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NACo Leadership Training Is Being Used By Two-Thirds Of U.S. Counties

If you are like most county leaders, you are looking for proven succession planning solutions, workforce training that actually works, and professional development opportunities to make existing leaders better and emerging leaders ready. Look no further!

The NACo High Performance Leadership Academy ( is now being used for succession planning and workforce training by nearly two-thirds of all counties in the U.S. because of its success. Consider these key performance indicators from administrators who enrolled their county leaders, managers, and supervisors:

The program and its associated results has been described as “Unprecedented!” by county officials, business executives, and academics. This is not too surprising based on feedback like this:

  • “This leadership program is a game changer! It creates in you an appetite to be the best leader you can be. And it leaves you feeling empowered with tools you can implement immediately.” – HR Supervisor
  • “This program provided me with new tools to enable, motivate and retain employees.  It has helped me better serve my staff and the public.” – Commissioner
  • “This program has given me the knowledge to be more confident in my ability to lead. It has strengthened the abilities I have and helped point out the things I need to work on. I would highly recommend this course to anyone!” – Administrator
  • “What I found to be invaluable is the shared insight from various exceptional business leaders. The variation of material through videos, lessons and assignments was phenomenal. As a trainer this approach meets the needs of all learners.” – Staff Development Specialist

Nearly 2,000 county leaders have experienced this program just this year. The next start happens in August. Take advantage of available NACo scholarships and join your peers, colleagues, and county leaders in the next NACo High Performance Leadership Academy. Enroll at

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