Signature Class

Our Signature Class is an intensive yearlong program for professionals that focuses on exploring each of Springfield’s industries, from education, arts, health, criminal justice and more. At the culmination of the program, graduates will be able to better identify issues in their community and be able to speak on Springfield’s points of pride. 

Academy Class

The Academy Class is open to high school juniors and seniors attending any Springfield, Nixa, Republic, Willard, Strafford, Rogersville, Ozark public or private school, or homeschool students. Through this program, students will spend a school year getting exposed to community issues and learning about the importance of leadership both in their homes and communities.

Access Class

Connect immediately to a network of local leaders through the Access Class. In this two day course, the class will experience hands-on learning and develop a deeper understanding of how the city of Springfield operates. 


Rosie is a free advocate network for women in the Springfield region. This network works to help connect, partner, collaborate and continue to increase the support and access to resources for women as it relates to professional development, business assistance, and leadership.