contact Russell at 307-332-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Kuipers at 307-527-8560 or email@example.com; or Swanbom at 307-235-9400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.