Individual Benefits

  • Be exposed to a broad range of issues
  • Improve decision-making skills
  • Develop confidence as a leader
  • Build county-wide networks
  • Be prepared for positions of influence
  • Develop personal and interpersonal skills

Leadership Oconto County is a ten month (one day per month) program consisting of workshops, seminars, discussions, and tours. Each session will focus on an issue in the community and an aspect of leadership development. Practical learning is emphasized – not a full day of lectures. Each participant will become involved in a community-based project – the laboratory part of learning.


The cost of Leadership Oconto County is $600 per person. The tuition covers the costs of all sessions including educational materials, meals and breaks, bus transportation on field trips, and graduation. Limited scholarships are available based on financial need. Tuition is often paid by the participant’s employer. Some employers expect individuals to personally contribute a percentage of the fee.


To graduate from Leadership Oconto County, a participant is expected to attend all sessions in their entirety including the orientation, all full-day sessions, and graduation. The sessions are held at various locations throughout Oconto County.

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Class Information

Taking Leadership

LOC is dedicated to cultivating current and future leaders. Each year, a new class of business and community leaders are selected to spend nine months learning about the area, developing their leadership skills, and working on a class project to benefit local communities.

P.O. Box 102
Oconto, WI 54153 

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