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L.E.A.D. Chester County

L.E.A.D. Chester County-

Leading through Education, Action, & Dedication!

L.E.A.D. Chester County is an eight-month course for ANYONE who wants to improve his/her leadership skills while learning more about the workings of Chester County (government, education, business & industry, healthcare, history, agriculture, tourism, etc.).



LEAD Chester County will kick-off in September and run through May 2023. We will meet the third Wednesday of each month, excluding December, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Transportation will be provided for field trips & tours.

DATES-(All class sessions run 9 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.):

*Locations and field trips are being finalized!

September 7th-Cookout kickoff, Cotton Hills Farm, Lowrys (time is 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.)

September 21st – Intro. to Supervision

Class will meet at Spratt Savings Bank. Field trips to Chester County Career Center and York Technical College Chester Center.

October 19th – Communicating for Results

Class will meet at Fort Lawn Community Center and will include a presentation on the new Gallo Wine facility and a field trip to the CMD filter plant and nearby Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation classroom.

*November 30th – The Power of Accountability (note date is 4th week due to Thanksgiving)

Classes will be held at Chester County Natural Gas Authority with a field trip to the Lando Manetta Mills History Center and Chester County Historical Society Museum.

January 18th – Motivating to Excel

Classes will meet at the Carlisle Roddey Building with a tour of government/sheriff's facilities.

February 22nd – Coaching for High Performance

TBA. Economic Development/Industry/Business

March 22nd – Leading Work Teams

TBA. Healthcare in the County; Not for Profits

April 19th – Resolving Conflicts

Classes will be held at the Great Falls War Memorial Building. A short hike and an optional kayaking trip will be our fun field trip finale.

May 17th-Graduation and Cookout Celebration


All aboard as LEAD Chester County takes us through our beautiful county, exploring our rich history and exciting future to see what makes us special!