Details for Applicants and Participants

Applications are due by March 8, 2019 for the April 7- 12, 2019 Institute. The fee of $1300 USD (Early Bird Rate, applications received prior to or on February 22nd); $1500 USD (Regular rate, applications received after February 22nd). We will send an invoice after you are accepted. This includes some meals and all supplies.

Institute Highlights:

The class is limited to a select group of emerging leaders offering opportunity for collaboration and an enduring network of support. Approximately 32 people will be accepted.

A fair amount of preparation work is required. Participants will be asked to read several books, to submit a personal leadership challenge, and to take a 360 degree assessment of leadership skills prior to the Leadership Institute.

The Institute will be held at eitas Training Center
6508 Hillcrest Rd.  Kansas City, MO 64138. Travel and hotel accommodations are at the expense of the participant. There is a group block held at the Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza, 770 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112. The group rate is $159/night plus taxes and fees.

The Midwest Leadership Institute will begin Sunday at 4:00 pm and will end around noon on Friday.

Cancellations will be accepted only until three weeks before the start date of the Institute. Prior to that date, cancellations must be made in writing (e-mail is acceptable, please confirm that we have received) and funds will be returned, minus a $165 processing fee. There will be no refunds after that date and, if an intended participant cancels after that date or is a no-show, the full registration fee will still be owed. We regret that we cannot offer refunds for late cancellations or no shows, however, if your agency would like to substitute another appropriate individual, this can be done with prior approval but may include a fee.

For an application form,  click here

To learn more about the Leadership Institute, e-mail Kristen Loomis. at