No. The Academy is offered in the fall to better coordinate with the end of summer and beginning of the political season.
No. It is non-partisan. It is not neutral, though, on many issues. The Academy believes that a vibrant economy depends on a healthy business climate and structures curriculum accordingly.
Class size is eight. The Academy focuses on quality—in students selected, curriculum and instructors.
We would like to receive payment no later than the Friday before the first class ; however, flexible payment plans are available.
Homework may be assigned but it is not a standard part of the curriculum.
Yes. Classes are from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., usually 2 days a week over a 9-week period. Refreshments are available throughout the evening.
There is no official dress code. We do encourage business casual. You will be playing the role of a community leader throughout the class and want to present yourself in a positive, professional manner.