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Purdue Master Gardeners...

Growing Through Leadership

As a certified Purdue Master Gardener, you've learned about gardening and home horticulture and teach those subjects in your community.

Now's the time to take the next stepóLearn to be a leader

In five weeks of training you'll learn about:

  • Your own personality type and those of others
  • The nature of leadership and how to communicate
  • Working with others and managing conflict
  • Running effective meetings and leading groups

You'll learn from independent study and evaluation, group activities, online training, and real-life applications.

You'll complement your horticultural knowledge with the skills and confidence that will take you to the next levelóleadership to help your organization, community, or county grow.

For a sample training schedule, click here

Purdue Master Gardeners...Growing Through Leadership incorporates independent study, group activities, webinars, and "real life" applications.

What we expect from you . . .

  • Apply through your County Master Gardener Coordinator
  • Pay a registration fee of $60.00
  • Have access to a computer and high-speed Internet service to view online modules
  • Attend all five, three-hour sessions
  • Participate in group discussion and activities
  • Complete all assignments

What you can expect from us . . .

  • A Purdue Master Gardeners . . . Growing Through Leadership Certificate upon successful completion of the program
  • Personal growth as a leader
  • The confidence to share your new understanding of leadership development with others
  • The ability to use your leadership skills in service to Purdue Master Gardeners and your community

If you want to learn more about growing through leadership, contact:

John Orick, Purdue Master Gardener State Coordinator
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
625 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010

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