Professional Development

Join us for valuable professional development opportunities! Most events are free to agencies within our five-county service area communities, and available to other members at a discounted rate.

For a listing of scheduled events, simply select the topic of interest for complete details.

Registration is required for all events.

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Current Programs

Advanced - Getting Grants Workshop

July 28, 2020 - Designed for those with some knowledge of grant development, this interactive workshop focuses on refreshing and improving proposal writing skills.
All Organizations

Getting Grants Worshop

July 14, 2020 - Learn to identify grant prospects and prepare competitive grant proposals in this interactive workshop.
All Organizations

LEAD Academy: Managing Up and Out Workshop Series

Feb. & March or Oct. & Dec. 2020 - Build an ethical organizational culture through active participation and gain insight on how to keep stakeholders invested and enthusiastic.
All Government Organizations

LEAD Academy: Time to Lead Workshop Series

April & May 2020 - Gain insight on your authentic leadership style, learn to help others navigate change, and how to encourage collaboration to solve conflicts.
All Government Organizations

Leadercast Live 2020

May 7, 2020 - Livestream of national leadership event focused on discovering how to upset the status quo to incite positive change.
All Organizations

Mental Health Awareness

April 8, 2020 - In-depth information on mental health substance abuse disorders, suicide assessment, and PTSD de-escalation for dispatchers, correctional officers, and related professionals.
Public Safety

R5 Summit

Oct. 21, 2020 - Join local leaders for a day of professional development unique to local government, nonprofit, and education organizations.
Central MN Regional Members