Designed by Nebraska Extension, The NACO Institute of Excellence is a program of professional development for county officials. Participants will network with peers across the state as they grow leadership capacities in the roles they serve. This year the in-person sessions will be split by district and held in conjunction with the NACO District Meetings. Online sessions will include the entire group.
Topics explored will include:
- Getting to Know Your County and Region Through Data
- Priority Planning for Community Leaders
- Adaptive Leadership
- Leadership Transition
- Engaging Stakeholders and Community on County Priorities
- Working More Effectively with Others
2023 Session Dates
Session One: Getting Strategic About Your County and Region
March (in-person) Session will be held immediately following NACO District Meetings from 1pm-5pm.
Session Two: Exploring Adaptive Leadership
May 10, 2023 - Online
Session Three: Navigating Leadership Transition
July 26, 2023 - Online
Session Four: Engaging Others in the Work of the County
September (in-person) Session will be held immediately following NACO District Meetings from 1pm-5pm.
Session Five: Certificate Ceremony
December, 2023 - Kearney*
*In conjunction with NACO’s Annual Conference