We LIVE local. We LEAD local. Change starts with YOU. Change starts with US.

Enhance and nurture a sense of community among a diverse group of established leaders through hands-on leadership training centered around addressing local challenges. LEAD Brevard’s flagship program, Leadership Brevard, navigates the complex issues that our diverse, and growing community of Brevard faces.

Leadership Brevard

A Program for Seasoned Professionals

LEAD Brevard’s Leadership Brevard is a nine-month program for established leaders designed to strengthen and build community through an experiential and practical leadership education, framed around local issues. In each class, leaders from the private, nonprofit, and public sectors explore diverse perspectives and opportunities for individual and professional development.


  • Provide you with community education.
  • Build relationships with your classmates.
  • Connect you to a network of community leaders.
  • Commitment to the community through significant voluntary leadership roles in community organizations
  • Potential for growing personally and effecting change
  • Interest in furthering personal knowledge about Brevard County
  • Commitment to full participation in the program, including monthly program sessions, Community Acceleration Projects (CAP), and Graduation
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Contact Our Leadership Programs & Communications Manager

Candice Barton @ 321-632-8222



  • TUITION: $3,500.
  • Participants are responsible for transportation to and from program day sites. Sessions are held in various locations throughout Brevard County in accordance with the program topic.
  • Monthly program days typically run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Participants will take part in a mandatory on-going Leadership Brevard Community Acceleration Projects (CAPs) (this will require some time outside of the scheduled program dates).
  • Participants are required to attend program sessions. If emergency / circumstances arise which prevents a participant from attending all or any portion of ONE SESSION, the participant may be excused from attending all or a portion of one session. If for any reason a class member misses TWO SESSIONS, he/she will be removed from the program and will not be eligible to graduate that year.

Community Acceleration Projects (CAP)


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