Get up to speed with the Springfield community in our Access Class. Designed for mid to high level professionals, this crash course in the community is perfect for those who are new to the area or those looking to expand their professional connections. Participants will spend two days exploring the city, fostering connections with community leaders and discovering what they can do to impact the world right here locally.

Interested in joining the Access Class?

REGISTER FOR THE UPCOMING SESSION:

The Access Class is offered quarterly in the months of February, May, August and November. Held over two business days, the agenda includes exciting sessions, speakers and tours of area businesses and industries. The cost for the class is $500 and covers all materials, transportation, meals, speakers and a family reception. If you need assistance paying for the course, full and partial scholarships are available. 

How Organizations Benefit

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Enhance relocation efforts & increase employee retention by helping new leaders develop an instant community network

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Facilitate enriched employee performance by increasing their awareness of Springfield & identifying areas for community engagement

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Increase your organization’s visibility through new & valuable relationships

How class participants benefit

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Gain direct exposure to local leaders & immediate access to a community network

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Enjoy hands-on learning via an informative experience in the local Springfield community

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Join 2,000+ Leadership Springfield program alumni & receive opportunities for on-going continuing education & network engagement

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Strengthen your application for the highly competitive annual nine-month Leadership Springfield Signature Class program

Ready to learn more about our programs?

Access class program offers crash course in the community