How to Apply

Become a part of a diverse network of leaders working to make Ventura County even better.


The application process for the 2020/2021 Ventura County Leadership Academy (Cohort XXVI) will open in February of 2020.


2020-2021 Cohort XXVI Curriculum Dates

Cohort Mixer - September 3, 2020 (Thursday evening)
First Session - September 11, 2020
Second Session - October 9, 2020
Third Session - November 13, 2020
Fourth Session - December 3, 2020 (Thursday)
Fifth Session - January 8, 2021
Sixth Session - February 5, 2021
Seventh Session - Sacramento – February 21-February 23, 2021 (Sun-Tues)
Eighth Session - March 19, 2021
Ninth Session - April 9, 2021
Tenth Session - May 7, 2021
Graduation - May 13, 2021 (Thu - evening)






Curriculum subjects include, but are not limited to: public safety, social services & healthcare, local government & the legislative process, education, transportation, housing, water & agriculture, economics, and arts and culture.

email: info@VCLeadership.org
phone: 805-665-3504