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. 


Tentative 2020-2021 Cohort XXVI Curriculum Dates

Cohort Mixer - September 5, 2019 (Thursday evening)
First Session - September 13, 2019
Second Session - October 11, 2019
Third Session - November 15, 2019
Fourth Session - December 5, 2019 (Thursday)
Fifth Session - January 10, 2020
Sixth Session - February 7, 2020
Seventh Session - Sacramento – February 23-25, 2020 (Sun-Tues)
Eighth Session - March 20, 2020
Ninth Session - April 10, 2020
Tenth Session - May 8, 2020
Graduation - May 14, 2020 (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